Home Etc #63

Morning home lovers! It’s time for this week’s Home Etc — the little blog linky for home and garden obsessed folk — hosted by me and my good friend Jess.

Welcome and happy Wednesday!!

HomeEtc Favourites

Last week’s Home Etc  gave us some real gems to look at — it’s always lovely to see other people’s home and garden style and one particular favourite came from Sarah who blogs over at Extraordinary Chaos.

She showed us her gorgeous garden and invited us to take a look at her amazing new outdoor sofa and chill out space.

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Sarah’s beautiful garden chill-out area

Such a lovely spot to sit and read a book or enjoy a G&T. It’s the kind of outdoor nook that summer was made for.

Another post that we loved came from Gaby who writes over at Life In Eight

She showed off her fabulous kitchen.

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Gaby’s beautiful kitchen — perfectly minimal.

It’s the absolute antithesis of my own kitchen (not by choice I might add!!).

Our horrible inherited kitchen is something that — when funds allow — will be getting a full makeover. Although, I cannot imagine in a million years, that with untidy three year old twin boys and an even untidier man-shaped boy, it will ever, ever look like Gaby’s pristine, open plan beauty (pictured above).

Well done to both of you! You’re both now in the running to win next month’s voucher from our lovely sponsor, HomeSense.

The winner will be announced in 2 week’s time. Thanks so much everyone, for linking in!

All we ask is that you follow these 3 little rules:

1) Please include our lovely #HomeEtc badge at the bottom of your post.

The Twinkle Diaries


2) You may link up to two posts — new or old (sometimes the old posts are forgotten about, so please dust them down and show them off; we’d love to read them!)  — but no more than two posts each week please.

3) Please be kind enough to comment on your HOSTS’ POSTS which will always be the first two entries in the link up — plus a couple of others. Blog hops only work if you’re as generous with your comments as you are at sharing your posts.

Be sure to tweet —@twinklediaries— with the url to your post, using the hashtag #HomeEtc and Jess or I will always retweet (sometimes both of us if you’re lucky)! ;)

Finally, Jess and I will pick one favourite post each week then at the end of the month we’ll choose an overall winner. This lucky blogger will receive a £20 voucher from our fabulous sponsor!


Psst… as well as HomeSense the voucher can also be spent in TK Maxx!

Thanks so much for linking up all your lovely posts. We look forward to reading more of the same this week! The linky portal is open until midday on Friday.

#HomeEtc the hashtag

Finally, Jess and I are delighted to see so many of you lovelies using the #HomeEtc hashtag on Instagram! I have picked 9 of my favourite Instagram photos from the last few weeks!


lifewithmuncher/ lazydaisyjones  / acupfullofglitter / three_sons_later/ chaoscoffee / mummyofboygirltwins / lifeat139a / bonnieandbumble / theordinarylovely

If you are on Instagram and post anything home, interiors, DIY, craft & garden related please do use the #HomeEtc hashtag. I’ve found some really fab IG feeds to follow over the last few weeks, through folk tagging us in! :)

Lots of love,

Caro & Jess x

About Caro Davies

Caro Davies art directed fashion and interiors before leaving the world of design to pursue a career in social media. She can now be found chasing the light — and two small twin boys.

10 thoughts on “Home Etc #63

  1. Oh wow I have some total envy over the above 2, I am not sure I will ever get my own home so I sit and day dream and pictures like the above xcx

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