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H&M Home Haul {August 2017} | The Halcyon Years
I’ve been making a big effort recently to try and stop being overwhelmed by the never ending list of projects which still need to be completed in our house, and trying to focus my attention on actually finishing rooms off! Partly for my own sanity, but also because I’d like to start inviting friends round! Other than finding and installing a new fire place, the living room has the least to do in terms of ‘finishing off’ so I thought i’d start with this room first. There are a few statement pieces I’ d like to buy once funds will allow, such as a new side table and light fittings, but for now all it needs are a few soft furnishings and decorative items to spruce the place up a little and make it feel more like a home rather than somewhere we’ve just moved into. Hello H&M Home!! I’m still on my first wage after returning to work following maternity leave, so the budget was tight, but H&M Home have the most incredible homewear section, full to the brim of stylish items which wont break the bank and I managed to get almost everything I needed from there – with a few extra bits for the kitchen too! The majority of my haul is grey and gold- i’m trying to edge away from monochrome in this house, but I think the majority of it is still going to be grey, with a few pops of color here and there. To start I got this lovely little grey vase and gold trinket tray which are ideal for our coffee table. The cushions work perfectly with our colour scheme and were a bargain at £3.99 and £7.99. I needed some pots to house our ever expanding selection of house plants and…