Styling The Seasons January

So we’re almost at the end of the first month of the year — January is nearly at a close. What does this month mean to me? Well, in a few days time it will be my birthday. It’s funny, I’ve always moaned about being born a month after Christmas. As a child I felt sad — …

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Sea-green brogues and a modern vintage rug

Shortly after I began taking these photographs, it became clear that I wasn’t sure what I was focussing on, to be honest. Initially it was the beautiful sea-green brogues, that my boy bought me for Christmas. Just look how gorgeous they are! Sea-green brogues of dreams… They are from Seasalt Cornwall and I am totally and utterly in love …

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Storage Ideas For My Garden Office

I’ve been thinking of storage ideas for my garden office. My imaginary garden office. I’ve mentioned it time and time again on my blog. I’ve even dedicated a Pinterest board to it. But THIS YEAR it’s finally happening! This is the year my garden office goes from being imaginary to real! Weeeeeeeee! *claps hands in excitement* It’s …

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Beefayre Candles (It’s Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas)

Disclosure: This is an unpaid post that was written in collaboration with Beefayre Candles. All thoughts, words and images are my own. As well as decorating the house for Christmas, I’ve been burning some amazing scented candles recently so, as well as looking festive, it’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas too. Orange, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove — these are …

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Deck the Halls | What’s your Christmas decorating style?

Can you hear it? Jingle bells and a slight whisper of panic as the run up to Christmas begins. Now, I’m not a fan of the cold — and certainly not of short dark days — but I LOVE this time of year. A shiny, sparkly beacon amidst the grey, rain-sodden skies, Christmas is — …

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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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