LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

I think it goes without saying; the living room is my favourite room;  reflective in the number of times I post this on my Instagram feed. It was one room where Mat gave up the battle; leaving me to do what I wanted. Although that said, I let him pick the log burner...
50 SHADES OF WHITE

50 SHADES OF WHITE

If you have followed me for a while, you will know I am partial to a bit of white paint. Sadly for me, Mat is not, which means every time we go to decorate a room, we usually have a difference in opinions. I want white, Mat wants a dark grey and then I usually wear...
PARQUET FLOORING

PARQUET FLOORING

Like many of the jobs I suggest, Mat is like “no, that is unnecessary, you can fund that job” well the living room floor was one of these. But also like most jobs, he says no, the next thing he is well involved. This was no different, two weeks after leaving me to go...
OUR HOME

OUR HOME

If you asked me what I would do in the future, out of all the things I may have said, writing a blog would certainly not be one. I am sure my English teacher would have discouraged me to do any public writing too….but here I am, commas and full stops everywhere. Like...
THE BATHROOM REMODEL

THE BATHROOM REMODEL

Being one of the first jobs on our list (excluding the unexpected re-wire) this was kind of what made me decide to set up the hoppy home and want to write a blog. A place not only to make a diary log of our ‘first home project’ but to share hints, tips and things I...