Category Archives: Home Design

Updating your Interior with Textiles: On Budget Ways to Change and Create Mood

July 19, 2017

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Those of us that look at design regularly probably identify with the pull of seeing endlessly different and equally alluring images that have nailed something beautiful. Obviously it isn’t practical to redecorate our homes each time we see a seductive photoshoot, but if you keep your base reasonably neutral, then textiles are a great way of injecting layers Read More

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Style Notes | A Mood Board of Visual Impressions of Brighton

June 30, 2017

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If you are a regular around here (thank you btw) then you will know that at about this time each year I break loose from the city for at least a day to see the sea and take in some of the vibes of one of our coastal towns. I always come back inspired and wanting to share my visual memos on these towns with you. On Tuesday this week we visited Brighton for the first time in forever, Read More

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Pinterest Interiors Awards & My Five Golden Rules for Pinterest Success

June 7, 2017

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So I’m not naturally a Gwenyth Paltrow type full of self modesty and gushing sentiment overwhelmed at the arrival of an award. Luckily for me not too many have arrived in my life (unless we’re counting the household award for faultless ability to consume inordinate amounts of jelly beans whilst pretending to work, that one I comfortably hold the lifetime achievement for). As you may, or may not, have noticed, I was pretty thrilled this month when Pinterest UK announced the winners of the first ever Pinterest Interiors Awards and my name was on the list. Read More

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Home Tour | 10 Ways To Bring Summer Into Your Home (#UKHomeBlogHop)

May 30, 2017

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Good morning and a warm welcome to the second day of the UK Home Blog Hop organised by your very glamorous host Kimberly at Swoon Worthy to showcase a bunch of bloggers brimming with summer style inspiration over the course of a week, I can’t wait to see what they all have in store! Read More

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DIY: Making a Summer Scent Room Diffuser

May 26, 2017

hOW TO MAKE A DIY ROOM SCENT REED DIFFUSER WITH ESSENTIAL OILS -

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In the summertime I really love to light plain white candles in the daytime, there’s something so fresh and happy about them, but fragranced candles on the other hand tend to go back into cupboards as I find the aroma too overbearing at this time of year. Sometimes I switch up with diffuser reeds, I like the gentle steady aroma they give, but they are pretty expensive. So this year I thought I’d have a go at creating my own, it was so easy and really nice to think about the elements I wanted in my scent. So today I thought I’d share some tips with you on how to make your own bespoke summer fragrance which will flood your house with joy and evoke the smells of Mediterranean summers.Read More

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