On life lately {and why making Easter bonnets is good for the soul}

Today the boys and I have been making Eater bonnets. A simple thing… and whilst we made them, my mind began to wander. I began this blog 4 years, 5 months and 8 days ago. To the day. When I started writing I had no idea that it would become such a permanent fixture in our lives. Or …

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Wallpaper #1 | How To Make A Paper Circle Fan Decoration

Have you ever wanted to know how to make a paper circle fan decoration? They’re super easy to make and look fabulous! Making a House a Home When my sister and her husband sold their house recently they couldn’t find anywhere they wanted to buy. So — as a stop gap —  they rented a house until one they liked came on …

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Wedding styling {wedding favour tins and wedding papercuts}

— For the first 15 years of my career I worked in London as an art director. Creating beautiful images and designing publications, showcasing a brand’s products. It was a lovely way to spend the working week but, towards the end, I was desperate to start a family and shoot schedules were playing havoc with my personal …

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147 weeks and 5 days | Revolutions and Resolutions for 2016

Well, that’s it. Christmas is well and truly over and we’re into a brand new year. Here are my resolutions for 2016 The warm glow and heady excitement of the festive season has dissipated and we find ourselves in a strange period of change. Or *thinking* about change, at least. Last year I made 4 — and stuck to 3.5 …

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132 weeks and 6 days | Cherish the Ordinary Papercut

Ever thought of creating a Memory Frame? They’re such a lovely thing to make as a reminder of a person or event. I’ve made a new Cherish the Ordinary Papercut to put in ours, to commemorate a very dear friend. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about her passing. It was such a shock …

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Home is Wherever We Are Together

Home. A little tiny word with enormous meaning. What feelings and emotions does the word ‘home’ evoke? What does it mean to you? I’ve been thinking about this long and hard and I can’t think of a single straight answer. Home means so many different things to me. I can’t narrow it down to just one …

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