Colour crush ~ BLUE

After a recent holiday to Crete, I’m crushing on blue BIG time. Walking the pretty streets of the most quaint little fishing village we discovered, Plaka, was like being in a movie set. Baby blue, teal, cornflower, turquoise, aqua call them what you will, shades of blue are sure to make you feel relaxed and…

My Eco-Friendly Decking Plans | ad*

It’s finally happening… I’ve actually decided on a new decking material. My tired old wooden deck hasn’t lasted as well as my husband and I had hoped, in fact it’s a health and safety nightmare! So, after much thought and research, I’ve decided to go with a very eco friendly composite material. I’m thrilled to…

Go Wild with Marks & Spencer Home | ad*

With summer finally here, I was thrilled when Marks & Spencer Home asked me to pick my favourite pieces from their SS19 range to style up my outdoor living space. It was my birthday yesterday, so this little entertaining corner at the end of our garden seemed the perfect place for a bit of summer…

Keeping Plant Care Easy This Summer ~ with Homebase | ad*

Last weekend we took a much needed trip to our local garden centre in preparation for a good-old garden/plant overhaul. We are very lucky to live just a few miles away from our nearest Homebase store. In the 19 years we’ve lived in our home, it’s been our go-to shop for all things gardening and DIY….

Christmas makeover with Marks & Spencer

For me, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Marks & Spencer. I mean, is it even December if you haven’t browsed the festive isles of this go-to store picking up treats and decorations ready for the big day!? I’ve given my living room a makeover with some fabulous *items from M&S. This year I’ve gone with a…

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…

Getting cosy with Baa Stool

Say hello to the newest addition at Little House In London, my sheepskin dressing table stool of dreams, Ffleur. Isn’t she just lovely? She comes in 18 different colour ways, I have chosen this stunning teal. I sat on her for about an hour when she first arrived. I mean, I couldn’t have been more comfy,…

Get Your Hygge On This Autumn

This Autumn, you will mostly find me padding around in fluffy slippers, lighting evocative scented candles, switching on ALL the twinkly fairy lights and generally revelling in the most cosiest of seasons. Last year, I discovered (along with the rest of Instagram) the phenomenon that is Hygge. Pronounced ‘hoo-ga’, it’s a Danish and Norwegian word…

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…

The Power of Yellow

Someone once told me, that if you look at the colour yellow for more than 10 seconds it makes you smile. Why not try it with this square below… worked for me! How about you? In the natural world, yellow is the colour of sunflowers and daffodils, lemons and bananas, canaries and bees. And let’s…