July 30, 2011

Zara Phillips’s bridal bouquet…what did you think?

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Image : Mirror[/caption] Although a private wedding, there was still a lot of public interest in Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's wedding which took place today. And of course, I was interested in her bridal bouquet!  It was made by London-based florist,…

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July 29, 2011

Vibrant summer flowers by the sea in Devon

Last week, my husband and I were on holiday in Devon, staying in a lovely cottage, a stone's throw away from the sea. Some of you may know that I was born in Devon and when I was growing up, I can honestly say that I really didn't appreciate living in such a beautiful county. And now that we live n…

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July 28, 2011

Beautiful floral-related products from Cox & Cox

For a long time, I've admired the mail order company Cox & Cox and our home has benefited from some of my purchases! Today's post features just a small selection of their products as I've concentrated solely on those that are floral-related, starting off with the beautiful matte lustre vases ab…

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July 27, 2011

New for 2011 : ‘Wise Words’ range of cards from Caroline Gardner, plus Q&A

You may remember that I wrote about the very talented card designer, Caroline Gardner, in a post a few months ago. Well, today I'm not only featuring her new range of cards, 'Wise Words', but also a Q&A from Caroline below, which makes very interesting reading. The new range of cards feature …

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July 26, 2011

A summer afternoon at The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park

Recently, I visited The Savill Garden with Lisa from Lisa Cox Garden Designs.  The garden was created by Sir Eric Savill in the 1930s and is part of The Royal Landscape at the southern end of Windsor Great Park, which also includes The Valley Gardens and Virginia Water lake. When Sir Eric Savill wa…

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