Barcelona: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Barcelona is a cultural hotspot of Europe, with its artsy scene and distinctive landscape. It’s Spain’s second largest city with 1.6 million residents and is Europe’s third most-visited city after…

Simple Spring Flowers

Simple Spring Flowers I love flowers dont you? They do not have to be expensive, contrived, formal or complicated. In fact the most beautiful flowers are often just a little…

Stylish aprons from Aurina

I do love to cook and eat! and am most often found in the kitchen I am by no means a good cook but I do try and I do…

Duckydora

Duckydora are an independent little retailer run by two sisters in the UK. They design a range of homeware, some of which is handmade by themselves and most of which…

Classic Kitchenware from House of Fraser

I love simple kitchens filled with practical and quality items that make life easier and are easy on the eye too. House of Fraser’s  kitchen accessories fit my requirements exactly.…

Bits of Lovely #3

Well last week I  was ‘off blog’ as holidaying in Norfolk with my family. Life has been rather wonderful with the kids being off school, it’s making me wonder whether…

How to print your instagram photos

I do love instagram photos; those neat little squares that capture those beautiful every day moments that make up your life. I do often wish though that they would leap…

Win prizes worth £1000 with Spring Interiors challenge

I love to share fabulous competitions and this really is a lovely competition for all of you interiors fans.   Clover & Thorne  are an online retailer of blinds, curtains and…

My favourite garden projects

Down the end of my garden hidden out of sight by a large lavender bush  is the little area you scan see below ..our secret garden. This is absolutely one…

How To Be A Better DIYer

 How To Be A Better DIYer There aren’t many things more satisfying than completing an artistic project or even a necessary repair around the house. Sure, you can always hire…

How to find the right sunglasses for your face

Ah it can be tricky to find the right sunglasses. I am thinking about holidays and sunshine and of course inevitably that means it is time to think about sunglasses.…

Gorgeous Outdoor Furniture from Habitat

This week we have been perusing Habitat’s outdoor furniture range and it really is superb. As the sunshine slowly seeps into our days and Spring comes to life around us,…

Win a selection of lovely kitchen accessories from House of Fraser

I love  to have gorgeous kitchen accessories, they make me feel so capable and competent even when my cooking does leave a little to be desired! The kitchen accessories from…

Bits of lovely #2

Ah what  a week I have had – a mix as always of the rough and the smooth, the happy and the sad. ‘Tis life I suppose, in all it’s…

A Creative Kitchen

For many families the kitchen is the hub of the home and I know for us this is certainly true. We use our kitchen for homework, crafting, sewing, reading, cooking…

Transforming a Home with Wooden Windows

Windows are so important to a room. They not only bring the light in but they also almost always become a focal point of a room in a good or…

My Beautiful Things by Maxine Brady

So lucky to have Maxine Brady share her beautiful things with us today. Maxine is a gorgeous interiors stylist and blogger at  We Love Home Her blog is a feast…

Bits of Lovely #1

I know it is really important to have an attitude of gratitude and appreciate and acknowledge the lovely things in your life. Oh I really don’t have an instagram perfect…