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THE HOUSE GARDENER – BLOG BOOK TOUR

THE HOUSE GARDENER - BLOG BOOK TOUR

Hello and happy midweek, I am back with images from a lovely new book for you. We have been garden owners for one whole year on the 5th of April. With a bit more outdoor space than were aiming for - The Balcony Gardener – Isabelle Palmer has been a great inspiration as we’ve tackled balcony sized areas […]


NEW ON MY WALLS GIRL AND PARROT

NEW ON MY WALLS GIRL AND PARROT

Be A Good Girl and The Smallest Oceans by Danielle of Girl and Parrot. New prints I have bought for my studio. Love the brush marks and the pretty colours in the darkness. Now we are off on a road trip for some more finishing touches for the room that I will share with you soon! Have […]


ETSY PAGES – FOUR FROM PARADISE FOUND

ETSY PAGES – FOUR FROM PARADISE FOUND

This weeks jungle fun filled items are from my Paradise Found Etsy page. Head turning decor and wardrobe additions x Clockwise from top left –  Tiger Giclée Print - Hello Jenuine, Floral High Waisted Panties – (from maybe the coolest name ever?) Egretta Garzetta, 1894 Antique Parrots Print – Lyra Nebula Prints and 1950s Hawaiian Tropical Cotton Sundress – Female Hysteria.


RECORD THE DAY 14-20 03-2014

RECORD THE DAY 14-20 03-2014

ETSY PAGES – FOUR FROM NATURAL HOME

ETSY PAGES – FOUR FROM NATURAL HOME

This weeks four lovely Etsy things are perfect for a simple and calm interior, all from my curated Natural Home page. Clockwise from top left - Alphabet of Endangered Species in the British Isles – Present and Correct, Stonewashed Linen Coverlet / Bedspread in Natural Flax – Knock Knock Linen, Feather stick cat toy – The 9 Life and End […]


WHAT’S ON YOUR SIDEBOARD?

WHAT'S ON YOUR SIDEBOARD?

A little sideboard fun with Mrs Eliot books this morning. I love rediscovering treasure from when I started blogging so long ago, being online so much, with so many things to inspire and pull you in different directions, I have mislaid many links and pages that I enjoy, so it was a real treat when […]


RECORD THE DAY 25-26-27 02-2014

RECORD THE DAY 25-26-27 02-2014

ETSY PAGES – FOUR FROM COLOUR JOY

ETSY PAGES – FOUR FROM COLOUR JOY

This weeks happy and colourful four from Etsy are all from my Colour Joy page. Bright things to cheer your days – for necks, walls and crafting x Clockwise from top left - Wood and Brass Geometric Leather Necklace – Boo and Boo Factory, Liberty Fabric Pink and Turquoise Selection – Alice Caroline Supply, Cat Temporary Tattoo: […]


RECORD THE DAY 1-6 02-2014

RECORD THE DAY 1-6 02-2014

THINGS TO TRY AND DIY’S – FEBRUARY EDITION

THINGS TO TRY AND DIY’S – FEBRUARY EDITION

Wet windy and worse than ever, there is a moat around our house, but we haven’t slid into the sea yet and the roof is still attached. As you can imagine – with all this grey, gloom and giant puddles I’ve not much felt like leaving the cabin, instead I have been seeking out more […]


HANDMADE VINTAGE VALENTINE ART BOXES

HANDMADE VINTAGE VALENTINE ART BOXES

Hello! Happy Saturday to you, I am just about to embark on steaming a wood chip ceiling and ripping up a cheap laminate floor! But before that I just wanted to share a little shop update. Some of my handmade vintage wooden matchbox Valentines are listed and ready to be posted to romantics all over […]


TEN HANDMADE VALENTINES GIFT IDEAS

TEN HANDMADE VALENTINES GIFT IDEAS

The most loved and (hated by some) day of the year is fast approaching. I like Valentines day as I am a romantic and I’m not talking roses, rings and chocolates – although a heart shaped box of anything does make me smile – I see it as an excuse to make gifts for friends […]


RECORD THE DAY 29-30-31 01-2014

RECORD THE DAY 29-30-31 01-2014

*HANDMADE BAUBLE – SHOP UPDATE*

*HANDMADE BAUBLE - SHOP UPDATE*

Afternoon to you! Swooping in with a quick post, just to let you now that I had four baubles left after my Christmas craft market, and a few people have asked about them so I have listed them over in the shop now! x


TINY GLASS AND GLITTER WORLDS FOR THE TREE

TINY GLASS AND GLITTER WORLDS FOR THE TREE

Old photographs I have been collecting for years have found new homes, inside these tiny glitter and twig decorated glass worlds. I have been meaning to make something like this for so long and this year I have been lucky enough to find time to get a few creative projects finished. I love imagining stories […]


PARIS INSPIRED MINIATURE LACE ARCHIVES

PARIS INSPIRED MINIATURE LACE ARCHIVES

Happy Monday to you, I hope you had a beautiful weekend? We had a festive Saturday, a DIY Sunday and unpacked a few more boxes! Every day I open a new box and find more of the things I have made, yesterday I happily stumbled upon this little collection of miniature lace archives that I […]


WEEKEND READING – GYPSY BY SIBELLA COURT

WEEKEND READING - GYPSY BY SIBELLA COURT

Hello and happy Friday! I have been all at sea this week in a confusion of Christmas projects and trying to source the right furnishings for our home. Today I have taken just a few moments out to flick through Gypsy. Every time I get news of a new Sibella Court book in the works, […]


GIFT GUIDE 2013 WILD LIFE

GIFT GUIDE 2013 WILD LIFE

A walk in my local woods was inspiration for todays gift guide. Gathering pinecones and watching the birds, then home for some spiced tea to warm up. Mary Cushion – Also Home, Audrey Enjoy’s Her Cup of Tea Giclée Print - Ez Pudewa,   Keep and Cut String Stand – Catesby’s. Lucien Tea Light Holder – […]


GIFT GUIDE 2013 SUGARED ALMOND

GIFT GUIDE 2013 SUGARED ALMOND

All the colours of a jar of Sugared Almonds with added lace, fur, sparkle and pastels. Delicate gifts for dainty girls. Lavender Tassel Trace Cushion – Anthropologie, trEATs by April Carter – Hardie Grant Books, Pip Studio Khaki Jug – Simply Chic. Small Cone Light – Let it Reign, Pair of Shabby Chic Dining Chairs – Mia […]


GIFT GUIDE 2013 HOLLY BERRY

GIFT GUIDE 2013 HOLLY BERRY

    Holly berry bright reds are cheering my cheeks in todays gift guide. Any Hastings locals will love to know that Butlers Emporium in George Street are selling a selection of these most delicious Melt candles in different scents while stocks last xxx Pickle Jar Lamp – Rose & Grey, The Go-Getter Art Print – Janet Hill […]


GIFT GUIDE 2013 COASTAL COSINESS

GIFT GUIDE 2013 COASTAL COSINESS

  Some peaceful relaxing colours in today’s gift guide, sea air, weathered wood, soothing scents and  lovely big pot for tea. I do love the combination of ochre and grey and had real fun curating this collection, I hope you enjoy the inspiration and follow the lovely links to see what else is available from […]


SATURDAY SPARKLES AND WINTER FAIRIES

SATURDAY SPARKLES AND WINTER FAIRIES

In amongst all the chaos of decorating, other projects, having no storage and still no work room, a little sparkling magic is happening, first started last Autumn I have finally gotten around to finishing my Winter Fairies. Now I just need to package them and they will appear on the almost bare shelves of my […]


SCREEN PRINTING WITH LAURA ASHLEY

SCREEN PRINTING WITH LAURA ASHLEY

I am so behind, like running in treacle this week, but last week I was miles away from this chaos in London at The Papered Parlour in Clapham, to celebrate 60 years of Laura Ashley. It was an amazing sixty years ago that Laura Ashley and her husband started out and decided to design a range […]


WIN A £100 ETSY GIFT CARD!

WIN A £100 ETSY GIFT CARD!

Hey happy Thursday! Today I have a lovely treat for you, to help launch Etsy Gift Cards in the UK I have been given a £100 Etsy Gift Card to giveaway to one of my readers. Keep reading and enter below and you could win the Gift Card to spend in your favourite Etsy shops. You can […]