Feel-Good Tea

ad* I don’t know about you, but there’s just something about Autumn that makes me feel so excited. I’m not sure if it’s past memories of new shiny school shoes and choosing a new pencil case. Or maybe it’s the fact I can start shopping for cosy knits and it’s officially ok to light all…

Time for tea

*Ad I’m the first to admit I love a good cuppa! It’s pretty much the first thing I think about when I wake up in the morning. As the old saying goes… ‘Nothing brings people together like a great cup of tea.’ With summer finally in full swing, and now that restrictions are easing, there’s…

Brighten up your space with Kalanchoes

Ad* Let’s talk about colour, a thing I used to be very afraid of when it came to home decor, I was even fussy about what colour flowers I’d buy. Fast forward three years, and I can safely say I’m really embracing the joy colour brings into my life. I haven’t been brave enough to…

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…

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…

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…

Spanish Themed Dinner Party

  Anyone who knows me, will know that I love hosting a dinner party. I really enjoy having friends over to share a bottle a wine, eat some hearty home-cooked food and have a good old catch up. Let’s not forget to add laughter into the mix, and of course some great music playing in the…