About me + Disclaimer

Welcome to my blog! I'm Sam and I live in the south east of England with my husband, our one-year-old daughter and puppy, Betsy. I'm currently spending every spare moment I have attempting to transform my fairly modern first house into my dream 'country cottage' home, whilst also being on a tight budget. I believe that any house can become your dream home if you fill it with things you love. Just because you're renting your home, are on a tight budget, or (like me) are not currently living in your 'forever home', doesn't mean you can't live in beautiful surroundings.

Interiors blog Dove Cottage sharing DIY projects, bargain high street decor, tips on how to transform your home

After spending years in rental properties, struggling to barely hang a picture on a wall without fear of losing our deposit, me and my husband have recently bought our first house - and I've quickly become addicted to everything interiors, in particular anything vintage in style. This passion has been fuelled by a recent discovery of instagram, where I've found inspiration from hundreds of other lovely people and their beautiful homes.

Interiors blog Dove Cottage sharing DIY projects, bargain high street decor, tips on how to transform your home

So this is somewhere to share my new-found hobby, as well as recipes, DIY tutorials, my tips for creating a home you love on a budget, and any of the numerous 'projects' I might be working on at any given moment!

Hope you enjoy having a nose, thanks for stopping by!

Love, Sam Xx

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  1. I'm looking forward to reading this blog & taking inspiration from it.


    1. Thank you so much lovely! I'll have a look at yours too! Xx


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