Monthly Archives: February 2014

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    Spring is in the air

    Posted on February 26, 2014 by in General

    Gorgeous outside and I couldn’t resist sharing this quick snap taken this morning in our garden. I have to confess, when it comes to interiors, the purple and orange combo wouldn’t be top of my list but, somehow, when Mother Nature steps in, it’s a different matter. Hope your day is going well and that […]

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    Getting in the mood with Ivory & Pitch

    Posted on February 14, 2014 by in General

    Oh…what a treat. I’ve just signed up for a five-hour mood board workshop at Caroline Ivory’s gorgeous shop Ivory & Pitch and…I can’t wait. Last year, I’d an absolute ball at Caroline’s Annie Sloan Introduction to Painting Furniture course, before launching into a bit of a painting frenzy around our home. That course, held in […]

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    Bright and breezy Coast feature scooped

    Posted on February 12, 2014 by in General

    Anyone remember seeing a feature about the fabulous Vintage Scoops ice cream business in Coast magazine last year? A keen Coast reader spotted the colourful article and, a couple of weeks ago, she dropped me a line to see if I’d be interested in writing her coastal-themed story too. After a great chat with this […]

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  • Brighten your day with Harlequin’s Jardin Bohème

    Posted on February 11, 2014 by in General

    Forget the rain and snow, and feast your eyes on these exotic images from Harlequin’s vibrant new collection, Jardin Bohème. Comprising printed fabrics, embroideries and a mix of the two, as well as weaves and wallpapers, Jardin Bohème harnesses a riot of pattern, colour and printing techniques. The designs were all originally drawn by the […]

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    Rachel Fraser’s creative transformation stars in Beautiful Kitchens

    Posted on February 4, 2014 by in General

      How’s this for a fabulous kitchen? The justifiably proud owner is Rachel Fraser – half of the dynamic duo Fraser & Parsley who sell their own beautiful range of bespoke stationery that’s definitely worth checking out. Rachel took time out of her busy schedule to be interviewed for the feature that is in the […]

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