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  • Pantone Living Coral Home Made Productions
    Blog, Inspiration

    Living Coral

    Have you heard the news? PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral is colour of the year for 2019! This is big news and you will soon see it popping up in the shops on…

  • Dulux Spiced Honey Home Made Productions
    Blog, Inspiration

    Spiced Honey

    Last week Dulux announced their colour of the year 2019: Spiced Honey. It’s a lovely warm colour which makes you want to snuggle up at home. Quite apt as it seems the…

  • Fab Hab Kilimanjaro Outdoor Rug
    Blog, Fan Mail, Inspiration

    Outdoor rugs

    As part of my deck project, I researched outdoor rugs so I thought I would share my favourites with you – and they are all well under £100. I was looking for…

  • Deck grey and yellow styleboard
    Blog, Fan Mail, Inspiration

    Deck inspiration

    When we lived in Canada we really discovered and fell in love with deck living. It’s been on the house to do list since we moved in 18 months ago but as…

  • Blog, Inspiration

    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…

  • Pantone colour postcards
    Blog, Inspiration

    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…

  • H&M conscious home collection
    Blog, Fan Mail, Inspiration

    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
    Blog, Fan Mail, Made, Other Creations, Tutorials

    How to: 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…

  • Blog, Inspiration

    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…

  • Pantone Ultra Violet
    Blog, Inspiration

    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…

  • Woodland party presents
    Blog, Fan Mail, Parties

    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…

  • M&S Dovecote Melamine Tesco Navy Pattern Melamine
    Blog, Fan Mail, Inspiration

    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…