We have been living in our home for 3 years now and some areas in our home need a makeover and a little attention. I’ve decided to try and work at doing one room at a time – starting with … Continue reading
I’m reposting this idea now that schools back again. It works really well in our house!
I don’t know about you but my kids come home from school and throw their bags down on the floor of the kitchen and keep on walking. It was driving me crazy! I was inspired by the Organised Housewife to create an area to hang school bags.
I wanted a spot that was easily accessible for the kids and me. We have a double fridge and freezer recess in our kitchen but we only have a single fridge. So I thought that would be a great spot to hang our bags. Not only was it easy for the kids, it was also great for me because it was in the kitchen and it was a dead area that I hated looking at!
I bought MDF (wooden) letters from Spotlight, for each of my kids and painted them in their favourite colour. I bought 4 hooks from Ikea, an extra hook for my handbag…
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In a previous post I showed how we displayed our kids art work. Well, we have added to our wall. At the end of last year Oscar and Layla come home with all their school books, portfolios and art work. … Continue reading
Oh Christmas tree! Oh Christmas tree! You are so lovely! Ok I need to confess we usually put our Christmas tree up on the 1st of December however, this year I decided to do it earlier as we have a … Continue reading
A simple great idea.
Since Oscar’s big night of winning the Young Writers Award. His award has been proudly on display in our Creative Memories Everyday Display. Our display is in the hub of our home – where everyone and anyone who comes over can see it. … Continue reading
I love wrapping gifts, when I was studying at uni I worked in a few retail shops but my favourite was Crabtree & Evelyn not only were the products gorgeous but I loved wrapping gifts for customers. I even learnt how to tie a … Continue reading
Each of my children have their own memory box (or keepsake box). It is stored up high in their wardrobes and in there are special momento’s, gifts and items. Some of the items are birthday cards, baptism candle, school personalised tea towels, art … Continue reading
Well as it turns out Layla seems to be following in my footsteps when it comes to anything creative and crafty. She loves play dough, college, painting, making cards and very basic scrapbooking (photo college). We have a craft/writing-table set up in … Continue reading
I don’t know about you but my kids come home from school and throw their bags down on the floor of the kitchen and keep on walking. It was driving me crazy! I was inspired by the Organised Housewife to … Continue reading