Books I am currently reading

This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclaimer here. If like me, you are reading about two or three books at once and keeping an eye out for the next book to read, then post is for…

My Bedroom Tour

Recently, I gave my bedroom a little makeover and wanted to showcase the results. I adore the modern country style. It embraces the traditional country style with a modern update, which is exactly what I wanted to capture in my bedroom’s aesthetic. Regarding colour schemes, I wanted to keep it neutral with whites, greys and beiges then, add pops of sweet pastel ascents. I posted my colour scheme, along with shade names on my Insta Stories.

Recent purchases

In today’s post, I thought I would show you my recent purchases. Firstly, I popped into TK Maxx. It’s a store that I don’t often visit, but when I do, I find the most wonderful treasures from sweet stationery to handsome homewares. I picked up a lovely book titled The Art of Stripes by Libby Vanderploeg. The beautifully illustrated book details ways to wear stripes from autumnal coverups to sensational summer dresses and draws upon fashion icons for inspiration including, Coco Chanel.

5 Ways to spark creativity

Pulling fresh ideas out of your head and churning out creative content can sometimes leave you lacking inspiration and I have experienced this on a few occasions. However, having a collection of inspirational ideas is not by chance but by…

Jump for Joy

What springs to mind when you think of things that bring a smile to your face? Is it settling down with a good book, sipping your favourite tea or inhaling the scent of fresh blooms? In this new mini series…

Vanilla cupcakes recipe

The classic vanilla cupcake topped with a generous pipping of vanilla buttercream is the go-to treat for celebrations or as a naughty treat for yourself. I always use this recipe and they turn out perfect every time. Ingredients for the…

Update: a blog is never complete, only abandoned

Ben 26th March 2012 – 14th June 2017. First of all, I would like to apologise for the long absence. I know many of you reached out and contacted me and I am truly overwhelmed and grateful to those of…

A Sunday vlog.

When I think of Sundays, I think of relaxing and immersing in joyful activities; feeding the mind, body and soul. It is a day of unwinding, revelling in simple pleasures and escaping or heading out on an adventure. It’s a…

10 Ways to make life lovely

Enjoy a slow summer by indulging in creative thoughts and allow idle past times and simple pleasures envelope you. Summer is surely the time for the simple things; a quiet moment appreciating your garden, fruit picking, a walk through the meadow or…


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