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Category: lust & covet

cosy comforts

if you’re in the uk, you’ll know the weather has really turned in the past week and that brisk autumnal chill is making me covet a nice cosy sunday wrapped up warm in bed, feeding my tendency towards winter hibernation. i’ve plans to catch up on the new season of scandal then re-watch all my favourite films, while indulging in a few too many pots of alpro’s new yummy gingerbread dessert! what are your weekend plans, my lovelies? this week i’m coveting:

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lust & covet | ice cream

the sun is beating down outside, i’ve got my denim cut-offs on and my feet are bare. it is most definitely ice cream time, you guys! this week i’m craving: 1. williams-sonoma 2. hershey’s caramel syrup 3. peach blossom 4. skandium 5. ikea 6. peanut butter m&ms (now available in tesco!!) 7. ben & jerry’s – peanut butter cup is my current fave, what’s yours?

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the great.ly team (who host my little online boutique) were in london last week and i was delighted to finally meet up with sarah, flora & griff following months of virtual conversations, at an intimate gathering of london-based tastemakers – plus a few designer/makers – at the super cool story deli in shoreditch. as i mentioned in my earlier post, great.ly is a rather fantastic new online platform that connects independent designer/makers with bloggers (aka tastemakers) who curate their favourite finds online

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lust & covet | george home

i must say i’m pleasantly surprised by how nice the new george home by asda collection is. my housemate came home recently with this fabulous fifties pin-up girl duvet set, which had me reaching for my laptop and logging online to see the rest of the range (that, and the fact the lifestyle shots for the collection were styled by my lovey friend, pippa jameson). the monochrome collection with it’s zingy yellow colour pops is pretty wonderful, and the riviera collection

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lust & covet | mint green

the recent launch of the new richard brendon meets patternity collection exclusively for fortnum & mason, in the heritage store’s trademark eau de nil, has found me lusting more and more after products in this delicious shade of minty freshness. richard’s beautiful, contemporary teaware is all produced by artisans in the uk’s ceramic capital of stoke-on-trent and helps bring that most traditional of british materials – bone china – to a new audience. i love the graphic impact of this collaborative

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i mentioned last week that i was itching to see the sea again, and this weekend i shall! i’m off on a jolly down to brighton on the south coast with my lovely pal charlotte, who’ll be demo-ing at the foodies festival at hove lawns. it looks like it’ll be a great little event, with lots of fabulous food stalls, culinary activities and cookery theatre so do pop along if that sounds like your kind of thing… (who would say

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