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 … More Summer colour
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 … More Our before and after hallway 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 … More Our before and after bathroom makeover
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, … More A perfect Autumn weekend
The Autumn Edition of Heart Home magazine is online now, and it’s full of lovely UK interiors and styling ideas. My favourite is this grey and yellow story. I feel my yellow obsession is getting out of hand – but grey and yellow are so good together! Check out the magazine here.
I love this screen printed wallpaper by UK based Rachel Powell. It’s retro and fun – there are also cool tea towels using the bird motif. You can check out her site here.
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 … More White with a pop of yellow
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 … More My latest vintage finds
I have been trying to find the perfect little stools to use as bedside tables, and I think I may have found them. ‘Thread family’, designed by Coordination Berlin, consists of a stool, table and high stool. The top and thread is made from walnut, attached to a steel base in various great colours. Love them, … More Thread Family
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