Colour Your World | #14 Pantone Woodbine

The 14th colour in my spring/summer 2015 colour series is ‘Pantone Woodbine’. I LOVE this colour. It’s a little greener than it’s yellow-rich counterpart — chartreuse — and it’s one of my favourites to wear. I perhaps call it ‘olive green’ rather than Woodbine though. But hey — who am I to argue!? Leatrice Eisman from The Pantone Institute describes …

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Colour Your World | #13 Pantone Treetop

It feels like an age — 2 months in fact — since the last Pantone post in this series. I’d hoped  to have the full series finished by now but the year has been rolling on and life has been so busy, I just haven’t had a chance. We have just 5 colours left in the Pantone spring/summer …

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A shoe rack IKEA hack!

Fancy having a go at an easy-peasy IKEA hack? I’d been desperate to do something lovely with this sad little shoe rack for a while — it was the perfect size for our bathroom and offered great storage but it was so ugly. With a little bit of creativity, some fabric and paint, this little …

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Colour Your World | #12 Pantone Dusk Blue

We’ve looked at various shades of blue since I started this series of Pantone posts. It’s such an amazing colour and there are so many variants. From the greenest, turquoise to the darkest tone of indigo, the colour blue covers an amazing spectrum. We’ve already looked at Aquamarine; an ethereal powder blue. Not actually what I’d call Aquamarine …

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Home is Wherever We Are Together

Home. A little tiny word with enormous meaning. What feelings and emotions does the word ‘home’ evoke? What does it mean to you? I’ve been thinking about this long and hard and I can’t think of a single straight answer. Home means so many different things to me. I can’t narrow it down to just one …

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A Chest of Drawers Makeover

Disclosure: I was gifted some beautiful drawer-knobs to complete my chest of drawers makeover. Trinca-Ferro have  so many lovely designs to choose from — pop along and grab some inspiration from their website Trinca Ferro The Easter bank holiday gave me so many opportunities to roll up my sleeves and get a little creative. Four lovely long days, where my boy was …

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