You might notice things look little different here. After three years my blog has had a refresh: new header, new font, bigger images – even links to my social media demons (over there, on the right). Plus all previous posts archived neatly into years. All this thanks to the best web guy in the world – Sam Morgan. Thanks Sam for putting up with my annoying request and making things work and look great at the same time.
What better way to celebrate the new upsize image format than with some very beautiful photos, taken by the very talented Lauren Bamford, of our house and my studio for the current issue of Yen magazine:
It’s a strange thing to have your house photographed for the world to see. Part of you is proud to show the things you have gathered to create a home, and part of you feels like your exposing your very last sanctuary. But, I do particularly love these photos that Lauren took. In the often overly-perfect world of home shoots, these photos feel completely honest. They show the realness as well as the nice bits – kid scribbles on the furniture, piles of (clean) washing, messy bunches of flowers from the garden, along side my neatly made and prettied up bedroom. Don’t get me wrong, I am also a sucker for kick-ass styling, but it wasn’t how i wanted my house to be shown this time. The way Lauren shot it pretty much prefect. A+ for you lady. (Also, special thanks to Rosie for all your help with the shoot, and many other things too.)