House tour: officially my new Favourite Home Of All Time

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There are few things that please my inner decorator more than a crisp new Farrow & Ball colour chart. The thick concertina of cardboard fanning open to reveal subtley shaded chips of painty gorgeousness inside. Such a treat! I had the same warm glow of delight when I found this beautiful Swiss chalet. The designers… 

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City pretty… what colour is yours?

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I found these photographs of San Francisco on the beautiful Cachemire et Soie blog thanks to Victoria. The stunning pastel colour palettes created by the architecture reminded me a little bit of The Paris Colour Project and started me wondering what the colour palette of the cities I know would be… or whether there is… 

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Fresh new colour combination: sage and gorse

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How’s this for a lovely new colour combination? Softest sage with an unexpected splash of gorse yellow in the fireplace. {sorry, unknown} I’ve blogged loads in the past about my love of yellow and grey, but I feel like I’ve been getting a little sick of that combo recently and this seems a much more… 

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Coloured internal doors. Now there’s a thought.

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Checking your incoming links and finding you’ve been added to someone’s blogroll has to be one of the nicest ways to discover a new blog. And it’s even nicer when you get some love from a blog as inspiring as Taking Notes. I popped straight over and had a good poke around Katrin’s amazing house…. 

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