Tile coasters

Using tiles as coasters | Apartment Apothecary

I’ve got a bit of a thing about tiles. My friend, Agnes, bought me a set of old blue and white tiles from San Telmo market in Buenos Aires (if you are ever lucky enough to go there, you will never want to leave) and I absolutely love them. I[...]

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Weekend Inspiration

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I’m feeling all inspired this week by upholstery and furnishing fabrics. So much so, that I’ve been looking at upholstery courses, something I’ve wanted to do for ages. I’ve taught myself the odd bit of basic upholstery, like this Lloyd loom laundry basket and this drop-in seat pad. However, I’d[...]

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Amara Interior Blog Awards 2014


It’s taken me a couple of weeks to get over the shock of winning the award for the Best DIY blog 2014 at the Amara Interior Blog Awards at the beginning of this month. I am beyond thrilled and I need to say a huge thank you to you, my[...]

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Accessorising a room: where to begin?

Designing a children's room | Apartment Apothecary

My friend asked me recently to help her out with her young sons’ new bedroom. The newly redecorated guest room – pristine plastered white walls, pale carpet, original Victorian fireplace – will now become the boys’ room and therefore needs an injection of colour and life. My friend wasn’t sure[...]

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Weekend inspiration

Cape Cod cottage home tour | Apartment Apothecary

Happy weekend everyone! What have you got planned? I think we’re going to have quite a lazy one as it’s been such a busy and full-on fortnight. Maybe just a trip down to Maltby Street market on Saturday morning, cosy up in the afternoon and then a bit of making[...]

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Room makeover update

Home office lighting | Apartment Apothecary

As lots of you will know, I did a room makeover this summer and turned our guest room into a home office. There are so many room makeovers out there and I always wonder how the rooms work in everyday life, once the photos have been taken and the room[...]

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Craft party inspiration


We are so excited that Sunday sees the first Styling the Seasons event to thank the gorgeous bloggers who helped us launch the monthy styling challenge in September. And what could be better than a craft party at Liberty of London? Eeeep! So excited. Charlotte and I have decided  to[...]

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