• Recent finds

    Recent finds

    I’m a fan of having a good rummage around car boots, antique havens and charity shops. Finding what I believe to be treasures that someone else no longer has a use for. Vintage crockery happens to be my favourite! Yesterday I stumbled upon two tatty (rather heavy) shades which I’m willing to spend some time

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  • Press pause.

    Press pause.

    Well after being excited about the count down to our move narrowing, we have been informed the build is delayed. Naturally there was a small amount of sulking on my part. On the bright side this gives us more time to thoroughly plan and design our home (not to mention accumulate even more bits and

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  • 89 days to go…

    89 days to go…

    Continuing the count down to the big move. We were excited to recieve our new upholstered dining chairs from Habitat. With quilted fabric and solid oak legs we’re hoping they’ll be perfect to addition to our kitchen/diner. Fingers crossed they’ll compliment the table and bench we’ve seen, time will tell. 

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  • Closer to home

    Closer to home

       Currently we are in the process of collecting ideas for our own new home. It’s very hard to not to get carried away! To ensure we have a cohesive scheme, I’ve begun to sketch ideas out, trial them on paper before hand. It’s nice to see rooms coming together. The designs for the living

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  • Getting crafty.

    Getting crafty.

      This afternoons time has been spent catching up on some lino printing inspired my nature. Previously started and never put to  use, my little Blue tit has started to take shape. I’m keeping my eyes peeled for more Spring time subjects, flowers, birds and critters alike.        

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  • Grimm & Co

    Grimm & Co

    Grimm & Co is a creative writing centre based in Rotherham aimed to encourage children to learn and publish work of their own. I was fortunate enough to be asked by the boys at Side by Side to lend a hand with some of the last tasks before opening day on Monday (29th Feb 2016).

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