Category Archives: Homes and Gardens

Planning a Garden and Further Renovations

When we bought our current home, first sighting we fell in love with it. We could see the potential and we knew it would take time and money to turn it around. The house had been empty for over two … Continue reading

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Always Another Project – Back to the Outdoors. Part 1

Garden Project Phase 1 Spring has definitely sprung! Its time to “Get Stuck In,” literally. Which means in effect that we have some hard work to do. do as all the rain, sunshine and pollen have certainly made an impact, … Continue reading

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Spring time Blooms and Gardens

Oh how I cant wait to see some colour in our garden, if only it would stop raining! Rain, rain go away, lets see something of that glowing yellow ball in the sky.Wet and damp conditions are demoralizing. Outdoor temperatures … Continue reading

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Spring Time – Planning – Outdoor Dining

I guess we shouldn’t complain about the weather, but, being English it seems to be a favourite pastime. It has been a bizarre winter here in Georgia. No snow – thankfully, no dangerous icy roads to contend with. Although we … Continue reading

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An Outdoor Project – A Pergola or An Arbor?

After lots of planning, choosing materials, revising our plans over again, the groundwork was in place ready to build our outdoor space. We chose materials from Home Depot, a few delays in supplying the materials. As I write this we … Continue reading

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The Next Outdoor Project. Part 1.

So what are we up to now at the Looker household. You may well ask! This time we needed help as this project was definitely out of our capabilities. We moved from the indoors to the outdoors. Our deck area … Continue reading

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Home Improvements.

Home Improvements, Here we go again. Before we can really get to grips with our back garden, we must sort out the outside of our home. Having attracted an unwanted woodpecker, who obviously had eyes on drilling holes into our … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home? Before the For Sale Sign Goes Up, Here Are Some “Must Do’s”

Those of us who have moved house know how stressful it can be. Selling and buying another property simultaneously can push your stress levels literally through the roof. You maybe be contemplating a house move for a variety of reasons. … Continue reading

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Current Home Decor Colour Trends 2018

Interior Fashion – Home Décor There is no doubt that the fashion world and the catwalk influence home décor and design, from colour, prints, patterns and textures. Each season there is something that translates from the clothes rails of London, … Continue reading

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The Markay Gallery – Marietta Square. Home of Art & Design. Part One

Luminaries of Art & Design Last weekend I had the pleasure to accompany my lovely friend Kathy Phillips of Project Style Interior Design to A panel Discussion at the newly opened Markay Gallery. The topic. ‘Expert Tips for Simplifying, Beautifying … Continue reading

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