Maison et Objet 2019 – Inspiration.

I’ve had a whirlwind few days with 24 hours in Paris to attend Maison et Objet, a trade show dedicated to all things lifestyle, decoration and design. It was amazing and exhausting and completely overwhelming, so I’ve been going back through all the photos I took, reabsorbing everything that caught my eye. Obviously I was…

Instagram Creative Workshops 2019

Connect with other small businesses in the area and learn how to make you Instagram account really work for you. ○ I’ll talk about my journey and how Instagram has enabled me to create my own business and career. ○ Find out the tricks to creating interesting, engaging content ○ Instagram Stories. ○ Tips on…

A world away, just for us.

Last weekend we escaped real life and made a beeline to the Penventon Park Hotel, in Redruth. I’d been invited along for a night’s Press Stay, to take a look at the hotel and experience it for ourselves. The timing couldn’t have been better, with life so hectic at the moment (when is it ever…

Big Shop News.

Things have been a little quiet round here I know, almost 4 weeks since I last posted, but life has entered a whole new level of busy and there hasn’t been enough room in my head for intelligible blog banter. In case you haven’t heard, I’m opening a shop in Lostwithiel. This life changing decision…

The first Creative Lunch.

Last week’s first Instagram Creative Workshop was so much fun and I can’t wait for the my next group on Tuesday. I thought I’d share some quick snaps I took, to give you a small insight into the session. I’ve also included a ground floor video House Tour, as the house was so tidy the…

Tipping the balance.

Being self employed is a funny one, in theory it sounds great doesn’t it, the freedom to define your own working terms, be your own boss, flexible working hours, you choose where, who, why. Following your own creativity, fitting around the daily flow of family life, just perfect. For me it has happened by accident,…

Shop, shops, shopping.

Last week I wrote about the little break Stu and I had in Bristol and at the Westbrook Court B&B in Hereford…a much needed, child free few days to invest some time in us, to relax and recuperate. During our travels I got to visit some absolutely wonderful independent shops and cafes, some of which…

Alice in Scandiland Shop.

A week ago I opened my Instagram shop, a place for me to sell my preloved, vintagey and contemporary bits and bobs, some from the around the house, some that I find when I’m out and about. I thought I’d talk a little more about it here today. I’m a firm believer that you shouldn’t…

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…

Small Business Saturday

​Today is Small Business Saturday and inspired by the lovely Catherine Caton’s Instagram post this morning I would like to share with you some of the small businesses that I follow, have bought from, plan to buy from in the future and some that I have just discovered. We all get caught up in the mass produced cheap…

The long awaited floor…

I’ve had quite a few people ask me about our new floor, having seen snippets of it in my Instagram and Facebook posts, so I thought I’d share some more details and pics here, in the hope that it could help others on their journey to a beautiful floor. So, it’s taken a while, MANY…

Life goes on.

Hello my lovelies, it’s been a bit of a while, again! Since I last did some writing here I’ve turned another year older and I do actually feel a tiny little bit wiser! I’ve decided to try and not sweat the small stuff, each day I need to think about all the wonderful things I have in…