Our house, for us.

Today I want to talk about something that has changed our lives, it’s not a new concept, but it’s given us more freedom, more choice and more comfort. The decision to commit to our home, to where we are, to make it the best house it can be for us, without being dictated by the…

A window solution.

It’s no secret that we don’t have any window dressings in our downstairs, I find many options overly fussy and as someone who is very anti-housework I see curtains and blinds as an extra place for dust to settle. We’re fortunate that the back of the house isn’t particularly overlooked and we live in a…

Tiptoe Craft Desk Update.

The craft corner is perhaps the most used area of the house, certainly by the girls that is. If we had to get rid of every single toy, as long as the supply cupboard was well stocked, I’m not sure Nancy and Eula would be all that concerned, it’s a very industrious corner, a constant…

A quick and cheap Kitchen drawer hack.

Evening all, so yesterday on my Instagram Stories I shared a quick kitchen drawer makeover. From cluttered, chaotic hell to lovely ordered bliss. I was inundated with messages from people who watched, it’s reassuring to see how many of you get your kicks from labels and compartmentalisation too! Insta Stories only last 24hrs (I forgot to add…

Amara IBA Winner Interview.

Amara are featuring the winners of the Interior Blog Awards over on their blog and this week it’s the turn of the Best Design Inspiration Blog, oh, that’s me! ♡ To hear about my inspiration for starting Alice in Scandiland, my advice to someone starting out and more head over there now. Click here to read more. I hope…

Three Scrummy Sausage Roll recipes.

A week or so ago I shared a snap of the kitchen and declared my love for my first attempt at making Sausage Rolls. I was inundated with requests for the recipe, so I thought I’d do a super quick blog about them. The title is a little deceptive, it’s basically one recipe, with a…

A few 2018 wishes…

I don’t really do New Year resolutions, but I do have a think about the year that’s gone and the one that is to come, and all that is possible in that time. I want to find a groove that I’m really comfortable in, whatever that may be, I don’t feel I’ve found it yet….

Inbetween time.

We’re in limbo land, the inbetween time, Christmas has passed, the New Year and that feeling of a fresh start approaches, but it isn’t here yet. It’s a funny time, you lose track of the days, there’s still loads of sweet treats in the house, so if you have the same amount of willpower as…

Christmas Stockings and things.

It’s Christmas Eve and all the planning and buying and build up is coming to frution. It’s the creating that I love most about Christmas, the chance to justify sitting down and spending half an hour weaving foliage into a ring, just as important, in fact much more so than the 3 loads of dirty…

The Decorated Tree.

Last week I shared with you our family Christmas tree buying traditions, but left you with the naked tree. Now it’s time for the decorations. I like to think I’m pretty good at taking snaps of our home and the details within, but certain things are just beyond my limited skill set. Photographing decorated Christmas trees…

Christmas table inspiration.

I thought I’d share some of my Christmas table inspiration, I have a thing with perusing table scapes on Pinterest, it feeds my love for beautiful crockery, lovely glasses and general faffing and prettifying. Add in a sprinkle of Christmas and I’m in heaven. For me, this year, it’s all about bringing the outside in,…