Wow this week has been a manic one, I'm looking forward to taking it easy this weekend hanging out in Crystal Palace, looking around vintage shops and eating nice food. There's a whole Friday to get through before that though, so here's a cool and quirky house to stare at for 10 minutes and make… Continue reading Happy Friday!
Down at the bottom of the garden…
As we live in London, we're really lucky to have a good size garden. This does mean though that due to lack of time and money to do anything with it, a large section of it had become a dumping area for wood, stones and weeds. This end of our garden gets the most sun all day… Continue reading Down at the bottom of the garden…
Our before and after bathroom makeover
It's been so long since I put up a post I've almost forgotten what to do! I've been consumed by Christmas and New Year fun, and planning our wedding! All very exciting, but it's about time I shared some pictures of our bathroom, which is now finished! The bathroom in our London basement flat before… Continue reading Our before and after bathroom makeover
Exposed brick + vintage + glass = kitchen envy
This kitchen diner is so beautiful it makes me want to cry. Where do I start as to how much I love this space? Ok...the exposed brick, use of glass sliding doors to the garden, the glass roof, the gorgeous vintage quirky touches, those sinks, The Xavier Pauchard Tolix Stools, the amazing storage wall...'sigh!' All… Continue reading Exposed brick + vintage + glass = kitchen envy
Wardrobe 0, Me 1
This weekend I had a fight with the built in wardrobes in our bedroom. It was a close-run contest, but after many hours of hammering, swearing and falling off a chair, I won! So the horrible MDF wardrobes are no more. I cannot wait to get some order in the room with some shiny new… Continue reading Wardrobe 0, Me 1
So, following on from my post Narrow Thinking, my boyfriend just emailed me a picture of how our hallway is looking this afternoon, halfway through the plaster getting hacked off ready for damp proofing. And how cool does the exposed brickwork look?! Now the question is, should we replaster or leave the bricks on show..?… Continue reading Exposed!
East London Furniture
I stumbled across the website of East London Furniture the other day, and had to share it with you. They make furniture from 100% recycled materials in a warehouse in Über cool London's East End. Whilst I love the concept of furniture made from scrap materials, often the design is compromised, but not so with these… Continue reading East London Furniture