Welcome Home | The GLTC Showroom Launch Party

On Saturday, my three boys and I hotfooted it down to London for a very special housewarming party. Our friends at the Great Little Trading Company have just created the very first GLTC showroom and we were very privileged to get a sneak preview before the doors open to the public. It’s in Wandsworth, south London, so was …

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Flower Magic | Faux florals by Jane Packer

Faux florals by Jane Packer are not words that naturally sit together.  But last Tuesday I visited the London shop of the world renowned florist; to have a look at the new range of faux florals that she’s created exclusively for Sainsbury’s Home. Now I’ve spoken about my love for faux florals before but these were something else entirely. The …

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Behind The Scenes at The George Home

Disclosure: This is an unpaid post with George Home. We were invited to a birthday party at the George Home but all thoughts and words, as ever, are entirely my own. Every once in a while, my blog presents an opportunity that makes me really grateful to be part of this lovely industry. And leaves me a …

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Watercolour Flowers (And The Art of Brush Lettering)

This year I promised myself that I was going to learn how to write properly. I don’t mean stringing works and sentences together either; I do that regularly on my blog, in typed form. But more the ‘art’ of handwriting. Brush lettering in particular. You’d think that this is a skill that I’d have perfected by …

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142 weeks | Matalan SS16 Press Show

Last Thursday I spent the afternoon at Somerset House, in London. It’s a glorious place, which is a feast for the eyes, in every sense of the word. A neo-classical building — of epic proportions — that sits between the Strand and the Thames. For years, Somerset House was the national archive for birth, marriage and death …

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Happy third birthday little blog!

Today I’m wishing my blog a very happy third birthday! When I began writing, I hadn’t really thought too much about its future. My head was full of the tiny people that I was carrying inside my belly. Day-dreams of my future as a mama; after such a long time of longing and patiently waiting. The destiny of my …

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