My best bargain purchases…

Or, Thank You to charity shops and modern house builders... As summer slows to a halt and I start moving indoors more, I have started to cast the eye over the house once more.  You know the drill... time to start tweaking and changing and improving. I have had a bit of a purge recently … Continue reading My best bargain purchases…

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My latest find…

And how to communicate with teenagers successfully... After Christmas I received hundreds of sale emails from various interior shops.  One of them was from Cox & Cox, a great online retailer with quirky items.  I was not planning to buy anything, especially after Christmas, but this little beauty caught my eye, and it was also … Continue reading My latest find…

Turning a useless cupboard into a rather sweet one…

Remember the days when everyone had been travelling, went to India and came home inspired to create an ethnic look in their house?  This cupboard was the result of my travels in early years, and has been with me for ages.  However, it is really heavy, very dark, has ring marks on the top and … Continue reading Turning a useless cupboard into a rather sweet one…