Our wonderful new home

We’ve been in our new home for about three months now and I can’t tell you how happy I am living here.  It’s definitely living up to expectations.

Our house move went so smoothly. I think mainly due to the help of ten of our incredible family and friends.  We had unpacked pretty much all the boxes by the end of the day and were sat eating takeaway curry and watching crap tv by about 8pm.  It was a pretty good start to life in our new home. Continue reading

House Inspiration – Living Room

The living room, the second most used room in a home.  Well it definitely is where we live at the moment.   Our current living room has so much crammed into it due to our severe lack of space. Having said that, the reality is there isn’t that much in there it’s just small.  We have a sofa and large chair, a television on a unit, one small and one medium-sized bookcase,  our fish tank and a side table (which is really a coffee table top laid on top of a dog crate.  This is our house rabbit’s space).  Not much at all really, yet it feels really cluttered and busy.  It doesn’t help that it’s a strange shape so we lose a lot of space because of that as well.

Because it feels cluttered it’s not the most relaxing of spaces.  I’m so looking forward to getting a new space to decorate and make all cosy.

I dream of our living room being inviting and warm.  A place to curl up on a comfy sofa with a blanket and a book.  A place to gather as a family to snuggle up and watch a film.  A place to play with toys in the middle of the floor. A place to sit on an evening with a glass of wine looking out of our bi-folding doors into the garden. I want it to be our sanctuary.  A happy space that everyone is welcome in and will serve multiple purposes depending on what we want from it. Continue reading