DIY: Mum’s a Gem

Did you catch our DIY feature over at Home Journal for Mother’s Day? We shared a recipe for the most delicious rose salt scrub that’s sure to make your mum feel like a million bucks! You can download the below template right here for the boxes shown in the photos, too. To use the template: […]

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DIY: Terrazzo Easter Eggs

Ahh, terrazzo, the unsung hero of 70s surfaces have come back to grace us in the world of design! From kitchen countertops, to flooring to stylish home decor, it has crept onto every single surface making them stylish and chic. What’s better? The patterns are coming back brighter, more colourful and daring. I’ve written a […]

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DIY: Carnation-tied Tea Bags

Are you stuck for a last minute treat for mum this Mother’s day? This little idea is so very sweet and it’s sure to make your mum smile! Here’s a little twist on the classic gifting of carnation flowers in the form of a DIY carnation tea bag. It’s easily be done, and the thoughtfulness […]

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DIY: Peach Blossoms in Geometric Hanging Planters

I’m really excited to share this DIY project because it encapsulates things that are so close to my heart: flowers (of course) and Chinese New Year! One of the key and most prominent pieces of decor during this time is the peach blossom plant. It is a dainty and delicate, pink flower that is distinctively […]

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DIY Chinese Lanterns Decor

When I first moved to the UK more than 15 years ago, I have to say that Chinese New Year was definitely one of the holidays I missed out on the most. CNY is based on the lunar calendar every year and falls around February/March time. Traditionally, we gather as a family for a new […]

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Idea: You’re One in a Melon Balloon Surprise

For the last instalment of our Fruity Balloons Surprise, we used the ever-so-cool watermelon… maybe because it’s one of Phoebe’s go-to summer favourites, but also because I’m carrying a rather large one myself (scroll to the end if you don’t know what I mean…) You’ll Need: 1 Big Green Balloon Black acrylic paint Paint Brush […]

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Idea: You’re the Apple of My Eye Surprise

You’re the Apple of my Eye is our next instalment in our Valentine’s Fruity Balloon Surprise. This is a particularly good one because red as a colour is so fitting for this Hallmark holiday. You’ll Need: As many red balloons as you’d like apples A4 sheet of green construction card Some brown card Hot glue […]

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DIY: Bee’s Knee’s Stirrers

The bee motif is popping up everywhere in the design world, from jewellery to fashion, creating quite a buzz you might say (!) When I heard from my friend Amanda (who has the coolest job developing cocktails and beverages for bars like the Quinary, Envoy and Origin, can you imagine?) of her newest cocktail recipe, […]

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Idea: I think You’re Grape Balloon Surprise

I’m rather impartial to a great pun, it’s actually one of the dorkiest ways to win my heart. This Valentine’s Day, we are determined to keep it low-key, creative and child-friendly. Because, news flash, Valentine’s Day ain’t only for couples, y’know? In our studio, we had a little chuckle over all the swoon-worthy puns all […]

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A little mini tassels tutorial…

While on Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas, we filmed this little segment for How to Make Mini Tassels which was super fun! Check it out and also don’t forget to jump over to 4OD to catch up on the full episode where I judge the advent calendar craft and demo some lovely poinsettia party poppers with Kirstie herself!

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