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

What the Hygge?

It’s everywhere. In my inbox, on the front of books in Oliver Bonas. What is this Hygge? Do I want it? I think I might want it. From what I can tell, it’s essentially candles… View Post

DIY Christmas Cards

Here, step by step instructions on how to make these DIY Christmas Cards. It’s not complicated when you break it down, I promise. Come on in, give it a go, if they turn out a… View Post