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Entertaining Outdoors In Winter

Entertaining Outdoors In Winter

The Builder and I love a good party, a dinner part or a few drinks with nibbles with our friends, and no cold weather is going to stop us! Mind you, we do live in a very warm part of the world, which is very fortunate for our social lives. That said I am sure…Continue Reading

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Managing My Mental Health

Managing My Mental Health

On a business level, we have had a very challenging start to the year. We have had many staff changes and although needed, they have created some temporary increases to our workload which has made managing my mental health a real challenge in itself. A couple of weeks ago I took my first “Me”…Continue Reading

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Hiring Employees – One Detail You Can’t Miss

Hiring Employees – One Detail You Can’t Miss

We’ve been employers for 6 years now and prior to that I worked in a position in which I hired and fired for many years. I thought I had a pretty good handle on what was required as an employer when hiring employees. Earlier this year though, we had reason to hire a HR company…Continue Reading

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DIY Built-In Shelves Project – Inspired Space

DIY Built-In Shelves Project – Inspired Space

For this weeks DIY Inspired Space post, we have a delightful DIY Built-In Shelves makeover that doubles as an IKEA hack. The girls at Eleven Magnolia Lane have transformed a room in the most magnificent of ways using the Billy Bookcases from IKEA. I have had many inquires about our library shelves,…Continue Reading

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My Trade Story With Kimberly Jones

My Trade Story With Kimberly Jones

When I started this blog, I had no idea the direction that this was going to follow. I only knew that I loved sharing the journey we were on with our home, and that I wanted to educate those considering building or renovating. What I didn’t know was yet to come, was the opportunity to…Continue Reading

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Window Dressings At Pen Y Llechwedd

Window Dressings At Pen Y Llechwedd

When we first arrived at Pen Y Llechwedd one of the first things to take our eye, were the window dressings. Pen Y was decked out in the most magnificent dust catchers you could imagine. There were 3 layers on just about every window. A roller blind, lace curtains and finally a heavy drape. While…Continue Reading

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Why Hiring An Architect Is More Cost Effective Than You Think

Why Hiring An Architect Is More Cost Effective Than You Think

This post is written in collaboration with Home Improvement Pages

Architecture is something that can impress and inspire us all. You may have looked at a famous structure, such as the Double Helix Bridge in Singapore, and been struck with a sense of awe, but never considered just how important a good architect could be to…Continue Reading

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