In Search Of: Midcentury Planters

The search is over. Am the proud owner of one shiny new midcentury-style planter. Have lusted after the West Elm version for a time, but did not want to part with the £149 to acquire… View Post

H&M Home Haul

The homeware section of H&M is amazing. I’ve had a browse previously, on the website, but seeing it instore is a revelation. A whole new world.  As you would expect from H&M, the home section… View Post

Paint Wars: Farrow & Ball Versus Valspar 

My living room is not large. Cosy, in estate agent lingo. Bijou, should one be feeling generous. Plus it’s north-facing. So what did I do? Paint all the walls a very dark shade of grey.  It’s a… View Post

Save or Splurge: Midcentury Planters

Oh West Elm. You and your gorgeous homewares. Those midcentury-style planters are a firm fixture on my mental lust list. Would look great in my house. But they are £149. Each. Quite the splurge. But… View Post

DIY Gin Gift

I don’t want to worry you, but we’re getting pretty close to the wire, shopping-wise. It’s Christmas crunch time.  If you’ve still got gifts to nail down, fear not pals, here’s an idea that can… View Post