Posts Tagged ‘house’

WINTER TONES

WINTER TONES

  Just lately I’ve gone mad for cushions in wintery colours, frosty, sparkling, knitted, cosy and velvet. I managed to narrow my favourites down to these 10. Charcoal velvet and Ikat – Sparrow and Co, Lace Lino Lavado – Zara Home, Dip Dye and Big Ted- John Lewis, Sequinned Baroque – Anthropologie, Silver Sequins and […]


BLOG OF THE WEEK-PRETTY GINGHAM

BLOG OF THE WEEK-PRETTY GINGHAM

Pale colours and subtle surroundings, some pages from the beautiful blog Pretty Gingham by Tanja in Helsinki-Finland. The cosy images and simple pleasures are inspiring me to fall back in love with my long neglected camera. Realising I rarely take pictures these days, unless I happen to see something and snap it on my phone! This […]


CHARCOAL PAINT AND VINTAGE LACE

CHARCOAL PAINT AND VINTAGE LACE

Still wondering what I will make with all that beautiful vintage lace I was given last year. I will show you in detail some more of the amazing pieces, soon. But I thought while I am thinking on it, the best thing to do was to repaint my favourite pin board with charcoal paint and […]


KEEPING THE CHILL OUT

KEEPING THE CHILL OUT

Toast’s new Autumn Winter look book is absolute perfection. A beautiful mix as always of natural colours and simple fabrics, all mingled in with wood, simple candles, and this season 50s style enamel ware and bakelite lighting.


THE SNUGGLE SEASON

THE SNUGGLE SEASON

Only a month or so away, my favourite season will begin, a light breeze will whip at the trees pulling down the leaves, leaves that seem like they only just opened, due to the crazy weather this year, Summer is passing in a wave of torrential downpours with grey skies and every now and then […]


THERES NO PLACE LIKE HOME

THERES NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Ha! Wrote this a while ago, but in all the mayhem didn’t finish it and just discovered it in my drafts. So, some more pictures from around the house, a winter mood board makes way for a carnival of colours over my mantlepiece to celebrate the return of sunshine, a new (old) pen pot for […]


THE OPPOSITE OF RAIN

THE OPPOSITE OF RAIN

I found something beautiful in my email today, these sunny bright flowers and some interior details to go with them. Solid rain on all days except the marathon since we arrived here last Monday, booo. So these charming yellow freesias and late daffodils are giving me the morning boost I need today x All images […]


COFFEE AND CAMERAS

COFFEE AND CAMERAS

Last Tuesday the lovely local photographer and blogger Daniela Exley came by for coffee, and to photograph our home for her beautiful ‘Inside Hastings and St Leonards‘ Project, a collection of photographs sharing the interior details and home style of people that live in our coastal town. I really love the pictures taken, Daniela has really […]


TWELVE THINGS COX AND COX

TWELVE THINGS COX AND COX

Hello Monday people, I hope you had a lovely weekend? We had home cooked food, coffee at the De La Warr, bought lots of new Kilner jars and tidied the larder (no more peg topped bags for us!), some sunny Sunday morning walking, picture taking, a movie and and a huge bowl of honey and […]


THE PRETTIEST CORNER

THE PRETTIEST CORNER

Morning, a few pictures of a beautiful corner in a house I visited yesterday, Tuesday was full and fun, started making the Butlers Facebook page, very excited to be sharing the new seasons comings and goings in the shop, interesting things from Hastings Old Town and other local events. We have a new pop up […]