styling the seasons June – cherries and Sweet Williams

cherries and sweet williams on the Geoffrey & Grace blog

June to me is cherries and Sweet Williams. It’s the first time of the year that I spot them both in the shops and I can’t wait to buy them, bring them home, and have them on our kitchen table.

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succulent love – a green gift

Corner of my home on the Geoffrey & Grace blog

I mentioned in my last Styling the Seasons that I wanted to get more house plants for our home. It’s a bit of a new area for me, I’m ok with growing things in the garden, but plants for inside the house I find a bit more of a challenge. I thought some help and inspiration might be in order, and you can imagine my delight when I came across the lovely Urban Jungle Bloggers, who’s mission is to share plant shaped ideas by the bucket load. Stemming from their love of plants and interiors, Igor Josifiovic of  Happy Interior Blog and Judith de Graaff of, wanted to gather together an online community of plant lovers and folk who wish to be a little green fingered.

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fabric friday inspiration

fabric friday inspiration

Just a quick one from me today folks. Thought I’d swing by and share a little fabric inspiration. I discovered these vintage florals – which have been hiding in my stash – whilst organising my work room. My inspiration has been some what flattened this week by a couple of 5am starts and a three year old who is… let’s say ‘pushing her boundaries’.

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vintage fabric finds

vintage fabric soft floral barkcloth

Here are some of my latest vintage fabric finds. It might surprise you to learn that I bought them at a Sheep fair! I wasn’t expecting to happen upon any good finds that day. I was expecting to see some Sheep, but vintage fabric… not so much. Read More

meet the makers – east beach studios – part 2

sally making a lampshade

The weeks are flying by this summer! Can’t believe we are nearly half way through August. It’s been a busy but good start to the week here though, as we went to get the keys for our beach hut! Tell you more about that in a bit…

First of all though, I need to introduce you to the other two lovely makers who Ellie and myself are sharing our East Beach Art studio with.

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