A Little Catch Up and A Few Things I’ve Learnt About Decorating

“Where have you been?” I hear you cry. Well since my last post some six or seven weeks ago, decorating has taken over my life – or at least my weekends, punctuated by a lovely break to Scotland a month ago. I’m struggling to get into any kind of blog routine at present. Days seem…

Freshen up your bedroom this Spring

There’s something about Spring that urges people to have a mini overhaul of their life – perhaps it’s the lighter evenings, or the increasing temperature? Something prompts us to change things up a bit, have a tidy and a good old clear out. I love having a good Spring clean. I’ve already been busy this…

Event: #CTSummerSundown with Cotton Traders

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to an event in Manchester with Cotton Traders to celebrate the end of Summer, so I thought, definitely, why not? Cotton Traders have been going for quite a while now (I just looked it up – 1987). I know the brand quite well as my parents often…

Event: #HillarysCrafternoon with Hillary’s Blinds

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to an event by Joe’s Bloggers to take part in a “crafternoon” with Hillary’s Blinds, which I thought sounded a lot of fun and as I’m now officially home and interior obsessed, thought it’d be a good opportunity to get some inspiration. The event was held at…

Homeware: Wishlist #2
Homeware Wishlist

1. Jo Malone Candle 2. Poppy Placemats 3. Billy Bookcase 4. Micke Desk 5. Paris Canvas Print It’s been a little while since I last shared a homeware themed wishlist, but there’s something about October to me that says “start nesting for winter”. Combined with my bedroom shake up last weekend (which involved bleach and…

Hauling: Yankee Candles

Clean Cotton Medium Jar Candle – £16.99 November Rain small jar candle – £5.99 Sample Votive candles – £1.80 each If you come here regularly, you’ll know I love candles and none other than Yankee Candles. Having my own place means I can have as many candles as I can possibly fit on surfaces and…

Primark Red Berries & Orchid Candle

Did anyone else know that Primark sell home ware now? Neither did I until I popped in at the weekend and saw an entire new section on the first floor and practically fan girled. Primark is my go to store right now. I find what I’ve bought from there lasts as long as what I…