Pretty in Pink
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Pretty in Pink

Something I am always on the lookout for are china sugar bowls and milk jugs, especially with  pretty pink flower patterns.  I love the thought of days gone by when tea was a proper ritual.  Teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug, dainty…

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Plate Passion
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Plate Passion

I have a passion !  for a pretty plate, it doesn’t even have to be in perfect condition.  If I love it, I love it ! Over the years I have collected many, some are now chipped, some cracked and a…

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The smallest room in the house
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The smallest room in the house

With so much work to do on the house when we moved in, after the first job of ripping up all the filthy carpets (see previous post).  We decided on our limited budget the one place we could afford to sort…

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My Shabby Valentine
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My Shabby Valentine

Happy Valentines Day !  Hearts and the colour red, perfect symbols of Valentines day.  Here are a few of mine, dotted around my home reminding me of my life and my loves. Above – in a corner of my home,…

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Start Small
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Start Small

When we moved to this house from our previous large newbuild home, we were overwhelmed by all the work that was required.  On the day that we moved into the house we dropped Jacob off at school and the twins…

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