Category: Christmas

Setting The Scene

  I love setting the table, and am a firm believer that you eat with your eyes as well as with your stomach. As always, I like to create a look by combining items I think look pretty together. Last year I combined a  cheap Zara table cloth with Oka napkins (bought in sale for £5), glassware from Orrefors (The Nobel Dinner range), crockery … Read More Setting The Scene

Our Tree

When we moved into our new house, I decided to invest in new Christmas decorations. Over the last few months I’ve hunted down the perfect baubles which come from The Conran Shop, Liberty of London, National Trust, TK Maxx and Marks & Spencer. The Swedish Yule goat underneath the tree from IKEA (old). The tree is finished off with bunches of Baby’s Breath – … Read More Our Tree

First impressions last

  This year I’m matching our new front door in Farrow & Ball Black Blue with a simple green wreath, made from holly, ivy, rosemary and eucalyptus branches.  It is an homage to the original owners of the house, who made their living from a smallholding, selling fruit and herbs to wealthy Chelsea residents across the river. And it also matches the modern, shiny … Read More First impressions last

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas

Some pictures from a visit at Petersham Nurseries last week.