If you read my blog regularly, you will know we have been stuck in renovation Groundhog Day for over a year now. So when Gumtree challenged me to renovate my hallway and see how much I could save compared to the high street, I jumped at the chance.Continue reading
I’m beyond restless with waiting to show you completed rooms, so I’m taking to showing you some corners that are complete. First up I’m going to show you my grown up dressing table, which is an Ikea Malm and how I decorated it and then show you how I have organised the rather spacious drawer itself.Continue reading
Those wildly magical, yet sometimes trying, 14 days together are long gone… The glistening decorations are tucked up safely and nestled away for another year… The school is open and the nursery too. Normality has once again creeped back in and there is something i find quite therapeutic about the ‘rut’. You see, I love a routine (no surprises there!) I’ve desperately craved my Monica Geller level of organisation since I lost it back in 2011, when we went from an incredibly organised 2 to a little family of 3 and it’s snowballed ever since. and I’ve been vowing to ‘get it back’ every New Year, but I fail miserably ofcourse.Continue reading
Years ago I wrote a post about how I became obsessed with organisation and how (looking back) easy it seemed at the time. As a singleton, I had a small 1 bedroom flat that I deep cleaned every night (steam cleaner, the works)…easy when you have the floor space of a postage stamp and you’re only cleaning up after yourself! Fast forward through a marriage and 2 little people and my show house dream couldn’t be further from reality.Continue reading
January is stereotypically a month for decluttering and organising every aspect of life. I’m a big believer in tidy house, tidy mind (which is perhaps why I’m feeling out of sorts, as we’re living on a building site at the moment and I’m finding the mess rather overwhelming).
I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but I need to get back to my organised roots once the house is pieced back together. We are all very busy, especially with a new baby in the house. So just where do I start?! Continue reading