Last Sunday afternoon, Bailey, my husband and myself all snuck back to bed. It was pretty blissful to climb under the covers for a secret hour of slumber. We made ourselves a nest and just hung out there for a bit, reading and having cups of tea.
Up until recently though, our bedroom wasn’t such a great space for relaxing in. It always seems to be where anything that hasn’t found a home yet gets dumped, and even though we have a good mattress on our bed we haven’t previously put much thought or consideration into our bedding.
Over the last month though, I have made some conscious changes to our bedroom in order to help us get a peaceful and natural nights sleep. One of the biggest being that we have upgraded all our bedding to natural fibres. We have invested in some linen sheets, covers and cases, plus we have also switched our duvet, pillows and mattress protector for ones filled with wool from ‘Woolroom’.
It’s taken me a little longer to get round to reflecting on 2015 than I thought it might. This is partly due to being distracted with plans for restoring our home, but more on that later.
2015 was a year to let the dust settle on all the changes that happened in 2014. The year didn’t quite pan out like I expected, (when does it ever though?) and I found myself discovering new priorities and a new focus.
Here’s a look at what 2015 looked like for Geoffrey & Grace…
Did you know it’s Wool Week this week? Me neither till about a month ago. Campaign for Wool are running the 6th ever #WoolWeek to celebrate this beautiful natural fibre, and showcase how much it is loved and used across interiors and fashion.
From wool growers to designers, from manufacturers to brands, they are all coming together to help educate and generally spread some love and appreciation, by holding events, activities and competitions between the 5th – 11th of October.
Savile Row was full of sheep at the beginning of week, and it’s National Woolly Hat Day on Friday the 9th (so if it’s Friday, whilst you are reading this, I do hope you are wearing a woolly hat).