hello, old friend

Hello world. Hello blog! Wow it’s been a while. I didn’t mean to stop writing on my little blog. It kind of just happened. It was very close to expiring and disappearing forever until my credit card came to the rescue to sort me out.


We’re still living in our small-but-perfectly-formed flat and I continue to ask myself ‘how can I make my home really super amazing just like on Apartment Therapy?’ Daily.

Some days I feel like I’m in a constant battle with myself over wanting to make some amazing (yet, temporary) changes to our home yet not to spend a fortune in the process. There’s still that little niggle in the back of my brain shouting out ‘but you don’t own this place. Stop spending money on it!’ Finding a compromise between the two is usually what I end up trying to do.

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The Sewing Machine and Me

I have decided I would like to be more crafty. ‘DIY’ crafty – not deceitfully crafty. I studied textiles at school and created all of the usual projects such as a cushion cover, a bag with The longest over-the-shoulder strap which surprisingly I wore a great deal and my GCSE masterpiece – a purple and green table runner with Shisha Glass galore. Continue reading