Sometimes when you’re feeling a little bit down, or the dread of winter leaves you feeling blue, you need a little pick me up. There are loads of little things that cheer me up instantly; a new lipstick, a cuddle with my cat, a catch up with a girlfriend, and I think it’s important to make the most of these little things. If you need a few quick fixes to cheer yourself up, here are a few ideas that I hope…

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So it’s been over a year since I moved into my own place after living at home for 26 years! I was never one of these people that was ‘ashamed’ about living at home even though I was in my twenties; it made sense for me. I was lucky to get on really well with my parents, I had my own space and freedom, and the financial outgoings were minimal. Living at home whilst working full time allowed me to save…

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I love all things vintage (hence my blog name!) and since I moved into my flat at the end of last year, I’ve been adding hints of vintage to my home interior wherever I can. Retro style is a great interior choice due to it being timeless; think rustic charm, nostalgia and 50’s glam. Take yourself back to a particular era or remind yourself of a certain period of time by adding a hint of vintage style to your home. Check…

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Following on from my previous post about how to prepare your home for autumn, I thought I’d put together some ideas on how to create your own ‘spathroom’ at home. Wouldn’t it be nice to create a relaxing quiet space where you can chill out after a long day? I feel like bathrooms can often be the most neglected room in the home as there’s not much flexibility when it comes to décor, space, and how it looks. But creating your…

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So it’s beginning to look like summer is well and truly over, although it was certainly good while it lasted! The sun is beginning to rise later, the evenings are drawing in, and it’s almost time to ditch the sandals in favour of your trusty winter boots. Personally I absolutely love summer, it is my favourite season for sure! However there is a special charm about autumn; the colourful trees, the excitement of buying new clothes, and that cosy feeling you…

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Going out for a tasty afternoon tea in a cute little tea room or glamorous hotel is one of my favourite pastimes. But most places charge at least £20 each (or in excess of £30 each in London!), so it can add up to be a slightly expensive experience. However I am a big fan of throwing my own afternoon tea parties at home. Any excuse for a tea party and I’m on it; baby shower, birthday celebration, a girlie catch…

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