June 11, 2018

BEAUTIFUL IMPERFECTIONS Embracing the imperfect, our flaws and our uniqueness. A mantra I hold close to my heart (as a born perfectionist) and one I speak about in the designer interview to support 'Design Junkies' recently aired on TV1.

This is not so say we should ne...

August 22, 2017

A wee snippet about our 5 favourite things in last months Viva. Not always easy to pic your favourites, but each of these items have played and continue to play an important part in our lives. Grounding us and reminding us from where we have come, and where we are head...

September 21, 2016

When living in a small house, especially during winter, survival mode sets in. It's a battle of the fittest...or in our case...it's a battle of wills and space! Paul and I decided that enough was enough, and we just had to have more than 1m of distance between our bedr...

June 9, 2016

Its been 6 months now since we moved from our beloved bungalow and (your house and garden featured) home into our new 1970's abode. Downsizing from 140sqm - 80sqm (split over 2 levels) has been tough, mostly for me. I still yearn for 'that'kitchen but once again have t...

August 7, 2015

We are over the moon with our 10 page spread in the August issue of 'Your Home & Garden'!


Our house looks stunning and it is truly rewarding, after 7 years of hard work, to see it in print alonside such other wonderful homes. We did it all with our own two hands - thro...

June 8, 2015

We recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the blog ORGANISED CHAOS, for '5 with'. You can read all about it here  http://bit.ly/1HdrM2J


Find out a little bit more about who we are and  perhaps try out our favourite Friday night pizza recipe. x

April 2, 2015

We just can't contain our excitement...


Nannestad & Sons is now available from the beautiful Terrarium store.


This will be our showroom/flagship store alongside other gorgeous brands - Georgia Jay, MYDEERFOX, House of Botanica, Charlotte Penman Jewellery, this big Play...

October 27, 2014

The boys and I had a go at creating our own watercolour fabric during the weekend. We used a combination of blue and green food colouring mixed with water and pink fabric dye. 



I really want to teach kids more about colour theory - as simple things like primary colour...

October 22, 2014

For the latest Crafty Kids session we made our own Scout Felt flags, with our own mantra's.


The kids endured the difficult cutting of the felt and the sewing using my super kid safe blunt needles - think their hands got a good workout! They had to think about using blo...

September 16, 2014

Today our Crafty Kids sketched their very own dogs.


Following step by step instructions using 5B pencils, they created various soft and hard lines, shapes & smudges (which was a pretty terrifying concept). The dogs slowly took shape and in the end each created a wonder...

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