My London Garden Transformation
– Part 2 –

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(Following on from Part 1…) Homebase had absolutely everything I needed to complete my garden transformation and take it from Muddy Mucky Mess to Summer Haven – I was in my element strolling the aisles and picking out bits and pieces for the newest room of our house.

It was always so important to us to think of the garden as a room and not just ‘space’ at the back of the house. We wanted to really LIVE in our garden – eat, entertain, read, play… and snooze ;) And I had all of this in mind when I was picking out our furniture and accessories…

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I love the two zones we’ve created – by splitting up the garden in this way, we made it look and feel so much larger! (I thought it was going to have the opposite affect so I was pleasantly surprised!)
6-Seater-Garden Furniture
Montilla Steel 6 Seater Rectangular Garden Furniture Set
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Our colour palette was grey, white and natural, and this furniture fitted our scheme perfectly.
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These Homebase throws have kept us cosy the last couple of evenings…

Eating brunch in our garden on a Summer’s morning is a long held dream of mine – ever since we moved in to our Walthamstow house 3 years ago. So picking out dining furniture was a big moment for me! And having chairs with actual cushions feels like such a luxury…

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We’ve created different areas and corners in our garden and I love the two little lounge set ups we have behind our dining area and by the lawn. It’s somewhere new to sit, right by the newly planted rose bush, which is due to flower any day now… (she says… fingers crossed…) and where we can sip a drink and watch Izzy toddle about, which is due to happen any day now… (she says, fingers crossed…)

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Bamboo Stacking Chairs
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Finding all the finishing touches was really fun – candles, throws, cushions… everything I needed to turn our garden into a proper room… this is the Citronella Outdoor Candle
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Acapulco Chair and Yellow metal table
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We planted a tree!
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Tropical Citronella Candle

Updating our pots was a really simple way to make a big change that took very little effort! Replacing our old (shabby and chipped) pots with some of Homebase’s beautiful ones was immensely satisfying and gave all our plants a new lease of life – they just looked so much happier in them…

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We re-potted our acer tree into this MUCH BIGGER pot and I could have sworn I heard it whisper “thank you”
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We re-potted our rose, named ‘Isabelle Rose’ – her name! Bought for us by her grandma and grandpa :)
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And my favourite corner of the garden is the little reading nook we created in the spot that receives the last dollop of sun before it sets each evening… and this pod chair is even more comfy than it looks. It’s the perfect spot to curl up at the end of the day and cheers myself with a cup of tea and hobnob.

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Steel Rattan Pod Chair
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A huge thank you to Homebase, for helping me realise my garden dreams – having our own outside space that we can really live in is a dream come true… Summer is going to be very special this year :)

This post is sponsored by Homebase and all
thought & opinions are my own.


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4 thoughts on “My London Garden Transformation
– Part 2 –

  1. I so adore your beautiful garden. Really envious of you!!. Wishing you many happy years to enjoy it. May I ask if the furniture can be left out all year round?

    1. What an amazing transformation! I live in Hertfordshire and the garden is fairly sizable, but I love the idea of breaking it up into separate zones like you have done. Bookmarking for later! x

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