Decoration, Home, Interiors

Summer colour

After months of winter grey, the sun is out and London is starting to look more colourful again. I'm starting to think of changing things around in our flat, ready for warmer days (hopefully) ahead. Zara home has some great inspiration for injecting some summer colour into homes, with lovely accessories and details. I especially love the… Continue reading Summer colour

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

Decoration, Design, DIY, Home, Interiors, Vintage

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


A perfect Autumn weekend

Well it's been so long since I have posted I didn't quite know what to post up first today. So I thought I'd share my big news with you. Almost two weeks ago, my boyfriend Stuart whisked me off to the beautiful countryside near Bath for a surprise birthday weekend. We stayed at Tracy Park,… Continue reading A perfect Autumn weekend

Yellow Eames chair
Decoration, Design, DIY, Home, Interiors

White with a pop of yellow

We are currently redoing our bathroom. I roped in my wonderful Dad who came to stay for four days to help us sort out all the initial daunting prep bits. As I mentioned in my previous post, Bathroom blues, the bath was sinking into the floor. So for the last few months the three-legged bath… Continue reading White with a pop of yellow

Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

My latest vintage finds

1960's Chippy telephone seat - a bargain Ebay purchase. The seat tucks away when not in use and I really like the pull-out wipe-clean telephone number notepad.  It needs abit of work and I will recover the seat with bright vintage fabric, but what a cool item. It will look great in the hallway. (The telephone… Continue reading My latest vintage finds

Home, Interiors

Pretty in pink. And yellow, and blue…

It may be raining outside, but inside I am full of the joys of Spring again after looking through the Zara home lookbook. I love the combination of pastels and bright colours, and the styling is gorgeous. Perfect for Easter entertaining. All images Zara Home