christmas decorations 2014

Gosh I’ve already started to think about Christmas in a big way. Planning the advent calendar, what to give as gifts, and of course (the best bit for me) how to decorate the home over the festive season. Each year I allow myself to buy one new thing, something of an heirloom piece that I will never tire of and will be bought out each to add to our eclectic collection. To my surprise I have fallen in love with

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Upcycling furniture with Farrow & Ball…

Two things that I love… 1. natural objects (nature in the home) & 2. Interiors. And so when I get to play with these two things, my heart skips a beat. A few weeks ago Farrow & Ball contacted me with a little project. They challenged me to choose a paint colour (how could I choose?) and upcycle a piece of furniture with it. The project: to upcycle the curios cabinet in the lounge. Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer,

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Styling the seasons – September…

A few months back Katy emailed me about her exciting new project she is launching with Charlotte of Lotts & Lots.  It’s called Styling the Seasons, and as I have a huge love of all things natural and seasonal they thought I’d love to play too.  Well yes!  I would. Starting with September, Katy & Charlotte have challenged us to reflect the change of seasons and in our own homes. We can choose any surface in our home (shelf, dining

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Home Inspiration…

As I get older, the simpler I like my life.  My wardrobe is pared back to breton, and navy, jeans and sandals. I love to garden, wander the woods and beaches looking for natures treasure.  And my home is now starting to reflect this. Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer, stylist and founder of Littlegreenshed.  A UK lifestyle & travel blog Lou is also a busy mum of two amazing boys and the founder of Sisterhood Camp – an annual creative

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