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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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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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Penny Golightly kitchen garden update May 2017

May kitchen garden update

Time for a quick update from the kitchen garden. It’s a busy time of year for allotments and other grow your own adventures, and we’re enjoying a mini heatwave at the moment too so the garden’s doing pretty well. All my latest sowing of herbs have done well (picture above), so they’ve been thrown into […]

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Landon Tyler candle diffuser review Chesil Beach

Review: Landon Tyler’s Chesil Beach range

I’m always on the lookout for good quality homewares that are reasonably priced, and Landon Tyler is a brand that I’ve had a lot of luck with. Today I’m reviewing their Chesil Beach home fragrance products. The product range includes a 200g scented candle in a glass jar, a three-wick candle, a 100ml fragrance diffuser, […]

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