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I Have This Thing for Ochre

We’re in the stage of our home renovation project that’s technically the fun bit, but possibly the most confusing bit too!…the decorating and furnishing! I’ve always been into interior design and as I’m in the blogging world, have lots of interiors insta-blogger friends…this is part of the problem. They’re all so blimmin’ cool, with such amazing houses and style. I have influences from all sorts of interior design – from scandi, to art deco, dark and opulent, to bright and clean…but one thing I keep coming back to is the fact I have this thing for ochre…

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House by John Lewis – Modern Living Solutions

I’m back onto The House Project, our home renovation with a renewed sense of vigour, inspiration and enthusiasm. We did quite a lot of decorating when we moved in over the summer, but we were busy, tired and skint (!), so had to put a lot of the finishing touches on hold. We prioritised the kitchen, living space and bathrooms and made steps to start the bedrooms, but there is a lot that’s incomplete and not quite there in terms of our interior design ideas. I’d also become a bit overwhelmed with how each space should look and function, so a bit of headspace and a re-think was much needed!…So after a few month’s break, I’m back to clearing boxes, sorting furniture and finding new interior design inspo! And where better to start than with good ol’ trustworthy John Lewis…

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Couch Cleaning with Fantastic Services

During our home renovation, which you can read all about our progress over at The House Project part of this blog, we had to shift lots of furniture and there was lots of dust, dirt and grime hanging around. Our relatively new couch from our living room suffered the brunt of the move a little, and teamed with having a toddler (sticky fingers and felt-tip pens!), our couch that was less than two years old, was looking a bit be-draggled and I was starting to worry that what we’d only just paid off on finance, wasn’t going to look the part in our newly renovated living space…boo!

But then I was approached by Fantastic Services, who told me all about their home visit cleaning services, one of which was couch cleaning…Continue reading

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