• AW14 Fashion Style Inspiration
    Fashion,  Inspiration

    AW14 Style Inspiration

    As hard as it is to admit, summer is pretty much over and it’s time to start thinking about a winter wardrobe. I’ve started scouting for new season colours, fabrics and prints so that I can get to work whipping up a new AW capsule collection and I thought I’d share with you some of the my AW14 style inspiration. Tartan: Tartan isn’t going anywhere but this year, rather than the classic red, tartan is moving to darker colours with greens and blues becoming more prominent. Checks: Not to be confused with the tartan, grid print checks are going to be everywhere this season, from duster jackets to tailored trousers…

  • Fashion,  Inspiration

    Fruit Print DIY Inspiration

    One thing you may not know about me is that I don’t like fruit. Ever since I was a baby I have hated the texture of fruit and veg and have never managed to find a single one that I could eat. Don’t get me wrong, I like the flavour of fruit but can only consume it in juice or smoothie form or in sweets and ice creams! So it comes as a bit of a surprise to me to say that I’m obsessed with fruit – fruit prints that is! Perfect for summer, the fruit print adds a whimsical touch of colour to any garment and is so prevalent…

  • DIY-Inspo-Liberty-FI
    Interior Design,  Tutorials

    DIY Inspiration: Liberty and a Quick Tip for Personalised Ceramics

    Sorry blog friends for my radio silence over the last week, work has been crazy and over the weekend I travelled to the big smoke to the amazing Blogtacular event (round up post of this coming soon). Whilst I was down there I managed to make time for a trip to Liberty, one of my favourite places of all time and a great source of inspiration for DIY projects. There were a couple of sections that really caught my eye: Monogram Plates Monograms are making a comeback in a big way and there are monogram DIYs popping up all over the place. I love these plates, each letter is made…

  • Mottos-to-Live-By-FI
    Messages,  Papercraft

    Free Printables: Mottos To Live By

    I’m a total geek. I’m not just a geek, I’m a web geek. I’m not ashamed, I love the internet, so much so that it’s what I do for a living – retail eCommerce. Last week I was lucky enough to attend a talk by Martijn Bertisen from Google who vocalised one of the most sensible things that I have ever heard – “data beats opinion”. Basically, if there’s more than one point of view on how something can be done, test it and find out which is best. In the world of online this is particularly pertinent as everything is measurable – it’s why I love what I do.…