Join the Room Debate

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It’s Room Debate time again and this week it’s a modern Scandinavian living room up for discussion. As always, it’s easy to take part. Just have a good look at the room photo below and leave a comment with your answers to these two questions: One thing I like most about this room is… One… 

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The prettiest colour combo in the world ever… the sequel

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Cavegirls can go gooey over pretty colours too, right? {via Food & Cook / Carolina Prep / Martha Stewart} I can’t get enough of sugarcoated mint and blush at the moment… wear it, cook it, decorate with it. This is what spring looks like to me this year! ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. You might also like these posts:… 

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Live like a cavegirl

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Despite the whole London thing, I’m a proper country bumpkin at heart. While the other girls were dressing up as princesses, I was usually happier playing cavemen with my brother, smearing my face with mud, running around barefoot and cooking up delicious ‘meals’ from plants and berries foraged from the garden. Twenty years on, not… 

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N is for Napkins

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“People mentioned in Debrett’s never speak of serviettes” An oft-quoted nugget of wisdom from my Granny – she went to Swiss finishing school so when it comes to silly rhymes about manners, there’s no better source! And that’s why these pretty pins come now rather than eight letters down the line… N is for Napkins… 

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Storage in yellow and grey

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Three little words that make my eyes light up! Cast yours over these lovely ideas for a bright and organised hallway from Swedish mag, Drömhem & Trädgård. 1950s larders like this crop up all the time on eBay – I like them because they tend to be fairly narrow so are perfect for slotting into… 

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Decorator’s Notebook on Flickr

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Just a quick stop by to let you know I’m now on Flickr – if you’re interested I’ve uploaded some ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos of Le Flat that you might not have seen before… plus a few extras I found while going through my laptop, like my living room moodboard. {Decorator’s Notebook} Are you on… 

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Postman’s Park

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Hidden just a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral and surrounded by investment banks is one of London’s secret sights. Postman’s Park is a green oasis on the site of a former burial ground and home to the George Frederic Watt’s Memorial to Heroic Self-sacrifice. A bit of a mouthful, the memorial is a collection… 

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Join the Room Debate!

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Welcome all! I thought this fresh and springlike bedroom would be a good choice for today’s Room Debate – what do we think of this one? As always, it’s easy to take part. Just have a good look at the room photo below and leave a comment with your answers to these two questions: One… 

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