Last year the family of the first owners of our home came to visit. With them they bought amazing stories and history of our house, answering many of our questions. One of the questions they answered was the use of our eldest girls bedroom, which was in their day, a room they called…Continue Reading
In only a few short sleeps, our home will be open to the public by invitation of The Great Houses of Ipswich program. While both The Builder and I are very excited, we have been super, super busy trying to pull this all together. Getting our home ready for the 1000 or so people who…Continue Reading
As I have previously spoken about, our Pen Y Llechwedd being selected by The Great Houses of Ipswich program was invited to open on Saturday 13th May from 10am until 4pm. We have been busily preparing for our most welcome visitors with a thorough clean, spit and polish and a few changes have…Continue Reading
This post has been written in collaboration with Thomsons Outdoor Pine.
One of the things I talk a lot about on the blog, is how to add value to your home. I am frequently asked what is the number one thing homeowners can do to add value, and I am happy to say it is as…Continue Reading
I told you this week was vignette week! We’ve shared inspiration from others styling their vignettes, we have a post dedicated to showing you how to style your own vignette and yesterday we looked at how to shoot your vignette and post it to Instagram. Today though, I am…Continue Reading
Vignettes have long been used to create a focal interest on any kind of flat surface. I have used vignettes all throughout my home to display our favourite pieces while creating a something interesting to look at. A vignette is used to create areas in your home to pause over, something to draw the eye…Continue Reading
It’s and exciting day here today, a few sneaky projects are coming together, both on the same day, and I get to reveal….finally, our ensuite! The ensuite created a real challenge for us, and I must give a huge shout out to Amelia from Undercover Architect, for her creative thinking that finally removed…Continue Reading