Mid Century Decorating Ideas

As regular lurkers will know, we’re trying to do up our house within a fairly rigid deadline (!). As it stands at the moment, all of the floors upstairs are sanded, varnished and look lovely; although they are covered up with the old carpets to keep them nice. The front two little bedrooms are in…

Wallpaper Madness

Have you ever done up a house?¬†Today, we realised that B&Q had an offer on Dulux paints that was ending this weekend, forcing us to examine our wallpaper choices and make some decisions. Easier said than done.¬† So far, we’ve narrowed it down to these: The ‘Squirrel and Dove’ wallpaper by Sanderson is going to…

Fish, Wallpaper and Plates

Is it me or is it getting more and more difficult to find good items in charity shops nowadays? Yesterday, we went up to the Emmaus charity warehouse in Mossley (near to Staley Vegas…) and we also stopped in at the YMCA in Ashton. The Emmaus did have some interesting bits and bobs in it,…