3 Ways to Prepare Your Patio For Amazing Autumn Parties

September 3, 2017 No Comments

Autumn is fast approaching and the weather is starting to cool down. Don’t pack up your patio furniture and leave the backyard untouched until Spring, because your patio is the perfect place to throw a party. There are lots of opportunities this autumn to entertain friends and family outside: you can invite guests over for cocktails or a barbecue—if you have a big group of kids to keep busy, you can set up tables outside and do some pumpkin carving. Before you make any plans, you should make sure that your patio is ready for entertaining. Here are the three best ways to get your outdoor space back in shape.

How to style a wooden playhouse

August 30, 2017 8 Comments

If you want a magical little place where you or your little ones can enter into a world of make believe, you’ve got to get a wooden playhouse. A wooden playhouse is an amazing way to bring amazement into your world and that of your children.  Whilst there are many different designs to choose from, it is what you choose to do with it that is the important thing.  Whether you want a calming space for them to relax in, somewhere that will allow them to be creative or a space that lets their imagination run wild.  Take a look at these ideas on how to style a wooden playhouse

How to make the garden fun for the children

August 27, 2017 12 Comments

If you are looking to transform your outdoor space and create an inviting space for your kids, there are so many ways you can make the garden fun for the children.   Now some children don’t need any encouragement to get out into the garden (in fact, getting them back in again is usually the issue).  However, with the pull of computers, tablets and films sometimes you need to persuade them to get outdoors. Take a look at these ideas on how to make the garden fun for the children…

Big Game Hunters // Crooked Mansion Wooden Playhouse

August 24, 2017 12 Comments

It’s such silly things to remember from my childhood, however, something I have always wanted to give my children is a wooden playhouse.  One that would be played in throughout their childhood and one that they would recall when they are older.  After years of not having a garden to house a playhouse, last year we moved home and finally have a garden to call our own.  Whilst a trampoline was one of the first things we added for them, I still longed for a playhouse for them to enjoy.

Winchester Single Oval Back Teak Garden Bench

August 12, 2017 10 Comments

When I was a little girl I would visit my grandparents in the summer holidays.  My granny had the most amazing garden to the front of her house.  With beautiful flower beds, rose bush archway and a lawn that I could only ever dream of achieving.  In front of the window was a wooden garden bench which she would sit on whilst the grandchildren played.  I think this was partly to keep an eye on us, but mostly so we didn’t destroy her beautiful garden.

Don’t you think daisies are the friendliest flower?

August 3, 2017 No Comments

There is something special about receiving a bunch of flowers.  Whether it is a few daisies collected from the lawn and given to you by your child.  A bouquet of flowers for your birthday or anniversary.  Or even that reduced bunch that you found smiling at you in the supermarket as you hastily gathered last minute milk and bread supplies.

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