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boys bedroom

New bedrooms: an extension update.

Hello, hello! I  know I have fallen out of my usual blogging routine, but this past couple of weeks has been busier than ever. Though I have actual real progress on the house extension, and pictures to prove it! We have two more bedrooms, and as Mr C would say, we are so pleased as we have  had enough of having to walk sideways!

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Graham and Brown Collection

Decorating with Graham and Brown

Now that my building work is progressing nicely, I have purchased nearly everything I need in terms of fixtures and fittings. This means I can start to turn my mind to the more exciting task of choosing decorative items! In fact, when Graham and Brown offered to help me out it meant I had to do just that!

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Make your own washi tape

DIY Washi Tape

As a lover of all things homemade and handcrafted, I have been watching the Washi Tape craze grow and grow. I love the idea of patterned tapes – such a fabulous concept! There is an enormous selection of Washi Tapes available to buy on the market, so much so, I have failed to purchase any as I couldn’t decide on a preferred pattern! I am also a bit of a hoarder, and I struggle to throw out pretty things, especially some of the beautiful gift wrap I receive. So I decided to make some DIY Washi Tape, using some scraps of fabric and paper I had in the house. It was so easy, and can transform the plainest of objects! Here’s how:

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Home design using RoomSketcher by @mydaysni

Designing a Home with RoomSketcher

I have completed on our new house purchase, and I’m so eager to get started with the overhaul it requires, it is driving me nuts! That doesn’t mean I’ve been resting on my laurels, oh no! I have been using RoomSketcher  to draw up my new floor plan design and try out some décor ideas.

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