I was invited recently to an event held by Fiskars to learn how to make a Terrarium. I'd been eyeing Terrariums appreciatively in magazines for years now, but I’d never attempted to make one so was pretty excited to be invited. We learned how to put our Terrariums together under the expert tutelage of James Wong who was scathing of the pre-potted varieties available in most shops. Many of these, he said, would last no more than 6 weeks. So I wanted to share what I learned on the day about making terrariums and some wider tips about styling Terrariums and plants at home.Read More
In Autumn, my pregnancy nesting instincts manifested rather suddenly.
Out of nowhere, I found myself doing things like making tea whilst also chucking dusty boxes of the stuff in the bin. I couldn't walk past a surface without selecting some sorry unloved object and popping it in the charity shop bag and unloading the dishwasher cutlery basket led to a deep excavation of my drawers. A simple request from Frankie-Rose for a drink would often inexplicably result in the inside of my cupboards being scrubbed. I started eyeing the marks on the walls menacingly and just like last time, I found myself longing to paint the whole house with fresh White paint. I find that White walls generally need a refresh every couple of years, especiallyRead More