October 2013 archive

To Dry For

I’ve slowly but surely been furnishing our new kitchen [photos very soon I promise] and sourcing pieces from my favourite brands. In a shiny new kitchen I couldn’t bear to use regular tea-towels and so turned to the inspiring To Dry For – an online boutique specialising in Online Pokies designer tea towels to brighten up dish-washing! […] Read more…

How To: Ice Halloween Skulls

A few weeks ago I wrote about my Icing Class at the Biscuiteers in Notting Hill and since then I haven’t been able to think about anything else but imaginative iced treats. Just in time for Halloween – The Biscuiteers have released a lovely video showing how easy it is to ice Halloween Skulls! I hope this […] Read more…

West Elm Is Coming!

This might just be the singular most exciting thing to happen in UK Home Retail since Anthropologie came to London. US Homeware darling West Elm is due to open the company’s first UK store in London on November 14th, 2013. The 12,000 square foot store on Tottenham Court Road will feature furniture, textiles, accessories and gifts, as […] Read more…

I Love: Vanessa Bean

Sydney graphic designer Vanessa Bean‘s [real name Holle] Totems are beyond charming. The graphic influence of her profession is so evident in these adorable stacks of ceramics. Vanessa discovered ceramics 2 years ago after doing a community college evening course in porcelain jewellery and has been experimenting with different techniques ever since. “I have a […] Read more…