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Vintage jumpsuit restyle
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Buyer’s remorse. It’s a killer. It always sneaks up on you when you least expect it. My last bout of regret came after I bought a vintage jumpsuit on eBay. It looked amazing on the lady in the picture. Cute, functional and sassy all at once, I knew that it would be a key piece […]

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Marquee letter DIY
Marquee letter DIY

Since we started the process of updating our living room back in spring, I’ve been keen to have a gallery wall filled with framed artwork and photos. In particular I really wanted some marquee lettering, so I decided to have a go making my own. Materials Picture frame – one with a deep frame is […]

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Laura Ashley Chalkboard Challenge
Laura Ashley Chalkboard Paint

Hi folks, I’m at the Laura Ashley blog today. Myself and 3 other bloggers took part in their Chalkboard Challenge and got creative with some chalkboard paint. If you want to see what we came up with, then head over to the Laura Ashley blog for some chalkboard inspiration. Bye for now Michelle x

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1 kimono, 2 ways
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Call me stubborn, but I refuse to pay a lot of money for something if I can make it myself. Kimono jackets are everywhere at the moment and the ones that caught my eye were priced upwards of ¬£40. I was convinced I could make one for a lot less. There are lots of tutorials […]

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diy: frameless wall clock
frameless clock diy

Since we redecorated the wall space above our sofa was looking a little bare. The clock that we had before no longer matched our scheme so it had to go. However, when it came to choosing a replacement nothing really caught my eye, until I saw this pin on Pinterest. This diy took a bit […]

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diy: garden chandelier
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You may have spotted in this post the garden chandelier that I had made for the Princess Party. It was really simple to make and it was one of those crafts that I kinda made up as I went along. I completed it over the course of a couple days and in total it took […]

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princess garden party
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One of the best things of being a grown-up is that you can throw a party whenever you want and on Friday I did just that. The weather has been so glorious that I decided to throw a Princess Garden Party for my girls. My friend, Lucy, and her two girls came along too. Party […]

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diy: personalised wall art
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I often see art for sale and mutter under my breath, ‘I could make that myself…’. I really wanted a frame with lettered playing cards and I knew it would be easy to make my own, but there was one snag; I had no idea where to get hold of the cards. I eventually stumbled […]

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living room revamp
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I thought I’d let you know the reason for my absence in recent weeks.¬†Last year we bought the house that we had been renting for two years and it was a great feeling to be back on the housing ladder again. Although the existing decor when we moved in was pleasant, it wasn’t exactly to […]

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Take One Challenge – the reveal (finally)
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Ok, so the award for the worst blogger ever goes to…. Things got really hectic here for a couple months. As usual when life gets in the way, something had to slip. Apparently, refusing to clean my house and feed my children is not an option. Anyway, I kinda left you hanging for a while […]

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