Strangers Bearing Gifts……….

It’s not every day that you get an email inviting you to be the subject of a photo shoot.  So when I received an invitation to be just that I had to investigate a little further.
Manasi Kashyap calls herself a Lifestyle Photographer but that doesn’t even to begin to describe the…

I Spy – New Collections for Sanderson……….

I am just loving the new collections from Sanderson.
The Bloomsbury Canvas, Dalloway and Orlando Collections are all influenced by the hugely creative output of the artists, poets and designers of the 1930’s, especially those associated with the Bloomsbury Group and the Omega Workshop.

Can’t you just see how the above…

Love Flowers, Love Interflora……….

I make no secret of the fact that I adore flowers, so when Interflora invited me along to see some of their products and services last week, I jumped at the chance.

Did you know for instance that they design to order?  Their expert florists will work with you to…

I Spy – West Egg Interiors………

West Egg Interiors is a small company that specialises in sourcing unique vintage furniture and accessories.  Simple, charming and good quality is their mantra.

Every piece of furniture or smaller home accessory is carefully restored so that it can be used and loved once more and if you are looking…

Autumn Break……….

Sometimes all it takes to re-charge the batteries is a couple of days away.

This weekend the BF and I left London behind and headed to Cumbria to visit some friends that we haven’t seen for at least a couple of years.

They live in a tiny village on the edge…

I Spy – Melanie Bourget……….

I saw the work of Melanie Bourget at Origin last week and was intrigued.

Offbeat and hauntingly beautiful.  Women (and men) with wild hair and faces full of expression.  They seem to have been frozen by a spell and yet their personalities still shine through. 

The figurines have ever so slightly whimsical shapes but the poses they…

The London Design Festival – Decadent Decorex……….

Renowned as the top and most anticipated event for Interior Designers in the UK, Decorex never fails to deliver.  With 307 exhibitors this year it was a visual delight.   You can always rely on a stimulating array of interiors products and designs and plenty of wonderful inspiration…

The underwater theme of the foyer…

The London Design Festival – Origin……….

Origin, the contemporary craft fair.
Situated in the Old Spitalfields Market in London’s creative East End, Origin shows a diverse range of high quality original craft.  I’m always drawn to the ceramics, metalwork, glass and paper sculptures but there is also a stunning range of jewellery and knitwear too.

Sarah Morpeth, Shan…