Monthly Archives: February 2013

Leith Hill

A colder or drearier* day would have been hard to imagine last Saturday, but given we’d been relatively home-based for the previous few days, and had my parents staying, we felt that a little outing was in order. We settled on Leith Hill on … Continue reading

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Ardingly Antiques & Collectors Fair

Firstly apologies for the lack of posts over the last week; the kids’ half term holiday and the decorating of our study distracted me somewhat, but happily normal service has now resumed. A highlight of the week was a visit … Continue reading

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Alice Holt Forest

Yesterday’s gorgeous sunshine put us in the mood for an outing and we settled on Alice Holt Forest, near Farnham. The combination of lovely walking trails, adventure playgrounds and, what can only be described as beautiful wooden play-sculptures hidden away amongst … Continue reading

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Embroidered Stamp Pictures

I bought these two embroidered stamp pictures by Eleri Stacpoole from Yellowstone Art Boutique last summer and have been pondering where best to display them ever since as the detailing on them is incredibly intricate and needs to be seen close up to be … Continue reading

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Toast’s SS13 House & Home collection was a welcome sight this morning thanks to its strong Moroccan and Mediterranean influences, which transport you to another land and another season. From vividly coloured kantha quilts to pastel ceramics, the range is evocative of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Biscuits

This is such a sweet idea for Valentine’s Day if low-key romantic gestures are more your thing than truck loads of red roses and dinner à deux in a restaurant. It’s easy too, as all you need to make your loved one’s … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

I really love the fact we get fairly defined seasons in this country;  seamlessly blended together with copious amounts of rain for the sake of continuity. They all have their highlights for me, however as each draws to a close … Continue reading

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As part of a few changes I’m planning on making over the coming months,  The Cupboard now has its own Facebook page – I’d love it if you could pop over and ‘Like’ it some time soon. Images: Shanna Murray, Mitt Vita Hus, My Beautiful … Continue reading

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Blog Hugs

I love Holly Becker’s sweet #bloghug idea to give your favourite blogger a virtual shout out and show your appreciation for what they do. I couldn’t possibly choose just one, as I’ve discovered some fabulous blogs in the last few years, but … Continue reading

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