Now we are officially in Spring (no matter what the weathermen keep telling us about Easter - please no more snow!) I thought I'd share some of my favourite items for the home and beyond for this season. This is more a moodboard for everything Spring, a collection of trends I've spotted and colours which are catching my eye - hopefully it will bring you some inspiration too!
I'm Lusting After...
There's something about reds, rusts and dark oranges at the minute that I cannot get enough of! Off the back of the Earthly trend of 2017, it seems this colour palette is still going strong on the high street. This ASOS trench coat has my name written all over it!
H&M is my high street hero for home at the minute - I'm just gutted there isn't a stand alone store in Manchester right now so everything is bought online. It's probably for the best though, otherwise I'd be buying something everyday! I got this tea towel in the sale for a bargain £2.50 and because I can never resist a supermarket flower, this image was created! These deep red tulips from the local co op make me so happy - note to self *buy more flowers more often*.
I also spotted this rug on the H&M website and it was a very impulsive buy. For those of you that follow me regularly, you'll know we are currently updating our hallway after two years of deliberating. (Stay tuned for a full reveal once it's finished.) Of course we've gone for greys - I don't think I'll ever get bored of it - but I was immediately drawn to this runner and decided to buy it to see how it would work. I absolutely love it against the dark grey bannister and the brass tones of the pendant lights. It's my favourite house item right now - the perfect welcome and first impression to the house.
And if anyone wants to buy me this Olympus Pen camera for my birthday, I'm not going to protest! ;)
Blooming Lovely Pinks
Pink is officially back. We had the pale Millennial pinks last year but 2018 sees pink becoming more punchy and bold. I decided to go with Dulux's Mulberry Burst paint for the dressing room wall to cover up the turquoise which had been driving me mad since we moved in. It looks like a very sickly pink upon opening the tin which gave me a slight panic attack but once it was on the wall it was the loveliest shade of deep berry. It goes amazingly well with the white dressing table and I'm just waiting on new carpet and a new dressing chair to arrive before I can reveal it to the world.
This Jacquard batwing dress in bright pink from Warehouse is the right kind of bold. Perfect for weddings, birthdays, special occasions - it basically has my name on it! It's part of their curated Lisbon collection and it screams summer holiday with a cocktail in hand!
I am currently wrapping all my fairy lights around my trailing plants. You never know when or where inspiration will strike and this time it was at Saturday breakfast in The Garden in Hale. It's so beautifully simple against the bare wall.
And of course they are the perfect accompliment to a bit of reading in bed with a hot chocolate! If you haven't heard of Rupi Kaur then go check her out. She writes the most beautiful poems and I have been using them to get me through the dark times.
And that's it for now, I hope to share with you the makeovers of the hallway and the dressing room soon! Most of my moodboard musings can be found on Pinterest so if you want to see more, come follow! Happy Spring, here's hoping to more sunshine!