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MMM: Elephants and striped ceilings

Love this subtly themed ‘elephant’ baby room designed by Sissy & Marley that I spotted on a lovely blog called Nursery Notations. Sissy & Marley nursery / Nursery Notations Sissy & Marley nursery / Nursery Notations Sissy & Marley nursery / Nursery Notations The accessories are gorgeous – especially that alphabet print, the Eames elephant chair you can just spot in the corner of one of the shots and the Jonathan Adler elephant night light. Read More

MMM: The perfect stack (of bracelets)

When it comes to bracelets, there is one rule. Stack ’em up. I love friendship bracelets (remember making them at school?), mixed in with a chunky watch and a few other bangles. Like this: Image: TOMMY TON / Jack & Jil Blog Pic from Pinterest Pic from Pinterest In fact, one of my new favourite blogs – a pair & a spare – illustrate the perfect stack, erm, PERFECTLY: PIC & COPYRIGHT: A pair & a spare It’s a brilliant instant style updater because anything goes – new, old, cheap, expensive, heirloom or second-hand shop. Read More

MMM: New art to love

Found a new print company that have some really gorgeous art-work for kids rooms. Discovered Australian company Printspace through a really cute website called Minimecca. Designed by Mala Girling and Nicholas Girling, the prints are based on Fifties design, as well as the world around us and are designed to ‘inspire and make you smile.’ Here are some I particularly love. Read More

MMM: 10 of the best Breton tops

So this week I took the toddler and the baby to the park. The sun was shining, there were kids skipping, ice-cream being consumed and general happiness everywhere. There were also a LOT of Breton striped tops. Cool mums wearing theirs with cropped boyfriend jeans and Converse, posh mums wearing theirs with chinos and a scarf, while daring mums wore theirs with cut-offs. Read More