Paddling in January: Winter at West Wittering

I wanted to do something different on Saturday – I had the urge to explore, to go further afield. We had an amazing day at West Wittering around this time last year, and as the forecast was for sunshine, we decided to head back to the beach. It was grey and very cold when we got there, but it wasn’t long before the sun came out and we were treated to the same intense blue skies we enjoyed on our last visit. The wind was bitter, but actually I think I needed that blast of fresh air to clear my…

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Styling the Seasons: January

: Styling the Seasons, by Apartment Apothecary and Lotts and Lots : “Reflect the change of seasons and show those changes in your own home, by styling any surface (shelf, dining table, mantelpiece) with something you like to reflect the new month and what it means to you” I’ve had mixed feelings about January this year – part of me loves the fresh start a new year offers, and part of me wants to hide under the duvet with a good book rather than having to entertain any thoughts of aims, resolutions or bucket lists. Christmas is such a busy…

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Create Make Share #2

What a treat the first month of Create Make Share has been. I’ve loved all the festive projects that have been shared, from mouth-watering recipes to inspiring crafts – thanks so much to everyone who added their link and joined in. I’m definitely leaning towards a simpler Christmas this year, and this approach influenced my favourites from the linky. Top: Apartment Apothecary Middle (from left): Katie Denbury; Jenny.Bee13 Bottom (from left): Inside Out And About; Thinly Spread I’m a big fan of crafting but I’m also very partial to a time-saving short-cut, so Katy’s wreath-making for cheats was right up…

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Styling the Seasons: November flat lay

: Styling the Seasons, by Apartment Apothecary and Lotts and Lots : “Reflect the change of seasons and show those changes in your own home, by styling any surface (shelf, dining table, mantelpiece) with something you like to reflect the new month and what it means to you” November’s Styling the Seasons challenge was a little bit different to usual. Teaming up with Emily Quinton from Makelight, this month it’s all about the seasonal flat lay. Now I have done a few flat lays (images of things laid flat, shot from above) on Instagram, but it’s not something that I…

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October video round up

There’s some exciting video news I can’t wait to share with you soon – half term and a nasty bout of tonsillitis has rather messed with my video mojo but I’ll be returning to YouTube soon with some fun-packed (and informative, of course) videos shot from home. I can’t wait to get filming again. If you have any subjects you think I should tackle in one of my vlogs or a burning interiors question or debate you’d like my take on, do let me know – I always love hearing your ideas and suggestions. In the meantime, you may have…

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