House tour: relaxed vintage style in the Finnish countryside

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Last week the lovely Soile from Ada & Ina emailed me some photos of her pretty Finnish home and asked if I’d like to feature it on Decorator’s Notebook. One look and the answer was most certainly yes! Soile and Sami’s wooden house was built in the 1950s and I love how they’ve mixed original… 

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Mood of the moment… Midsummer daydream

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{LIVE / EAT / WEAR / ESCAPE} {LISTEN First Aid Kit King of the World} Pictures curated by Bethan, music selected by Joe. We hope you enjoy it and it gets you in the mood for a sunny weekend x

My perfect hallway (just add dog)

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I found this gorgeously grey country style hallway on Pinterest a while ago, but didn’t share it because I struggled to find the original source. I’ve now tracked it down (I should’ve guessed really – it’s the wonderful Ben Kendrick and Brent Darby for Country Living) so can post it last and we can all… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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Morning all – welcome to The Room Debate! I have a rather vintage candidate for your delectation today – judging by the single bed I’m guessing this is a child’s room or maybe a guest room. I’ll leave that for you to decide… As always, it’s easy to get involved. Just have a good look… 

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A whitewashed and woody Italian retreat

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I’m suffering from a serious bout of Olympic fever here in London and am almost delirious with excitement, but if you’ve already had enough and are looking to escape I have the perfect spot for you. This old mill belongs to Katrin Arens who designs and makes rustic furniture from reclaimed wood. It’s set in… 

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Probably the dreamiest bedroom in the world

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Fellow white-lovers, prepare yourselves… {all Taverne Agency via Campagne Décoration} Where to start? The original shutters? The beautifully battered floorboards? The crumpled linens? The lofty ceiling? The easy-as-pie vintage book wall art? The Deborah Bowness wallpapers? I think I could happily live in this one room alone and never want to leave! The lucky girl… 

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Dreamy Whites (and a little bit of green)

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I love the Dreamy Whites blog – if you’re into restful interiors with a relaxed, country feel I’m sure you will too. It’s packed with beautiful photography and inspiring styling tricks all year round but at Christmas, it’s full of simple ideas to introduce little festive touches throughout your home. {all Dreamy Whites} I’m a… 

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