Monday, 30 April 2012

The Perfectly Imperfect Home

This is my new favourite book! Domino was my old favourite but I actually like this one better. It is called The Perfectly Imperfect Home by Deborah Needleman. If living in the book was an option then sign me up! Classic pieces & style advice. . . makes you want to toss all that 'frenchy rustic' white & beige & embrace colour, pattern and texture with gay abandon.














Here are some well styled presents Henry & I painted & ribboned yesterday. Mine is way nicer than Henry's would't you say!? I do appreciate his attempt at art though.

























And here is my lamp standing tall while I work out which fabric to use!

Things are looking up today. Alice (7 weeks) has been late night partying all weekend and is now sleeping soundly. I used to do this too . .. but I was 21, it was at the Caxton & a slice of New York Pizza was always involved!

Meanwhile . . .what are you doing for Mother's Day?  I think we're working on a stylish picnic. Something like this I hope!

LovT

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for mentioning that book - I have been eyeing it off for a while on Amazon and think it's about time I bit the bullet and ordered it. Sounds like my kind of style! xx

    Anna (My Design Ethos)

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  2. I've been thinking about getting that book for awhile. Domino is my fave too but might have to get myself a copy of this one!

    Abbey x

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  3. Oh oh oh! I need to add that book to my birthday wish list. Poor Mum, she won't know where to start with all my 'must-haves'! Love love love Henry's wrapping, what a clever boy! A beautiful post as always, T. Look forward to your picnic planning xxx

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  4. Ps. I've heard of this Caxton, maybe that's where I'll find my husband-to-be?!?!

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  5. I got my book in the mail Friday and have been loving it!! I need a few more hours in my day just to sit and read it up! So far it's awesome!

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  6. I love this book too!
    The Caxton hey..... I don't suppose you went to Cafe Neon too?:)

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  7. I am going to look out for the book - thanks for the tip!
    x
    Melissah from Scrapbook

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Thanks for the lovely comments!