Saturday, 30 October 2010

All Hallows Eve

Happy Halloween! Thoroughly enjoyed pumpkin carving at Joe's yesterday and the Halloween tea at Jackie's house last night. We had indoor fireworks too! Clocks go back tonight - i'm looking forward to November.

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Inspiration: Ella Masters

Like Crafty Currant, i have also been in bed this week suffering from a cold - have the most horrendous sore throat and am losing my voice. Not great!

Been trawling through various blogs, e-magazines etc, and via Crafty Currant found this fantastic illustration blog by Ella Masters.

Ella has recently graduated in Fine Art and creates beautiful illustrations - I LOVE her handwritten logo, very representative of her work.

She has some great items for sale through her Folksy and Etsy shops, including customised notebooks covered in teacups, and handmade gift tags which I will definitely be purchasing for future christmas/birthday present wrapping.

All images © Ella Masters


Sunday, 10 October 2010

Lather up.

Soap is making a come back. Obviously, it never went away, but it's not the shower/bath time item of choice. Personally, I have always used soap (a favourite being Wright's Coal Tar soap, which my granny always used to use), and now with the release of Chanel's No. 5 soap, soap is very much the must have item for a luxury bathing.

Top soap picks:

Coco Mademoiselle soap, £17 (available at Debenhams)

Baby Bear Shop soap (via, $8

Chanel No. 5 soap (available at Boots) - £17


Thursday, 7 October 2010


Feather (2010)

© Alice Mary Barnes


Wednesday, 6 October 2010


The most beautiful editorial for some time. Lara Stone knows how to work a knit.

Lara Stone by Mert & Marcus for Vogue US September 2010
Fashion editor: Grace Coddington

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