January – A review

I have to say that Styling the Seasons brightened up my January no end; the styling has been so fresh, vital and optimistic. I didn’t quite know what to expect from January and I had no idea how everyone would interpret the month but I loved the contrast between the cosy, festive styling of December and this month’s light and breezy style. Every time I have seen a new shot of the lovely corners of your homes I have been more and more inspired to cherish my time at home and try to focus on the sometimes hidden beauty of January.

My absolute favourite came quite early in the month and I instantly fell in love with it. It was styled by Laura who hasn’t taken part in Styling the Seasons before, which makes it even better as I love discovering new blogs. I loved the fact that so many new faces appeared behind the hashtag this month. You must check out Laura’s gorgeous blog and the story behind her styling over on We Made This Home

Styling the Seasons by We MAde This Home | Apartment Apothecary

Another favourite was also from someone who took part for the first time this month and that is Caroline’s amazing ‘shelfie’ – err, how jealous are you of that shelf?! Caroline writes the gorgeous blog Scraps of Us.

Styling the Seasons by Scraps of Us| Apartment Apothecary

A couple of other styled shots that actually made me gasp when I saw them were Charlotte’s (I know I shouldn’t really choose her but I genuinely loved her post) and Emma’s from The Vintage Good Life. I think the textures, colours and life of their styling are just beautiful and captured so wonderfully well.

Styling the Seasons by The Vintage Good Life and Lotts and Lots | Apartment Apothecary

I really hope you have found some inspiration from this month’s shots and could you be thinking about joining us in February? Next month we are teaming up with Laura Ashley to make it a bit more exciting and to celebrate their new Spring 2015 collection. Twelve bloggers will be styling the seasons as normal but everybody gets the chance to vote for which one you like the best. If you vote, you will be in for the chance to win a £50 Laura Ashley voucher.

If you need inspiration for next month take a look at all of the wonderful posts that were written and styled in January as well as hopping over to Instagram to see all of the amazing shots there – just search the hashtag. We are beyond thrilled that so many of these bloggers have joined us for the first time so do drop by and say hi:

We Made This Home / Growing Spaces / Tea with Ruby / Camellia Rose / Afkes / Re-made by Sam / The Lovely Drawer / The Cabinet Maker’s Love Tale / Alltomkerstin / A Crafty Alternative / The Ordinary Lovely / Chasing My Village / The Vintage Good Life / This Little Space of Mine / The Villa on Mount Pleasant / Beak Up Crafts / Littlegreenshed / Colourliving / Sew A Little Love / Claireabellemakes / Geoffrey and Grace / Gathered CheerDaisy Fay /Lapin Blu / Scraps of Us / A Quiet Style / Cate St. Hill / Really Pretty Useful / Lobster and Swan / Living In London / Made by Molu / Wild and Grizzly / Makelight / Something I Made / Sew SimoneLotts and Lots / Apartment Apothecary

We really hope you join us next month – I’ll be back on Monday with my February post.

Katy x

 

 

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  1. Emma Connolly 31st January 2015 / 7:58 am

    I loved January’s styling, they were all so fresh and inspiring. thank you for your kind words, and thank you both for hosting. Can’t wait till my Laura Ashley bits arrive, so exciting! Xx

    • katy 1st February 2015 / 4:39 pm

      Very excited to see your February post, Emma! X

  2. caroline 31st January 2015 / 9:53 pm

    Thank you so much for including my shelf, I’m glad you liked it! Looking forward to joining in each month. x

    • katy 1st February 2015 / 4:39 pm

      Love your styling, Caroline. Yay for February! X

  3. Emma Harris 1st February 2015 / 8:25 pm

    I have to agree, Charlottes was my favourite this month too, so gorgeous, but they are all incredibly inspiring xx

    • katy 3rd February 2015 / 4:33 pm

      I’m so pleased that you find them inspiring, Emma! And, yes, Charlotte’s was absolutely gorgeous x

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