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i have this thing for ochre roseandgrey velvet couch
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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 arlo sofa
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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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House Renovation Project Update – The Final Stretch

As we are nearing the final stretch of our home renovation, I thought it’d be a good time for a brief video house project update…

House Renovation Project Update

It feels like everything’s slowed-down a bit over this last few weeks, as there’s been less builders on site and the decorating side of things just isn’t as quick as the structural changes of previous weeks.

For the first 10-12 weeks, everything moved so quickly and there were changes every time we went to site, so it was instantly gratifying. But the last few weeks it feels like nothing is changing, though we know it is, slowly and our builders are working very very hard. Continue reading

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