Happy Saturday to you, here is my final DIY idea for these sweet Mini Glass Milk bottles for DotcomGiftShop. Used as pretty individual place settings or a centre piece for guests to help them selves to, at a tea party or celebration.
Hey, I’m back, with a fun giveaway for you from the lovely people over at StickyGram. They have very kindly offered two of my readers a set of their beautiful magnets. You can see here the ones that I made and am so happy with, they have a lovely matt finish and make my Instagram pictures [...]
Catching up after three days away from my husband, cats, laptop, Pinterest and all my favourite things. So with my tigers by my side I have sought out these four images featuring some candy coloured happiness for your weekend x 1. How to Make a Perfectly Delightful Vanilla Birthday Cake – Sweetapolita. 2. San Francisco [...]
Hey happy weekend to you! Here is my second post with styling ideas for these sweet Mini Glass Milk bottles for DotcomGiftShop. Todays idea saw us share a well earned iced coffee as a reward for a two hour gardening session, and that was just mowing and raking! I am thinking a hired gardener may be [...]
Living in craft rubble and a garden that has been dug up all over the place does’t make for very good blog content! But luckily lately I have been asked to try lots of things, so I can share some of those with you this afternoon, (more later). I am not one to have that [...]
I have spent the last few lovely days away from my laptop and with my mum and sister, and today all alone at home once more, I am having fun styling these super cute Mini Milk bottles in a crate for DotcomGiftShop.
Found some lovely shops and things on Etsy lately, here are the ones that make my heart sing! 1-Grey cat with embroidered face-Eszter Dobó. 2-Linen Tote-Linea Carta. 3-Embroidered beaded edge oval necklace-By Lina Studio. 4-Dog art print poster-Aardvark On Sea. 5-Espresso pour quatre/ Espresso for four-Art et Manufacture. 6-Linen flower hairpins – set of 3-Namolio. [...]
There was a promise of 20°C today, and it is more grey and overcast then ever with a chilly breeze! So, may I suggest another beautiful book for reading? Visual Contrast by Tim Rundle is a colourful, practical book with some of the most striking images I have seen for ages. Pages that will guide you [...]
Happy Friday! Digging around at home, trying to keep only the essentials in the rooms we are using, (the essentials being about twenty boxes full of craft materials piled high up the walls and a boot fairs worth of junk strewn about the place ready for a weekend of selling). Well, anyway, I found my [...]
Looking around for some seriously bright colours to combat another grey day here, sigh, and on my travels I discovered Amy Sia’s amazing palette of colours gone wild. Amy’s dreamy painted artwork in Pretty pastel watercolour prints and bold abstract images, has cheered me right up! Available as cushions with 100% Cotton fronts and natural [...]
Today I am happy to be talking about Pinterest (again!), since they’ve just launched in the UK, I am super excited to be a part of their campaign. I am sure you have heard of it as I reference it often enough. But if not, Pinterest is an online tool for collecting and organising all [...]
Just finished, this Summer Fiesta Confetti Wreath is for my Etsy shop, it’s a little sunshine for another grey day, and my first update in a while. I am slowly sorting and getting my online life back on track, my poor neglected shop has been brightened up and there will be lots of pretty supplies and packs [...]
I just discovered a new room. The one outside. With not even a window box to our name, 3 small cacti and only one tiny plant on the verge of death as we left the apartment, I was feeling quite intimidated about taking over such large front and back gardens. All I saw on our two [...]
Stay inside and read an amazing book. Having received a review copy of A Life Less Ordinary last week, I am overjoyed to have it’s lovely pages in my hands. When I say pair down, strip back and get a bit more masculine with our interior, this is what I mean. Still a bit feminine I know, but the boy wouldn’t [...]
Midweek quiet time this morning (after a blustery stormy night) found me browsing through all the back issues of the lovely Styled Magazine by Victoria Hudgins of A Subtle Revelry, and I found a few pages I think you will like. All images Styled Magazine.
As promised, here are my two runners up prizes for my Bank Holiday craft giveaway last week. There are two packs that contain, a note book for jotting down inspiration when you are out and about, a piece of lace, a vintage reel of cotton, a packet of beads and sequins, a hand painted lace [...]
Today I have been on a bus catching, parcel posting, chocolate gathering (yep I’m all out) mission, now safely back at the lodge I have been looking for interesting things around the blog world. So here are five fun friday finds for the weekend. 1. FIORDILATTE LAVENDER ICE CREAM AND HONEY BRITTLE from The Red [...]
After a weekend of May day sunshine fun in Hastings and Brighton, including too many gin’s and Daiquiri’s with friends, I have spent today at home with my four legged pals. Making piles of lavender bags out of lovely Liberty Fabrics, for the upcoming Summer Time Curiosity Bazaar at the Printworks in Hastings (see the [...]
Popping in for a quick crafting update, just lately my days have been filled with many happy hours sewing and when I discovered this tutorial over at A Beautiful Mess, I had to make one! I love the idea of all my sewing essentials hidden safely inside an old book cover so they can be [...]
Just popping in with a mini DIY project for the weekend. Jazz up those seaside snacks like chips, mini doughnuts, or crayfish tails with these pretty Washi Tape wooden forks. Happy Saturday! x
We have moved house! Now our internet is up and running, I am super happy to be back with you. The move went well and we already love it here, it’s all we hoped for, bad backs and sore hands all round after a morning of filling a lorry in sleet and then an afternoon [...]
When the prettiest book of 2013 arrived in the mail last week, I was so excited, and wow, Selina Lake’s Pretty Pastel Style does not disappoint. It is filled from cover to cover with the loveliest pastel inspired interiors. Modern settings with new ideas and a dash of vintage all mixed in, bringing long neglected pastels [...]
So much Spring joy to be found within the delightful pages of the new Gatherings Magazine. Recipes, crafts, interiors, vintage resources, and all things for creative living, including these six pages for making a colourful hideaway by Annetta Bosacova. (p54-59) All images Gatherings Magazine.
Brightness. I’m seeking it everywhere. Nearly April, still a grey sky and the threat of snow is hanging over our heads. So you can imagine my joy when I found these images from Jessica Enig’s cake decorating party popping up on pinterest. The prettiest party idea and you get to take home a beautiful chunk of [...]