Friday, 22 July 2011
Today I'm driving up to Alex's parents to stay with her while she house sits for them. I can't wait to get away and spend some proper quality time together, it's always so peaceful when it's just the two of us. We don't have very much planned, other than a picnic in the Lake District on Sunday. I'm just looking forward to long lazy days and nights together, lie-ins, good food and good conversation.
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
At the moment, interior design seems to have taken over my life. Alex and I have just moved to the last shared flat that we will have. I'm sort of sad about that, but to be honest, I can't wait for it to be just the two of us.
This will be the first room we've moved into together, as last year I moved into Alex's place where she was already living. It definitely had her own stamp on it, and while I really don't want that to go away, I'm excited to get my hands on a project to help pass away summer. Sure, it's a small rented room, but it's light and neutral with huge built in wardrobes and a wood floor, so it'd be a shame to waste it.
I want most of it to be white/antique white, but with romantic colours such as a soft pink for the accents. The main focus for me will be the bed, it's where we spend a lot of evenings, cuddled up with a bottle of wine, or listening to the rain hitting the window on a winter morning. It's a romantic place, and somewhere we gravitate to; I think it might always be that way. Nice quality bedding, with throws and pillows makes it special, it's a luxury I feel is worth the investment.
I've been drawing inspiration from these pictures: