Category Archives: Lifestyle

Layered Minimalism : Editing Your Pieces to Curate a more Streamlined Home

June 15, 2020

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I can’t pretend things aren’t different. It’s summer and I’ve been going for regular walks in nature, eating al fresco in the garden, Joni Mitchell’s Hissing of Summer Lawns. But. But. Well you know. Everything is different. I’ve found blogging a little tougher with the juggle and decided to concentrate on craft last month as it seemed the kind of distraction we all needed. But I’m slowly easing back into interiors content and today wanted to share something I’ve gained from lockdown Read More
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Finding your creativity during lockdown : small Mood boosting tasks

May 7, 2020

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Next week is national Get Creative week and so whilst the library I work for is closed I’ve been preparing a few easy craft tutorials anyone can try that require materials commonly found around the home. I am going to be sharing these on the blog too, but lately I’ve been trying out some new creative pursuits during lockdown and I’ve been so pleased by the positive effect of this, the act of creating for no purpose other than the pleasure of doing it, that today I’m posting a thought piece.Read More

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DIY: How to make a Summer Scent Room Diffuser with essential oils

April 15, 2020

Each year in the summer season I observe the same rituals at home that bring a touch of daily joy to the setting.Read More
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Home Comforts : Favourite Candles For Spring/Summer

April 2, 2020

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Having blogged about our newly decorated home office the other day, and with many more of us now spending more time at home than ever before, I thought that today I would write a post on one of my favourite homelife enhancing rituals – scented candles. I know, that may seem like a tenuous link, Read More

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Design Soda Beauty Edit: Products I rate in your late thirties

March 17, 2020

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Unsettling times in the world outside at the moment, I’m cocooning myself in blog writing and have a few posts in draft for the week ahead hoping to provide some light distraction. This one is an unusual post for me, and one that’s sat in draft for a while, because it’s a little off piste from the usual interiors fare on here, but don’t worry I am not after a beauty bloggers crown, just sharing some of the things I’ve tried over the last few years and have found worked for me. Read More
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