The baby’s room – An owl

Owl

I hope our baby likes birds because I’ve just noticed there seems to be an unintentional bird theme developing in the nursery! It’s quite sweet really  and I think it works perfectly for either a boy or girl (yep, we have no idea what we’re having!). I stumbled across the pattern to make these owls … Continue reading

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Two different looks with velvet.

Velvet cushions

We recently updated our rolled-arm cream couches for a more contemporary look. Our new couches are squarer in shape and are a deep linen colour with a lovely rich linen texture, we are really enjoying them and I think the neutral colour will mean they will work for a long time yet! One thing that … Continue reading

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

This is my favourite time of year; The weather is really starting to warm up, weekends are busy with friends and family get togethers, the recipe books are out as we plan what Christmas treats to bake and as it gets dark outside our living rooms light up as our Christmas trees sparkle. As we … Continue reading

When you damage your tablecloth… make cushions!

Linen cushions

We were very generously given a beautiful linen tablecloth for our wedding and I loved it! Unfortunately however, some freshly squeezed orange juice made it’s way on to our beloved cloth, then reacted with our washing powder only to leave behind some very large and unattractive bleach patches. I couldn’t bring myself to throwing it out, … Continue reading

What a difference a splash of colour makes!

New cushions!

You will remember a few months back in my Ottoman post that I mentioned I had some fabric for making cushions? Well on Sunday I finally managed to make these and complete my ‘couch makeover’. I am so pleased with the result, it really has given the couches a whole new look and brightened up … Continue reading