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FITTING LAMINATE FLOORING IN THE KITCHEN AND BATHROOM

Hiya! Seems like a while since I did any home renovation updates. Things have been really busy what with launching the No Bull Blog School and the new Vlog etc, so a lot of the decoration side of things was on hold a bit. Pleased to say we're back on it! First up, we've recently had a brand new laminate floor laid in our bathroom and kitchen, and I think you'll agree the transformation it's made is pretty incredible!

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ME + HUBBY SHARE OUR TOP 5 #COMINGHOME TIPS PLUS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A COMING HOME SURPRISE WORTH £1500!

I recently came across the new Hive 'coming home' campaign and really loved it! The campaign is all about capturing that special coming home moment. The campaign really inspired me to think about how to create that perfect return home, and so I pulled in the expertise of my hubby who is THE best at making sure our home is perfect when we get home from trips away. In this blog we've shared our top 5 tips to creating that perfect coming home moment, oh and I musn't forget to mention that if you read to the end there's a really cool competition where you can win the ultimate coming home surprise for a loved one worth £1500 smackaroos! WOW!

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5 PIECES OF HOME TECHNOLOGY THAT ARE GENUINELY USEFUL

It seems like everywhere we turn nowadays there is a piece of new home technology that demands to be noticed. But honestly, how much of it is actually useful? Do I really need a robotic letterbox that flings my post into my awaiting hands each morning, or a toilet roll holder that also conveniently holds my iPad?! Ok, I made those up (the first one at least). But I have seen some pretty awesome pieces of home technology that are genuinely useful whilst I've been out and about shooting in some amazing location houses. Things that genuinely had me thinking... I need to get that! So here are my top 5 genuinely useful pieces of home technology. 

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FINDING YOUR OWN UNIQUE STYLE FOR YOUR HOME

Once, someone said to me something I will never forget. I'd arranged my hairdresser to come to my flat for the first time to cut my hair. As she arrived she said 'I knew this was your flat, I could tell from the outside. It is so you.' For some reason that statement struck a chord with me more than any other compliments I've ever had about my home.

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HOW TO CREATE A PARISIAN CHIC LOOK IN YOUR HOME

Paris oh beloved paris, what a city! The perfect blend of glamour and period detailing. With such an abundant romantic feel, whether its the beautiful sparkled lighted streets at night, loved up getaways, sneaky back street boutiques or the fab flea markets (wonder which is my favourite?!), the whole place is just steeped in a magic all of its own. So, how can we bring a little of Paris to our own homes?

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SUMMER HOMEWARE HAUL (VIDEO)

Feel like you could do with a little suttin-suttin to spruce up your home this summer? We did! It felt like we had a big list of items that were just nagging us because they weren't quite perfect yet. We all know the feeling right?! We made a few purchases, from charity shop bargains to pricey sofas. Instead of me listing out what we bought, I thought it would be way more fun for you to watch a little video in true Sarah Akwisombe style!

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10 WAYS YOUR HOME CAN MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION

"You never get a second chance to make a first impression." - Unknown

We all know how important first impressions are.

Making someone feel great when they first enter your property is one of the best things you can do as a homeowner. Not only for your guests, but also yourself. There's nothing better than coming home after a long day to a home that's giving off all of the right vibes.

In this post, I share 10 ways that you can create a great first impression of your home!

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SETTING UP SHOP

You may have noticed that I've added a little suttin suttin up the top in the navigation bar. You got it, I've opened a shop! Inside you'll find a curated selection of my favourite items for the home. I hope you'll enjoy them as much as I have finding them. You can expect to find geometric prints, great colours, a mix of modern and period styles and lots of metallics. Most are statement pieces that can be dressed alongside your regular and more affordable items from Ikea etc. 

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