Category: Ideas

Packing Your Decorations Away

Packing Your Decorations Away - box

We Have Found A Few Things To Help With Packing Your Decorations Away Ready For Next Christmas
Preparation is the key. Don’t start packing your Home Decorations away at random as come Christmas 2014 you’ll end up spending a vast amount of time sorting through everything again!

Instead work methodically, going room by room and investing in some storage solutions first, like this bauble box whic…

Homemade Cleaning Products

homemade cleaning products - lemon

I don’t really like lots of toxic cleaning products,
here are some tried and tested homemade
cleaning products I use

 

 

For Windows, Glass and Mirrors – I mix one part White Vinegar with 4 parts water into a clean spray bottle.Then simply spray on and wipe off with kitchen towel.  I then buff over with a cloth to leave nice and streak…

De-cluttering and Organising your Bathroom

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De-cluttering and organising your bathroom before Christmas
With Christmas only two weeks away hopefully you’re feeling relatively prepared – you’ve tidied the key areas of your house including the lounge, kitchen and hallway. However, have you thought about De-cluttering and Organising your Bathroom yet? Regardless of whether you have houseguests or not this year you know you’re probably…

Teaching Children To Stay In Bed

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Did you manage a lie in this morning?  This fabulous clock could help you.

Teaching children to stay in bed with a  Momo the Monkey clock.   I bought one of these after my friend recommended one.  My daughter got the hang of it very quickly, I think it is worth every penny.
If your child waking up in the middle of the night or an early riser Momo the monkey tells the child by opening…

Organise Your Guest Room

Spring Clean bedroom

If you have a spare bedroom in your home and guests are planning to stay with you this Christmas, we have some suggestions to organise your guest room now to take the pressure off on the lead up to the festive season.
 

When tackling any room I start by bringing black bags into the room to clear any clutter that has just been placed in the room.
I label the black…

DeCluttering Your Kitchen

decluttering your kitchen

It’s six weeks until Christmas so let’s focus on a plan DeCluttering your kitchen.
After the lounge this is probably the room where you’ll spend most of your time over Christmas – maybe even more so if you’re the one cooking the Christmas dinner this year. With such an important role to play in the Christmas day celebrations, its important that your kitchen has capacity for that fina…

Tips For Organising Your Car?

Does your Car need organising?

Sometimes we are so busy that it can be easy to over look your car, it can become a dumping ground.  Organising your car will help in the long term.
 

 
Having an organised car means you can easily find things when out and about, you are never short of supplies for the children.  Also having some items actually make your life easier.
Hopefully your car isn’t this untidy, but if it…

Need Help To Organise Paperwork?

overflowing paperwork

It can become overwhelming trying to Organise Paperwork with all of the in school and after school activities, school letters and diary dates.
 

I wanted to share with you what system I use to keep order at home to organise paperwork.  I have bought a nice Inbox (that matches my décor) that is kept on top of the worktop in the Kitchen.

When your children come home from school,…

Organising A Childrens Bedroom

Organising a children's bedroom - cherry blossom interiors

Organising A Childrens Bedroom
 

This week we are look at childrens bedrooms.  Mainly children’s bedrooms are cluttered with Toys and Clothes, below is the process I go through to de-clutter and organise their room.

When I start in any room, I bring black bags and labels with me to make piles.

In the childrens bedrooms these piles are:

Clothes grown out of – I Label the bag…

Choosing a Lamp

cherry blossom interiors lamp

The Genie (us) of the lamp
With the daylight hours rapidly diminishing, it is time to start thinking about alternative light sources for those dark winter months. With the right use of lamps, any room can be transformed into a cosy haven, & by using energy saving bulbs you could also save on electricity.  Think floor lamps, table lamps & desk lamps in a variety of styles, here are som…