How to Make a Wreath for Christmas

I love wreaths, especially those made of fresh foliage, flowers and plants. A little while ago I attended a flower school course at my favourite flower shop, Green Parlour in Pangbourne, where Emma, the owner, shared lots of great tips that could come in handy if you want to learn how to make a wreath for Read More…

The Benefits of Shopping Locally

Shopping locally is a wonderful way to support your local community, reduce waste and benefit the environment. It can also help you save money. Here are even more reasons why I love shopping in my local community. Benefits of Shopping Locally Convenience My nearest local shop is less than two miles away. That’s walking distance in good Read More…

Easy Tips to Help You De-Clutter and Move On

Almost everybody’s got one – a room you intended to be a haven that has turned into a cluttered catch all. The door often gets closed and you shudder a little every time you walk past. It’s not what you wanted it to be. Worse still, there’s probably some pretty special stuff in there – Read More…

Displaying Artwork and Paintings in Your Home

A warm welcome to Deborah Heath of Design by Deborah, who shares hints and tips for displaying artwork and paintings in your home in this guest post. In an art gallery everything is designed to enhance the enjoyment of the art on display. In the home, however, we have more than just artwork to consider. Read More…

Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party Christmas Edition

Welcome to the Christmas edition of the Hearth and Soul Hop link party! We are a ‘no rules’ link party and welcome any family friendly posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul. I hope you and yours are enjoying the holiday season. Our Christmas celebrations are well underway Read More…