Yearly Archives

2017

  • Terry's Milk Chocolate Orange Christmas Teacher gift
    Made, Other Creations

    Christmas Chocolate Orange

    Terry’s Milk Chocolate Orange is a unique British classic. I have childhood memories of peeling back the foil, being hit by the orange smell and then having the fun of whacking it…

  • Scandi hygge moodboard title
    Home, Homes

    Scandi Hygge

    From my Pinterest pitch to the finished design, here’s my Scandi hygge design with 50 shades of white for a flat in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue, France. My brief was to create…

  • Title
    Home, Homes

    No8

    No8 is my mum’s flat in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue, the town I grew up in as a teenager. It’s been a rental income for a few years but my mum has…

  • Unicorn Birthday party
    Made, Other Creations

    Unicorn or Licorne

    If you have a young girl you will probably know that unicorns are everywhere at the moment. So it wasn’t a surprise when my eldest asked for a unicorn themed party for…

  • Sitting room antique French map eames chair Ikea ekby valter hack
    Home, Homes

    Middle East meets Oxfordshire

    I wanted our sitting room to reflect where we have lived as a family: London, Dubai, Canada, Oxfordshire and of course our French/English roots. But I also wanted it to feel warm…

  • Drawing
    Home, Homes

    #ihavethisthingwithfloors

    This is a Facebook post from when I was house hunting and walked into our now home for the first time. As I said at the time, the house had me at…

  • 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…

  • French house title
    Home, Homes

    No30

    If you follow my blog, you’ll already know that my mum is why I’m obsessed with interior design. She is a curtain maker by trade and a serial house flipper. And one…

  • Casa
    Blog, Fan Mail

    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…

  • VEDDINGE grey kitchen
    Home, Homes

    VEDDINGE with a touch of copper

    As they say: kitchens are the heart of the home. Well this was the kitchen when we bought the house and to follow the analogy, this kitchen was in need of heart…

  • IKEA Strandmon Skiftebo light turquoise
    Home, Styleboards

    STRANDMON

    The IKEA Strandmon wing chair has been a major hit with interior designers since it was relaunched in 2014 as part of the IKEA’s 70th Birthday range. Retro and modern all wrapped…

  • Banana leaves nursery
    Home, Styleboards

    Banana leaves

    I focus on the balance between practical and inspirational – creating designs which are easy to live with but inspiring to live in. With this in mind I have created a banana leaves inspired…