Spring has arrived, at long last, and with the world around us suddenly coming into bloom I’ve got flowers on my mind. The Cottagecore aesthetic is a trend that has seen a lot of growth over the last year. Though it’s not a look I’m naturally drawn to, I love bringing all forms of nature into the home. I see this trend as a slightly more folksy version of maximalism, and whist I’m not going to be falling for it hook line and sinker, I may just add one or two selected curated pieces, possibly in blush and rust tones, to my home this year. Read More
As the days are getting longer and we move into the warmer months, I’ve teamed up with Wayfair to bring you ‘Spring Spruce Ups’, a collection of advice, inspiration, and little DIY hacks for you to try at home ahead of the spring season in the home. This is my favourite season, and I love switching things up around the home at this time of year, it’s a ritual that, for me, ushers in and celebrates the move towards longer days and more daylight in the home.
Spring officially sprang yesterday, I’m not sure how that came around so fast. For what has felt like the slowest of winters we appear to be on the verge of renewal before I expected and a lot later than I hoped all at the same time if that makes sense! Read More
I love the turn of the seasons, all of them. Both the awakening and the slowing, the first shards of sunlight and the days that fade faster. But autumn particularly. The burnt hues of autumn leaves and foliage, the softness of candle light in daytime, crisp/dewy mornings, warming soup, the return to slippers, winter festivals, nature at its most stark, and above all getting cosy earlier during the darker evenings. Read More
Autumn is upon us and I haven’t blogged for a while. I almost intentionally took the summer off, I wanted to make sure I was present with my son during these difficult and strange times we’re living through. But by 9.15 on his first day back to school I was already atop a ladder with paintbrush in hand ready to revamp spaces I’d been thinking about changing for months, starting with the home office. Read More