Christmas with Hobbycraft

When my daughter Ava asked me if we could buy some air drying clay to make some Christmas decorations, my heart did a little happy whoop. Memories of pottery at school came flooding back, after a quick browse of our go-to craft supplier Hobbycraft, we were set to go with our chosen project. Air drying…

Front Door Makeover

The front door of my little Victorian home has always had many compliments. I’m told it was replaced in the 1930’s due to the design, but I think it fits in perfectly with our period style home. It’s been painted cream (the colour when we bought it 18 years ago) black and slate grey. On my…

Getting crafty with Argos Home

Yesterday, I attended a workshop with Argos, ‘a workshop with Argos!?’ I hear you cry, but yes, it’s true, Argos has just opened it’s first ever consumer pop-up shop in London, where they will be hosting a series of exciting events. Set in New Oxford Street, from the 14th-27th September you can try your hand at…

A Crafty Day

My daughter Ava and I just love a spot of crafting. At the beginning of the school holidays, one of the first places we head is Hobbycraft, as it’s been our go-to craft supplier for an age now. When Hobbycraft asked if we’d like to get stuck into some crafty projects*, we both (literally) jumped…

An evening with The White Company

Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to spend the evening with The White Company. The event was held at one of their flagship stores, in Marylebone. The store is simply stunning, this image above is just one of the beautiful displays. I was, to put it in simple terms, in White Company…

My first up-cycle

This little vintage table had been in my possession for many years but was very much in need of some love.  I decided to paint it to match my dresser that had been lovingly renovated and treated with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Paris Grey. According to the instructions there was no sanding required. I…