December 2013 archive

Inspired by American Gothic Decor

Christmas always inspires something a little Gothic in me as well as the usual festive decor. Maybe it’s the promise of atmospheric period dramas soon to be played out on TV, or ordinary homes transformed by old-fashioned charm and an otherworldly spirit, but on the run-up to Christmas it seems i’m inspired by American Gothic […] Read more…

Beautiful Photobooks from Albelli

I’ve never owned a photo album before, or felt the need to fill one with photos. I’ve had scrapbooks, bursting with gig tickets, polaroids, passed school notes and other wonderful paraphernalia of youth, but photo albums I’ve always just left to the “grown-ups”. I’ve always been happy with most of the images I have captured […] Read more…

Welcome To London West Elm!

The most hotly anticipated opening in UK home retail since Anthropologie in 2009 – US homeware giant West Elm opened it’s doors on Tottenham Court Road this morning! I was lucky enough to get a tour led by it’s creative director Vanessa Holden yesterday with many other excited bloggers. The loft-style store is split over two […] Read more…