Garden Makeover Phase 2 – Making a Plan

4 years ago we began overhauling our garden, the building work for the extension had left it rather battered, though it had never been much to brag about before that point if I’m honest. Our home is developing over time, we’ve never had a big lump sum of money to just tackle everything all at…

Making a Mud Kitchen for free.

We’ve had a mud kitchen in the garden since the girls were really young, they used to have a bath in it when we came home from a day at the beach. Stu knocked it together from a sink I picked up, for free, on Facebook Marketplace and some scraps of wood we had lying…

Garden Table Update.

Three years ago I teamed up with The Hairpin Leg Company for the first time, to encorporate their brilliant copper hairpin legs into the creation of our garden table. An incredibly simple build, but exactly what we wanted, chunky and basic! The table was, at the time, the last piece of the Garden Phase 1…

Garden makeover, Phase One.

I’ve shared various snippets of our garden transformations over the last several months, but until now haven’t managed to get it all down in one place. I’ve been waiting to take ‘the right shot’, for the weather to be just right, but in doing so time has gone by and some of the beautiful plants…

My beautiful copper hairpin garden table.

Progress is really being made in the garden and it seems so long ago that The Hairpin Leg Co. contacted me to see if I would be interested in making something with their products, obviously I jumped at the chance as most of you will have seen my kitchen table, I do like me a hairpin leg…

Sunday garden thoughts…

As the weather improves, slowly, day by day, my thoughts again turn more and more towards the garden. Stu and I have had many ‘conversations’ (read arguments!) in the last 5 months or so about what we want for the garden, we haven’t seen eye to eye on many points, but I feel we have…