Keep It Natural

There's something about a natural fabric that gets me so excited for summer. I've always loved raw edged linen, espadrilles, canvas bags and rope sandals for holiday. And what with my Ibiza trip imminent, I'm looking for a few last minute accessories to throw in my suitcase.
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Join the dots

It seems this summer, I've adopted a Flamenco dancer as my style icon. Polka dots, frill sleeves and hems (and more often than not, worn with a poignant red lip) and that's okay with me.
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Escape to the country…

Last weekend we spent a blissful few days in The Cotswolds, it was a little bit of work, but also a little bit of recharging. We went on a Sunday to eek out the weekend that little bit longer and it turned out to be just what we needed...
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Basket Case

For me, there are some formulas that just work: denim, cardis and logo tees being one of them. But my new addition to this? The ubiquitous basket bag.
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Obonjan

Bag: The White Company (sold out). Towel: £22, Wood/Grey. Suede backless shoes: Vagabond (sold out but available in black here). There’s a special island, just 45 minutes by boat off the coast of Sibenik, where I left my heart last weekend. It’s a small island which, for 6 weeks every year, is host to…
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How I’ve coped without my phone past 8pm…

Trench: J Crew (sold out). Top: Zara (old). Jeans: £30, Asos. Trainers: £50, Vans. Bag: £49.50 (only available in blue), Radley So it has been over 66 days since I began my Habits Challenge. No phone past 8pm I said (you can see my original post here)…and it has definitely been tricky. As…
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Interiors: Hallway

It’s been a while since most of you last saw my hallway. It has been 5 years since we moved into this flat, and we have only just decorated our hall for the first time. Seriously.  When we moved in, we could just afford the mortgage, no extra ‘thrills’ as…
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•Frugal Buy* Accessorize bikini

Bikini top: £15, Accessorize. Bikini bottoms: £14, Accessorize. Towel: £20, Wood/Grey. Sunglasses: £15, Accessorize. Book: £10.39, Amazon I don’t buy as many bikinis as I used to, back in the day I would go on a 10 day holiday with 10 different styles. Nowadays, I have 4 -5 favourite styles – they’re more classic too – a Topshop stripe…
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Trend: Stripes

Striped hand towel: £4.99, H&M Home.  Porcelain toothbrush holder: £6.99, H&M Home. Hydrating face mist: £25, Wood/Grey. Mirror: £34.99, Iwoot.com I love stripes. Rarely a day goes by without me donning a breton top, buying a stripe bag or looking at striped homewares. We’ve just had our stair runner laid at…
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3 interiors brands on my refurb radar

Image from Pinterest Yep. Back in refurb mode. but this time it’s the rest of the flat. People keep asking me if we’re almost finished (and with reason, it has been over 6 months) but the truth is time and money is causing it to take much longer than anticipated.…
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