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  • Une bouteille de lavande
    Made, Other Creations

    Une bouteille de lavande

    My mum taught me how to made bouteille de lavande (lavender bottles) when we moved to Provence, France when I was 9. Apparently I then stole some lavender from the local field, made…

  • macramé wall hanging
    Made, Other Creations

    macramé

    Macramé wall hangings are a massive nursery/ kids’ bedroom decor trend. So when I discovered the Jersey Be Good yarn from WOOL AND THE GANG (this unique t-shirt yarn is made from…

  • Teacher present coffee cup COSTA
    Made, Other Creations

    thanks a latte

    My girls are counting down the days until the summer holidays (I’m not 😂). So it’s time for teacher and childminder end of year presents. I am in complete awe at what…

  • Sonny Yellow Bench Crate and Barrel
    Made, Other Creations

    Sonny

    A few years ago, in Dubai, my husband and I fell in love with this Sonny yellow bench from Crate and Barrel. Like kids in front of a candy shop, we used to…

  • Plant hanger
    Made, Other Creations

    Plant hanger

    I went home to France at the weekend and had an unexpected crush: a senecio radicans (or string of bananas). The crush was so hard, that I brought it back in my carry…

  • IKEA EKBY VALTER
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    EKBY VALTER 3 WAYS

    EKBY VALTER what? The IKEA EKBY VALTER is technically a shelf bracket, available in birch or black and in two depths: 18 or 28cm. But it is perfect for moonlighting as a…

  • IKEA AINA Linen curtains
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    AINA

    I don’t know if it’s growing up in the South of France with flowing curtains that did it, but from quite an early age I knew what linen was and that I…

  • Blue velvet sofa IKEA EKBY VALTER
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Cool blue velvet

    A cool blue velvet sitting room design? Yes please. I love turning an up-cycling project into a staging exercise. Here is a sitting room design I staged – in my kitchen! –…

  • Ikea Kallax mid century hack
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    Mid-century Kallax

    There was a corner of our landing calling out for some attention. I had been looking on eBay for a mid-century bookshelf for a while but nothing suitable or in budget came…

  • IKEA MARIUS stool hack
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    Marius with a lion on top

    I am currently putting together an Indian Nights bedroom and wanted an affordable bedside table. So I decided to hack an IKEA MARIUS stool. Super affordable and easy to hack into a table.…

  • metal bed frame
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    This old bed

    My mum kept the bed frame I had as a child. It started off light pink and she painted it black somewhere around my pre-teenhood. Here is a photo of it in…

  • Ikea BOSTRAK built in porch anthracite grey
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    Built in Bostrak

    When I designed our mud room built in storage was the first thing on my list and to be honest the main part of the room. The rest is space for people, bags,…