Wednesday, 9 November 2011


Dear Blog, I'm sorry I've been ignoring you for so long. Please accept this little make-over as a peace offering. The cogs in my brain and heart are starting to turn again, a lot has changed and I'm starting to feel like I have a voice again.. although for now its just a little squeak. will be back soon x

Friday, 28 May 2010

a very cute children's magazine

Papier Maiche issue 3 is out and it is even more beautiful than the last. How gorgeous is this styling! I love these too, small magazine & la petite

Thursday, 20 May 2010

beach house at les soirées de poche

last night we tried and tried and tried to get this video to load. i hate flash. grrr.
if you have a fast internet connection you MUST check this band out here

asos lifers

when we lived in london i was completely addicted to asos. such an enormous selection, spot on sizing & pricing and free uk delivery! you just can't beat that.
i still receive the newsletters so the other day i discovered these guys, asos lifers. i love seeing how real people dress. These are a few of my favourites:

i love street style blogs like the sartorialist and facehunter but, somehow, this feels far more attainable don't you think?

edit: oh nevermind, i just discovered lookbook! duh

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

happy things

somethings that made me happy yesterday:
finding this beautiful cushion at Mr P (Lisa, this looks like your clever doing?! x)

I picked these flowers on the side of the road! couldn't believe my luck
nicely packaged and yummy imported marmalade. thank you checkers, you do make my life better and better.

this boy. if only he had slept.

my sewing night!

Monday, 17 May 2010

bed ridden...

its been a week of grumpiness and sleep-deprived misery around these parts. Noah's been really ill and now that he's getting better I'm coming down with the same nasty virus. pretty sure Aidan's going to be next.
that said, i did have a lovely weekend of sewing (finally finished the cot bumpers! just in time to take them off..) and visiting some of my favourite people.
this beautiful shot is from one of my new favourite blogs. don't you just want to crawl under those covers and sleep for days!? i sure do.

Monday, 10 May 2010

Darling Celementine

oh the colour!! the naive shapes!! this stuff makes me happy just looking at it!!
Darling Celementine

alyssa nassner

oh hey blog, long time no see! I hope all the mamas in the world had a lovely mothersday. I spent it with my mom who I appreciate even more now that I'm a mom. i love you mom!

now for some eye candy:

aren't these sewing sentiments just the cutest thing you've ever seen?!
Alyssa Nassner via Print Pattern

Friday, 16 April 2010

happy friday!

it's friday hooray! this is on this weekend and (baby sitter permitting) we might go. one of our very kind parents is going to do the unthinkable and have noah over night! on the other hand i might just use the oppurtunity to sleep for a solid 8 hours - the first time in a year!!

jenna leah turpin designed this beauty of a poster. she is a talented lass.

Thursday, 15 April 2010

a little folk song

everybody needs a little folk song every now and then to feel alive and what not. Laura Marling is singing mine today. listen