Desk inspiration

One of my biggest requirements from our new home is some where I can have my own space, somewhere I can organise myself and work, this being, my desk. When we originally viewed the property I took measurements and visualised how we would layout the living area as this is where I would be working from, and I found the perfect spot right on the back wall looking out into…

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Chantele’s Etsy Finds – Cast Iron Jack …

I adore these mid century modern bookends cast in the shape of giant Jacks. These come from Urban Trading Post and are around £18 each of £37 for a pair. I am a big book reader, and constantly have piles of books dotted around the place, so finding some stylish book ends was a must for when we moved. After nosing about I originally thought I wanted blocks of sliced agate…
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Introducing Jian Chen Fine Art

I was lucky enough to stumble across the work of Jian Chen (and Jian herself) at the Craft Folk Market that was held down in Cardiff Bay a few weeks ago. I instantly fell in love with her colourful female portraits, and her unusual way of painting. The picture above is the first that caught my eye, and I simply had to have it (after checking with Jon that he liked…

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Bedroom Inspiration – Grey and Turquoise

Even though we haven’t got the new house yet (or even had a moving in date!) I have already started (read ‘finished’) planning the interior decorating side of it…in my head at least. I know how I want each room to look, it will just be a matter of finding each of the pieces that are perfect for the look that I want, and I know that that will take…

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Chantele’s Etsy Finds – Hanging Glass Terrarium

Yes I am one of those people who loves Etsy! I’ve been using it for many years now, and am loving how it has grown, bringing in so many more interesting artists and designers. It really has given the independent creative market an outlet to reach new customers they may never have found before, especially as it is world wide!

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