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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

An en-suite bathroom in the loft conversion

An en-suite bathroom in the loft conversion

We are really lucky that our new house came with a ready made loft conversion - although I must admit, it may not be how I would have configured it if we had have been doing it ourselves,

Sourcing... children's beds

Sourcing... children's beds

The next project on my radar in our renovation is Ruby's bedroom. It's quite a small room, hence my reason for creating a play space for her downstairs, so I want to keep it relatively

Living room play space - reveal

Living room play space - reveal

A while ago I wrote a post about creating a play space in your living room that is not only fun for your child but also blends with your decor and doesn't just look like you have a creche in

Editor's Life: Behind the Scenes on photoshoot day

Editor's Life: Behind the Scenes on photoshoot day

Through the series of Editor's Life posts, I want to give a little insight into my life as editor of 91 Magazine. You can catch up on the full story of how the magazine started and evolved

May: A Month of Lovely

May: A Month of Lovely

We are half way through the year already, and I am really trying to savour these months as much as possible. While we might not be getting the wall to wall sunshine that we hope for every

A flower filled home - inspired by Chelsea Flower Show

A flower filled home - inspired by Chelsea Flower Show

Back when I worked for FT Weekend for five years, this time of year always meant Chelsea Flower Show for me. We did a lot of coverage of the show, and even did a special supplement on the

Top lifestyle books for Summer

Top lifestyle books for Summer

With summer upon us, you may be taking a little bit of time out, so it's the perfect excuse to indulge in some beautiful inspiring books while you kick back. I've gathered a few faves that