Category Interiors

A Rug made from Recycled Bottles

How many bottles does it take to make a rug?  It’s not a trick question! In a lovely local shop called Staffy B, we saw a selection of rugs from Weaver Green.  Up to 3000 bottles are used in each rug and they are made from 100% recycled plastic.  The amazing thing is that they feel just like wool under foot but they are hard-wearing, water resistant and can be cleaned in the washing machine. […]

Rug from Recycled Bottles

clocks change and the quilts come out

Clocks change and it really is Autumn

,  The clocks change last weekend brought us back to Greenwich Mean Time again.  I love that extra hour in bed on Sunday morning but for the rest of the week have found myself struggling to adjust.  I am waking later, not sure when to eat and it is dark at the end of the day before you know it.  Out in the garden the chickens head off to their coop earlier and earlier. With […]

Inspiration for a DIY kitchen update on a budget

Look at this gorgeous place! Not at all like our current kitchen.  I came across it when looking for inspiration for a DIY kitchen update and fell in love.  Our kitchen looks a bit tired and sad and the time is approaching for an update. When we moved in 16 years ago we painted the units and shifted them round a bit. The worktops were replaced, we changed the tiles and the horrible, spiky Artex […]

grey kitchen with inset white sink

Styling the Seasons Rose in Egg Cup

Styling the Seasons June

It’s time for Styling the Seasons June.  The challenge is set by Katy of Apartment Apothecary and Charlotte of Lotts and Lots. The weather in June has been a real mix of sunshine and showers.  It has left a lot of us wondering when summer is going to start. When will we get a day or evening when we can sit outside without having to dash back in as rain begins? In between the showers, […]