Nominated for Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Oh My Goodness, this is so exciting….I’ve been nominated for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award by Mother Em. Nominations like this really do inspire me to keep going, it’s lovely to know that your efforts are appreciated. Ok…so the rules of this award are as follows: 1. Thank and link back to the blogger who…

Our Family Baby Shower

One of the most exciting parts of the build up to the birth of the new arrival has to the baby shower, you know its the last time to get all your friends together for an afternoon of fun and laughter not to forget the cake eating! Although the preparations are a little exhausting if…

Mummy Loves…Boho Chic

I’m definitely a self confessed Pinterest addict. It’s just so addictive. I use it to create moodboards when I’m designing a new collection or looking for inspiration at home or fashion styling for myself. At the moment I’m loving the boho chic look. Why I love this look; it’s probably the way this look relays…

Rhubarb Crumble…How British!

A trip to the local farmers market and seeing piles of fresh British grown rhubarb totally inspired me to bake a rhubarb crumble. It’s one of the simplest deserts that always goes down well with the whole family. For the crumble: 200g plain flour 110g unsalted butter (cold from the fridge) 110g Golden caster sugar…

Farmers Market Delights

One of my favourite things about moving to Hampstead is I’m now lucky enough to have a weekly farmers market each Wednesday on my road. I love to support local produce and British products where I can. It feels great that I can buy seasonal flowers and veggies which are all organic. Seeing all the…

For the Love of Fabric

One of the most exciting and interesting parts of my role as a designer is fabric. It still amazes me how fabric choice can transform a garment and bring it to life. I also love that the same garment can have a completely new identity by just recreating it in a different fabric whether it…

Some of our Easter

Easter has been a much needed break for me and my family but especially me. Lately, I’ve been more than exhausted. Quality time at home celebrating Easter has put a smile back on my face. Apart from a trip to church on Sunday morning we didn’t leave home this holiday, long mornings in pyjamas and…

Mummy Loves…Easter

I love Easter…I’m so excited that it’s around the corner. Looking out at the beautiful blossoms on the trees, daffodils on my desk and longer days starting to emerge, Easter is definitely in the air. Easter is not only about eating Easter Eggs until we feel sick but most importantly spending it with family. To…

A Few Days in Lourdes, France

Desperate for a break and to find a little clarity it was perfect timing when one of my dear friends asked me if would like to accompany her on a short trip to Lourdes in France. Naturally I was a bit hesitant at leaving Gabriella for the first time but after thinking about it she…

Inducing the Creativity

On this Monday morning I needed a little help…It’s normal, every designer or creative has to deal with creative block from time to time. How I deal with this depends. Sometimes its short lived and can be solved by a simple walk through the park to clear my head or sometimes I need to do…

Valentino Masters….Somerset House

I couldn’t deny myself the opportunity to see the best of valentino’s work with over 130 dresses exhibited on a catwalk and dresses worn by iconic women of the last 6 decades. I’ve always appreciated Valentino’s use of extravagant and intricate techniques which have produced some of the worlds most stunning dresses, garments and accessories.…

Spring’s in Bloom

A few days of Clear blue skies and bright sunshine and we know that spring is on its way. It’s England, so of course it could always be a bit warmer but I won’t complain, it’s just lovely to be able take Gabriella out and see her smile just because the sun is out. Spring…