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

Decoration, Design, DIY, Home, Interiors, Vintage

Our before and after hallway makeover

Our one bed basement flat may be small in many ways, but we do have our own front door and a really good sized hallway (both plus points in small London flats). When we moved in it was a damp and dark space, with dodgy floorboards and dirty magnolia walls. It had one sad looking… Continue reading Our before and after hallway makeover

Paper, Typography

Our wedding stationery

Even though my blog is all about interiors and a love of vintage, being a graphic designer means I also have a passion for paper. Stationery, invites, illustrated prints, cards - I love it. So when planning our wedding, I couldn't wait to design our save the dates and invitations. Our ceremony was in a National… Continue reading Our wedding stationery

Design, Home, Interiors, Vintage

Friday house envy

Happy Friday! To help us through the last day of the working week, here's an amazing midcentury gem to swoon over. This house  in Wales looks as it would have done when it was built in 1966. I love the coloured bathroom suites (I am convinced these will come back into fashion soon!), built in storage… Continue reading Friday house envy

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