I am guilty of taking those closest to me for granted sometimes but Jules and I have had such a tough year dealing with what has felt like a life’s worth of problems, which has really made me focus on what an amazing partner he is and how lucky I am to have him and the positivity he brings to every problem we face.
So, I want to make his birthday this year extra special and it always starts with breakfast in bed. It usually consists of croissants stuffed with ham and cheese and a good coffee. I have added flowers left over from our Styling Spring At Mine event in a little bottle Jules bought me recently “because it looks like an apothecary bottle”. Do you know that’s how we met? We were in a bar with mutual friends and he was drinking beer from a really nice bottle. I mentioned to him that I liked the bottle (thinking it would look really nice with flowers in it, not paying him any attention whatsoever – ha!) and he replied that he thought it looked like an apothecary bottle. That was it, he had my attention and I had a name for my blog 😉
The month of May also signals the beginning of warm days. We always have Jules’s birthday party outside and it is usually beautiful weather. Therefore, I have styled my Coco bed for warmer nights. Gone is the winter duvet and in its place is a lightweight summer duvet. My new gorgeous Lazy Linen from Loaf is absolutely perfect for the Summer months as it is wonderfully cool and light. The heavenly texture of this crushed Belgian linen and the dusty pink Scrunch cushion are perfect for the brighter mood that this time of year brings with it. I have also added a flat sheet, which feels so luxurious and is really practical for when it gets too hot.
Charlotte and I would love for you to join us this month and style up a surface in your home and show what May means to you. Style your dining table, a shelf, hallway table, balcony, sideboard, kitchen worktop – anything you like. Either blog about your styled surface or post an image of it on any social media platform and use the #StylingTheSeasons hashtag.
I can’t wait to see what this month brings…
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Oooooh, by the way, you can now buy some of the lovely products that I use or recommend in my posts directly through my blog. I will be officially launching the shop on Wednesday so I will tell you more about it then, as well as giving one lucky reader £150 to spend, if you buy something on that launch day.
For today, I’ve picked out some lovely boards like the one I have used in today’s post – if you like the look of any of them, click to see more details, add to cart and then buy it right here! Price includes delivery.