My Favourite Summer Cocktail

August 16, 2017

Favourite Summer Cocktail recipe - Gin, St Germain, blood orange, ginger ale and lime with lemon thyme garnish

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Just a quick post today as I wanted to share a simple cocktail recipe that’s perfect for the SummerRead More

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Sourcing | Modern Patterned Vinyl Flooring Options

August 14, 2017

Atrafloor parquet-lifestyle Patterned Vinyl Flooring options, ideas and inspiration for interior decor

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You may remember that 18 months ago, whilst researching options for the new bathroom, I wrote a piece on all the encaustic patterned tiles I’d been crushing on. At that timeRead More

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Aperture | Summer colour Hunting in London

August 12, 2017

Botanical pink bicycle mews house Fitzrovia london, summer pretty city, house painted black

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Appearances can be deceiving, this looks like a hazy summers day in London doesn’t it? It’s actually a shot from back in the Spring when Summer was still promising its arrival.Read More

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Sourcing | 5 Great independent stores with great unique furniture pieces 

August 9, 2017

Sourcing Unique statement furniture in the uk, interiors home decor ideas

We cover a lot of high street on Design Soda, especially the most accessible parts, but where the high street is a fantastic place for sheer breadth of variety, sometimes you want an accent or statement that is slightly more unusual, something that isn’t duplicated across multiple homes Read More

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Thoughts | Finding time for creativity to keep up my motivation

August 7, 2017

Mark making workshop Updtairs at Smug with Hello Marilu

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Hopefully you know what to expect when you land on my blog usually, I tend to deal in home design that fits largely within the remit of the blogs tag line “Colour, Pattern & Patina”, but today I wanted to share something a bit different.Read More

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