OUR JOURNAL

Our journal is a place where you will find our new blogs and stories. We comment on the housing market, give you links to Youtube videos on how to achieve our look and provide useful top tips on your own property presentation.

Have you tried a virtual exercise class?

Have you tried a virtual exercise class?

As a business, we encourage all of our employees to maintain a healthy lifestyle and take part in regular exercise, not only for their physical health but also to maintain a healthy mental well being. Due to the current situation, we are unable to attend our usual...

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Why not have a go at painting furniture?

Why not have a go at painting furniture?

  Several years ago I had a collection of mismatched bedroom furniture and other odds and ends and so thought I’d have a go at painting some of them. I was immediately hooked! I used Annie Sloan chalk paint as I’d heard a lot about it and everyone said it was...

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Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – week 3

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – week 3

Unbelievably, we are now into week 3 of isolating or ‘shielding’ as it has now become. Because my daughter’s Cystic Fibrosis means that she is in the group of extremely vulnerable people, as designated by Boris, realistically we can’t go anywhere either for fear of...

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Making a vegetable patch

Making a vegetable patch

When my kids were very young, we made a vegetable patch. We grew everything from potatoes to peas, we grew strawberries, raspberries and gooseberries, special favourites were the tall white leeks and the muddy carrots. My kids often used to sit in the dirt eating...

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Coronavirus: Keep calm and carry on!

Coronavirus: Keep calm and carry on!

The recent coronavirus outbreak has created a large amount of worry and anxiety amongst people and it can affect different people in different ways. No one knows what is going to happen next, so we need to be proactive and get through this together. We have suggested...

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Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Days 6,7 and 8!

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Days 6,7 and 8!

What a week it’s been! Crazy times settling in to working from home with Rob, my other half in the office. My plan at the weekend is to have a massive office clear out and reorganisation. Like most people, I imagine, we moved into the office at home and started...

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Housing Market Update

Housing Market Update

The 2020 housing market set off at a great pace following a period of political turmoil during 2019. The Boris Bounce cheered everyone up and agents sounded more upbeat than they have done for a long time. The Halifax produced their house pricing index for February...

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Top Tips on styling your home office!

Top Tips on styling your home office!

In light of recent events relating to COVID-19, we understand that this brings a lot of changes to our daily routine and many of us will be working from home for the weeks to come. This will be a big adjustment for some. Our team are already working remotely and we...

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Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 5

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 5

Good days and bad days – the weekend was interesting. Good day: The government announced help to cover wages for staff who may otherwise be made redundant. What an amazing job this chancellor has. Every chancellor in history up til now has been unpopular, having to...

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Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 4

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 4

We’ve talked a lot today about home office working and how everyone is finding it. In our house we have to have some rules because there are two of us working in the office and my daughter is ‘working’ in the kitchen. She has Uni assignments to do, so she says. In...

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Top ten things to achieve whilst self-isolating

Top ten things to achieve whilst self-isolating

With the Coronavirus present, as a small business we want to make sure our employees and network are looking after themselves during this time. It can be strange suddenly leaving your usual working pattern and not being able to do some of the things you have done...

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Life Under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 3

Life Under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 3

One of the disadvantages of living with someone with Cystic Fibrosis is that they cough. Often. As a mother of a 20 year old CF cough I can describe her coughs in almost as many ways as a wine connoisseur can describe wine – dry, fruity, with a hint of acidity…. Once,...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

This year we’re taking a different approach to our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. In light of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, we’re making sure we shop local for Mother’s Day. Here is a round up of some lovely items or experiences from some of our favourite shops here in...

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Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 2

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 2

OK, so we have to make a plan. I have to work at home and get my head round maybe not going out again until Christmas, at least. That’s tough. I am utterly useless at sitting still. I spend a couple of days most weeks in London, networking (AKA drinking coffee/wine...

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Life under the Coronavirus Cloud

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud

Day 1 D-Day, or the day I started to take notice of all the media and global anxiety about the personal impact of the pandemic….. I’m not a big worrier, and the nature of an entrepreneur is to be pretty comfortable in the discomfort of taking risks on a daily basis....

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Covid-19

Covid-19

We are writing to all of you as the advice on Covid-19 changes daily. As a small business, we would like to reassure you that the safety of our clients, agents and staff is at the forefront of our minds. We will carefully arrange in advance all property visits, giving...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today is #InternationalWomensDay and we're celebrating the social, political, cultural and economic achievements of women around the world. Here at Lemon & Lime Interiors, we're also celebrating the strong and inspirational women who make up our team. Elaine's...

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