How we curate a gallery wall

The thing about gallery walls, for me, is that there doesn't necessarily have to be any die hard 'rules'. Yes, it's a good idea to hang the pictures straight (although with period properties and wonky walls, this is often a difficult feat, too!).
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Our reusable nappy journey

So, we've been using reusable nappies (as well as disposables) in our routine with Peggy since she was around 8 months old and I wanted to share some info on our journey so far. This isn't an 'everyone MUST do this' post, we don't solely use them but we feel…
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Tips for building an online portfolio/profile/brand

We're so lucky to be doing what we love from creating something out of, essentially, nothing (privilege and experience aside, my blog cost nothing to set up in 2011). I thought I'd write down some thoughts on how we went from side hustle to fully fledged business, especially in terms…
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The reason I’m always painting

I have banged on about the transformative power of paint for years. And for us, we have found it to be a hugely cost effective part of our renovation journey. I'm not sure I'll ever be a fully fledged painter and decorator and I will probably never be able to…
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How to achieve your perfect stair runner

I was going to call this post 'the truth behind stair runners' but felt like it sounded a bit murder mystery for a blog post, but I really wanted to talk about the carpet specifically before I did a tour of the hallway.  Mainly because: who knew a stair runner…
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A quick guide to Instagram DM etiquette

Hi, my name is Alex and I spend a lot of my time online. I share a lot of my life, personal thoughts and feelings here as well as create imagery, useful content and tips. But with this growing online presence comes a new, different responsibility.
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Home Tour: Tiny & The House

I've NO idea why I like this house, it doesn't reflect my taste even one little bit!! Ha...who doesn't love a velvet sofa and a gallery wall?! Jacqueline is fairly new to the social media scene (she has had her account for around a year: @Tinyandthehouse) but hers has quickly…
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My relationship with money

Money, its something we never have enough of, right?! But it's also something, I believe, we're not talking enough about. I have always been quite open about money, mainly because I have never had tons of it, so perhaps I have always felt the 'money' chat didn't really ever apply…
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