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I don't know if I am a natural born blogger.  My decision to start a blog was out of a desire to kick start a new career - one that would give my creative yearnings an outlet and that would open me up to learning some new skills.  I hoped I would enjoy it (which I do [...]

March 21st, 2016|Home & Decor|

My Favourite Vase Shapes

I am a huge fan of flowers in a home.  They add colour and interest and are the easiest way to pull a look together - think of them as the mascara of the home styling world -  just this one addition will make the world of difference (OK, well that's mascara for me - it [...]

March 14th, 2016|Home & Decor|

Affordable Style Files

This week is proving to be a complete write off, mainly because I have decided to cram preparing a birthday party for Pip (which I just have to make everything for myself - goodness only knows why) into a ridiculously short period of time.  I have been sticking images of Tinkerbell to glittery paper and [...]

March 8th, 2016|Home & Decor, Uncategorized|

Contemporary Nursery Inspiration

The first time you set up a nursery is so special.  It's an exciting time full of anticipation with just the right amount of trepidation thrown in for good measure.  I was surprisingly disorganised when I set up the nursery for Finn who was our first born.  We lived in a beautiful old Victorian terrace in [...]

February 17th, 2016|Home & Decor|

Stunning Children’s Furniture

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you have children, the chances are their rooms look a lot nicer than your own...or is that just me? Kids decor for me is kind of like kids clothes - a joy to buy (I live in hope that one day Cotton On Kids will release adult versions of their [...]

November 25th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Brand Focus: Linen & Moore

I have had a number of enquiries recently for where to go for cushions.  There are some homeware items that are always in demand and cushions rank pretty high on most peoples list - whether it's dressing up a bed or couch - or simply stacking them on the floor (or inside a teepee as we [...]

November 22nd, 2015|Home & Decor|

Trending Now: Baskets

Baskets are trending now - open an interiors magazine or step into a homewares shop and you will find baskets in a multitude of styles.  Stylists are using them in almost every room of the house for their practicality and beauty - yes they help to keep your pad looking tidy but more than that, they [...]

November 19th, 2015|Home & Decor|

An art consultant’s modern Malaysian home

Today's home, located in Johor Bahru Malaysia, is an architectural award winning, modern concrete stunner.  It is at once an art gallery, the perfect entertaining pad and complete family home. Across the border in Malaysia, homes take on an altogether different form from their cousins in Singapore. Johor Bahru seems so close and yet so far, the sense of [...]

November 8th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Style Guide: Kids room vintage style

Last week I took over a friends house to style a kids bedroom two ways - using the same furniture I added items to create a girls and a boys room with a vintage look.  In decorating terms, the vintage look has been popular for a while and shows no sign of becoming passé.  Modern furniture and [...]

October 26th, 2015|Home & Decor|

Brand Highlight : Castle

I am often asked for advice on where to go for bedlinen.  Searching for good bedlinen is a topic close to my heart so I am always happy to make recommendations.  Without exception the first place that I send people is Castle.  I am a huge fan of this brand (it is bordering on an addiction and [...]

October 12th, 2015|Home & Decor|