Home, Interiors, Vintage

We’re in!

We have moved into our new home, and it's fantastic to have space at last! Now our little boy is super active, to have room for him to run around and play is really special. The house is so light and bright, exactly what we wanted. And all the features are in tact because it hasn't been touched since… Continue reading We’re in!

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Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

1960’s house envy

  Wow what a beautiful house. It's for sale for the first time since it was built in 1967, and the owners have carefully maintained it's original details. Designed by the renowned architect Peter Aldington, the four-bedroom property was given a rare Grade II listing by English Heritage in recognition of its outstanding design. It's in South… Continue reading 1960’s house envy

Design, Home, Interiors, Retro

Habitat A/W 2013

Habitat's collection for the new season has some bold, eye catching pieces. My favourite is this Sura chair, made from black rattan wrapped around a steel-wire frame - it looks very retro but with a modern spin. I may have to save those pennies though as they are £300 and up - ouch.   There… Continue reading Habitat A/W 2013

Decoration, Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Typography, Vintage

Penguin Library Wallpaper

How great is this wallpaper? Osborne and Little have produced this colourful wallpaper which is a collage of front covers of the early Penguin paperbacks.  A really fun conversational piece for bookworms and fans of vintage design, take a look at Osborne and Little's site here.

Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

Friday apartment envy

The renovation work in our flat has slowed to a complete stop at the moment, as all things wedding-related seem to be taking up our free weekends. So for now, I will have to make do with looking at other people's lovely homes. This 1960's flat is in the Barbican, London. The owners have kept the… Continue reading Friday apartment envy

Decoration, Design, Home, Interiors, Retro

Urban Outfitters Furniture

As much as I love Urban Outfitters for their fashion, I usually ignore the small home section full of cute but often pointless stuff to clutter my already full flat. Now though, they've extended their range into furniture and other homeware, and from what I can see in the lookbook, it looks pretty cool. It's… Continue reading Urban Outfitters Furniture

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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