I first came across Little Greene when I began my course at KLC School of Design, and instantly loved the array of colours they had to offer. Now working at Swank Interiors, it is the paint we stock at the … Continue reading →
It might seem that I get up to the strangest things, and yes I admit the idea of going to a festival called Grillstock was quite amusing. However, I did have a brilliant time, even though I got so burnt … Continue reading →
The last week has been a whirlwind of emotions so when I got a call from my Grandma asking me to go round to discuss her downstairs loo, I got quite excited. Ok, that sounds a bit strange, but I … Continue reading →
My parent’s garden is very green. We are very lucky to have so much space for the two mad hounds to run around but I do like a bit of colour. So, this time of year is just perfect, especially … Continue reading →
Just want to apologise that I’ve hardly been around the last few weeks, it’s been a roller coaster of highs and lows…. but I have some exciting news. You can probably guess by the name but I have had an offer accepted on a house. I’m still in a little bit of shock as its been a bit of a whirlwind adventure. After only week of looking, I found the perfect Victorian terrace house, which I was able to view twice in one day.
As soon as I walked in, I knew. I got the butterflies you see so many times on these programmes. What followed was a weekend of nerves, I felt sick. I did not want to lose this house.
So, as you can imagine doing what I do, I literally cannot wait to get those keys. I’m strangely excited about removing all the awful wallpaper. This is going to be one big adventure, and maybe hopefully one day my front door will look like this…
I made this a while ago for my granny’s 80th Birthday but it is a recipe that will work all times of year, especially when decorated with a Union Jack. Make three sponge layers each about 1cm thick. I made … Continue reading →
Last week, I told you all about my first venture of decorating weddings. So over the last few days, I’ve been madly on Pinterest gathering images. My ideas: Straw bales as seating, makes for a relaxed style Lots of wild … Continue reading →
In the year that is all things British, i felt it was only necessary to celebrate the glorious country that we live in and the brilliant designs that the talented people create. Every fortnight, I will focus on one British … Continue reading →
Last Sunday, my boyfriend woke up and decided he fancied banoffee pie. So, he just knocked this up, as you do! Please look away if you are on a diet. It adds inches just looking at it! Recipe: Crush cookies … Continue reading →
Normally a Monday is spent manically running around catching up on my washing and other very mundane everyday chores. This monday, however, I spent the day in London at Pulse. Pulse is a design led fair showing the very best … Continue reading →
Its a been a few weeks since I started writing this blog, and I’m finally getting used to it. I’m constantly thinking about what the next post will be and when I can sit down and write it. But it’s not all about the posts, I’m constantly looking at my blog and looking for ways to make it more pretty. So, i just want to say a big Thank you to Kira at from Her New Leaf for my extremely pretty social media buttons, I love them, even though they are quite right yet!
Talking of social media, I’ve been twittering for a while but have finally had the chance to set up my Facebook page so if you haven’t had a look already please go and have a peep and like away!
Thank you to everyone who has been reading, I hope it’s been enjoyable!
On a cloudy day in June I headed with the mothership to Ipswich for the Suffolk Show. Now when you think of county shows, I want you to think about the gorgeous sunshine, drinking in pimms, wearing sandals and summer … Continue reading →
Something I have always wanted to do is organise weddings and events. Not full time, just as an added extra, stressful brides would wind me up! So when I was asked to decorate a country wedding, I couldn’t be more … Continue reading →
Over my very busy weekend of tasting sausages, the wonderful boy also managed to find a chance to launch his outside catering company at the Jubilee street party. I’m very proud of what he was able to achieve in such … Continue reading →
We have a royal tradition at my parent’s pub to celebrate anything regal with a beer and sausage festival, how very British of us! So, like last year, with the Royal Wedding, last weekend’s jubilee was celebrated with gallons of … Continue reading →
This weekend, I was extremely lucky to have the chance to take part in a lifestyle photography course with the wonderful Sylvaine Poitau. Having been part of a photo shoot with Sylvaine before, I knew that this course was going … Continue reading →
I’m very lucky in my job that I get to look through gorgeous pattern books all day. A few weeks ago, we opened an account with Sahco, I was excited to see their collections. One caught my eye in particular. … Continue reading →
There is something I love about Suffolk and Norfolk this time of year, apart from the absolutely gorgeous countryside, and that’s the abundance of country shows. This weekend, we travelled to Henham Park near Southwold for the Flavours of 2012 … Continue reading →