Styling The Seasons — February

I had the very best of intentions for this month’s styling the seasons post. I’d bought some beautiful Muscari (otherwise known as Grape Hyacinths) — in a glorious sky blue shade — and popped them in a cheerful turquoise glazed pot, in readiness. I’d envisaged them sitting on my kitchen table on a stack of …

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Patterned Tile Flooring | Featuring Carpetright {AD}

Disclosure: This is a paid partnership with Carpetright. All thoughts and words, as ever, are entirely my own. There has been such a revival in patterned tile flooring recently. It used to be the mainstay of Victorian houses — the sight of beautiful encaustic tiles, greeting you in the hallway— but then fell out of favour in recent …

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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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How Do You Decorate with Blush Pink?

Pink is certainly the colour of the moment isn’t it? But how do you decorate with blush pink in a living room? Ever since Pantone named Rose Quartz as one of its colours of the year for 2016, the high street has been awash with it. It’s a delicious pale pink — not too saccharine sweet, not too babyish …

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The Laziest Day of the Week

Sunday. Historically a day of rest, although since having the twins resting doesn’t come to high up on the list  of ‘achievable’ activities. But since we’ve been together, my boy and I have tried to eat a long, leisurely breakfast and read the Sunday papers. Him: the sports pages. Me: the magazine. And throughout the day — then …

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Everlasting Blooms (The Best Artificial Flowers Ever!)

Flowers. I love them. But especially everlasting blooms. I think I might have just found the best artificial flowers ever! In all their guises, I’m a girl who loves nothing more than a vase of blooms in the house. Goldfish bowls brimming with tulips, glass cylindrical vases full of lilies, or sweet little forget-me-nots or hellebores in …

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