Category Interiors


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, […]


How to make Scented Diffuser Oil

If you like to use scent to perfume your home, you may have used scented oil diffusers.  I was bought a diffuser set and then got interested in whether it was possible to make the scented oils myself.  My first attempt was a gin scented diffuser oil which I have since made on a couple of occasions.  I fancied a change of fragrance and have some lavender oil from a local farm that I wanted to […]

How to make scented diffuser oil with lavender

Styling the seasons May

Styling the Seasons May

In January and last month, I joined in with the Styling the Seasons challenge set by Katy of Apartment Apothecary and Charlotte of Lotts and Lots.  It was fun and made me think about what each month meant to me and I think that was reflected in my choice of objects. So, here I am again with Styling the Seasons May. May for me is definitely a month of bluebells. Walking in the local woods, […]