8 Tips on Being Productive and not ‘Busy’!

So isn’t it funny when all of your carefully planned cogs collide and cause chaos and mayhem? I’ve had that recently where I have been so caught up in one part of my life that all the other parts of it get all jumbled and you end up feeling a little chaotic and therefore you’re ‘busy’ but not necessarily productive?…
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A World Book Day Inspired Style

What better way to celebrate World Book Day than by looking at ‘book inspired’ styles.. now there are so many creative ways books have been used, below you’ll see a few that we really really like! hmmm…. now why didn’t we think of that! A table lamp with book display, combines the passion of books with the light needed to…
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6 Indoor Plants That Survive ANYTHING!

If you’re anything like me then you don’t have any green fingers, not even toes! So I was pleased when one of my oh-so-cool friends (read: expert gardener) told me that there were certain plants that even I could look after, even though I was time-poor and very very forgetful at times… what was that you wanted me to do…
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Coffee with a Creative: Karolina Barnes of Estila Magazine

Today on Coffee with a Creative we meet Karolina Barnes, of Estila Magazine, she talks us through her work, daily routines, inspiration and of course her hot drink of choice. What is your coffee (tea, infusions, hot chocolate) of choice? Earl Grey. What inspired you to set up your Company? Frustration and passion for emerging design. Can you describe a…
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Resolutions; Shall We?

So how many of you have sat down and thought about putting together some resolutions for the new year? I said I wouldn’t because they’re always broken, but I did it anyway. The difference this year though, is that I decided that I wasn’t going to say I needed to stop doing this or that, or do more of this.…
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10 Hints and Tips on How to Survive the Christmas Holidays!

Now we all love Christmas, its the holiday that virtually everyone has off and even if you don’t celebrate per say there is still a real buzz around it. Now in our house we visit families, enjoy spending time with everyone, eat loads and generally be very very merry (most of the time). Its also a time where you are…
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Coffee with a Creative: Beki Gowing of Print and Press London

Today on Coffee with a Creative we meet Beki Gowing, of Print and Press London, she talks us through her work, daily routines, inspiration and of course the hot drink that she loves What is your coffee (tea, infusions, hot chocolate) of choice? Soya latte, or an Americano if it’s going to be a long day What inspired you to…
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The Alternative Christmas: Decor the Stylish Way!

Christmas is one of those times of year that we recognise, that we’re comfortable with and we know what to expect. The Christmas tree is usually always green, although the trend for silver, pink and now blue is on the rise, there is tinsel, an abundance of tree decor front-lined by baubles in every shape, size and colour and then…
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Coffee with a Creative: Carol Hanson of Ufurria

Today on Coffee with a Creative we are talking to Carol Hanson, of Ufurria, she is one of the lovely ladies I have had the pleasure to meet, talking about her, her business and her favourite hot drink of choice! What is your coffee (tea, infusions, hot chocolate) of choice? Latte or Hot Chocolate What inspired you to set up…
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How to Add Warmth to a Space in the Cold Months

Now that it’s getting dark earlier we all generally feel a bit low, we all love the daylight, even night owls like me. Lets be honest; bright, warm sunshine would be even better, but we live in the UK, we have to deal with the fact that its cold most of the time. But what if there was a way…
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Coffee with a Creative: Sonika Kudhail of The Little Casting Studio

Today on Coffee with a Creative we are meeting a Sonika Kudhail, of The Little Me Casting Studio, she is one of the many creatives I have had the joy to interview, talking about her, her business and her favourite hot drink of choice! What is your coffee (tea, infusions, hot chocolate) of choice? Caramel Latte What inspired you to…
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Vitra and The Conran Shop Host First UK ‘Eames Lounge Chair Atelier’

Isn’t this exciting? I am ecstatic about this and I do love a good old Eames! So for those that might be interested or would love to see this in action, or even buy themselves a new chair, get yourself down to this event over the weekend. The Conran Shop in Chelsea (81 Fulham Road, London SW3 6RD) is the place…
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Girl About Town: Time to Unwind

Celebrations are one of those rare occasions where I stop and enjoy the moment, book something to indulge in and in this instance we took ourselves off to the spa for some rest and relaxation to celebrate 7 (feels like 170) years of wedded bliss. I find it extremely difficult to find a nice spa, one that isn’t just a…
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Coffee with a Creative: Charul Bakhda of Gemhance

Today on Coffee with a Creative we are meeting a crystal specialist, Charul, of Gemhance, she is one of the many like-minded creatives I have had the joy to interview, talking about her, her business and her favourite hot drink of choice! What is your coffee (tea, infusions, hot chocolate) of choice? Hot Chocolate as i don’t drink coffee What…
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Coffee with a Creative: Harri Dhokia of Black Qubd

Coffee with a Creative is all about meeting like-minded creatives in various industries talking about them, their businesses and their favourite hot drink of choice! Today we meet Harri Dhokia of Black Interiors and Black Qubd. What is your coffee (tea, infusions, hot chocolate) of choice? Latte  What inspired you to set up your Company? I found the courage to…
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Girl About Town: Anybody for Tea?

Being British I think it is second nature to love the tradition of afternoon tea, and I absolutely love love love it! I am actually not a tea drinker, I much prefer coffee and is definitely my go to first thing in the morning. However, when I go for afternoon tea I revel in the tasting of all the different…
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Coffee with a Creative: Rachel Ward of Luks Linen

My new series is all about meeting like-minded creatives and was also on my spring goals list, so here i go with a series of interviews talking to creatives in various industries talking about them, their businesses and their favourite hot drink of choice! First up we have Urvi Sheth of Raw Invites. What is […]

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What is Perfect Imperfection?

For those of you that know me know that my style is a fusion of the old and the new, of working with different genres and creating a look that tells a story and has layers of intricacy. Hello ‘wabi-sabi’ or as we may know it to be ‘perfect imperfection’ i think that this really sums up the look perfectly…
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NEWS ALERT: Amara Blog Awards!

So very big news – Guess who has been nominated for an Amara Blog Award?! I am beyond excited and honoured to have even been nominated – so thank you!! I am down for ‘Interior Lifestyle’ and when nominations open in a couple of weeks i do hope that you will all vote for me!! Thank you!!
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