Joules wellies competition

Joules design wellies competition

Unfortunately, we're now getting into 'welly weather'! Personally, I quite like tramping through fields in my wellies, free from any fear of ruining footwear. Joules have launched a fun competition for budding designers, doddlers and wellington boot lovers - they want you to design some Joules wellies. The winner will see their design put into production and get a luxury ...

Cloudberry Living: £100 giveaway

Cloudberry Living Ferm Living round triangle jute rug

Over the last couple of years I've found myself more and more drawn to Scandinavian home style. I know I'm not alone and it's not hard to see why. Scandi-homes are light, clean, modern and flexible. Walls tend to be white, and paired with wood, but this neutral backdrop means rooms can get away with colourful ...

Double Merrick giveaway

Merrick Angle of Double Merrick

It's no secret that I dream of living in France one day. Today's post is not helping my impatience to be living that phase of my life now, rather than in a couple of decades. This is the home and work of Merrick Angle, a designer originally from East Yorkshire but now living in Limousin, France who ...

Virtual Bathrooms competition

Virtual Bathrooms bathroom design competition

It may be only a few months since we completely renovated our bathroom, but that doesn't mean I never think about things we might have done, or what we might do in a bathroom of the future. Bathroom supplier Virtual Bathrooms are currently running a competition for people to use their bathroom designer tool to create their perfect ...

My dream office space

Glass walled office in woodland of Selgas Cano architects Madrid

My place of work is functional and pleasant and we've recently had a few improvements done that has made the space feel bigger and more open. But it's not what you would call inspiring. We're a small team, and in that the-grass-is-always-greener way of thinking most of us adopt a lot of the time, I sometimes wonder ...

Do you work in your pyjamas?

Homeworking Axa Business Pyjamas competition

I often think we've been so slow to offer home working as a real alternative to commuting to an office. Usually those thoughts come to me when I'm on my 30-40 minute each way journey to and from work. On the occasional bad day I add up in my head all the time I've spent commuting ...

Ask Her Friends blogger panel

Ask Her Friends June blogger panel gift choices

It's that time again - this month's gift ideas from the Ask Her Friends blogger panel is live! If you remember from last time I've recently joined a host of my favourite bloggers on this panel, and each month we choose a selection of gifts. And the best bit is if you hop on over to the June blogger ...

Scampston Does Vintage

Scampston Does Vintage at Scampston Hall North Yorkshire

Now this sounds like a pretty perfect summer weekend to me: vintage stalls, live music, classic cars, picnics, cocktails and afternoon tea. What if I said all this is happening in one place, at one of the finest regency stately homes in Yorkshire, and then that you can go for free. Would you love me? Scampston Does Vintage organised ...

Diamond Event at Element Jewellery, Hebden Bridge

win a champagne diamond at element jewellery diamond event

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so how do you fancy the chance to win one? Element Jewellery, based in Yorkshire’s artistic haven Hebden Bridge, are hosting their annual diamond event next weekend – and this year they're giving away a 0.30ct champagne diamond! There will also be the chance to view rough diamonds and meet Hatton ...

My new business cards. And win yours!

instantprint business cards

Lately I've been trying to get out and about as much as possible to find inspiration and content for the blog, and I have been meaning to get some updated businesses cards for a while. So the offer of a new set of cards from Yorkshire printers Instantprint was timely!  What do you think? I'm really happy with the ...