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Going, Going, Almost Gone!

I am determined to blog the progress that we are making decorating this house. In our last house I did a terrible job posting finished room tours (at least) two years after we decorated them and not really bothering to blog the smaller details etc. Welp, this time I have no excuses as I have…

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! I hope you are all enjoying lots and lots of chocolate. I am, thats for sure!* Just to celebrate spring and Easter, here is a picture of some cheery yellow tulips in a West German vase that matches the pot I inherited from my grandparents house. Yup, I saw it cheap on ebay…

Our Lounge

Today is the fourth anniversary of living in our house! Lets celebrate by showing you around our lounge. Here is it used to look. The lounge had magnolia painted walls with a red feature wall on the chimney breast, with a yucky reproduction iron Victorian fire surround (not shown) that dominated the room for all the…

Put a Bird On It

Disclaimer – please don’t roll your eyes and think “not another bloody Portlandia/PABOI post, Helen’s a bit late to come to the party” etc. This post is really for the benefit of all the oldies in my family who read my blog to explain why we say PABOI (shout out to my Mum!) A year…