Tuesday, 30 August 2011

The gypsy den...


Place des Epices in Marrakesh (Cheers blomoodeuse)

After reading the comments for the last post I felt I had been a little down on colour and searched for some beautiful eclectic rooms. I found plenty and this post was supposed to full of yummy wall papers and fabrics but during my quest I fell for these dens.

As the summer comes to an end in England I am once again dreaming about rich velvet throws, Kilim cushions,  snuggling up by a bonfire, and preparing for hibernation. Heaven !

Friday, 26 August 2011

In the white room ....

Moroccan interior idea from source

From Woodstock handmade homes
Beautiful white interior with plenty of light : Leslie Williamson

Rock and roll : bleedgold

Plenty of light in this loft apartment Prism of threads

old chum

I come from family that growing up were in love with wallpaper. Usually Laura ashley, William Morris and Sanderson prints. Not just in one room, but every room had its own print complete with matching curtains, trimmings, tie backs, cushions and bed covers. The wall paper was usually eccentric and opulent and suits my parents perfectly, they would not have been happy with magnolia.

For me though, living in rented accommodation for the last 12 years, I have come to long for white walls. My new house has a hideous feature wall in brown, that is made worse by the wardrobe shaped blue square on one side (soooooo Lazy!) that i will have to paint over. With white you can always spruce it up with Mexican throws, artwork, bookcases or cushions and the all important Houseplant. Even my parents are now starting to play it a little more "safe".

What do you guys think, are you confident with wallpaper or playing it safe with white?

xxx Gabi xxx

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Room for one .........




With no studying to do I have time for myself and it feels great, strange but great. Now when I pick up a book the guilt if its not a textbook has gone. I can finally relax. I am just re-reading the life of Pi. Such a good book.

Thank you for all of your lovely comments on my last post xxxxxx Gabi

Thursday, 18 August 2011

What Robert says....

Wooo Hooo. I am so happy I just found out I got my first ever qualified Nursing Job. I am so pleased :) All that hard work has finally paid off. Wow a regular income. 

Friday, 12 August 2011



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After a week out of the loop, I have moved house and my internet is finally working. I have to say it was quite a refreshing experience. I certainly got more done. Hope you all had a great week xxx

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Beatrice Valenzuela -One cool mama!

Beatrice Valenzuela for StyleLikeU.com from StyleLikeU on Vimeo.

She's a hairdresser, a potter, designs shoes, is stunning and a charming soul. Oh and has a stunning home, what a cool lady xxx check out her web site here

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

On The Road Again....

Okay, so I am not actually on the road but on the move again. I have lived in 6 houses in the last 3 years! It is getting a little tiresome, but I like to pretend that I am a nomad and I travel with the wind.

I have no internet connection in my new house until next Thursday so I may be rather absent until then so I apologise. Have a great week xxx gabi xxx

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