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 […]
Beautiful collections and inspired interiors in the latest pages of the lovely 91 Magazine. A little brightness in your life as these October days are already darker and drawing in sooner – All images 91 Magazine x
With the advent of fine weather, thoughts often turn to refreshing home décor – it’s amazing how sunlight streaming through windows can show up those patches of worn carpet or fading paintwork. A favourite place to start redecorating your home is the bedroom: not least because it can be easy to transform on a limited […]
With my peonies from yesterday nearly in full bloom, and of course a long standing love affair with all things coral, my attentions this afternoon have been caught up with finding many things in this beautiful bright Summer hue. With hopes low for being able to grom my own versions of these flowers, the exposed, […]
How was your Tuesday, good I hope! Mine was filled with much floral fun, on my way to my exercise class I popped in to one of my favourite antique shops and found this beautiful mirror and a set of three tier hanging baskets, that I have been looking for, for ages. Then after an […]
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 […]
Now we are all settled in, and my home office plans are under way, we next hope to create a tranquil bedroom space, so we can close the door and hide away from the wallpaper stripping, wall smashing and paint rollers etc. So the first big thing on our shopping list, is a new bed.
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 […]
I have had these beautiful pictures saved to post for ages and with a second day of sunshine under my belt and my productivity levels rising, today seemed the perfect time to share some beautiful still life shots by talented Australian photographer Sharyn Cairns. Delicious food, soothing surroundings, darkness for drama and paleness for calm. […]
Inspired meals with sumptuous settings, just a few pictures by the lovely Caitlin of Roost, my featured blog this week. Creating beautiful and tasty meals, firstly for her husband and for stories featured in magazines such as Kinfolk. The Beautiful pages of Roost are filed with soul warming writing, recipes and stunning photography.Roost is one of those blogs that […]
I have been doting on the pages of Hans Blomquist’s The Natural Home, for months. I love the idea of living in more subtle surroundings, darker and lighter, natural, more masculine, earthy colours, wood mixed with wild flowers, linens and antiques. Perfect Sunday dreaming.
5 Things you’ll discover when clicking through the pages over at my latest Blog of the week, What Katie Does. Exciting experiments with pasta. A new appreciation for The Pink Panther Cartoons, 2 adorable cats. Lovely pictures from days out. Screen printed posters for your walls. Have a great Sunday! x All images What Katie Does.
A few last days of sunshine spent by the shore, Black and White styling and Autumn bakes. This must mean I’m reading the beautiful pages of the latest issue of Heart Home magazine. This month between the inspiring interiors, fashion finds and recipes on pages 26-29, I’m excited to say you’ll also find some of my seasonal collages […]
Friday at last, and a sweet one at that, as soon as I’m finished walking around outside in the glorious September Sunshine, I will be snuggling down to catch up with all the Fall goodness in the latest issue of Sweet Paul Magazine. Autumn recipes, Plaid interior inspiration and mushrooms crafted from vintage lace.
Chasing Summer, but not quite getting there this year in old Blighty, we have had so much rain that the hose pipe ban has been lifted so every cloud it seems does have a silver lining. For my sunshine though I have turned (all be it belatedly) to the pages of the Sweet Paul Magazine Summer issue […]
Hello, just thought I’d swing by and share some of my Instagram pics of that last few days. Finally it came after nearly resorting to wearing gloves again last week-The Sun. So dearly missed I wondered if my days would ever be naturally bright again. So I am filling my days with walks, friends, flowers […]
Pastel hues and lots of things to make, bake, craft and decorate. Here are my favourite pages from the newest issue of Sweet Paul Magazine. Always inspiring and packed with so many tasty recipes and fun stuff to get you motivated on fresh sunny days.Eating more and more vegetarian dishes than ever these days, so finding […]
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 […]
Love the peaceful washed blues in these images from the new Volga Linen CatalogueAll images Volga Linen.
Happy Friday! Last night we had front row seats for the best firework display of the year, the christmas lights were lit our in town and from our bedroom window we get a better view than if we were in attendance. So, the big tree is lit, lights are twinkling everywhere and I can no […]
Perfect to perk up a very dark and dismal Tuesday, the Sweet Paul Holiday issue is out toady and it’s packed with 172 pages of festive joy! My husband is insisting on no Christmas behaviours until December the first but, I don’t think he can stop me, my inner Elf is too darn excitable.
The weekend is nearly over and I thought I would leave you with the last few pages of Record the day, I will try to keep the posts smaller in future, hopefully daily! But everything is running away from me this week x
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 […]
Rebecca Newport recently emailed me about my apartment and when out of curiosity I clicked the link in her message I was more than pleased to see these images from her portfolio. I love the pastel pinks and beautifully wrapped gifts pilled high. I picked all the party themed images as I needed something to […]