Ikea Toy Kitchen – DIY Customising the DUKTIG Play Kitchen

Customising an Ikea toy kitchen… and it is finally ready for Christmas. Here’s a quick list of what I did to the DUKTIG Ikea toy kitchen: Painted the raw wood parts using Little Greene Paint Company wood primer and then the whole thing in Intelligent Eggshell in Loft White. This paint left over from doing…

TouchLearnThink toddler books by Xavier Deneux

TouchThinkLearn books from Wordery ***This post contains an affiliate link*** I’ve got some absolutely gorgeous TouchThinkLearn books to put in Luther’s stocking. I’m hoping to keep him entertained whilst I prod the turkey and knock back some sweet sherry. Wordery have sent us three of the Xavier Deneux books and they are beautiful. They are…

Twelve Days of Christmas Decorations for Our Child’s Room

Christmas Decorations for our toddler’s room I absolutely love crafting and, in particular, making things from felt. Each year I make something new for our tree, always sewn in felt, and add a new felt motif to the Christmas stockings belonging to my Husband and my boy. I fell in love with the designs for these…

The Isles of Scilly – Tresco – Sea Garden Cottages

A Trip Down Memory Lane on the island of Tresco Our late summer family trip to stay in the Sea Garden Cottages on Tresco was wonderful! I’ve written about the visit for Riddle Magazine, but here are some photos and comments to supplement the article: The journey started at Exeter airport and we flew to…

S’No Queen – Designer Luxury Thermals Review

My new friend – the S’no Queen…It’s been a while since I went skiing but I can still appreciate these ladies designer thermals! I am pleased that my 3am pram pushing days seem to have come to an end now that Luther is older. They were bitterly cold days and I layered up to endure…

Dembones – Skull Sugar Cubes for the Ultimate in Stylish Coffee and Cocktails

Dembones make incredible sugar cube skulls! Perfect for Halloween drinks! Beverley at Dembones makes beautiful skull sugar cubes. Whether you are wanting to make a spooky coffee with style or an absinthe that is truly sophisticated these skull sugar cube are gorgeous. I am always on the lookout for the coolest Halloween accessories and these are fantastic….

Makeover of the Nursery – Adventure Bedroom for a Toddler – Part III

The Adventure Bedroom Makeover If you’ve been following Luther’s room transfirmation here’s the finished thing. Photography by The Papa Gorilla 1. Paint by The Little Greene Paint Company 2. House frame bed by Sweet Home From Wood 3. Fabric bunting, cloud mobile, paper hot air balloons and sky cushion by Fabelab 4. Sleeping cushions by…

Star and Garter Falmouth – The Penthouse Air B’n’B

Our final night in Falmouth was spent staying very centrally in town above the award-winning Star and Garter. Alongside the pub a secluded doorway lets you through to a French navy blue stairwell and two flights of stairs take you up to The Penthouse. Entering the huge open-plan sitting room and kitchen, your eyes are…