Posts Tagged ‘floral’

COLOUR JOY WITH BRIGHT BAZAAR THE BOOK

COLOUR JOY WITH BRIGHT BAZAAR THE BOOK

Colour is your friend – great words to remember! Today I am super excited to share some beautiful pages from the bright, colourful and most definitely fun new book – Bright Bazaar by Will Taylor. As a girl who is mostly fond of a grey and white palette, I do enjoy colour immensely and it […]


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 […]


LIVING LIFE BEAUTIFULLY – CHRISTINA STRUTT

LIVING LIFE BEAUTIFULLY - CHRISTINA STRUTT

Afternoon midweekers! I have a beautiful treat for all lovers of faded florals and washed linen today, these images are from the new and eighth book - Living life Beautifully - by creative director of Cabbages & Roses Christina Strutt. When I saw the images it was tough to cut down from using them all, but I hope […]


GATHERED BEAUTY

GATHERED BEAUTY

Another few gloomy days on the outside and today looks to be no different, but indoors the tigers have been snoozing and I am cutting out lots of butterflies for some garlands, sewing and slowly building up more things for sale. I will show you soon I promise. This basket of gathered beauty (top) was […]


NADIA’S FLOWERS

NADIA'S FLOWERS

Today I am rushing, today I don’t have time. But If I could take a leaf out of Nadia’s lovely field of flowers I could learn a thing or two. Please go and see the post and other beautiful images over at La port rouge. Image by Nadia La port rouge.


BACK IN 2008

BACK IN 2008

I posted these pictures of my kitchen wall back in 2008 and lots of you were interested in the flower garland hanging up. But I had got it in Habitat and it wasn’t still available to buy, but looking around the internet today (for something totally unrelated) I found these Decorative Paper Flowers from Nordic […]


BEAUTIFUL PALE WORLD

BEAUTIFUL PALE WORLD

I’ve been hoarding up these pictures for a long time, I first saw Kristin Vestgårds beautiful pale world over at Brown paper and string and then was reminded whilst


PAINTERS AND INTELLECTUALS

PAINTERS AND INTELLECTUALS

As June is being it’s terrible self as ususal, I thought I would share some Summer rich pictures from our day out at Charleston,


A RAINBOW OF RESOURCES

A RAINBOW OF RESOURCES

The sky looks positively murderous, and I am just hoping for a downpour to come soon or hold off until I have walked to work. While I am safe indoors, I just wanted to share these intense colours from the amazing gallery of Bloom magazine, and say thanks to Rose for the link x All […]


ONLY THE BRAVE

ONLY THE BRAVE

Okay so you all knowI have been going mad for colour lately, and it’s mainly because of all the early summer weather we are having, and in anticipation of all the flowers that are just about to burst in to bloom here are a few runway bright looks from Kenzo’s resort collection for 2011. I […]


SPRING COLOURS

SPRING COLOURS

Hey Monday, it seems my Spring colours this year are pink, white and green, with a dash of tabby thrown in. A relaxing Saturday spent in Tunbridge Wells, at the farmers market and walking around the Pantiles. Where we always pop in to our favourite kitchen shop, and without fail I will find something to […]


SPRING THRILLS

SPRING THRILLS

Thrilled to be going to the Decorate book launch at Liberty tomorrow, and thought it a good day to debut fairy light Spring frills.


FUTURE GARDEN

FUTURE GARDEN

Today I make a little promise to my future garden, that I will grow salad and herbs and pretty flowers. Seed packets from The Balcony Gardener.


HEART BREAK HOTEL

HEART BREAK HOTEL

So excited about this new Venture from Rachel Ashwell.


PRETTY IN PINK

PRETTY IN PINK

Obviously when travelling I always keep my eyes peeled for any new bakery opportunity that should arise and Laguna beach was no exception, after browsing the lovely collection of home wares in Areo we happened to find Casey’s Cupcakes. A super sweet cupcake boutique surrounded by pink potted plants and bunches of pale balloons, with lots […]


POSTCARDS FROM SAN FRANCISCO

POSTCARDS FROM SAN FRANCISCO

NEW FRIENDS

NEW FRIENDS

SCARLET AND VIOLET

Todays forward look to the floral treats that lie ahead comes from the florists Scarlet and Violet. I for one with my basket at the ready cannot wait for lilac season. All images Scarlet and Violet.


RECORD THE DAY JAN 8-19

RECORD THE DAY JAN 8-19

SPRING BLITZ

SPRING BLITZ

I am so looking forward to spring, and I am even more excited because we are going to California for three weeks in February so when I get back Spring should be here. I would love to add some pretty floral dresses like these ones from Banana Republic, to my spring/summer wardrobe and swishy silk […]


THE BEAUTIFUL PLACES

THE BEAUTIFUL PLACES

Since starting Lobster and Swan I have amassed a huge folder of all the beautiful places I would some day like to visit. One of the places marked on my map with a heart shaped pin, is the magical floral emporium of Simone Pickering, the owner of Miss Pickering.