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Teenager’s Bedroom Makeover with Grey, Marble and Copper

This post contains sponsored and affiliate links. It is Belle’s 13th birthday this Spring and she asked use if she could have a bedroom makeover as a gift from us, her parents. We thought this was a good idea as her room was still decorated in the pale orange and teddy bear stencils which we had put up before she was born. I don’t think a teenager’s bedroom looks right with teddy bear stencils! Colours and accents Belle chose colours and patterns. She wanted white walls with one grey accent wall. I was apprehensive as grey is the colour of rainclouds, gloom and John Major’s spitting image puppet. I thought a white room would be cold like living in an igloo. When the grey went on the wall I was…

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Garden Access for the Whole Family

Garden Access for the Whole Family

Collaborative post According to research carried out by BillyOh.com, gardeners spend fifty years on the upkeep of their garden over the course of … View Post
5 Ways to Get Your Teenagers into the Garden

5 Ways to Get Your Teenagers into the Garden

Collaborative post Spending time in the outdoors is good for us. We all know it. Unfortunately my tween-age and teenage daughters don’t get … View Post
Adapt your Recipe – Reduced Sugar Christmas Cake

Adapt your Recipe – Reduced Sugar Christmas Cake

This blog post contains affiliate links – that means if you click on the link and go on to make a purchase, I will receive … View Post
How to deal with bees and wasps around the home – my experiences

How to deal with bees and wasps around the home – my experiences

Summer has barely started and we’ve already had both bees and wasps making nests on our property. It’s always a surprise when … View Post