Blog, book review, Book Reviews

Mad About The house

101 interior Design Answers by Kate Watson-Smythe A practical how-to –guide from the author of Mad About The House, the bestselling book and UK’s number 1 interiors blog. Very excited to read Kate’s new book. I’m enchanted with the engaging way she writes and absolutely loved her previous Mad about The House book reviewed here… Continue reading Mad About The house

Makes, Uncategorized

Recycle plastic bags to make pompoms

Today I am posting a very easy to project that you can make during lock down. All you need are plastic bags, scissors, cardboard or a 'pom pom maker' and string. I am not suggesting for one moment that you waste usable plastic bags, but once they are no longer viable they can be cut… Continue reading Recycle plastic bags to make pompoms

Blog, book review, Book Reviews

Need some baking inspiration? Look no further than April Carter’s book DECORATED

  by April Carter  photographed by Danielle Wood This is a cookery book with style. Decorated is April’s third book and she has a fresh modern approach to baking. The book has a gorgeous cover photo, a clever ‘shabby chic’ take on the humble Victoria sponge. It is made up of a pyramid of cakes of different… Continue reading Need some baking inspiration? Look no further than April Carter’s book DECORATED

Blog, Exhibitions

A unique opportunity to exhibit your lockdown photography at the National Portrait Gallery

Nurse Aimée Goold after a 13-hour shift treating coronavirus patients © Aimée Goold  The Duchess of Cambridge and the National Portrait Gallery have today (Thursday 7th May) launched Hold Still, an ambitious community photography project to capture the spirit, the mood, the hopes, the fears and the feelings of the nation as we continue to deal… Continue reading A unique opportunity to exhibit your lockdown photography at the National Portrait Gallery