Styling ideas for small apartments

One of my interior design loves is seeing how designers style small spaces. I’m a sucker for the room sets at Ikea and have been ever since the early days of my marriage, when my husband and I would trawl IKEA for furniture we could afford in order to fill our first home together. We…

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5 ways to style your garden

Hello friends, how have you been? We went away over Easter and had our first family holiday with our son (who we adopted just over a year ago now). It went really well and we enjoyed some really great time away from London and enjoying the seaside! We were fortunate enough to enjoy some lovely…

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Ten life hacks for busy women

Most people I know are busy. Actually, let me start again. Everyone I know is busy in some way or another! You will be too I bet. I have friends who are mothers and doing an amazing job of raising their children and working at home. I have friends who work full time outside the…

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How to upcycle a chest of drawers

Despite the recent weather in the UK (snow, rain and some very grey skies), I’m reliably informed that Spring is actually on its way! I find the start of spring very motivating and with that comes lots of interiors planning as I start to think about updates that we might want to make to our…

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How to update a gallery wall

Gallery walls have been a popular way to display photographs or pictures for a few years now. I know I’ve certainly used them in the past myself! The interior stylist in me is often on the hunt for new ideas to use in the home though and so updating the ‘gallery wall’ idea is something…

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How to keep your tulips standing tall

 I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but in London it is freeeeezing this week. In fact it’s been pretty dark and rainy so far this year. However, I’m encouraged by the fact that we’ve been enjoying some odd patches of glorious sunshine here and there and it seems as if…

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Sunday night feeling – it’s back!

Hello there friends. It has been a very long time since I last posted. And I’d like to explain why. For the past few years, my husband and I have been going through the UK adoption process. It’s not something I’ve ever shared on the blog as it doesn’t really relate to interiors (!) and…

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New Year goals for 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you have had a peaceful and restful few weeks. Today I wanted to share with you one of my goals for 2017. As you may recall from previous years posts, I’m not really one for new year resolutions, but I am committed to setting goals at the start of the…

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Christmas shopping in London

Welcome back to Blogmas day 2. Do you have a favourite store to visit each Christmas? Mine is definitely Fortnum and Masons in London. I can rarely afford anything in there but I love to look! My budget can usually stretch to a packet of fancy Christmas tea, which is always worth it in my…

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A guide to creating a festive kitchen

If you’re an interiors fan like me, then you probably love this time of year as it gives you an opportunity to mix up your usual interior accessories in favour of something more festive. I’ve spoken about how to create a cosy Christmas bedroom in a recent post, so next let’s move on to the…

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