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Take me there! After three weeks of scorching summer heat, a thunderstorm reclaims our garden. The air is crisp and a few mushrooms have popped up overnight... Inside, I'm fussing around, prepping for a very special bday party this weekend. Have a lovely day, Insta!!

The last of Jack's roses as I'm afraid with the next shower of rain these beauties are all gone. I can't even dead head one now without a shower of petals falling🌸🌸. Swipe for another look . In other news, I must love bringing stress on myself because at approximately 12.05am last night after checking today's forecast we decided to head to the beach for a couple of days and went online to book some last minute accommodation. Feck it, we don't know when we will get the weather again so why not? A bit of spontaneity is good sometimes and I used to be the world's most spontaneous person once upon a time pre kids. It was worth the late night packing and panicking to see the look on the kids little faces this morning. One night away but to them we are going on HOLIDAYS 😎👙☀️ 🏖️🌊☀️Enjoy the sunshine everyone xx . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #instahome  #stonebuilding  #stonecottage  #roses  #pinkroses  #oldireland  #stable  #irishhomes  #irishinteriors  #designblog  #interiorinspo  #interiorsblog  #selfbuild  #selfbuildireland  #ireland  #myhouseandhome  #myhomevibe  #myhomestyle  #diyproject  #exteriordesign  #exteriorprojects  #pocketofmyhome  #sorealhomes  #countryhouse  #countryliving  #countrycottage  #irishcottage  #ahousebythetrees 

Hiding from the heat, prepping the gazpacho, cleaning windows and sprucing up every nook and cranny of our new house while deaming of misty mornings and chill weather... Stay cool, Insta!

I've think I've always been a bit of a commitaphobe in life (I'm sure that's a word?) 😬 same applies for hanging artwork on the wall 🙈 this gorgeous @juniqeartshop  print will probably float around the house for a while until I commit to a permanent spot! #juniqe  #juniqehome  #gift  . . There's 25% off @juniqeartshop  with code STEPHGOWLA25 (min order £29) . . . . . . . . #roomhints  #rustichomedecor  #currentdesignsituation  #thenewsouthern  #beckiowensfeature  #maketimefordesign  #myhomecrushmyinteriormydecor  #mydomaine  #myhomeforhp  #thethriftedhome  #myinterior  #olivrahomedecor  #Briwantstosee  #myseasonalrevamp  #handmademodernhome  #iheartthishaven  #charminghomes  #farmhousefanatics  #howwelive  #stylingtheseasons  #homerenovation  #interiors123  #doingneutralright  #stonecottage  #nestandthrive  #modernfarmhouse  #modernrustic 

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Take me there! After three weeks of scorching summer heat, a thunderstorm reclaims our garden. The air is crisp and a few mushrooms have popped up overnight... Inside, I'm fussing around, prepping for a very special bday party this weekend. Have a lovely day, Insta!!

This 2 bedroom terraced cottage enjoys an idyllic location in Tantobie, County Durham. For more information, call Bettermove now on 0330 004 0050

Good morning peoples 😃 I found the perfect little sign for me at the steampunk market I attended last weekend...those that know me will understand 😉 ... I can highly recommend the candles at @pqsoywaxcandles  too...this one is sandalwood, my favourite and it smells divine! 😍 ... #northyorkshire  #myhome  #lovemyhome  #myhomestyle  #stonecottage  #countrycottage  #cottagestyle  #cottagedecor  #cottagecharm  #countryhome  #countryliving  #countrystyle  #homedecor  #homesweethome  #homesofinstagram  #signs  #steampunk  #steampunkmarket  #poppies  #fakeflowers  #candles  #candleshop  #sandalwood  #divinescents 

Check out this amaaaazing handmade steampunk lamp we bought at the market that I attended this past weekend. It gives off such a lovely cosy glow!! 😃😍 ... #northyorkshire  #myhome  #lovemyhome  #myhomestyle  #stonecottage  #countrycottage  #cottagestyle  #cottagedecor  #cottagecharm  #countryhome  #countryliving  #countrystyle  #homedecor  #homesweethome  #homesofinstagram  #handmade  #steampunk  #steampunklamp  #steampunklighting  #steampunkstyle  #steampunkdecor  #cosyglow  #lighting 

Such a ROCK’IN beauty! 🗿 Those windows, the gables, those happy upswept eaves! Enchanting! 💫 Kudos to @sittingprettyhomes ! #berwynpennsylvania  #stonehouses  #charminghomes  #housesofinstagram  #bhghomes  #oldhouselove  #craftsmanhouses  #houses_ofthe_world  #curbappeal  #stonecottage 

Remember that I moved our little second hand console table from the porch up into our bedroom to use as a dressing table? Well I’ve been looking for a lovely piece of vintage furniture or a storage bench for ages to stick in the space... But I couldn’t find anything narrow enough. Living in an old property which has absolutely no storage AT ALL 🤦🏼‍♀️ I got desperate. So a trip to @ikeauk  later and it’s all sorted! This tiny little piece of shoe storage is super narrow and fits perfectly in the gap! It’s not something I would have originally chosen for our home, but it’s definitely an improvement and it’s so nice to get all of our shoes off of the floor! . . P.S. I will try and show you more of these two rooms as I do love them (and my vintage reclaimed door is a beaut 😍) but the first extension ( where I’m standing) is still a dumping ground whilst we attempt to get going with the room of doom again... and the first extension itself is still not actually finished! We have a internal window above the beams for example that still needs painting and glazing... will it ever end? . . P.P.S. As always, nothing is straight. Apart from maybe the new doorway?! Did Mr D build it straight?! 🤨 I can’t tell?! . . . (Faux tree part of a paid partnership with @primark.home  ) . #countryhomestyle  #cotswoldcottage  #stonecottage  #cottagerenovation  #slidingdoor  #oakbeams  #homeimprovements  #restoration  #cottagechic  #cottagestyledecor  #periodhomes  #periodliving  #englishhome  #exposedstone  #cotswoldstone  #mirrormirror  #pendantlighting  #barndoor  #doorsofinstagram  #charminghome  #doingneutralright  #interior125  #interiorstyles  #hallwayideas  #hallwayinspo  #hallwaydesign  #countrystyleloves  #countrydecor  #countryhousestyle  #country_features 

1 Waverly Road, Asheville This adorable historic stone cottage sits on a level lot in the heart of popular Kenilworth. Total updating took place in 2015 which included new kitchen, updated bath, refinishing of hardwoods, new roofing, new HVAC and water heater. The current owners updated windows, fenced in the shady backyard, added a patio and a storage shed. All appliances stay including a television, an electric lawn mower and all yard tools. The location is minutes from downtown, #BiltmoreVillage , hospital and shopping. This turnkey charmer is ready for it's new owner(s)! www.1waverlyroad.com #828isgreat  #asheville  #avl  #realty  #realestate  #kenilworth  #preferredproperties  #homesweethome🏡  #stonecottage 

Cuteness overload with this cottage named Wisteria Cottage🌸✨ . . . #thatchedcottage  #stonecottage  #cottage  #countrycottage  #cottagelife  #villagelife  #blackandwhitehouses 

Our other ladder display - we have another of these ladders in the garden (see previous post) They are so versatile and beautiful and it was perfect for our bathroom 😍 ... #northyorkshire  #myhome  #lovemyhome  #myhomestyle  #stonecottage  #countrycottage  #cottagestyle  #cottagedecor  #cottagecharm  #countryhome  #countryliving  #countrystyle  #homedecor  #homesweethome  #homesofinstagram  #bathrooms  #bathroomdecor  #bathroomfurniture  #bathroomideas  #ladderdisplay  #timetotelax 

I love bolognese and lasagna! The pile of passata I made with the home grown tomatoes is shrinking but I should have enough to get me through until the next tomato season... fingers crossed! It tastes amazing and they came direct from the veggie patch so the travel miles are zero :) To make it, I just chop a heap of tomatoes up, put them in a big pot and cook them down, then straight into the vacola jars. I don't peel them, sieve them, or add anything else. I keep it super simple!

On a #hotstillsummerevening  like today my #englishcottagegarden  is full of the wonderful #perfume  of #nicotianas  #fragrantcloudnicotiana  and the #mysteryone  from@some  seed I acquired on a day out with @lincolnmary  and @madge.moore.5  . Our mum used to love nicotianas and I often think about her when I smell the fragrance #stonecottage  . Luckily I have a bed full of these down at my #allotment  so I can fill the house with them too. #angelsfishingrods  #dierama 

What a lovely day it's been and now it's time to sit and relax outside for a bit 😃😍 ... Our garden is a work in progress but it's the first time we've had one for several years. I'm loving how it's all coming together so far though. I really love our French bistro set and the ladder display and I'm looking forward to using that cast iron log stove on chillier evenings...I know we're going to have to wait awhile for those though 😂😜 ... #northyorkshire  #myhome  #lovemyhome  #myhomestyle  #stonecottage  #countrycottage  #cottagestyle  #cottagedecor  #cottagecharm  #countryhome  #countryliving  #countrystyle  #homedecor  #homesweethome  #homesofinstagram  #timetorelax  #outinthegarden  #outdoorfurniture  #outdoorseating  #gardenfurniture  #gardendecor  #gardenlife  #gardenideas  #chimenea  #frenchbistro  #bistrotable  #bistrochairs  #ladderdisplay 

🐾Our handsome Gloria....the Male Guinea Fowl and only boy in the flock. He can be a shy boy but also a guard-bird, a tippy-toe dancer and loves to chat with us, back and forth, with the sweetest of birdy whistles! #littleonesmicrosanctuary  #microsanctuarymovement  #birdsofig  🏡Nearly 3 years old and came to live with us one winter's morning with Jemima the Duck. Currently sitting in an area just outside the kitchen window which we hope to fund a 2nd bunny run for nice days like this. We have 2 bunny families that definitely don't mingle!! We already have the outdoor house that they can use for shelter. This means the whole back area just next to the house will be dedicated bunny playground. For now....Gloria relaxes. #cottagerenovation  #stonecottage  #diy  🌱The beautiful calathea musaica.....how I am keeping a high, humid plant alive is beyond me but it is doing well. Using water left out for 24+ hrs, pebble tray, misting and even 3 small glasses with water. Plus buddied up with an African Mask. #plantlife  #calatheamusaica  #indoorplantsdecor 

. . When I was thinking of Wales before we visited, it was the traditional Welsh stone cottages I thought of. . . In Pembrokeshire, you still very much have that traditional look and feel in many parts of it. The cottages are so pretty and just add that yesteryear charm. I think they are so gorgeous! . . I’m not sure what the next few months have in store, it’s wait and see. We have Niks results appointment Friday now, so that will be almost two weeks extra we have waited! It’s scary. I don’t mind telling you the wait is not easy, so our wonderful Wales trip was perfect timing! . . Still, if all goes to the plan that nik and I are hoping for, (🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻) then we could be looking at a week in the Sun around October . . Do you have any more travel plans for the next few months? Tell me all, let me live vicariously through you 😬 . . . . #welshcottage  #welshstone  #stonecottage 

I'm pretty pleased with these fake flowers I chose for my floral display. I'm loving the colours of the leaves and I even decided to decorate the jar myself 😜😍 ... #northyorkshire  #myhome  #lovemyhome  #myhomestyle  #stonecottage  #countrycottage  #cottagestyle  #cottagedecor  #cottagecharm  #countryhome  #countryliving  #countrystyle  #homedecor  #homesweethome  #homesofinstagram  #flowers  #fakeflowers  #flowerdisplay  #floraldisplay  #create  #creativity  #decorate 

Life status : currently holding it all together with one bobby pin 🤪

Forever in search of the “elsewhere”. . Searching for new places, wanting new experiences, interested in taking to people who are unlike myself. Curious always for things that I don’t know, haven’t experienced and don’t yet understand. . Every time I got somewhere else I like the person that I am better. I am quieter, more patient, I dress better, I am more open to strangeness and more forgiving of peoples foibles. . It was only recently that I realized in a concrete way that I could be that person in my everyday life. . This is probably one of the more interesting aspects of travel in my opinion. You are forced to come face to face with yourself in some of the worst (and best) situations. You are forced to really examine who you are and what you want out of life. It’s an important lesson that I am eternally grateful for everyday as I learn and grow. . . . #travel  #travelphotography  #travellessons  #travelblog  #travelblogger  #travellingthroughtheworld  #womentravel  #womentravel  #womenempowerment  #womenintechnology  #europe  #england  #bathengland  #mondaymusings  #stonecottage  #englishtown  #englishcountryside 

💕 And just like that the old gal is 11 💕 She's definitely the queen of the house and has been our pride and joy long before we had babies 🐶 I'd be lost without her and each year we're given with her is a blessing. Grade 4 heart murmur hasn't aged her in the slightest. Such a sweetheart 😍 Happy Birthday Phoebe 💕 ♡♡ • • • #birthdaygirl  #11today  #pamperedpooch  #cavalierkingcharlesspaniel  #itsacavthing  #dogsofinstagram  #moderncountry  #homesweethome  #myhyggehome  #dailydecoredose  #cosycottage  #hygge  #thatchedcottage  #countrylife  #countryhomes  #countryliving  #countryhomesandinteriors  #cottagestyle  #interiorandhome  #countrycottage  #cottage  #cottagelife  #cottages  #stonecottage  #cottagegarden  #cottagegarden  #cottageliving 

Really a good day 💜

BEAUTY BEYOND BEYOND 💜🌳💜 Those of us stateside have seen pics like this before. Do any of us stop...and wonder...what living in this house, with this lavender field in the backyard, look and feel like? Are these homeowners living out lives of beauty...quietly and peacefully? ... .. I sure hope so. Few settings could be more idyllic. Or more at one with the beauty of the earth. Happy Monday, beauty lovers everywhere! 💚 .. #frenchcountry  #frenchcountrycottage  #frenchcountryliving  #frenchcottage  ##frenchcountryhome  #stonecottage  #frenchcountryfarmhouse  #farmhouse  #cottagefarmhouse  #farmhouselife  #frenchcountryinspired  #stonehouse  #farmhousehappy  #frenchfarmhouse  #cottage  #cottagestyle  #countryfrench  #thedecoratedcottage  #lavender  #lavenderfields  #france  #provence  #aix  #provencestyle  #provencelifestyle  #traveltofrance  #francophile  #carolinafernandezcreative  .. 📸: via #pinterest 

Grateful to @microsanctuaryresourcecenter  for support and to all who helped in everyway this weekend. We have matched the grant to afford the highest dose possible. Thank you for the support. Arrived at the vet clinic at 9am and an order for six 9.7 dose implants is being put through. Implants should be here tomorrow and hopefully, all girls will be implanted by tomorrow evening. We'll be honest....the stress gets high and worry takes over when you know they need help. Guilty of frustration, anger and sadness. We believe for hens the saving does not end when they are safe in their new home but the long term care with implants to take away the burden of egg laying is necessary. Next step....working on self-frustration when all you want to do is keep them from harm. Thank you for liking, kind words, using PayPal and using our Amazon Wishlist (which is still available - please ask if interested). PayPal link in bio. #littleonesmicrosanctuary  New start today.... Welcome to our 1930s, Irish cottage (still in renovating mode) that is a home to not just us but our little ones. We work hard and quietly as a private Microsanctuary to care for many residents while giving a lot of TLC to a cottage and land that was in desperate need of work! Please follow if you wish ..... for #microsanctuary  #irishcottage  #plantlife  #stonecottage  #yuccaplant  #hensofinstagram 

An olde worlde cottage in the village of Chapel Brampton • . . . #oldeworlde  #cottage  #olde  #stone  #stonecottage  #history  #architecture  #stonehouse  #northampton  #chapelbrampton  #village  #bramptons  #northamptonshire 

Not the best light to be taking photos. #englishgarden  #garden  #yorkshirestone  #stonecottage  #exotic  #succlent  #alpines 

I've been out this weekend selling my art at a steampunk festival and I'm pleased to say I did rather well. When we got home, look who we spotted out for an early evening stroll right outside the front of our place? Bless his/her little cotton socks - he/she was having so much fun 😉😃😍 ... Btw we've named them Dolly & Dotty 😜 How do you tell the difference as to whether it's a boy or a girl anyway? ... #northyorkshire  #myhome  #lovemyhome  #myhomestyle  #stonecottage  #countrycottage  #cottagestyle  #cottagedecor  #cottagecharm  #countryhome  #countryliving  #countrystyle  #homedecor  #homesweethome  #homesofinstagram  #art  #steampunkmarket  #steampunkfestival  #deers  #reindeers  #wildlife  #countrylife 

It looks like a witches house from a ladybird well loved tale, they call it The Ugly House. Either way it has stunning gardens and made a fan cream tea, it’s a cafe and honeybee haven. #fairytale  #nature  #wales  #betwsycoed  #folklore  #bookish  #welshfolklore  #theuglyhouse  #wood  #holiday  #northwales  #forest  #cafe  #witches  #historic  #stonecottage  #countryside  #visitwales  #tyhyll  #historical  #naturalworld  #witchescottage  #tearoom  #welllovedtales  #architecture 

The photographer has been and the house will be on the website this week!! Availability for booking will be from this Friday (19th July). As soon as it’s live on the website we will post a link. Until then, here’s an early look at the virtual tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=BsHZSTZDkcS #northwalesholidaycottages  #holidaylet  #holidayhome  #northwales  #rivergarden  #renovation  #corwen  #cottagerental  #stonecottage  #lilybankcottage 

Sunset at the farm, favorite view, view from our bedroom porch, and those timber beams!!!!! @eternitybuilders  -Over the Top impressed. From day one!!!! Extremely grateful and excellent craftsmanship!!! Basement floor is in, roof on the open porch is on, rough-Ins for electrical and HVAC are complete. First inspection went awesome. Thank you to all of the crew that has helped us get this far!!! Loving this little Stone Cottage already! #sunsetatthefarm  #timberbeams  #lovethisview  #stonehome  #stonehousefarm  #stonecottage  #stonecottagefarm  #stonecottages  #newbuildhome  #newbuildjourney  #newbuildjourney2019  #qualityoverquantity 

G R A V I T Y I feel myself gravitating more and more to a life in the countryside 🌿🌷. Living in the middle of a busy but culturally rich city like Berlin def has its upsides but sometimes you just want some absolute silence and enjoy nature to the fullest 🌱. . . . . . . . . #countrygirl  #serenity  #enjoynature  #stonecottage  #ififitsisits  #yesweekend  #travel  #offthewall  #hithere  #positivevibes  #thinkpositive  #lovelife 

Kingham & Bleddington 🇬🇧 Scenic Cotswold villages situated in the Evenlode Valley. Home to plenty elegant stone and thatch cottages mostly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. #kingham  #kinghamstation  #bleddington  #oxfordshire  #gloucestershire  #cotswoldsdistrict  #thatchedcottage  #stonecottage 

Our front door ... in @farrowandball  French Grey! Just as it should be! Swipe to see a glimpse of my moment of madness when it went Brassica (for all of half an hour!). Clearly I’m not I to creating a REVOLUTION in our village ... neutrals are best! @storyofmyhome  #storyofmyhome  #frontdoor  #frenchgrey  #farrowandball  #brassica  #ourhome  #myhomethismonth  #baytree  #decoratingdoors  #neutraldecor  #numberthree  #yorkshirevillage  #villagelife  #cottagelife  #countrycottage  #stonecottage  #julychallenge  #mygardenthismonth 

Last evening we arrived at this small #village  on Italian side of the #alps  called #druogno . Never heard of it until few days ago and we would have never visited it otherwise. But we were searching for some budget #Airbnb  accommodation lower down the mountin where we could base ourselves for a few more #alpinerides  while resting in #warmer  climes. I am constantly reminded that when you open yourself up to the #world  wonderful comes to greet you. Our home for next few days is a small #stonecottage  which looks onto the village and lovely Roberta is renting us a private suite in the midst of #tranquility , for £22/night. Be open to getting yourself a room in a #sharedaccomodation  next time you travel and you’ll probably meet some amazing people and places on your #journey . Happy one more day on spaceship Earth! 🌎#mothernature  #beautifulnature  #noplanetb  #wearethechange  #humble  #grateful  #mototravel  #mototrip  #motocouple  #onedayatthetime  #rest  #appreciatenow  #now 

Dressed for mum’s night out in Manchester last night. We’re going out clubbing in Manchester, something I haven’t done since Ibiza in my twenties 🙈 At least I’ve got better clothes in my 40’s and we had a lovely time! My trainers were the right choice for dancing into the early morning hours 😀💃 . . ⠀⠀ . . #mystyle  #mumlife  #cottage  cottagelife #cottagegarden  #cottageliving  #englishcottage  #stonecottage