A Kitchen Makeover With Healthy Eating In Mind

If you want a fresh new look for your kitchen,you might worry about the cost of plumbers and electricians. However, there is plenty you can do on your own. You can create the new look you want that will encourage you all to spend more time in the kitchen. A kitchen makeover might also be just the thing to kick-start a new healthy eating plan. Here are just a few of the ideas I’ve looked into when it comes to getting the look I want as well as the tech I need for the family to eat well: Painting We all… [Read More]

The Perfect Playroom Project

Every new father wants to do his part for the child making their arrival, and as we can’t grow the babies in the way that the mother can, DIY is generally our best avenue. Building cots, setting up rocking chairs and painting the nursery is the way to be as prepared as we can be. A little pride in a project never hurt anyone and when your child outgrows the nursery you so lovingly put together, you need to think of the next one. Image Source If you are lucky enough to have the space for a separate playroom in… [Read More]

Five Tips For Five Rooms In A Child Friendly House 

Your Bedroom Image source First of all, is it ever really possible to turn your bedroom into your own sanctuary if you have children? A lot of parents start their kids’ lives by co-sleeping with them, which means that your bedroom may just have turned into a free for all, for your kids to wander in and out whenever they want to. But it’s important to make sure that you have a chill out zone away from the craziness of your family life. Even if you can’t stop your kids from coming in, make sure that they don’t leave any… [Read More]

Garden makeover for summer

With summer fast approaching I am really looking forward to using the garden. My wife has already made a start on growing some vegetables as she’s started to sow some seeds with our twin girls. One of their favourite things to do is to water them, although sometimes they can get a bit carried away! I have four year twin girls and they love being outdoors. We have a lovely enclosed garden for them to play in as the weather improves. It really is lovely to start being able to use the garden at night time as well as during… [Read More]

Room Makeover. My Way with Homebase

Before and After Before and After A few weeks ago we moved into a three bed bungalow. It’s a huge improvement on our previous home, but it needed a few improvements to make it feel more like home. Did you know that most homeowners think DIY is about creating a look or style in their own home without expert help. That’s according to recent research conducted by Homebase. What’s more consumers are increasingly using ‘friendspiration’ to achieve their look 55% of shoppers say they use friends (offline and online) to get ideas for styles, products and colours. I tend to… [Read More]

R&M's Frozen Bedroom Makeover

So we have been in our new home for just over a week and with the girls now being three years old we decided to change their cots into beds. We also started to design their room around the Disney film Frozen. The room had plain white walls when we moved in. so I found the most dominant colour from the film which is purple and I painted all the walls in Dulux Violet White Matt Emulsion. Then I painted the ceiling in Dulux White Matt Emulsion. Finally I painted all the woodwork in full white gloss.  To complete the… [Read More]