As you know I love a party, the food, the music, the decorations and the excitement. This week there is a celebration happening that I was very excited to get involved with... Caribbean Food Week is running from 21st August until 28th and the organisers Grace Food UK have lots of exciting things happening, from … Continue reading Celebrating a Taste of the Caribbean #CFW2017
The Orangery is finally decorated and I am so pleased with it. We were really lucky to be working with the fabulous people at Little Greene for this makeover and got to choose our paint from the new Colours of England range. You can read all about the planning process and see my mood boards … Continue reading Decorating the Orangery Part One
I know I am a bit late with this one!! But June just whizzed away from me. Its been a month full of peony pinks and sunshine, of lazy afternoons in the garden and flowers blooming all around. Its nice to finally get outside and maximise the living space. R and H have loved playing out … Continue reading My Home in June
I don't know about you but I always find Fathers Day a tricky celebration. When it comes to gifts both my Dad and my Husband are difficult to buy for!! This leaves a lot of last minute panic buying!! My Dad is always happy with a good bottle of red and some toffee, and David … Continue reading Celebrating Fathers Day- Brunch
I am really enjoying this May sunshine. It feels as though summer is really beginning. Things seem a little more relaxed in the evening and we are enjoying sitting outside after dinner whilst the children play. This month has been a fairly quiet one at home. We have enjoyed some lovely dinners and impromptu afternoon … Continue reading My Home in May
Our Orangery is in need of a face lift... its a gorgeous light filled space but it has a lot of traffic! Its the room where we eat, where crafts happen, where wellie boots are kicked off, where I work and where we have celebrations. Over the next few weeks I am going to be … Continue reading My Little Greene Mood Board
Its the middle of May and we are finally getting some sunshine (although as I write this it is pouring down!). We are beginning to think about planning some celebrations to match the season. After Easter Spring seems a fairly quiet season but if you want to spend a sunny Saturday celebrating here are some … Continue reading Spring Celebrations- A list of ideas for celebrating at home.
I dream of having a beautiful big garden filled with lots of pretty blooms that I can use to style my cups of tea for my Instagram page! Somewhere to sit and sip Pimms on a sunny afternoon or to spot butterflies and bees with R and H as they glide among the flowers. In … Continue reading English Cottage Garden Style
April has seen a lot of Spring Sunshine, Delicious Hot Cross Buns and Easter Cakes, and of course the Egg Hunt! Our April this year has been very pastel pink! I seem to have fallen in love with sugary sweet coloured tulips, marshmallow magnolias and the softest of pink roses I could find. We enjoyed … Continue reading My Home in April
A really simple family celebration we regularly have is a movie night; we have popcorn, sweets and a good film; and we celebrate just being together. We celebrate being a family and its something really special. I take loads of photos of our movie nights and I scrapbook them in my project life album so these special memories are always recorded.
When planning our Easter Celebrations I decided I would style a very special movie night and add some extra pieces to our usual set up. I decided this year to choose a simple colour scheme to see me through all the events I was planning and then I could reuse things easily (saving both time and money). So with the colours blue and yellow, the theme of Peter Rabbit and a box full of special bits and pieces I was set!
I started by using my favourite paper fans…
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