Thursday, 29 August 2013

High Five #77

Sabine Timm's work makes me smile.
I'm smiling right now, in fact.
Did you know that you can buy some of her posters from Human Empire?
There you go, you're smiling too, I can tell...

I hit the 100,000 mark earlier this week.

Big smiles all round!

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Inspiration: Pattern Play


We're redecorating our kids' bedrooms at home this week, painting everything white, black and grey, as they ordered! I have to say I love all-white rooms with just a few bright touches here and there.

This morning I pinned a photo of one of Martha Clippinger's installations.
How nice it would be to do something similar in a child's space.

Playing with pattern

I hope you enjoy this small collection!

Thanks for the inspiration:

The Polka Dot Club - Images 1 & 10 (love everything here! )


Monday, 26 August 2013

Just Three

Just Three
But, oh so much there to inspire!

I love these horse-themed prints by

You can enjoy his full portfolio here.

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Sunday in Sommieres



I'm sorry it's been so quiet here recently.
Only one more week before the kids go back to school here in France!

I am busy at home painting and decorating, whilst enjoying these last few days of summer with my family.

I hope you've all had a great weekend.
We nipped to the flea market this morning and found lots of really beautiful things.

Bon fin dimanche !

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Change Is In The Air


Yes, I have to admit, although we're still enjoying beautiful hot weather here in the South of France, change is in the air. I love Autumn and I relish the thought of inviting some of these deep inky blues & dark turquoise tones in to our home.

Thanks for the inspiration:


Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Just Because

Just because...

We are still on holiday here for another two weeks.
Because we're still working on our house,
Because we're painting, decorating, creating.
Sorting, throwing out, giving away.
Pairing down
To the minimum.

Is the one for me!

Monday, 19 August 2013

Inspiration: See Saw Do

Happy Colour My Monday!

I hope you all had a fun, relaxing weekend!
I thought I'd kick off with something bright and uplifting today. 

is a South African organisation dedicated to early stage development.

Husband and wife team Xanele (pictured below) and Jeremy Puren believe all children, regardless of their place of birth, should be given equal opportunities and environments in which to grow and learn. Their social enterprise is founded on the trasformative power of creativity and love.


 I hope these few images will inspire you to visit and follow See Saw Do's website, facebook page, twitter account and instagram feed (where I discovered xanele's work). 

The couple's organisation has transformed over 30 creches in Cape Town's underprivileged townships, helping to provide a more stimulating and happier environment for young children to learn and develop through play.

Pictures speak louder than words
Don't you think?

Friday, 16 August 2013

Hive Five #76

Just because I love everything she creates!

Have a great weekend, won't you.
 It's party time in our village so I'll be celebrating my birthday till Monday!