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Q&A with… Jenni Sparks

London-based illustrator Jenni Sparks creates fascinatingly intricate and playful maps of cities across the world, from London and Paris to New York and San Francisco. Not only are they beautiful pieces of art, painstakingly built up following months of research, they

Photo-Grands Boulevards

Q&A with… Jenni Sparks

London-based illustrator Jenni Sparks creates fascinatingly intricate and playful maps of cities across the world, from London and Paris to New York and San Francisco. Not only are they beautiful pieces of art, painstakingly built up following months of research, they

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Hotel Henriette, Paris

I fell in love with this stunning, pastel-shaded boutique hotel in Paris the moment I clapped eyes on it on Pinterest. Situated on a small, quiet street close to the Mouffetard district in the 13th arrondissement, Hotel Henriette is a new addition to the

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Hotel Henriette, Paris

I fell in love with this stunning, pastel-shaded boutique hotel in Paris the moment I clapped eyes on it on Pinterest. Situated on a small, quiet street close to the Mouffetard district in the 13th arrondissement, Hotel Henriette is a new addition to the

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Loaf Spring/Summer 2015 collection

Hello Monday! Let’s beat the blues and pretend we’re in the French countryside… These images from Loaf’s new Spring/Summer 2015 collection are gorgeous, I love how fresh, light and airy the styling is – they look like they were taken in

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Loaf Spring/Summer 2015 collection

Hello Monday! Let’s beat the blues and pretend we’re in the French countryside… These images from Loaf’s new Spring/Summer 2015 collection are gorgeous, I love how fresh, light and airy the styling is – they look like they were taken in

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Urban Jungle Bloggers: hanging planters

A day late but here is my Urban Jungle Bloggers post for this month, with the theme Hanging Planters. At first I was a bit stumped by the theme, I didn’t really have anywhere in the house to hang a planter

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Urban Jungle Bloggers: hanging planters

A day late but here is my Urban Jungle Bloggers post for this month, with the theme Hanging Planters. At first I was a bit stumped by the theme, I didn’t really have anywhere in the house to hang a planter

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I wish I lived here: a pastel Scandinavian home

How pretty is this fresh, airy, pastel-shaded Scandinavian home in Sweden’s Gothenburg with its tall ceiling and large windows? It has just a hint of Spring –I love how there are little vases of blooms, tulips and crocuses dotted around the

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I wish I lived here: a pastel Scandinavian home

How pretty is this fresh, airy, pastel-shaded Scandinavian home in Sweden’s Gothenburg with its tall ceiling and large windows? It has just a hint of Spring –I love how there are little vases of blooms, tulips and crocuses dotted around the

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Travel: Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxford

Sometimes getting out of the city for just one night makes the weekend seem so much longer. This weekend we did just that: took a trip to Oxford and spent an utterly spoilt night at Raymond Blanc’s Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant and hotel

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Travel: Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxford

Sometimes getting out of the city for just one night makes the weekend seem so much longer. This weekend we did just that: took a trip to Oxford and spent an utterly spoilt night at Raymond Blanc’s Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant and hotel

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#theeverydayspruce: The joys of vinyl + playlist

Vinyl is having a bit of a renaissance at the moment. There’s just something about pulling out your favourite record, admiring the cover, and taking the moment to put it on and actually listen, rather than multitasking with other things.

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#theeverydayspruce: The joys of vinyl + playlist

Vinyl is having a bit of a renaissance at the moment. There’s just something about pulling out your favourite record, admiring the cover, and taking the moment to put it on and actually listen, rather than multitasking with other things.

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10 must-have Spring cushions for the home

It definitely feels like Spring is just around the corner, the sun’s beginning to show it’s face, it’s getting lighter in the evenings and Spring bulbs are starting to crop up everywhere. During the winter months, the balcony of my

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10 must-have Spring cushions for the home

It definitely feels like Spring is just around the corner, the sun’s beginning to show it’s face, it’s getting lighter in the evenings and Spring bulbs are starting to crop up everywhere. During the winter months, the balcony of my

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Menu SS 2015 collection

While I was at Stockholm Furniture Fair the other week, the new Spring 2015 collection by Danish design brand MENU caught my eye (you might have seen me instagramming these beautiful wire chairs by Studio WM…). In a fair packed

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Menu SS 2015 collection

While I was at Stockholm Furniture Fair the other week, the new Spring 2015 collection by Danish design brand MENU caught my eye (you might have seen me instagramming these beautiful wire chairs by Studio WM…). In a fair packed

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Stop Look Listen: Three things to do this week

I hope you’re all looking forward to a lovely, happy, romantic weekend. Of course, it’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow but whether you’re all-for-it or anti-it, here’s three things to enjoy this weekend, a great new exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery – a chance

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Stop Look Listen: Three things to do this week

I hope you’re all looking forward to a lovely, happy, romantic weekend. Of course, it’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow but whether you’re all-for-it or anti-it, here’s three things to enjoy this weekend, a great new exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery – a chance

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Styling the Seasons: February

I feel like this Styling the Seasons, and perhaps a touch of Spring, has come around super fast, probably because I was a bit late with January’s. The light is slowly getting better for taking pictures and we’re heading into one of

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Styling the Seasons: February

I feel like this Styling the Seasons, and perhaps a touch of Spring, has come around super fast, probably because I was a bit late with January’s. The light is slowly getting better for taking pictures and we’re heading into one of

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Travel Guide: Stockholm

So here’s my (winter) travel guide to Stockholm – a sort of alternative guide to the city, off the tourist-trail – featuring design shops, art galleries, independent boutiques and of course, some of the best coffee shops in the city. We went

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Travel Guide: Stockholm

So here’s my (winter) travel guide to Stockholm – a sort of alternative guide to the city, off the tourist-trail – featuring design shops, art galleries, independent boutiques and of course, some of the best coffee shops in the city. We went