Monthly Archives: November 2011

Stunning items to dress your home

It's amazing how some pieces of furniture give a room a real wow factor, these snugglers from john lewis are really interesting items. They're bigger than arm chairs but smaller than sofas making them useful for areas where you'd like … Continue reading
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St Peter’s Manor

St Peter's Manor is a stunning building! Thought to have been built in 1618 and restored in 1867, it's a beautiful black and white Grade II listed half timber framed Manor House. Pucture 9 appeals to the booklover in me, … Continue reading
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Birch Farm

Birch Farm is at Button Bridge! What a fab place name! It's a 7 bedroom detached house for sale at £6,000,000 and is in Button Bridge, Kinlet, Bewdley, Worcestershire Grade II* listed Georgian farmhouse with 7 bedrooms in need of … Continue reading
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Holbeam Cottage at Ogwell

Holbeam cottage at Ogwell, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 is quite remarkable! It's an old cottage thats been given a modern twist. It's got the period features of a Grade II listed, thatched, 1640s cottage combined with an ultra modern extension … Continue reading
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Lovely house book – The Arts and Crafts Country House

The Arts and Crafts Country House is a lovely book that will be on the wishlist of anyone who loves the Arts and Craft period. The Arts and Crafts Country House: From the Archives of Country Life The book has … Continue reading
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House prices up or down

Dependning which index you've looked at you'll think house prices are doing very different things. One has to assume that the limited numbers used for the Nationwide index make it less reflective of the whole market, and that the land … Continue reading
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A house cake mould

Possibly the strangest thing I'm going to post on my blog but I thought it was cute and if you had a friend who was moving house then you could make them a celebration cake with it! The house cake … Continue reading
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Kevin McCloud Book

Kevin McCloud's Principles of Home: Making a Place to Live Kevin McCloud's Principles of Home: Making a Place to Live An interesting book looking at different aspects of the home and discussing amongst many things sustainable housing such as that … Continue reading
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Solar Protection Blinds

I was recently reading about thermal blinds that are designed to keep the heat in, and thought what a good idea they are. At 247Blinds they have Solar Protection Blinds which are dual purpose - they help keep the sun's … Continue reading
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Designer Wallpaper

Is designer wallpaper worth the money? Many people think that by having a beautiful home, you enjoy it more and are more happy and content. The whole idea of having wallpaper up you don't like would be silly, especially when … Continue reading
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