50 SHADES OF (DOWNPIPE) GREY

After we’d finally finished doing our house renovation last year (several months later than anticipated and two days before Christmas, and after painting after work until 2am on too many occasions), I vowed I would never pick up a paintbrush again. Or, so I told myself. Six months later and I am itching to get…

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EVERYBODY TO THEIR STATION(ery)

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Whilst spring cleaning this Bank Holiday weekend I was transported back to 1997, pre-mobiles phones, pre-Facebook and pre-Instagram, think All Saints (I see cargo pants are back in style again – groan, I learned the first time they do me no favours, give me a midi skirt nipped in at the…

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JUST POTT-er-Y ABOUT CERAMICS

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   I came across Gemma Orkin recently when I was in Cape Town and I stumbled across her work in the indoor market at the V&A Waterfront. I absolutely loved all of her pieces (especially the flamingoes pieces) and eventually settled on this tray: It’s now pride of place on my bedside table…

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Succulover

Whilst on holiday in South Africa I have seen so many amazing living walls studded with beautiful succulents. You can see my Instagram pics here. They have given me a lot of inspiration to add to my at home collection when I’m back. One of my brothers put me on to terrariums a couple of years…

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It’s All White (Company) Now

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Shh…Lean in closer… I never buy White Company full price. There, I’ve said it. So imagine my joy when their latest up to 50% off sale flash up in my inbox yesterday. Understated and sophisticated, one, its pieces are timeless, classic and stand the test of time and, two, they really…

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TIPS FOR RENOVATING A HOUSE: PART II

Last week I wrote Part I of my home renovation tips and here is Part II…. Just because something is easier doesn’t mean it is the right thing to do. If you have an idea that is really, really important to you, and you have your heart set on it, don’t be dissuaded from it…

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Lights & Action

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Left to right: Conran Pinero Tripod Floor Lamp Marks and Spencer ♥ Regency Table Lamp The Range ♥ Copper Round Pendant by Tom Dixon (available in various sizes) ♥ Gable Chandelier Pendant Made (in Chrome) ♥ Copper Effect and Glass Table Lamp George Home ♥ Antwerp Copper Pendant Habitat ♥ Ciara O’Neill Vault Pendant JohnLewis ♥ Ebb & Flow Striped Rowan Pendant, Copper John…

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