Inspiration: black marble

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Ever since I saw black marble in the bathroom of a restaurant we ate at recently I haven't stopped thinking about it! They'd used a combination of large rectangle tiles and small hexagons and it gave the space such a luxurious feel. I 'm loving it combined with the brass fixtures in these reference images.


Thursday, 6 February 2014

A slight obsession with bedlinen has been passed down from my Mum so when I came across this Bolivian made organic cotton bedding, I had to have it. Aiayu has the most amazing ranges of clothing, throws, cushions and sheets all ethically made in Bolivia. The cotton sheets are so incredibly soft and a nice change from linen. I'm loving their beautifully simple styling too.

Images via Aiayu

See Kate Sew

Thursday, 9 January 2014

I've been lucky enough to be asked to do a monthly blog post for See Kate Sew in the US. Kate writes a fabulous blog about all things sewing and DIY, with a focus on adults and kids fashion. This month I did some cute sewing room organisation tags. Head to See Kate Sew to download the free printable.

Christmas crafting

Saturday, 21 December 2013

I love making things for family and friends around Christmas time. Last year I did sugar free chocolate and nut truffles but decided to give people the real deal this year and made rocky road. I used cute little treat bags from Robert Gordon and kikki.K and and made a personalised tag for everyone. Merry Christmas!


Sunday, 8 December 2013

Just another little something to feed my obsession with brass and copper. 'Brick' is a traditional flip clock designed by Erwin Termaat for LEFF. Available from Leibal.

Top 10: black, pink + brass

Sunday, 1 December 2013

I've been planning some of the finer details of my home studio and thought I'd share what's on my shopping list.

1 Print The Rifle Paper Co. 2 String Pocket Shelving System Great Dane Furniture
3 Stacking Boxes Country Road 4 Tom Dixon Brass Ruler Safari Living 5 Desk Ikea 6 Muuto Chair Great Dane Furniture 7 Brass Letter Stand and Pen Holder Country Road Tripod Desk Lamp onefortythree  9 Roses Perfumed Candle Diptyque 10 A3 Fabric Storage Box kikki.K

Inspiration: home studio

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Now that things have somewhat settled down at our place (you could almost say our renovations are finished), it has been a good time to start on setting up my home studio. It's something I've wanted to do for a long time but have never had the space. I'm going to use our attic which is actually quite big and has a skylight so the natural light is great. I have visions of laying timber flooring up there and painting it peach, but I have to get that past 'the boss' first! Here's some of my inspiration.

Images: Pernille Enoch, Rum magazine

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