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Creating new Christmas rituals

Creating new Christmas rituals

I recently read a column in Smallish magazine about Christmas which really resonated with me. The writer talked about how having children makes you become nostalgic about your own

Editor's Life: Helen Martin of Lionheart magazine

Editor's Life: Helen Martin of Lionheart magazine

Previously, I've written a bit about how 91 Magazine came about, its evolution and how I run it, but as all indie magazines do it differently, I've decided to run a series of interviews

Current obsession: Plywood kitchens

Current obsession: Plywood kitchens

Kitchens made from plywood is not a new thing, but it's not something I'd really considered before, but recently I seem to be falling more and more in love with plywood - you can see my

A year in our home - what we've done

A year in our home - what we've done

The end of September marked a year since we moved into our new home. The buying process was pretty stressful but we are so pleased we persisted; we are so happy here, not only with

Small bedroom makeover

Small bedroom makeover

As I mentioned in a recent post, I had given our little single spare bedroom a quick makeover when we first moved in (it had carpet tiles on the floor and a pine bed frame before!) but even

September: A Month of Lovely

September: A Month of Lovely

It's been a super busy few weeks with getting the new AW17 issue of 91 Magazine to print, I'm SO excited for you to see it! It is definitely feeling much more autumnal right now and I'm quite

My daughter's bedroom makeover

My daughter's bedroom makeover

It's taken us a couple of months to complete Ruby's bedroom makeover, you might remember my post in July about the plans for it? We had to have it completely re-plastered, then it obviously

Small bedroom ideas

Small bedroom ideas

We are so lucky to have five bedrooms in our new house. We honestly couldn't believe it when we viewed the house and saw all the rooms! We have 4 bedrooms on the first floor and then our bedroom

Please vote! Interior Blog Awards

Please vote! Interior Blog Awards

It's been a busy week, juggling various work projects and motherhood, but I just wanted to pop in and say, firstly - what do you think of the new blog design?! Last week, on a bit of a whim,

July: a Month of Lovely

July: a Month of Lovely

Argh! Once again I'm super late with this post! I need to catch up on myself! So actually some of these things are from August rather than July! Perhaps I'll take a month off and restart

24 hours in Bristol with my new camera: Olympus Pen E-PL8

24 hours in Bristol with my new camera: Olympus Pen E-PL8

Recently I decided to take the plunge and upgrade my camera. For years I'd been using an old second hand Nikon D70, which is a good camera, but it is heavy and cumbersome and I always felt

Editor's Life: How to pitch your feature ideas

Editor's Life: How to pitch your feature ideas

In this month's Editor's Life post, I am sharing some practical tips for anyone who is interested in becoming a 91 Magazine contributor, or would like to pitch an idea for a feature,

Designing a toddler bedroom

Designing a toddler bedroom

Our upstairs is currently in a bit of chaos as we have moved Ruby out of her bedroom and into the (tiny) spare room, while we gutted it and prepare to have it plastered this week. Not only

Sourcing: ready made curtains

Sourcing: ready made curtains

With the longer summer days when the sun is coming up super early, we've been struggling to stay asleep much after 5am. This is mainly due to the fact we currently have no blinds or curtains

June: A Month of Lovely

June:  A Month of Lovely

How's your month been folks? I feel like these monthly posts are really highlighting to me how quickly time whizzes past! I'm getting later and later with them each month! I hope you've

#mynestandburrow - get involved!

#mynestandburrow - get involved!

I don't know about you, but I'm always on the look out for new hashtags to use on my Instagram feed. It's a great way for your images to get seen by new people and also a fun way to interact