When you’re particular about things, shopping can be hard, no? Rarely these days, but occasionally I get a notion for something very specific that I want to buy, and I can never ever quite find it. That winter 20 years ago I got it into my head that I really needed some suede boots like the ones Anita wears on the cover of Abba’s Greatest Hits being a prime example. Everywhere now, but then… lots of face pulling on Oxford Street from me. I’m having the same sort of trouble with tiles – the ones I want are suddenly out of production. I’m having a hearth fitted, and instead of smart black slate like I had last time, I want to have a little bit of pattern. My no-wallpaper rule in the new house has worked well I think, but my crazed lust for pattern still exists, and I’m focusing it all on a small area of floor about a metre square. Having done a relentless Google session I fell in love with these Neisha Crosland tiles. Curse you Google. I was better off in my ignorance.
Is Instagram controlling me? Yesterday on the strength of a photo on it, I found out about and also went ahead and visited a new neighbourhood pop up shop in nearby Nunhead. All These Nice Things has two criteria for its stock – it has to be hand made and it has to have been […]
Just spent a lovely day on the beach with a friend and her kids. In a few days she’s off to holiday in an off-grid cottage on the Jurassic coast. She was hoping for rain, initially at least, so that the rain water tank would be full for their arrival. She rents it informally from […]
Although Jill is right, it’s all about the pink and green for me, this little scene of pink, red and black has had me staring at it for – literally – hours. Found via the ever-inspiring MFAMB. I’m going back for another stare – see ya next week x
I’m going on holiday on Sunday and need to finish all this month’s work early. So sorry to be brief, but check out this chair that I want. It’s green and pink, and it’s a chair so guess who else is going to want it. I love Abel Sloane’s website, it’s pure furniture porn. I […]