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Pop Fizz Clink – Glassware 101 For Champagne & Other Wines

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Hey lovelies, it’s nearly time for the mother of all Pop Fizz Clinks of the year! Yes, New Year’s Eve is just a wink away, and as many of you are looking forward to attending or hosting a fabulous party to welcome the new year, I thought I’d make my final post for this year a short […]

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My Merry & Bright Christmas Dinner Party In Pictures

Filed in : Colour Stories, Lifestyle

In early autumn this year, I sent ‘Save the Date Christmas Dinner Party’ calendar invitations to my closest friends in the UK on whim. At the time, my sole intention was to save us from the debate about where to go and the imminent struggle of finding a table for 6 at a good restaurant […]

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Handmade Christmas Dinner Party Invitation Ornaments

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As promised, today’s post is a step-by-step DIY guide to crafting your very own Christmas dinner party invitation which can be later hung as an ornament on the lucky recipients’ Christmas trees. I really enjoy making beautiful things with paper, and I have tons of the stuff in all colours and patterns you can think of. […]

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Life Lately: I Won! Thank you!

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Hello again! I’m sure you noticed it’s been a little quieter than usual around here lately. Well, that’s because I’ve been very busy making preparations for a lovely Christmas dinner party I hosted at home for my dear friends last Friday, while trying to get the most out of a 4-week photography course which I’m […]

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Merry & Bright: Dining With Debenhams This Christmas

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Hello lovelies! I hope you’ve had a great week. I sure did with all this prepping for the fun and fabulous Christmas dinner party I’ll be hosting for a few of my friends here in London. So, what have I got planned for our Christmas dinner party? Well, it would be rather un-cool to spill the […]

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Fragrant Pot Simmer Potpourri Recipe For The Holidays

Filed in : DIY & CRAFTS, Lifestyle

With Thanksgiving just a day away and only 4 weeks to go before Christmas, many of us are busy making plans for hosting and attending numerous holiday gatherings with friends and family near and far. I love that the holiday season kind of forces us to make time to catch up with friends and relatives we […]

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Life Lately: Blog Boss e-Course

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Hello lovelies! I hope you’re enjoying your day. It’s been a bit quiet around here lately but it’s all for a good reason. Since October 10, I’ve been doing the Blog Boss: The Business of Blogging e-Course, an amazing 4-week course run by Holly Becker, founder of Decor8 blog and Blogging Your Way e-Courses. I’m […]

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Filling The Gap: The Only Way To Do It, Is To Do It

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September 28th will mark the 1 year anniversary of 18 Chelsea Mews – the blog, and although there have been a couple of months with wider gaps between posts than I would have liked, I’ve wholeheartedly enjoyed the (almost) year-long ride. Thanks for sticking with me! Of course, I’m looking forward to the next year […]

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Hey, I’m Back!

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Hello lovelies! I’m back! It’s been a while since my last post… I felt it was a good idea to have a few weeks to myself towards the end of summer, with no blog post deadlines, no image sourcing and no writing for the public. Just a bit of ME time, to relax, clear my […]

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The Good Guide To Hosting A Dinner Party

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Hello lovelies! About a month ago I promised to share some tips on being a good host, so here I am fulfilling my promise with a 12 point Good Guide To Hosting A Dinner Party. This can be adapted to just about any type of event you’re hosting where your guests will be having a […]

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