So autumn is upon us, the nights are drawing in and ‘Hygge’ is the buzz word on everyone’s lips.  It originates from Denmark, is pronounced ‘hoo-ga’ and roughly translates as a…

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I can’t believe September is here.  That back to school feeling is creeping in and I’ve already noticed a few trees turning golden and shedding their leaves. Christmas is just…

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How often do you go to car boot sales? If you’ve never been you need to remedy this immediately.  Car boot sales are fantastic for finding bargains, particularly if you have…

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Okay, everyone, it’s Friday and it’s payday! Since we all have a little more money to play with I thought I’d do a roundup of some of the best homeware currently…

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I don’t know about you but I love a good tea party – afternoon tea, cream tea, high tea…hell, even tea and biscuits do it for me. I do find…

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Heal’s is a British institution, stocking furniture and accessories from only the best designers.  And whilst that may not come cheap, we are currently in luck – their sale is…

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If you’re anything like me you’ll be a huge fan of afternoon tea.  I’ve certainly had my fair share, having indulged at The Swan at Lavenham, The George in Rye,…

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Given my love of upcycling I was completely on board when The London Vintage Paint Company recently offered to send me a sample. What a perfect excuse to buy yet…

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Listen up, vintage homeware fans.  Do you know about Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair? They organise events across the UK for lovers of all things retro but occasionally they run one that’s solely…

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Thankfully the days of hiding out in the school toilets to eat my lunch are long gone but I was recently transported to the past in more ways than one…

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You may have seen my recent post where I shared before and after images from my bathroom renovation.  I learned a lot in the process so I thought it might be helpful to…

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The surprise of opening your front door to fresh flowers is difficult to beat. Sending flowers is equally (okay, almost) as pleasurable but I’m often put off by the risk…

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