Join us for #primaveracrowns on 20th March!

Flower crown inspiration on Pinterest from Decorator's Notebook

Here’s a bit of fun Michelle and I dreamed up… join us to celebrate the start of spring on 20th March by making a flower crown and posting a photo of yourself wearing it on your blog, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram using the hashtag #primaveracrowns. Please share the photo above to help us spread the… 

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FREE PRINTABLE: Christmas holiday gift tags 2013

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Each year we love designing a special set of festive Christmas gift tags for you to download and print as a little ‘thank you’ for following and supporting Decorator’s Notebook. For 2013 we’ve chosen a vintage flora and fauna theme so you can use them for Christmas or any occasion through the winter months. There… 

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Eat. Sleep. Pin.

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Just in case there’s anyone out there who’s missing out on the gorgeousness of Decorator’s Notebook’s Pinterest boards, here’s a quick reminder… http://pinterest.com/DecoratorsNotes/ {via Pinterest} If you’re there too leave a comment with your username and we can all pin and party together!

The art (and politics) of laundry

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I’ve used Flickr a lot less since Pinterest came along, but it’s worth remembering that in addition to photos, Flickr is home to some incredible archives. I recently came across the Boston Public Library photostream which contains scans of the most amazing historical artwork, ephemera, advertising posters and photography. You can spend hours getting lost… 

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Free printable! 16 illustrated Christmas gift tags

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It’s been brilliant having you all read my blog over the past year – it feels like last Christmas was only moments ago but so much has happened over the past year and 2013 is going to be the most exciting yet for Decorator’s Notebook. So to say thank you for reading I’ve been hard… 

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10 best Christmas wreaths to make and buy

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I have to start this one with a confession: I am a Christmas tree voyeur. One of my greatest festive pleasures is discreetly (ok, not always discreetly) peering into people’s windows as I pass and perving on their Christmas tree decorations. This is also why I love wreaths so much. While the Christmas tree is… 

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Z is for Zinc

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Wow, can you believe we actually made it! When I kicked off this series in September last year with A is for Aran we Pinterest fans were in the vanguard. Now it’s the third largest social network in the world and there are more than 20 million of us pinning and re-pinning like crazy people…. 

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X is for kisses

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Ok, I’m a dreadful cheat. But believe me, you wouldn’t have wanted xylophones and x-rays were less than inspiring! So, I’m spreading a little love on the blog today instead – and that’s why… X is for kisses {Miranda July via my Pinterest boards} {via First Date via my Pinterest boards} {via Lessons in Detail… 

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