creating an open plan living space for a growing family

Creating An Open Plan Living Space Perfect For A Growing Family

Your little ones will have the knack of accumulating an array of items, and before you know it; the house is brimming with stuff you never knew you needed (and sometimes, don’t need at all). Everything multiplies the more children you have, and it can be a challenge to create a tidy and peaceful home where the whole family can enjoy spending their time. Therefore, open plan living areas are becoming more popular with families of all sizes; they ensure that you utilise you downstairs space fully, and there’s plenty of room to store all that stuff. Continue reading “Creating An Open Plan Living Space Perfect For A Growing Family”

preparing our new guest room with oak furniture

Preparing Our New Guest Room

One of the reasons we bought a 4-bed house six years ago was because we knew we wouldn’t have to move for years to come- if at all- and we could grow into each room as our family grew. We have been very lucky to be able to use one room as an office and one as the laundry room but with the impending arrival of our second child, we are going to have to make some big changes to both of these remaining rooms. We have already decided that the smaller room will be the nursery leaving us to alter the office room Continue reading “Preparing Our New Guest Room”

from nursery to toddler room in a few simple steps

From Nursery To Toddler Room In A Few Simple Steps

With a new baby on the way we felt it was time to put some focus onto Jake. We decided the best way to do this was to update his bedroom before we begin on the new nursery. His room has been kept almost the same since he was born and as he will be four this year we felt it was time for it to shift from nursery status to little boys room.  Continue reading “From Nursery To Toddler Room In A Few Simple Steps”

home interiors inspiration

Home Interiors Inspiration

We have been in our current home for six years and even though we purchased it as our forever home, recently we have been wondering whether to move. Not because we don’t like the house but because we would like to live more in the countryside. However, due to high house prices, we have, for now, put these ideas on hold which will save us a lot of money and hassle but also means that I get given the go ahead to make a few changes to our current decor… thanks, hubby! 

I am slightly DIY and home interiors obsessed and Continue reading “Home Interiors Inspiration”