Happy Halloween

Thursday, 30 October 2014


We love an excuse for a good party in our house, especially if it involves dressing up.  Over the past few years with the help of the internet and the high street shops there are more and more free

Ugly House - New Channel 4 programme

Friday, 3 October 2014



Recently hubby and I have had discussions about taking down walls in the house and extending out the back of the house.  I won't settle for the ordinary and predictable but

Front Door

Wednesday, 16 July 2014




We live in a classic art deco house - large, painted white with a flat roof.  Our house has been classified as

she sells seashells

Outfit of the day

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Holiday Outfits

Dickins Jones print dress
 - houseoffraser.co.uk (Purchased in the sale for £19.50) Whoop !

Miss KG orange shoes (love these, perfect for my holiday, cool and stylish)
 - houseoffraser.co.uk

Lauren Ralph Lauren orange purse (oh be still my beating heart - Adore )
 - houseoffraser.co.uk

Kate Spade Ladies Cooper Watch 1YRU0189 | the Watch Hut
 - thewatchhut.co.uk   (Stunning and very this season )





Taking part in The Mad Blog Awards Outfit of the day competition in association with The Watch Hut 

I already have the dress and similar sandals, would DIE for the watch and the handbag to complete the outfit.

Fingers crossed.  

Cabbages and Roses

Saturday, 28 June 2014






I've lusted over the Cabbages and Roses brand for many years, it always seems

Etsy Picks

Saturday, 7 June 2014




Since discovering Etsy about 6 years ago I regularly pop over there for a browse, shop and inspiration.  I thought it might be nice to have a regular feature of some of the unique items I come across.

The hall stand

Thursday, 29 May 2014




I love 1930s hall stands, they are usually both well made and practical.