Mini Makeover: Two Sided Floor Cushion with Zip

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Many moons ago I used to make and sell cushion covers with a zip edge that made them easy to change and wash. It's been a while since I got my sewing machine out so I thought I'd make a fun floor cushion with some really easy materials that make this easier for even novice sewers. This is made with ready cut fabric and a dress zip. What you'll need: Two Flat Fats … [Read more...]

How To Be Brave When You’re Just Not Feeling It

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Bravery is a funny thing. Sometimes it feels like it should only be used for fighting medieval battles or for something heroic, and don't get me wrong, it's totally appropriate for both of those, but sometimes it can be much simpler than that. Booking an appointment that you would rather just not deal with or doing something out of your comfort zone are also times where you … [Read more...]

5 Things You Can Do to Feel More Organised

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Organisation is one of those things that I'm working to be much better at, but I've definitely found that it takes setting some routines and following them through. I'm not sure it will ever be something that I'm perfect at, as sometimes life and busyness gets in the way and it takes some extra work to get back on track. The good thing about this embracing imperfection … [Read more...]

Organisation Challenge: The Magazine Pile

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Magazines are one of those things that can come into our homes quite quickly and easily, but they often like to hang around. They're great to have for inspiration and times when you just want to relax and go slow, but they can also get a bit overwhelming if you have an unread collection or they just start to take up space. So today's organisation challenge is to tackle your … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Cool Kids Bedrooms

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Hello! Happy Saturday! This week I thought I'd share some cool kids bedrooms that I've found via Pinterest. What I love about kids rooms is that I think we feel we can be more whimsy and fun with them than other areas of the house. Whist I don't have any wee ones of my own just yet, I love to see how others are decorating for their kiddos. Here are some fun ones that I've … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Quick & Easy Decorate a Notebook

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As a left handed person I often have to choose the boring notebooks over the pretty ones because they have the non-smudgy paper in them. (My many tests have shown that the fancier the notebook the more likely your ink will dry slowly and smudge everywhere!) To combat the boring notebook look I like to decorate mine. So today I thought I'd share a quick and easy way to decorate … [Read more...]

What to Do When Your Goals Feel Too Big

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I love a big goal. One that requires lots of planning and a ton of patience and what feels like (and often is) a million little steps to reach. But sometimes those big goals, like this one, feel like they're too big to achieve. People will tell you to break them down and focus on each individual step. Which is great, but what do you do when you've done that and you're working … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Amazing Kitchens to Inspire

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Hello! Happy Saturday! This week I've been dreaming of a move to the country and having a pretty new kitchen to bake in. So this week I thought I'd round up some of the gorgeous kitchens that I've found via Pinterest. Each one is fairly different but they are all kitchens to inspire! Here they are! White, Navy & Gold I love how inviting and bright this kitchen is … [Read more...]

Songs to Boost Your Happy Home

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One of the best ways I've found to quickly give my happy home a boost, is to pop on some music and have a dance party. It seems a bit silly, but it's making the effort to feel lighthearted and have a bit of fun can really turn a day from blah to great, and it doesn't cost any money! One of the other great things about it is that you can get others to join in. Kids, roommates, … [Read more...]

How to Have an Intentionally Slow Day When You’re Crazy Busy

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It might seem counterproductive to even be thinking of having an intentionally slow day when things around you are moving at a pace that you’re struggling to keep up with. But it’s actually the perfect time to hit pause and take a day to regroup and refocus on what matters to you. Pillow from Tiny Prints home decor Schedule it It might seem a little crazy to schedule a … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Cool Party Favour Ideas

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Hello! Happy Saturday! This week I thought I'd keep with the party theme from last week and share some cool party favours that add a little extra fun to your celebrations without going overboard with sweet treats! (Some are even sweet treat free!) Here are some of my favourites that I found via Pinterest! Adopt a Monster This would make for a great party favour at the … [Read more...]