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 to go in the blink…

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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 last few weeks, sorting out…

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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 buy clothing from them and…

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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 Ziferblat in Manchester, which I’d…

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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 a bruised knee) it made…

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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 I suppose that’s what I’ve…

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