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    50 shades of blue

    A few weeks ago I co-wrote a post with Sarah Johnson from Tuck Sleep – a non-commercial community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free…

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    Garden Room #1

    When we moved from Canada to the UK 3 years ago, my husband wanted a better work life balance and was keen to find a new job with a great company that…

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    The science of colours for the bedroom

    So when Sarah Johnson from Tuck Sleep – a non-commercial community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources – got in touch…

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    H&M conscious home

    A week inside due to the Beast from the East weather, has had me dreaming of warm dinner parties and earth tone bedrooms. Well the new H&M conscious home collection has all of…

  • Sugru
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    Sugru

    I discovered Sugru on Instagram last year. I watched a video of it’s inventor Jane describing it as “if superglue and playdoh had a love child this would be it” and I knew that…

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    Pink and green

    I love Frida Kahlo – her art and her strength which is such an inspiration – and my eldest now shares this love. I grew up with my mum saying: “Blue and…

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    Søstrene Grene

    I got a lovely Christmas Eve surprise today: I discovered Søstrene Grene. They opened a new shop near my mum in November in the shopping destination Polygone Riviera, Nice, France. And it was hard to…

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    Ultra Violet

    Have you heard the news? PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet is colour of the year for 2018! This is big news and you will soon see it popping up in the shops on clothes…

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    Woodland party presents

    So I recently organised my daughter’s woodland Birthday party so I thought I would share with you some of the gorgeous woodland kids’ items I came across. From presents, party fashion to…

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    casa

    casa is a great affordable French interior shop. I discovered it as a student living in Avignon. Like a lot of affordable shops, it was worth a regular visit to search out…

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    How to Marie Antoinette

    A few of you lovely people have asked how I come up with my room designs so I thought I would talk you through the creation of the Marie Antoinette tween bedroom. Like all good…

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    Melamine

    In 1997, my Big Granny died. (I had a very tall granny and a short granny aka Big Granny and Little Granny.) My uncle asked if I wanted anything of hers. I…