One of my favourite Christmas traditions as a child was waking up (ludicrously early) on Christmas morning, frantically finding my stocking at the bottom of the bed and running upstairs to my sisters room. We would then sit in her bed under the duvet and open our stocking presents, one at a time. We usually [...]
I love being able to find a stylish on trend item from big high street retailers like Sainsburys home, Matalan and Ikea at brilliant prices when you have a bit of time to do your research however when I am buying presents for people I often prefer buying them gifts from small businesses. Christmas feels [...]
Christmas 2017 - table setting and decoration The holidays are coming and it is the time to dig out your decorations, dust off your fairy lights and start adding those festive touches around the house. I have included some inspiration and tips below on table settings and generally how to add a festive atmosphere as [...]
Autumn/Winter 2017 - Evergreen The restorative effects of greenery has long been documented - in fact it is amazing how many psychological and physiological benefits there are when we surround ourselves with nature. The Evergreen trend that has recently emerged in homeware therefore is exactly what you need to feel good and update your home [...]
Autumn/Winter 2017 - millennial pink Millennial pink is the perfect version of this sometimes controversial colour. With just the right amount of grey it has a soothing effect and can work perfectly in just about every room. There is some disagreement about what the exact colour 'millennial pink' actually refers to, but I don't think [...]
Autumn/winter '17 trend - brass Warm your home this season with a touch of gold to embrace the homeware trend that looks set to stay put for a while. I will be doing a number of festive posts with Christmas gold inspired additions but in the mean time here is some inspiration and best buys for all season long.
The leaves are falling, the air is crisp and the days are getting shorter. It is officially the beginning of a new season. Autumn reminds us that there is beauty in things coming to an end. With the cold drawing in it is the perfect time to get Hygge (the Scandinavian term for everything cosy), so [...]
Like lots of people I have long been saving for a house, car and most recently a baby, meaning I often have very little fun money to play with - tricky given my interiors obsession. This dichotomy between sensible living and the love of beautiful things has given me a passion for recreating high end looks and trends at a fraction of the cost.