Monday, 26 July 2021

Getting in

I’ve mainly had good luck with the muse when it comes to writing. My therapist said something to me last week that immediately got me thinking about a piece of writing, so I did what I usually do. Which is to wait for the muse to hit (usually early in the morning, nudging me to get up and write it down before it disappears into the ether). But she didn’t come. 

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Friday, 5 March 2021

Interiors Post: Spring Spruce Ups with Wayfair

  

Image Credit: Wayfair.co.uk

I’ve teamed up with Wayfair to bring you 'Spring Spruce Ups', a collection of advice, inspiration, and little DIY hacks for you to try at home ahead of the spring season. The blue sky from last weekend may have faded to grey but its spirit lives on for me, as it gave me renewed energy to get things sorted at home. Read on to find out what I've got planned...

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Monday, 15 February 2021

New magazine series: Heart, body and soul for The Simple Things

rosemary food shoot lifestyle

Half term and we can finally breathe a bit! I’m excited to share some pictures from a new series I’m fronting for The Simple Things magazine, beautifully photographed by Kirstie Young. The series is called Heart, Body and Soul: Create and cook with a simple ingredient to feed you, give to others and to lift your spirits

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Sunday, 5 July 2020

Lockdown Confessions

As I sorted the edge pieces from the middle bits for my latest jigsaw puzzle, it dawned on me that I have been keeping a secret, these past few years.
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Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Interiors | Pine table makeover


Anyone else find themselves drawn to happy, zoning-out activities like painting, crochet and jigsaw puzzles right now? With lockdown in full force, my favourite thing to do these past couple of weeks has been working on an old, nineties, orange pine table. Read on for some before and after shots, detailing how this chalk paint makeover happened and exactly how quick and easy it was to achieve.


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Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Interiors | Retro bathroom basins & sinks


Instagram is a dangerous app. For a while now, sponsored posts have been popping up on my feed and our house feed. The algorithm has me all figured out, especially when it comes to bathrooms. The first time I saw this Smithfield Basin from Claybrook Studio, I was smitten.

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Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Interiors | Crittall-style steel windows and doors buyers guide



If you've been anywhere near Pinterest or Instagram recently, you'll know that the number one must-have design feature right now is the Crittall-style steel door. Where we all once wanted a giant bi-fold or sliding door, with as much glass as possible for the most unobstructed view, glazing bars have become fashionable once again.

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