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My decadent home Christmas wish list

My decadent home wish list

As the nights draw in, I’ve been looking for some home updates that make a night off a total pleasure. This season I’m in the mood for some deliciously decadent lounging, and here’s my ultimate home wish list. Much of this is designer looks at high street prices, or designer collaborations with department stores, but […]

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Sainsburys Home Fireside Collection

Review: Sainsbury’s Home Fireside Collection

I don’t know about you, but I’m in the mood to spruce up my home for the festive season right now. One of my favourite home ranges from this year’s offerings is from Sainsbury’s, and I’ve started the December decorating with some of my favourite picks from their new Fireside collection. What I like most […]

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Seven top home decor trends for Autumn & Winter 2017

It’s that time of year again when the shops are getting ready to drop their latest homeware and decor collections, and I don’t know about you but I’m definitely in the mood for a home makeover to go with the change in season. If you’re feeling the same way, you’re in luck – there are […]

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How to style the cactus home trend on a budget

Some of you have been asking for cost conscious home makeover ideas, so I’ll be bringing out a few guides over the next few weeks. Today’s a quick and fun makeover using accessories, making the most of the cactus theme that’s set to continue right into your Christmas decorations! Picture above, left to right, top […]

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Frenchic furniture paint colour samples

An afternoon with Frenchic Furniture Paint

I’m just back from an event run on behalf of Frenchic Furniture Paint, and am now feeling totally inspired to start all kinds of upcycling and customisation projects around the home and garden. I’d heard of Frenchic before and thought their shade range was very attractive, but I hadn’t realised how broad their range of […]

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June kitchen garden diary Penny Golightly

My June kitchen garden update

We’re enjoying a mini heatwave in the UK, and the garden is loving the sunshine and the general warmth, well, apart from some of the lettuces which are wilting all over the place. The tomato plants seem to be the happiest of all, especially the two Losetto plants which are already starting to trail over […]

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