How to Give Meaningful Gifts for Less Than £10

Birthdays come all at once? Here’s how to be meaningful, not mean. For less than £10 you can get stunning gifts for your loved ones. Here’s how to shop for beautiful budget presents. Keep it simple Gifts need not be extravagant to be beautiful and meaningful. A mason jar filled with sweets and wrapped in a bow – super pretty. A card you’ve designed yourself…

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Picture Perfect Wedding: Make Your Day Unique

Your wedding day is bound to be one the most beautiful days of your life. But how can you make your wedding stand out from the weddings of yesteryear? Follow these simple tips to make sure that your wedding is picture perfect and unique to you. A Thoughtful Theme Hosting a themed wedding is a sure-fire way to have a memorable wedding that also reflects…

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10 Things to Buy at the Flea Market

You can find just about anything at a flea market, but there are certain items you’ll never regret walking away with. Check out our favorite flea market finds below to make the most out of your next trip. Antiques and Solid Wood Furniture Finding authentic antiques at the flea market can be challenging, but it isn’t impossible. And if you find one, it’s definitely worth…

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10 Small But Powerful Ways to Brighten Someone’s Day

We all need a little help from the people around us once in a while. While grand gestures are lovely, sometimes it is the small, everyday things that really help to turn our day around and make us feel better around ourselves, whether it’s a word of encouragement, a small gift, a helping hand or a smiling stranger on the street. Taking the time to…

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How To Make Your Wedding Day Extra Special

Your special day should be enjoyed with elegance and grace, leaving all the time in the world for you and your new hubby, family and friends to celebrate and enjoy a beautiful day together. Obviously there is a lot to plan and organise for the big day. Things like the perfect dress, the stunning venue, the hand-crafted invitations. Making your wedding day one to remember…

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Waste Not, Want Not – 7 Easy Recipes to Utilize Old Fruit and Veg

While buying organic is beneficial to our bodies and the environment, it can be a little more pricey than store-bought fruit and vegetables. I know all too well how disappointing it is to find fruit and veg lying limp and lifeless in the fruit bowl. I always think to myself: is there more I could have done? And the answer is yes. There are countless…

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Our Essential Checklist For Hitting The Local Flea Market

Flea markets are some of the best places to pick up unique pieces for the home. They are busy and bustling and full of bargains, which is why we love them. Before you dash over there, here are a few things we would recommend in order to be prepared for your visit. Do your research Look up your nearest markets and most highly reviewed spots…

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Organic And Affordable Need Not Be Mutually Exclusive

The dirty truth Behind some of our favourite ‘healthy’ snacks there lies a dark secret. Many of them contain high levels of chemicals, including pesticides, hormones and antibiotics. Although these may not be immediately harmful, the long-term effect of these chemicals on our bodies and the environment is largely unknown. We think this is reason enough to switch to organic – not only for our…

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Top Tips For Rejuvenating Your Home

1. Refresh the paint A fresh lick of paint can transform any home in just a couple of hours. Although this may seem like an obvious one, paint can sometimes become dingy and off-color after a while. Opt for lighter shades and soft neutral tones to make the other colors in your room pop. If you really can’t part with your favourite bold or dark…

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10 Must-Follow Crafty DIY Blogs

Transforming your home on a budget can get a little tricky without the right guidance. With an abundance of blogs available on the world wide web, it’s hard to know which ones will be right for you. Here is a collection of my favourite thrifty DIY blogs that will really get your creative juices flowing. Must-follows for any crafty DIY diva: I Spy DIY This blog…

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