Could you do a 12 month Creative Challenge?
Back in December I posted about my personal challenge for 2016, to knit 12 shawls in a year. (For those of you asking ‘why?’ I can only say ‘why not?’) So, did I manage it? Read on to find out!
What Camera is Best for Blogging?
It’s no secret that my biggest challenge as a new blogger is photography. I’ve always been a point and shoot photographer, and relied on being able to just take a lot of pictures then select the best one. Now I want to be giving my readers clear and accurate photo guides of how-to projects, before and after room schemes, and inspirational landscape shots of the beautiful coast and countryside. So I really need to up my photography game! This post is dedicated to my research on cameras to date, in the hope that it’ll help others, and that I’ll get some feedback to help me in my final selection of my new blogging camera.
How’s Your Garden Growing?
Back in February I posted the first in my series: The novice gardener by the season, the Winter Edition. I moved to my Coastal Home at the end of January so I’ve just been discovering my garden. You’ll have to wait a while for the Spring Edition, where I’ll take you thorough what I’ve done so far, and the lessons learnt to date. In particular I’m trying to get some fruit and veg growing underway!
This month I’ve joined the Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by May dreams gardens. Each month bloggers around the World post pictures of their gardens in bloom! Here’s my March Edition to give you a taste of how The Creative Coastal Home garden is looking.
Last year I posted about the lessons I learned from fitting my own kitchen. I also fitted my own bathroom in my previous home! If I can do it anyone can – you just need patience! Here’s the lessons I learned from this one:
How is your home style influenced and inspired?
Recently I posted What’s my home style? Part One to give you some hints about my home style, and what you might expect as I decorate The Creative Coastal Home. But of course although I have my favourite things that I’ve brought with me, my style is evolving. Here’s what influences and inspires me: