52 Lists: Your Perfect Weekend To Do List

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  1. Have a long lazy lie in
  2. Make homemade blueberry pancakes with greek yoghurt and maple syrup
  3. Make fresh coffee and read a book/magazine
  4. Go for a potter in a new town with the OH and trusty camera
  5. Rummage in charity, antique and homeware/gift shops
  6. Come home with bags of treats (bread, cheese, olives, cured meats and wine)
  7. Drink, be merry and listen to records
  8. Curl up with a blanket and watch a film
  9. See family and friends for a long walk followed by a pub lunch
  10. Blog!

What’s your perfect weekend to do list?

P.S See my previous lists here as part of the Made in Hunters 52 lists project

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At Home: Colour, Texture and Light

Days at home doing nothing much are my favourite kind of days. You know the ones spent in dressing gowns, comfy socks and unkempt hair? Bliss. Although I spent a good chunk of my bank holiday working on a new adventure, I did manage to rest up and got down to some serious house pottering. Here’s a few pictures of the small things in our home that make me happy right now. If you like a good nosy at other folks homes (like me), you can see previous posts, here, here and here, with lots more to come!

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Sunny butter dish and hot cross buns.

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Our new handmade pink knitted pouf c/o Habitat serves as the perfect foot rest, snack table and seat. With the dense cotton crochet knit it adds lovely texture too and is the perfect solution for adding alternative seating to our small and cosy lounge. The muted pink/grey colour fits in well with our lounge decor but I’m sure it would suit any scheme. No doubt, when the niece and nephew come over to play, it will create hours of amusement too!

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Our trusty coffee machine and pops of colour from my favourite mugs.

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Love our Orla Kiely canisters to add a little retro glamour to the kitchen top. Home to cereal, biscuits and tea!

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Late evening light in our bathroom. Yes, that is a teapot.

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Tote bag awesomeness

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Crisp white bedding and a favourite magazine

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Healthy snacks on pretty vintage china.

  What’s making you smile in your home recently?

Disclosure: In collaboration with Habitat

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Bookmarked: Let it Reign

If you’re easily tempted by a little window shopping let me introduce you to Let It Reign. The online boutique sources the very best in unique and contemporary products from established and emerging British designers including Alphabet Bags, Wolf and Moon, and Me, Me, Me to name a few.

If you’re partial to unique handpicked accessories, design-led homewares and contemporary prints then take a peek through their site for inspiration; here’s what inspired me!

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1. Wooden Egg Cups 2. Merci Beaucoup Card 3. Bits and Bobs Pouch 4. Geo Cushion 5. Butterfly notebook 6. Birdie necklace 7. Hex Trio Earrings 8. Ooh-lala tea towel

Like? Pop over to the website or catch Let it Reign on Twitter and say hello!


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Lately: Weekend Scenes

That holiday went pretty darn fast, didn’t it? How was it for you? Mine was spent working a lot from home but I did manage to rest up in our humble abode (more on that in another post) as well as going for lovely long walks nearby in the sunshine.

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Other highlights from the weekend included coming home to hot cross buns and hot sweet tea, roast chicken dinners, watching Philomena, Raising Arizona and The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, eating lots of chocolate and holiday treats (and not regretting any of them) and finally testing out my new Alphabet Bags tote bag and Wolf and Moon hare necklace c/o Let it Reign - I’ve had so many nice compliments about both!

How was your weekend?

P.S If you’re looking for unique gifts look out for a blog post of my favourite Let it Reign picks later today.

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