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When we are on the hunt for new goods we are always striving to find something a bit different to help your kids space stand out, but obviously serves a very useful purpose. Storage solutions are always at the top of our list because if your house is anything like ours there is never enough and we are constantly trying to find new ways to hide away toys and 'stuff!' The wire baskets ticked so many boxes when we saw them. We loved their vintage, industrial feel, the various ...

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This time last week we were in the midst of our half term holiday in north Cornwall. We were adorned with sunny weather, unlike the rest of the country it seems, and therefore spent most of our days mucking about on the beach. It was without doubt one of the most relaxing and care free holidays as a family we have had. Obviously the glorious sunshine helped massively, but the location of the house which was 10m from the beach played a big part too. It meant we could pop back and ...

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At the beginning of last year I wrote a post about brilliant storage solutions. For my next foray into this area I thought I would give you a glimpse into our home and some of my favourite storage solutions in each room. Naturally some Blue Ticking originals feature, whilst others are from the good old high street and other one off shops I have stumbled across via work. Whatever I buy, it has to tick three important boxes; it needs to look good, provide useful and practical ...

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One of the wonderful things about Blue Ticking is being able to experiment with new products. I am very lucky to have John on board who is quite the carpenter and creator of brilliant things. We both have a love of trinkets, though his idea of what a trinket is can be quite different to mine! He has been known to find an in tact lollypop on the beach with the wrapper perfectly in place but with the lolly no longer inside. Screams of joy and delight could be heard for miles when ...

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