How to make your own scented soy candles

Scented candles are incredibly popular at the moment, but can also be very expensive for long-lasted, heavily scented soy versions.  I love ones by True Grace, Diptyque, Tom Dixon, Kenneth Turner and the Cowshed -but they come at a hefty price tag, especially as I burn them constantly. So I decided to make my own … Continue reading How to make your own scented soy candles

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A brief note about IKEA

Just a quick note today about the Swedish giant emporium that is IKEA.  I am preparing the house for an interior shoot this week, and thought I would pop by IKEA to pick up some spare tapered candles.  Just candles, don't need anything else.... Am I the type of person in the world who enters … Continue reading A brief note about IKEA

Planning Christmas table decorations

Yes, I am really a bit sad, I freely admit it!  I spent this afternoon messing about with the dining table, china, glasses, cutlery and so on, so as to plan upcoming Christmas entertaining in advance. We have 3 lunches to do over the Christmas period, including the biggie on Christmas Day, and rather than … Continue reading Planning Christmas table decorations