Gandys Orphans for Orphans

On Boxing Day 2004, Rob and Paul Forkan lost their parents in the tsunami, when it hit Sri Lanka where the family were staying. Rob, Paul and their two younger siblings survived, then managed to… View Post

In Search Of: The Perfect Sofa Bed

One of the challenges of an inflated housing market is a shortage of space. We’re all a bit squished in. So we need more from less. Enter, the sofa bed! The most versatile of furnishings, a… View Post

DIY Copper Pumpkins

Little effort, big impact. Hello copper pumpkins!  One super speedy, inexpensive way to add a bit of Halloween chic to your home. And it’s so easy! I forgot the best bit. Easy. Nothing ambitious, no skill… View Post

DIY Marbled Mugs

I decided to make marbled mugs. I’d seen the marbled nail trend, and thought no way. But mugs, yeah I can cope with mugs. They look easy. Plus, I already have all the ingredients in… View Post

Drugstore Makeup Hits

Finding amazing new makeup is my idea of a good time. My makeup bag and I are constantly holding auditions to find the next big thing and we take it quite seriously.  Discovering amazing new affordable makeup,… View Post