Fabelab Scandi Kids Accessories

#Instacrush Fabelab Scandi Childrens Accessories

I love Instagram, don’t you? My recent favourite find is Fabelab Danish children’s brand for Scandi kids accessories, they are just fabulous. ” …we encourage little Dreamers and Adventurers to imagine, explore and discover – filling their surroundings with playfulness, stories and love.” How lovely! So, whilst this is not a French brand, I really love Read the full article…

French style bathroom inspiration

French Style Bathroom Inspiration

I’m a firm believer in allowing yourself plenty of luxury in the bathroom. From the best double head shower systems to elegant subway tiling here’s my bathroom lust list. I love the principles of The White Company London on turning your home into a boutique hotel. And, why shouldn’t you? You work so hard and Read the full article…

French style wall decor

6 Of The Best French Style Wall Decor

I’ve got a bit of a blank space in my kitchen above the table so I’ve been searching around for the right kind of French style wall decor to fill it. It’s a tricky one, a mirror can be a bit off putting ( noone needs visual evidence of themselves eating cake ) but then Read the full article…

Moroccan tile print vinyl flooring

Why Moroccan Tile Print Vinyl Flooring is SO Right!

So, I’m thinking about a little upgrade for our bathroom flooring and who’d have thought it, good old vinyl flooring is coming up trumps. I’m loving all the Moroccan tile print vinyl flooring flashing about on Pinterest at the moment. So pretty with plain neutral walls and a bit of natural wood. Still can’t get Read the full article…

Creating a cosy living room with colour and texture

Creating a Cosy Living Room with Colour and Texture

Winter is a great time to have a go at Creating a Cosy Living Room with Colour and Texture. Experiment with warm lighting and seasonal colours to bring a homely feel to your living room. Here’s a few of my favourite items from the High Street -. Naturally Chic Upgrading your upholstery is a fast track way Read the full article…

Painting plat pots Paloma Annie Sloan

Autumn DIY Project : Painted Herb Planters in Paloma Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Our garden here in France is looking a little tired after the long hot summer. The grass is a tad dry and tinged by the heat of the sun and now all the petals are beginning to tumble from our roses and hollyhocks,I’m longing for a pop of colour. Aside the beautiful Autumn leaves, the Read the full article…

Handmade French slippers Laubuge

Rewriting Tradition at Laubuge Handmade French Slippers

The Poitou Charentes region of France is home to some of the country’s biggest exports, Cognac, Grey Goose Vodka, Foie Gras de Canard and more surpisingly, traditional handmade French slippers. Like the classic French Beret or a the stripy Mariniere Breton top, the Charentais slipper has become something of an emblem for France and the Poitou Charentes Read the full article…

Paris Apartment Style Inspiration

GUEST BLOG Home Deco Inspiration – Parisian Apartment Style

Say Oui, C’est Chic The French have always been famous for being inimitably stylish regarding fashion, interior design and lifestyle in general. They’re masters of combining classy with contemporary style, most noticeably in Paris’ distinctive and elegant architecture. From the glorious buildings, balconies made of wrought iron and spacious apartments with beautiful and uber-chic architectural Read the full article…

Upcycling an old French light in Antibes Green Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

DIY Project : Inviting Lighting in Annie Sloan Antibes Green

My dear friend Sarah Lamballe of Bricktree Gallery in Tealby is an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Stockist in Lincolnshire. She has such lovely taste in home style and we adore talking about our homes and how to best update each season. So, during a recent visit to France she came armed with some Annie Sloan Antibes Green Read the full article…

French Style Home Inspiration

Maximising Space without Compromising Style

I’ve talked a lot on my French home style blog about the difficulties combining style and practicality, especially when designing a French style home in a small space. Our blogger Selina Willan looks at ways of maximising space without compromising great French style.

Recipe fro French tarte aux Peches

Summer Recipe for French Tarte aux Pêches

I absolutely love the flat peaches you get here in France – just the right amount of sweetness whether you eat them as they are or create beautiful desserts with them. You may remember a little while ago I featured a beautiful bed and breakfast near Cognac on my French lifestyle blog? Françoise and Phillippe Fleuriet Read the full article…

Butterfly Twists Folding Festival Wellingtons

Butterfly Twists Stylish Folding Wellingtons and Pumps

So far this summer’s weather has been somewhat hit and miss hasn’t it? So if you’re planning on heading off for a festival weekend somewhere, chances are you’ll probably need some jolie wellies to go along with. Butterfly Twists make the most stylish folding wellingtons, sandals and ballet pumps, a dream for the intrepid explorer or festival dweller. I Read the full article…

French lifestyle blog weekend issue

It’s le #weekend – Friendship, Muscat Sec & Microdermabrasion

Coucou all of you! How have you been? So sorry for my absence, I’ve been taking some time out with the family these past few weeks and getting ready for the big summer holidays. Have yours broken up from school yet? ( Any ideas how we are all going to make it through?!) Here’s a Read the full article…