Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Danish apartment

I can't understand a word of Danish and even after translating it with Google I didnt get much sense of the story of this wonderful apartment but I couldn't not post it. That bar cart caught my eye on Pinterest, and I had to know what the rest looked like and it didn't disappoint. The plates on the blue wall have me fascinated, they are a mix of different eras and most come from the Royal Copenhagen, just like the porcelain figures on the lovely and sun filled mantel.

Via: Bobedre 

Wedding Wednesday: a garden wedding by

This lovely garden wedding was created by Marlett, was inspired by the love the couple have for adventures and travelling. Throughout the garden, several areas were created using furniture and other bits and bobs the couple and their family had and it looks amazing! Who wouldn't want their wedding to feel as fun and chilled but also so beautiful as this one? I love the work created by Marlett, always has an incredible vintage effect and looks seamlessly stunning.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Shop Talk: Holamama Shop

Today I'm happy introduce Holamama Shop, one of my fab sponsors! Paula, the owner of the shop has a great blog and when she opened her store for crafty lovers I was super excited! She carries lovely stuff, including some lovely stamps, wrapping paper, masking tape and very handy tools to create everything you want. YOU HAVE to check it out! Paula ships to the UK too!

They carry the cutest wrapping paper, tags and lovely Christmas details to make your cards and gifts the nicest ever!

They also carry my favourite straws, I love the stripped ones but adore adore the ones with the blue polka dots! And the baker's twine comes in an array of lovely colors to pick from.

A Little Palace in Barcelona

Barcelona is well known for its beautiful architecture. It has some amazing buildings and is famed for being the birth place of architectural modernism. Still today there are beautifully conserved buildings like La Pedrera, Casa Batllo and many less known ones like this stunning little palace re-baptised as El Palauet (which means little palace in Catalan). It has been transformed to be a lovely 2 bedroom apartment hotel and also an events venue. The contrast of the old features and the modern all white furniture is formidable. Incredible location too and even though its pricey I think it would be a great base for a group of friends visiting the city (bachelorette party anyone?)

Monday, November 28, 2011

Sunday Outfit

This has been the most relaxing weekend ever, we didn't have any plans and stayed in most of the time. Sometimes a weekend in is what the body needs. I have also been busy looking to organise the Bloggers Event, Lauren and I really want it to be a success and for everyone who will join to absolutely love it. Will you be joining us? Happy Monday!

Coat: Whistles (similar here) | Top: Asos | Trousers: Zara | Belt: Asos | Booties: Ash | Bag: Balenciaga | Necklace: Sheyna

Friday, November 25, 2011

Gift Guide: For the home lover

This is one of my favourite gift guides, to make, to give and to get! And it can be good for pretty much anyone, mums, sisters, brothers, friends, partners! What would I like to receive this Christmas? The Harry Allen pig and KitchenAid have been on my lists forever!

1. Jonathan Adler Matches striker£42 | 2. Orla Kiely storage jar£30 | 3. Williams Sonoma Cake stand: $33 | 4. West Elm tumbler: $8 | 5. Diptyque candle: £38 | 6. Williams Sonoma woven basket: from $26.40 | 7. Kyocera pink knife: $54.95 (proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure) | 8. Copper Kitchenaid: $499.95 | 9: Harry Allen money bank: $200 | 10: Crate & Barrel lamp | 11: Penguin Classics: from $11.64 | 12. Jonathan Adler butter dish£68 | 13. Graham & Green herbs on a pot£18 | 14. Kiwi Le Creuset casserole | 15. Needlepoint Jonathan Adler pillow£98  

Have you read about our London blogger event? Are you around? JOIN US!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Are you a London blogger or live in London and love blogs?

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone across the pond!! 
Well the title is a bit of a mystery, isn't it? What is all this about? Well, the super fab, fun and lovely Lauren from Aspiring Kennedy and I are trying to organise a London Bloggers (and not) meet up/event! I know! Exciting? Are you excited London peeps? I know there are a few of you so don't be shy. Lauren and I are trying to find a super cool venue and we would love to see if you (yes YOU!) would like to join us for an afternoon/evening of fun with a bunch of fab bloggers? 
Update: We called it "London..." but anyone is invited no matter where you live or where you blog from!

Yes, we even created a little fun banner (that you can use if you want, scroll down for various sizes!) 
The idea is to host it in a super cool venue in London on Monday, December 12th. As we both blog about a bit of everything, we would love to have bloggers from all niches (design, fashion, foodies, weddings, everyone from everywhere is welcome!)
Can you come? Please let us know if you would be interested by filling this little doc below, it would mean the world to both of us! 

Here are some more sizes, please drop me an email if you need a different size or coding to embed it.

Thank you so much! We can't wait to meet you!!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wedding Wednesday: Elisabeth Blumen flowers

Elisabeth Blumen is a flower studio in Madrid for weddings and events and they are as gorgeous as flowers can ever be. Mixed bride bouquet are all the rage in my opinion and add a fun yet elegant addition to the whole wedding image. I love the different textures in these stunning creations
And if you want to see her gorgeous studio check it out here courtesy of Kiss me Frank. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

I love Muffins!

This is a yummy post! Jenny from  i love muffins loves cakes and cupcakes, is German and lives in Barcelona and makes the prettiest and most personalised cakes ever. The night I first saw them I fell in love with the quirkiness and fun of these, they have fun colours and little representations of what the cake recipient loves the most, oh how much I would love one of these for m next birthday! You can also check Jenny's blog here for a combo of yummy cakes and lovely fashion! PS: how cute are the cupcakes?

Monday, November 21, 2011

Sunday Outfit

Hello lovelies! I just realised this week that has just ended has been a rather busy one, with a bit of Barcelona, seeing old friends, work team building events, Twilight (what did you think?) and friends over, it was a bit of a whirlwind for me usually used to quieter ones so I'm looking forward to a down week. Also I noticed that this is the 2nd almost all black outfit, winter is definitely upon us and it seems I tend to reflect it in my clothes too, next week I'll definitely add some more color! Have a great one!

Top: Zara | Jeans: Zara | Boots: Ash | Necklace: House of Harlow | Belt: Asos | Clutch: Zara | Watch: Michael Kors | Bracelets: Apriati

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Weekly Links

Get a peak into the Givenchy house in Paris
New York during the fall
I have been obsessing over these donuts, I want to make them
Great wedding advice 
A lovely European wedding, simple yet so elegant
Great look
Lauren Bush in Ralph Lauren: STUNNING
drum roll please... Bailey is back! (thanks) and this is her kitchen!
On a different note, I went to watch Breaking Dawn, thoughts? I loved it, mainly because I love the book but yes I get the point that nothing really happens. She looked lovely in her Carolina Herrera wedding gown, don't you think? Are you Team Edward or Team Jacob?

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