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DIY: How to Transform a Wicker Chair with Annie Sloan Paint

Imagine the dilemma: You’ve inherited a well-worn family chair that’s been passed from relative to relative. The thing is, though, you believe it has no place in your home until you’ve ensured it can be incorporated effortlessly into your decor. After all, you haven’t spent years getting your home just right, only to have one […]

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Mother’s Day Make: Gentle Oat and Honey Face Mask

Mother’s Day is just a couple of days away, which is why we’ve teamed up with Kilner – makers of those recognisable glass storage jars – to bring you a fun how-to for a homemade face mask. We chose Kilner, too, as we’re in the business of making beautiful products from scratch – something the […]

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Distinctive Book Club: Decorate with Flowers by Holly Becker and Leslie Shewring

Professional golfer Walter Hagen, of all people, once said: “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” The man was right, you know – life is always brighter when flowers are involved. They cheer you up during boring hospital stays, brighten your […]

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Christmas Eve Festivities: Top Three Games For Kids

So you’ve peeled the spuds and you’ve wrapped the kids’ last few presents. Got some spare time ahead of the big day tomorrow? We’ve rounded up our top three games from across the web that you can break out and surprise the little ones with. The best bit? They’re completely free! 1. Christmas Bingo We’ve […]

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Festive How To: Pretty Table Displays

We love checking out other interiors-related blogs; we have far too many on our reading list!. But we especially love browsing fellow blogs at this time of year when there’s a ton of Christmassy how to posts to enjoy. Earlier today we stumbled across this gorgeous post from the folks over at Home Shopping Spy, which […]

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Festive Table Centre DIY

In the run up to Christmas, we’ll be bringing you plenty of festive hints and tips here on the blog to make sure your holiday period is the best one yet, and, more importantly, runs smoothly and with little stress. When it comes to homemade gifts and trinkets, some of you may well be reading […]

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