10.2.15

STYLING THE SEASONS WITH LAURA ASHLEY. FEBRUARY.


Hello everyone,

I love styling the seasons! And was so excited when Katy from Apartment Apothecary, and Charlotte from Lotts and Lots delivered the news of working with  Laura Ashley loveliness.

I love flicking through the Laura Ashley catalogue, drinking a nice cup of tea. 
It was so hard to pick something and I took ages to decide!

To me, February means anticipation of spring.
Spring = birds and flowers

So I finally decided on the New England Nesting Box, some paints and  the gorgeous Summer Palace wallpaper.



I decided to style a shelf in my conservatory as I love spending time out there.
I made these little origami birds from the summer palace wallpaper. They are so simple to do, and I will post a tutorial on how to make them soon.



I decided to give the New England Nesting box a little beach-hut makeover by painting it in alternate stripes of Sapphire and Pale Topaz.


I just love my seasonal blooms, and like to display them in jam jars.
I painted the bases in complimenting shades.
From left to right: Pale Delphinium, Pale Duck Egg, Pale Topaz and Sapphire.



The old window frames came off a vintage dresser, I love them, and putting the Summer Palace wallpaper behind them turns them into a real spring scene.









I love to mix vintage pieces into my styling.

Laura Ashley are offering you the chance to win  a £50.00 voucher.
Just hop over to their blog, and vote for your favourite styling the season post.

Flowers from Wild Flowers Company.

Emma x
















3 comments:

  1. Oh Emma, this is just so lovely!... Spring speaks to me of birds and flowers and eggs and nests... and all of the pretty things you have displayed here... love how you painted your birdhouse and also those cute jam jars... just visited their blog and voted for you... they were all lovely, but yours truly is my favorite... and I love love love everything Laura Ashely... happy Spring dreams to you, xoxo... Julie Marie

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    1. Thank you Julie for your kind words, and for your lovely vote! xx

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  2. You have been so amazingly creative and made the most beautiful spring scene - love all the blues and so many things to look at and admire xx

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