Archive of ‘Interiors & DIY’ category

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Inspiring Eaterie: La Porte Des Indes

Earlier this month on Mother’s Day weekend we made a trip to an old family haunt of ours in Marylebone. Originally we had plans to have lunch somewhere not worth much of a mention locally but like out of a dream this place sprung from the depths of my memory. Memories of long languorous family […] Read more…

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A New Look for Waterstones!

Earlier this week on my way back from the Heals Modern Craft Market, I walked down the busy main drag of Tottenham Court Road with my eyes darting all about the place as usual – trying to drink in the ever-changing landscape of retail on that side of town. Tottenham Court Road has never quite been […] Read more…

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New Year, New Walls: Boras Tapeter

I have been thinking about wallpaper for a long, long, long, time. Most of my life probably. I’ve had a confused relationship with it – at times declaring its the worst thing that could happen to a home but at the same time sneakily archiving a list of my favourite designs – its a commitment […] Read more…

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5 Star Luxury at Limewood

The month before Christmas, with our babysitter [my mum] rudely on holiday for what seemed like forever and us holding our eyes open with matchsticks, the three of us [including toddler] threw our cares to the wind and checked into heaven on earth – Lime Wood in the New Forest. A 5 Star Babington House-esque boutique […] Read more…

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Your Christmas Your Rules : Chandelier Wreath DIY

A few months ago I took part in one of the most exciting opportunities of my career to date – the new ‘Your Christmas Your Rules’ campaign for House of Fraser which allowed me to play out my Martha Stewart crafting fantasies. The festive campaign inspires customers with a host of different style options for Christmas […] Read more…

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10 Interiors Inspired Halloween Instagrams

You all know i love me a bit of witchy! I’ve been following a few great spooky Instagram accounts for a while from all over the globe – allowing me to indulge in an October vibe all year round. Here are my must follows… expect plenty of references to Practical Magic, Buffy, creepy thrift shop finds, pagan musings, […] Read more…

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Modern Meditation Inspired by Good Earth India

It’s been a pretty full on month in our home on all accounts, winter illnesses all round, lack of sleep, both of us feeling like we haven’t been able to come up for air with work or domestic life to enjoy much of either. You know when you can’t tell anyone what you have been […] Read more…

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Creating a Playful but Grown Up Family Home + the Smallable Spring Catalogue

Last week I worked on styling a house shoot for the first time since I had Aarya. It was a beautiful family home in Shepherds Bush – a townhouse with stunning original Victorian features and striking modern updates by architects McLaren Excell. The style was bright, cosy and artistic and enhanced by the colourful toys, artwork […] Read more…

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By Loom, Kolkata

Kicking off the first in a series of posts from my trip to India, is a shop profile of a unique store nestled in a rambling mansion in the leafy alleyways of Kolkata [or Calcutta]. By Loom – run out of their family home by husband-and-wife team Rumi and Bappaditya Biswas is a treasure trove of intricately hand-woven textiles, […] Read more…

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New Year, New Inspiration

Spending this past month in India kicked off my new year with a wealth of design inspiration. We spent three weeks hunkering down with family in Calcutta – a bustling Indian city nestled in West Bengal – known for its rich history of craft and talented artisans – from embroidery to sculpture and sketching to metal […] Read more…

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New Christmas Opening: Anthropologie Marylebone

Nothing signals the beginning of Christmas in London more than a sparkly new store opening – last year excitement was at its peak with US Homeware brand West Elm which filled a lonely corner of Tottenham Court road with joy and American charm. This year a new Anthropologie joins its Regent Street and Kings Road […] Read more…

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