Thursday 28 April 2011

An English Summer Cottage

A summer breeze heady with honeysuckle and rose, wafts through an open window. The blackbird fills the warm air with song from his perch in the old apple tree. Life is languid and filled with endless sunny days in this idyllic English country cottage.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Christine Bauer FABRIC in background: Vanessa Arbuthnott
MAGAZINE: House to home
STYLIST: Jane Cumberbatch's Pure Style online FABRIC in background: Vanessa Arbuthnott
1.2.&3. PHOTOGRAPHER: Caroline Arber 4.FABRIC: Vanessa Arbuthnott 5.LOCATIONS AGENCY: JJ Locations
1.3.&5.PHOTOGRAPHER: Caroline Arber 2.STYLIST: Jane Cumberbatch's Pure Style online 4.PHOTOGRAPHER: Jo Tyler 6.PHOTOGRAPHER: Pia Tryde for Cath Kidston
1.&2.STYLIST: Jane Cumberbatch's Pure Style online 3.PHOTOGRAPHER: Caroline Arber 4.PHOTOGRAPHER: Christine Bauer 5.FABRIC: Cath Kidston
1.LOCATIONS AGENCY: JJ Locations 2.&3.PHOTOGRAPHER & STYLIST: Heather Bullard 4.STYLIST: Jane Cumberbatch's Pure Style online 5.Vintage quilt SHOP: Velvet Ribbon 6.LOCATION AGENCY: Fresh Locations
1.3.&6.LOCATIONS AGENCY: JJ Locations 2.SHOP: Velvet Ribbon 4.SHOP: Happiness Itself 5.FABRIC: Vanessa Arbuthnott
PHOTOGRAPHER: Caroline Arber

Delightful cottage style inspiration:

Monday 18 April 2011

Caravans and Cupcakes!

Retro styling for an easy, breezy summer living
PUMPS Bensimon: Reddirect FABRICS: Vanessa Arbuthnott 

1. & 2.  BAKERY & EVENT CATERING: Enjoy Cupcakes 3. Dresses SHOP: Boden   4. & 6. FABRICS: Vanessa Arbuthnott 5.PHOTOGRAPHER: Sandra Lane VINTAGE PATTERN: from my own collection
1.SHOP: Boden 2.BAKERY & EVENT CATERING: Enjoy Cupcakes 3.VINTAGE PATTERN: from my own collection  4.TILES: Welbeck Tiles
1.& 3.BAKERY & EVENT CATERING: Enjoy Cupcakes 2.PHOTOGRAPHER: Christine Bauer 4.STYLING & PHOTOGRAPHY: Heather Bullard 5.Cards and stationary from SHOP: Mulberry Muse
1.PHOTOGRAPHER: Hugh Stewart 2. & 7.FABRICS: Vanessa Arbuthnott 3.PAINT: Farrow & Ball 4.LOCATION AGENCY: Light Locations 5.SHOP:Joules 6.STYLIST & PHOTOGRAPHER: Pernilla Hed 
1.MAGAZINE: Country Homes & Interiors 2.FABRIC: Cath Kidston 3.FABRIC: Cabbages & Roses 4.STYLIST: Atlanta Bartlett 5.PUMPS Bensimon: Reddirect 
1. & 2.PHOTOGRAPHER: Tom Leighton 3.& 5. FABRICS: Vanessa Arbuthnott 4.SHOP: Boden 6.STYLIST: Jane Cumberbatch Pure Style 

Friday 15 April 2011

Listen up Darlings I have news!

The oh so lovely Susan from The View from Here awarded me another Liebster Blog award last week which was such a surprise and delight! Thank you so much dear Susan, your blog is always entertaining to read and your room make overs are a joy as you will see from this picture:

Therefore it is now my great honour to, in turn, award it to 3 new bloggers in recognition of their blogs. In no particular order...

Linda at Delight has the most original and stylish craft ideas, these delicious drawing pins are just an example! Pop across to see more of her ingenious creations. Congratulations Linda on your award!

My next award goes to:

With it's pretty cottage styling and lovely mood boards (see above) The House that Jane Built is a must for vintage inspiration. If romantic interiors are your thing then drop in on this house! Congratulations The House that Jane Built!

My next award goes to:

Divinely fresh styling and oh so pretty interior inspiration Cowparsley is everything cottage and country! So wander down that country lane and pop in on this delightful blog! Congratulations Cowparsley!

A huge hug to all of you!
Both vintage fashion images via My Vintage Vogue

To the new blog award holders - Please take this dear Liebster Award Logo and place it on your blog with love and hugs from The Paper Mulberry! I then hand the honour of choosing the next 3 new bloggers to highlight and award.They should be new to the world of blogging and with under 100 followers, but most of all blogs you enjoy! 

Thursday 14 April 2011

If you dream of sand dunes and salty air...

Pretty floral prints faded by the sun, favourite vintage quilts for snuggly up after a dip and chippy painted junk shop finds all make for a light and breezy, relaxed summer living. 
BOOK: Natural Decorating by Elizabeth Wilhide Joanna Copestick
1. STYLIST: Lucyina Moodie 2.Peonies & 3.Basket STYLIST: Atlanta Bartlett 4.Blossom in can STYLIST: Pippa Jameson 5.Sofa INTERIOR DESIGN: Angel & Blume 6.Background FABRIC: Cabbages & Roses Constance
BOOK: Pure Style Jane Cumberbatch
1.Curtain FABRIC: Cabbages & Roses 2.Rose in bowl STYLIST: Lucyina Moodie 3.PHOTOGRAPH grasses: Mark Scott Photography 4.Table & chairs SHOP: Dreamy Whites 5.Background FABRIC: Cabbages & Roses Hatley 
1.PHOTOGRAPH: Kelly Killoren Benismon by Gina Uhlmann 2.Parasol INTERIOR DESIGNER: Tricia Foley 3.FABRIC: Ernest & Matilda 4.Bed STYLIST: Atlanta Bartlett 5.Bottles SHOP:Dreamy Whites

1.Stairs ARCHITECTS: Hutker discovered via Remodelista 2.Hooks SHOP: Cox & Cox 3.Beach hut from BOOK: Junk Style Melanie Molesworth 3.Bed SHOP: Bloomingville 4.Deckchair SHOP: Vintage Lifestyle
1.Sand dunes print SHOP: Mary Vican 2.Tiles SHOP: Welbeck Tiles 3.Cushions STYLIST: Heather Bullard 4.Flowers in kettle BOOK:Junk Style Melanie Molesworth 5.Chairs BOOK:BOOK: Pure Style Jane Cumberbatch
Girl in hammock PHOTOGRAPHER: Thayer Allyson Gowdy 
1.Bath MAGAZINE: Red 2.Table FABRIC: Cabbages & Roses 3.Plate PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Evan Cook 4.Peonies STYLIST: Atlanta Bartlett 5.Chairs on cushions Cabbages & Roses 6.Background FABRIC:Ernest & Matilda
1.Chair STYLIST: Atlanta Bartlett PHOTOGRAPHER: Polly Wreford 2.Roses on Books STYLIST: Heather Bullard 3.Basket SHOP: Julias vita drommar 4.Bikini on fence PHOTOGRAPHER: Dan Duchars 5.Roses in pail Dreamy Whites 
Image PHOTOGRAPHER: Daniel Graindorge