Today is the first link-up for this year's SPHS and is hosted by the lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. Here are my first few finds: #5: The art of the fold - towels in the homeware section of Marks & Spencer. #6: Something that makes you laugh or happy - Miss Tilly. 🙂 #7: … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Link #1
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid: I've read every book she’s written (this one is my favourite) so I’m not about to skip her newest title! Four famous siblings throw a huge party every summer in Malibu. But this year? The mansion burns to the ground during the party. (I've also seen somewhere that it … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2021
In May I chose to record Afternoon Tea. 🙂 Having used the banner with a cluster of cake embellishments, I decided that I didn't need to also add a specific title. In June I chose to record the photographic exhibition at Pitzhanger Manor:
This is what I unexpectedly encountered outside the back door ... a new take on the phrase 'knock your block off'?
I've added a few more spreads to The Boy's album (volume 7) ... There's a double spread for the run up to last Christmas - an old grid design (from either Ali or Shimelle): There's also a single spread about visiting Lacock last October (apologies for the wonky image): And there's a spread about an … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album
Tucked away up a single track road a few miles outside of Cirencester in the Cotswolds is beautiful Cerney House and Gardens. The gardens are simply breathtaking - perfect in their imperfection. Flowers and flowering shrubs are everywhere you look. Visitors are welcome to wander freely and dogs are welcome. The entrance fees, shop and … Continue reading Cerney House and Gardens
It was a week of both high temperatures and torrential rain. Dream cottage 🙂 It was a quieter week than of lateThe Boy had another appointment about his toe - it seems to be becoming a weekly thing :(I received notification about another hospital appointmentThe Brainy One, Tilly and I sat inside a café for … Continue reading Me on Monday
Me: "Hey, The Boy, I need a blog post. Can you say something funny?" Him: "No."
Tucked away on a small shelf in the corner of my office you'll find a Creative Memories 12x12 album about when I worked at the Royal Ballet School in South West London. And like many of my early scrapbooking attempts, it really isn't very good. 🙂 No date, no journalingRandom placement of photos, no context … Continue reading From 12×12 Scrapbook to A5 Journal