Home Etc #144

It was only the night before that I realised I was supposed to be hosting last weeks’ Home Etc. Oops. Work most definitely took a back seat over the Easter holidays and, when I should have been preparing my post, I was actually in the New Forest with my boys — hanging out in Dolly …

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Home Etc #141

So on Monday I wrote a post in celebration of the clocks going forward — rejoicing the fact that spring *finally* seems to have joined the party. Then yesterday it was cold, grey and wet. Which is the weather report for the foreseeable future. Okayyyyyyyyy. Perhaps I should learn to celebrate quietly and not tempt fate?! …

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Home Etc #140

Happy, happy springtime everyone! OK, I *know* it still doesn’t feel very spring-like yet but the fact that it was the vernal equinox yesterday — and the clocks go forward this weekend — marks the end of a very, very long winter. Hurray for that. I’ve been keeping myself occupied looking at all the lovely …

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Home Etc #138

So. Last week was ‘interesting’ wasn’t it? Spring seemed to vanish under a thick blanket of snow as ‘The Beast From The East’ — AKA Winter — decided that it wasn’t quite done with us just yet. Since we moved into our home, I can’t ever remember feeling so cold. Our wonky little house has …

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Home Etc #136

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It’s amazing how many people I meet who feel overwhelmed when it comes to interior decor and design. So many times I hear: ‘I’d love to do that but I’m not brave enough.’ Or — ‘I just don’t know where to start.’ When I was in Wales last week, at our friend’s holiday cottage, we …

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Home Etc #134

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, our favourite post from last week’s Home Etc round up is very topical indeed. We loved this sweet little make from Claire at Pillar Box Blue. She created a heart map picture in a frame; such a simple make but looks so gorgeous and professional, you’d think it …

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