A quick and cheap Kitchen drawer hack.

Evening all, so yesterday on my Instagram Stories I shared a quick kitchen drawer makeover. From cluttered, chaotic hell to lovely ordered bliss.  I was inundated with messages from people who watched, it’s reassuring to see how many of you get your kicks from labels and compartmentalisation too! Insta Stories only last 24hrs (I forgot to add…

Amara IBA Winner Interview.

Amara are featuring the winners of the Interior Blog Awards over on their blog and this week it’s the turn of the Best Design Inspiration Blog, oh, that’s me! ♡ To hear about my inspiration for starting Alice in Scandiland, my advice to someone starting out and more head over there now.  Click here to read more. I hope…

Three Scrummy Sausage Roll recipes.

A week or so ago I shared a snap of the kitchen and declared my love for my first attempt at making Sausage Rolls. I was inundated with requests for the recipe, so I thought I’d do a super quick blog about them. The title is a little deceptive, it’s basically one recipe, with a…

A few 2018 wishes…

I don’t really do New Year resolutions, but I do have a think about the year that’s gone and the one that is to come, and all that is possible in that time. I want to find a groove that I’m really comfortable in, whatever that may be, I don’t feel I’ve found it yet….

Inbetween time.

We’re in limbo land, the inbetween time, Christmas has passed, the New Year and that feeling of a fresh start approaches, but it isn’t here yet. It’s a funny time, you lose track of the days, there’s still loads of sweet treats in the house, so if you have the same amount of willpower as…

Christmas Stockings and things.

It’s Christmas Eve and all the planning and buying and build up is coming to frution. It’s the creating that I love most about Christmas, the chance to justify sitting down and spending half an hour weaving foliage into a ring, just as important, in fact much more so than the 3 loads of dirty…

The Decorated Tree.

Last week I shared with you our family Christmas tree buying traditions, but left you with the naked tree. Now it’s time for the decorations. I like to think I’m pretty good at taking snaps of our home and the details within, but certain things are just beyond my limited skill set. Photographing decorated Christmas trees…

Christmas table inspiration.

I thought I’d share some of my Christmas table inspiration, I have a thing with perusing table scapes on Pinterest, it feeds my love for beautiful crockery, lovely glasses and general faffing and prettifying. Add in a sprinkle of Christmas and I’m in heaven. For me, this year, it’s all about bringing the outside in,…

Cosy Christmas by candlelight.

Hey, guess what, I’m going to talk about candles again! Some may say I’m a stuck record, but with the days so dull at the moment, we just have wetness and gale force winds here in Cornwall, none of the white wonderland magic I’ve seen further up country, life definitely requires some brightening up. I…

O Christmas Tree…

I’d planned on waiting until this weekend to get our tree, it felt like it was too soon, but with the weather being so questionable at the moment we (well more like I) decided to take advantage of the patches of sunshine on last Saturday. Typically the moment we committed (told the girls what was…

O Star of wonder, star of night…

My Autumnal wreath came to an end last week and it was time to replace it with something a little more Christmassy. I had this metal star, bought from Hobbycraft, in my box of tricks and a lovely lady had just dropped off a bag of beautiful Eucalyptus for me, she answered my plea on a local…

Advent.

Tomorrow the fun really begins, I start the Christmas crafting in earnest, no more questioning whether it’s too soon or not. But really I’ve already dipped into the creative pool, my quick Autumnal Wreath eased me into the festive season and this week I finished the girl’s Advent Calendar. I can’t take full credit for this idea,…