What we learnt spending Christmas on a building site


Last year our house was full of tradespeople and come Christmas our house wasn’t in a secure enough state for us to leave it unattended. So sadly we couldn’t journey down south to spend the festive period with family as planned. Our Christmas was spent on a building site and despite some SERIOUS reservations before […]

Sitting Room Renovation Before & After | Sponsored Post

a thrifty mrs renovation sitting room

Our sitting room was a disaster when we moved in (as was most of the house) but we have finally decorated and can forget the horrors of unsupported walls and living on a building site. Once plastered, our sitting room sat unpainted for a good few months. As it is the first room you enter […]

Developing a colour palette for your home without spending a fortune | Sponsored Post

colour palette for your home

  As many of you will know, we started a complete home renovation process last autumn. Toward the end, it involved every single wall of our house being totally re-plastered, leaving us with rather a blank canvas to decorate. Filling a plaster-pink home with colour is an exciting but daunting process. We wanted to get […]