If you’re planning your summer holiday and intend to remain in the UK, look no further than The Cabin in St Ives. I stayed here last summer through Boutique Retreats…

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Last weekend when I visited the reclamation yard I also had a wander around the nearby vintage emporium.  They have all manner of items from yesteryear, from war-time radios to fluffy haired trolls (remember…

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On Saturday I took a trip to my local reclamation yard in search of some vintage treasures. I made my way along a country road and turned onto a dusty…

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If you fancy trying your hand at a quick and easy update this weekend you may want to check out Decopatch Paper. It’s so cheap – £1.20 per sheet –…

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Until fairly recently, faux flowers were a no-no. They were tacky, brash and (for me at least) had a distinct sense of graveyards about them (all those drooping synthetic roses in…

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What amazing weather we’re having this weekend!  What are your plans for today? If you’re looking for somewhere to go in London, here are my suggestions: Kew Gardens The bluebells…

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I know what you’re thinking: ‘That book is OLD…and it has connections with the Daily Fail!’ (It was published in 2011 and the author writes for You magazine). Yes, yes,…

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The Husband and I decided to take a stroll around Hampstead this weekend to enjoy the unexpectedly sunny weather following a brief, and rather unseasonal,  flurry of snow on Thursday.We started…

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