I’ve been searching for some dark floral wallpaper since we decided to move house. There are some really stunning ones out there, but not within my budget. Until the other day when Graham & Brown shared this one on their Facebook page and I instantly knew it was the one. Plus at £50 a roll, it’s still a little expensive but I only need 1 roll so I will just have to spend less on the other bits for the downstairs toilet. I will be keeping the toilet and sink that is already there, and just updating the taps to…

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When I was considering this bed, I did the normal thing and trawled the internet trying to find some real life photos or reviews of the KOPARDAL bed. Apart from a couple of staged shots on Pinterest. I came up with zilch. So I thought I would share my thoughts on this bed and a few pictures during the build. AN IMPORTANT WARNING: When we saw the bed in the showroom, I did the usual IKEA thing and went to make a note of the location for the boxes. But it said to contact staff, so I went and found some one…

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It has been 3 weeks since we received an offer on the house and it all seems to be moving along nicely. The mortgage paperwork was all signed on Friday, we have paid for searches, and our survey should be done next week. Unfortunately we are in a chain 6 links long, which is the first time I have ever experienced a chain and it’s a bit daunting. I have been busy going through each room and sorting out the junk, and trying to reduce the amount of stuff we have to move. Which is no easy task when you have…

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