Monthly Archives: October 2016

Winter Styling with Cox & Cox

October 31, 2016

Winter Styling with Cox & Cox, hygge slow living blush pink velvet cushion linen bedding geometric wool cushions

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The clocks have gone back and today is Halloween, my goodness where has all the time gone? We’ve had the odd day with a crispness in the air and a whole lot of mellow fruitfulness (some of the flowers that keep going in the garden continue to amaze me) but next weekend will be bonfire night (and our sons second birthday) and after that, as far as I’m concerned, gloves are off in relation to Christmas!  Read More

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Stationary Love & Shop Destinations: Present & Correct

October 25, 2016

vintage style inspired stationary present and correct

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Some kids at school are studious, some are disengaged and maybe rebellious. Until I suddenly got interested in academia at 15 (when I became a part of a tribe devoted to a slightly intellectual teenage band) I was pretty disengaged at school. As such I was all about the stationaryRead More

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Design Crush #11

October 21, 2016


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It is my dream to have something stylish in our study that will house all of my blogging junk neatly away and look effortlessly stylish whilst playing host to the teenage tidying effort of just stuffing everything into cupboards. Read More

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Our Hallway Just got a bit exciting….

October 17, 2016

vintage bohemian eclectic style hallway interiors farrow ball Oval Room Blue

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Having emerged from the other side of a dreadful winter flu that struck the house down last week (thank goodness these germs don’t stick around long) I’ve started with the autumnal clean and clear. I love editing and organising for the first twenty seconds and the final result, but get so bored and regretful in the middle, is that just me? I’ve also started compiling my Christmas wish list (I know, but the early bird directs the other half to the best worms or something!) some of which are only affordable in my dreams but look out for Fridays Design Crush post as I’ve found a cabinet that is truly dream worthy. Today’s post however, is about happiness already attained, namely our hallway makeover which is now at the half way point. We have spruced it up from the mushroom coloured blandness we inherited into a bright, fun and inviting space on little budget past paint and trinkets. The next part will be finding a new front door and finally pulling down the ugly porch which bugs me no end, but today is all about the positives!

 

 vintage bohemian eclectic style hallway interiors farrow ball Oval Room Blue faux cactus brass mirror

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Bert and May X Darkroom London

October 10, 2016

 

Bert and May x Darkroom collaboration, geometric monochrome tiles barge, london design festival 2016

 

I can’t believe that we’re a week into October already! I’m starting to organise the house for Christmas (will I peak too early again this year?) and the interiors world has just been flooded with so, so many covetable design launches for the new season.Read More

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Palm House Kew Gardens, picture tour

October 7, 2016

Palm House Kew Gardens, picture tour

 

Sometimes I feel very spoilt to be living in London, it truly is a labyrinth of beauty. I am always discovering new places to visit, things that have opened, parks unexplored and areas I once knew well, altered.Read More

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Winter Rituals: Hygge & The Home

October 3, 2016

hygge neroli-eucalyptus-soy-candles

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As the cold starts to draw in and the days get shorter, first mists and frosts begin to stir and nature starts to have a stillness and solemnity to it, you probably find this period the one where small indulgences become an utmost necessity. Read More

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