Pregnancy Pampering at 20 weeks

Taking some time-out to take stock halfway through my journey to motherhood. Time feels like it’s flying, although all the counting ‘in weeks’ makes me feel like everything is abit slow motion, constantly waiting* for the next pregnancy milestone. I am trying to balance reading-up to be informed on the coming weeks (and ultimately, how…

Pregnancy Pilates & how its helping me

I have some very exciting news that my husband Alex and I are expecting a baby in April. I’ve been thinking about whether to add further pregnancy related posts documenting my journey so far; my pre-pregnancy health ups and downs with adenomyosis, the fact that overwhelming anxiety that everything is progressing ok isn’t just confined…

My wedding hair accessories by Debbie Carlisle

I met Debbie at the Etsy Wedding Pop-up at West Elm, Tottenham Court Road in February this year. I’d already seen a wedding accessory I liked on her website called Maisie – a trio of large hairpins that mix freshwater pearls with Swarovski crystals mounted in silver, rose gold or gold settings. I wanted to see what…

My bespoke wedding artwork by Wilder & Wren

Beth is the artist behind Wilder and Wren, the small business that creates amazing pressed wildflower artwork. Beth created artwork completely bespoke for my wedding, working with the same types of flowers that made up the floristry on our big day. I was so in love with Beth’s feed on her instagram (check out her cool peace…

My Wedding Cake by Abundance Cakes

Linli is destined to pen a bestselling baking book I just know it! I can’t wait to stand at the front of the queue at her book signing knowing I was there at the beginning scoffing her Rocky Road samples. Linli creates wedding cakes (as well as pretty much anything else sweet you ask her!)…

My Wedding Stationery by Studio Sophie

My spotlight on creative small business’ continues with my second wedding supplier Q&A. Its the turn of Sophie of  Studio Sophie fame who created our invitations, menu’s and seating plan. We chose a pineapple theme (that Sophie drew) with some spring cosmos-esque flowers to tie-in the spring time of year. We opted for it in colour  and Sophie…

My Wedding Floristry by Revival Rooms

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature” Gerard De Nerval ….Love this!   The floral displays at my wedding were so important to me to be relaxed and a riot of April colour….this they were thanks to Sian at Revival Rooms along with all the venue styling.     I met Sian by accidently attending a…

DIY, decorating & disasters…

Before we moved to Zone 9, Brixton was our home. This was the start of my decorating obsession. Here are some small space ”before and afters”and disasters… This was our bathroom that I painted a neutral grey. I spray-painted my ”pugs might fly” from their original silver, to white and added a more interesting mirror than your…

Downstairs Toilet Makeover – Before and After

The downstairs loo is bearly a metre square so only took a weekend to refresh It already had one wall papered with geometric navy wallpaper that although looked great, the design wasn’t to my taste in such a small space. I was originally going to wallpaper with the dalmatian monochrome spot that I’ve since used in our…

The End of the Line Garden

Our brixton flat had a garden that was a square of lawn and patio which only just squeezed a small table on. Living in london this was a massive luxury and regardless of the sirens from the south circular (oh and the japanese knotweed!! ) it was the perfect sanctuary Our new house had to have a…

Dining Room Makeover- Before and After

I was looking forward to decorating the dining room the most once we had moved in… It’s not massively light but it’s a good size as it is open plan after the previous owners extended out their kitchen. We weren’t initially looking for open plan but now really love it as we spend most of our time between the…