Top Man Cave Essentials

Men, we pretty much all love our gadgets, i know i do. When i was a student i had an obsession for hifi equipment and speakers and at one point i had a kick ass 5.1 surround sound system with full size speakers for the rear speakers, floor standing speakers for the fronts and a 200watt subwoofer. Having a movie night meant pulling out the speakers from the side of…

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Durable Furniture for a Pet Friendly Home

If you have a dog the likelihood is you love him/her lots and spoil them rotten…or is that just us? Opie pretty much has free rein of the house and we have never stopped him sitting on the furniture or sleeping on the bed. This has meant we have needed to be quite careful about the type of furniture we have in our house as we would like our furniture…

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Thinking Ahead – Converting our attic space

Although we haven’t long moved into the house, and we have no immediate plans to do any major renovation work we have still been dreaming of what we might do in the years to come. We love our little home and the area it is in so we hope we can stay put for a number of years, but when we finally start a family the space we have will…

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Add a Personal Touch with Vignettes – Plus …

I love the idea of little clusters of pretty stuff dotted around my home, or the technical term vignettes. When we moved into our house I knew I wanted to make it more personal, more us. Living in rented houses for 7 years, then back in my parents house for 18 months before we got our home I never felt like I could really make the space properly my own.…

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Introducing Lorna Syson Designs

A few weeks ago I blogged about my amazing new cushions from Lorna Syson designs, which I am ever so slightly besotted with. Lorna is an award winning British designer who’s designs are inspired by the countryside around her. She prides herself on creating quality items, sourcing the best materials and producing everything in the UK.   I got the chance to ask Lorna a few questions about her business,…

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