• IMPROVING YOUR HOME? SOME MISTAKES TO AVOID

    April 27, 2018 admin

    I love improving our home but it can lead to so much disruption.  Indeed our last renovation had me making sandwiches in the garage!  Although the disruption was worth it even though every single room was full of dust an dirt!     For those who want to do the work yourself the project can be – to put it mildly – messy. Messy in more ways than just the debris that is the inevitable side effect of any major work…

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    HOW TO ADD SOME VINTAGE SPARKLE TO YOUR FALL OUTFIT

    September 28, 2017 admin

    It is well and truly autumn.  There is certainly a nip in the air.  So as the weather has started to bit I have dusted the cobwebs off the storage drawers and taken out my autumn and winter jumpers.  I also want to make sure I can switch things up and make them feel a little more special during these cold months. Are you like me?  I tend to get bored of the same old jumpers and cardigans but I…

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    HOW TO DIY YOUR WAY TO A VINTAGE STYLE HOME

    September 15, 2017 admin

    Who doesn’t love the vintage style? It’s the trend that seems to go on and on! However, buying genuine vintage items and vintage style handmade crafts isn’t always cheap, as such things are now so popular that they often come with a premium price tag attached. Luckily, there is a way you can vintage up your home without having to spend your life savings, and that is to create vintage looking pieces yourself. Read on to find out how.  …

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  • Cleaning the Vintage Way

    September 20, 2016 admin

    You know I am no fan of cleaning but it has to be done.  I’m not the kind of person who cleans everyday, I just think there is more to life than worrying about cleaning! Although there is nothing like the fresh smell of lemons in the home – having them in gin is just perfect but there are times when they come in handy for cleaning too!  In my quest to become more environmentally friendly – not to mention…

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  • Eye on Glamourous Style: Dita Von Teese

    July 7, 2016 admin

    I have to admit that Dita would be my number one in the glamour stakes.  Don’t you think so? Dita has to be the most well-known celebrity to wear vintage clothing.  For me she has a ‘vintage’ soul. She oozes elegance, glamour, eccentricity, and above all else she is unique. Not much more to say about her, the photos speak louder than words. To read up on all things glamour and Dita Von Teese, have a look at her book:…

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