November 2009 archive

Supermarket Sarah!

Which girl doesn’t want to be Supermarket Sarah? Sarah, the coolest girl ever, sells an eclectic range of vintage fashion, wonderful trinkets and work from new designers online, with her living room doubling as her shop window. Although, selling online from your own home isn’t a new concept, Sarah’s shop is anything but unoriginal. Sarah […] Read more…

Jewel of the East

I love the interior of this sleepy looking jewellery shop in the Spitalfields area of East London.Time seems to have stood still inside this shop appearing on the corner of Hanbury Street as if from another era. Its owner and namesake Ben Day, also exudes an old fashion charm, believing is that real jewellery by […] Read more…

Carnival Days

If anything makes you feel more like celebrating your birthday with more fanfare, it’s these Carnival Days cards from the Strawberry Card Company. Wheee! Read more…

Sunggly

Cosy things inspire my week ahead…

From left to right: Cashmere Military Gloves, £39, Celtic Sheepskin. Knitted raven Hottie £59, Couverture. Hot Chocolate Cosy Set £22, Heals. Cabra sheepskin boots £135, Celtic Sheepskin. Cafe Au Lait breakfast bowls £9.95, Dibor. Raspberry Preserve £3.50, Fortnum and Mason. Hurricane Lamp £7.50, M&S.  Zig Zag socks £12.50, Toast. Orkney Cable Knit throw and Cushion […] Read more…

Craft Room Makeover

Before I couldn’t resist this tidy efficient craft room makeover from Robyn of Dog Named Banjo. I am moving home this week and it’s really put me in the mood for sprucing and streamlining my new work area! After Read more…

Brixton Christmas Kitchen and Cultural Closet

Events like these are why I love London! Rosie Lovell of Rosie’s Deli and last month’s Ginger and Chocolate Cookie recipe contributor heads a super fun pop-up kitchen and shop with DJ Raf Rundell. You will find the ‘Kitchen and cultural Closet’ at No.1 Granville Arcade Brixton Village, running from the 10th – 24th December […] Read more…

Le Petit Oiseau

I am so inspired by UK maker, Nathalie of Le Petit Oiseau’s work! I am not really a pretty plate kind of gal but I have been coveting her vintage plates with graphic shapes for a while now… [we featured Nathalie’s work in our Christmas Gift Guide last month]. Nathalie recycles vintage plates, and hand […] Read more…

In Coversation With… Darkroom

Most will probably know Rhonda Drakeford from her work at Multistorey. After studying Graphic Design at Central St Martins, Rhonda formed  the Design Consultancy Multistorey with fellow CSM graduate Harry Woodrow in 1997. Here she has been creative director on jobs ranging from branding, packaging, exhibition design, and more recently shop fit. With Rhonda at […] Read more…

Soon

Image from Dolci Felici Wow! How has December come upon us so soon… only one more day of November left and then it’s ‘winter’. Exciting, but hard to comprehend how the end of year has approached so quickly but so painfully slowly at the same time… I cannot wait to do all the the things […] Read more…

Weekly Roundup

Image from We Heart It. – My Inside life with the inspirational Annabel of VV Rouleaux! – Woodland Things product guide. – A peek inside a few beautiful Editions Paumes books. – Another fun DIY from the lovely Laura of Lupin Handmade. – Lauren takes over from Vanessa to show us around her favourite Ski […] Read more…

3 things…

[1] Kotte decoration wreath £7.99, Ikea [2] Champagne coupe £5.90 for 4, Zara Home [3] Caramelised almond chocolate bar £3.25, Curious Chocolate Read more…

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