COVID-19 has impacted our lives in so many unexpected ways – some good, some not so good, some surprising. One of the most notable things we’ve heard our friends talking about over the past few month is space and privacy (or lack of it) – especially for those living in open plan houses. So when we came across the article Get into the zone by Hugh Graham, it rang a.
With regional lockdowns set to plague us throughout the autumn and winter, and uncertainty all around , there’s only one option – learn to love your home again and shake things up in your inside space by changing things around. By embracing gratitude for what we have and making small changes that don’t cost a penny, we can breeze through whatever life throws at us over the next few months!.
Autumn is officially here and with it comes a whole lot of new kit! Chunky jumpers, bulky coats, all-weather boots, hats, scarves and gloves – not to mention umbrellas and waterproofs. The list is endless! Which can mean only one thing – more storage space required, which is all very well if your pad is palatial, but what to do if you live in a small space? Lucky for us.
We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again. In these uncertain times, our homes have become even more important than ever. For many of us, our spaces are the automatic go-to for work, rest and play, and even though pockets of society are almost back to normal, there’s always a chance that we’ll get locked down again, and need to stay home. So, it comes as no surprise that these.
Now that the shops are open again we’ve found ourselves buying bits and bobs to celebrate the return of something resembling normal life. The only problem with this is that we’ve realised we’ve actually got quite a lot of stuff, and that actually we like our stuff to be stored and stashed in a way that’s neat and tidy. So when we came across these savvy storage hacks from Sadhhbh O’Sullivan.
Speaking to a fashion friend on Saturday night we got chatting about that oh-so-familiar phrase the new normal, and the impact of COVID-19 on fashion and how we buy clothes. Given we’re still spending more time than usual indoors right now and big gatherings look likely to be banned for the foreseeable future, is this the end of seasonal trends? Will dressing up become a thing of the past? So.
It’s funny how things turn out. Just six short months ago, the hallmark of life lived-to-the-brim was measured (for many of us) by spending lots of time outside the house, perhaps eating out, drinking in the pub and hanging out with friends and family. Fast-forward to COVID world and it’s a very different place. In spite of the relaxation of the lockdown rules, so much of our time still seems.
Since COVID-19 arrived on our shores at the start of the year we’ve all responded in different ways. Some are fabulous key workers holding the fort; some are furloughed and embracing the opportunity to take some much needed relaxation time; others are working up a storm; and some are trying to navigate the unchartered terrain of juggling working from home with childcare. Reading lots of magazines and online articles, we.
One of our favourite Sunday pastimes has always been reading the Sunday papers. There’s something about curling up on the sofa, cuppa in hand, checking in with the world at our own pace that feels sort of cathartic. We’re not huge fans of the news section right now (!), but we love reading the supplements – especially articles related to wellbeing, home, style and travel (which seems like a futuristic.
Now that many of us are at home for the foreseeable future we’re having to think about a lot of new things. How to stay sane when working, resting and sleeping alone in a studio flat 24/7; how to accommodate two adults working from home with a child being home-schooled; how to switch off from work when you’re trying to relax in a small space; how to occupy yourself when.
Whether you’re a long term renter or own your own home, there are always ways you can spruce up your space. And with spring just around the corner, this is as good a time as any to appraise your home and find handy hacks that make all the different but don’t cost the earth. So when we came across this blog expert advice – 10 tips for transforming a rental.
January has long gone, and with it many of our resolutions have fallen by the wayside. But fear not, spring is just around the corner and this nearly-here new season is perfect for making amends. Now’s the perfect time to embark on a wardrobe detox, and we have plenty of top tips from Marcella Caricasole, a fully trained member of the Association of Professional Declutters & Organisers (apdo.co.uk). Featured in.