Garden

Roses – The Prettiest of Flowers!

Is there any more perfect a symbol of summertime in your garden than the heavily scented and sumptuous blooms of roses?  While they exhibit an old fashioned charm, they are suited to even the most contemporary of gardens and are the centre of attention in so many flower arrangements.  In fact, I would go so… Continue reading Roses – The Prettiest of Flowers!

Home Tour/Interiors

Country Home Style: Building Our New ‘Old’ House

The house we live in today is not in the style we had first thought up when designing our dream home.  In fact, what we wanted was something more in the Arts & Crafts style which is seen so much throughout the English Countryside.  Unfortunately, or fortunately for us, the Planners over here had different… Continue reading Country Home Style: Building Our New ‘Old’ House

Home Tour/Interiors

Country Home Style: Master Bedroom Suite

I haven't done one of these Home Tour posts in quite a while so I thought I would kick them off again with a look at our Master Suite and how we went about styling it. I call it a suite as it is made up of three rooms.  We have a large Master Bedroom… Continue reading Country Home Style: Master Bedroom Suite

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Country Home Style: Dining Room

In today's homes it is more typical to have an Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area as opposed to individual rooms but when we were planning our home, we probably went against the trends and opted for a separate Kitchen and Dining Room. While our Kitchen is large enough to cater for a greater number of people than… Continue reading Country Home Style: Dining Room

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Our Self-Build Journey (Part 2)

In my previous post (see here) I explained how we planned our home and now I would like to share details of how we went about creating it. We project managed the entire build ourselves and with Feargal being involved in the construction industry as a Building Surveyor, this made the job a lot easier… Continue reading Our Self-Build Journey (Part 2)