Nursery Inspiration – Navy, Grey and Orange Nursery …

Even before we knew if we were having a girl or a boy I had started planning the perfect nursery in my head – bold monochrome with hints of gold for a girl or navy blue and grey with a star motif for a boy.  When we found out bean was a little boy that meant I could start properly planning his nursery and I knew I wanted to stick…

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Ways to have a Happier Week at …

As most of you know me and Jon run our own business so have a home office (well a huge desk unit across the back of our living room to be precise), which can sometimes make work even harder, you have to be so self motivated to actually do work at home rather than going into an office. If your not feeling like working it is far to easy to…

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Thinking Ahead – Converting our attic space

Although we haven’t long moved into the house, and we have no immediate plans to do any major renovation work we have still been dreaming of what we might do in the years to come. We love our little home and the area it is in so we hope we can stay put for a number of years, but when we finally start a family the space we have will…

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Add a Personal Touch with Vignettes – Plus …

I love the idea of little clusters of pretty stuff dotted around my home, or the technical term vignettes. When we moved into our house I knew I wanted to make it more personal, more us. Living in rented houses for 7 years, then back in my parents house for 18 months before we got our home I never felt like I could really make the space properly my own.…

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Introducing Lorna Syson Designs

A few weeks ago I blogged about my amazing new cushions from Lorna Syson designs, which I am ever so slightly besotted with. Lorna is an award winning British designer who’s designs are inspired by the countryside around her. She prides herself on creating quality items, sourcing the best materials and producing everything in the UK.   I got the chance to ask Lorna a few questions about her business,…

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