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Living in the Cotswolds, dreaming & breathing Modern Country Style in all its delicious forms: interiors, fashion, garden, crafts. Join me for more...

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I spent this morning up at our allotment...one of my favourite places in the world (NOT pictured here... this is a stunner ❤️ by Jinny Blom again...check out my review of her AMAZING book 'The Thoughtful Gardener' over on the Modern Country Style blog). .
We've been super-busy over the weekend, happily planting fruit trees and soft fruit galore. Is there anything more scrumptious than sun-warmed summer fruit? Bring on Pavlovas aplenty....🤣🤣💞💞
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Can we talk Instagram Stories, my honeybuns? Yesterday was my first hesitant foray into using them and I have so many questions!! ❤️
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Do you use them? Do you chat into your phone? And how long before you felt less like an awkward pudding 🤗😰 talking to your phone.... 😲😂😆
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I'm just asking for a...ahem.... friend. 🤗😵🤣🤣
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#moderncountrystyle #beforeandafter #georgesmithsofa @georgesmithfurniture #renovation #reno #dreamhouse #dreamlivingroom #interiors4all #livingroominspo @duluxuk #georgianhouse #mygeorgianhome #myhomestyle #foreverhome #homeimprovement #moderncountry @nextofficial #juterug @english_fireplaces #fireplace #neutralhome #neutrallivingroom #livingroom #livingroomdecor #livingroomideas #howardsofa #gorgeousdetails #sashwindows #sashwindow
It's World Down's Syndrome today and I'm celebrating all the people I know and don't know who have Down's Syndrome, living joyful and joy-giving lives. In fact, I think I'd go so far as to say that the deep-down happiest person I know is a friend of mine from church called Ian 😍😍😍🤗, who has Down's Syndrome. And I OFTEN wish I could be more like him 😳😅😝💝. .
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#downsyndrome #alifeisalifeisalife #worlddownsyndromeday #humanrightsforall #letsbefriends #loveforall #loveiskind #loveislove #letthemlive
What a lovely feeling it is when you get to tick off your ticklist 🤗😆. Appointments booked ✔️, household items ordered ✔️ (eek! 😍), meetings planned ✔️...
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Of course, we all know there'll be a whole new list tomorrow 📝⏰ but let's not talk about that now...? 🤣😎
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What about you, my gorgeousses, are you a ticklist kind of person? Or do you prefer to roll with what life throws you? 😅🎁💝
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The first day of Spring 🌼💮🌸...and I have the mood to match 😄❤️... I have a skip in my step 💃and a lightness in my heart today 🎆, at all the plans and possibilities that might present themselves in this wonderful gift of life...🎁💝
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Can I be honest with you? 🙄 I still feel a bit nervous of showing the whole of the front of my house 😲😬🏚️. Is that weird?
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I'm just really aware that once information is out there, it's hard to get it back...🔍😭🔙
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Please will you tell me, have you ever had any negative experiences on Instagram from revealing too much online?
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#myfrontdoor #countryhomes
#cotswolds #mycotswoldhome #frontdoor #frontdoordecor #frontdoors #doorbell #doorsofinstagram #cotswoldstone #farrowandball #moderncountrystyle #farrowandballbluegray #lovemyhome #farrowandballfrontdoor #instahome #farrowandballpaint #frontdoors #exteriordesign #exteriors #exteriorpaint #exteriorpainting #exteriorstyling #georgianhouse #moderncountryhome #countryliving #instadoor #instadoors
Please, please, purrrrleeeeeaaaasssse 👏❤️ may this be the beginning of a warm 🌞 and balmy 🌝😍 Spring?!! 🤣😌🌈
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In other news, we went to a Trampoline Park for the first time at the weekend and I did a pretty epic somersault into a foam pit. Yes, I did. 💃💃🤸😋 Next year, Olympics??!! 🤣🤣🤣😜
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#moderncountrystyle #livingroom #livingroomdecor #livingroominspo #livingroomideas #georgianhouse #georgian #georgianhome #georgianhouses #georgianhomes #juterug #renovations #renovation #moderncountry #slatehearth #fireplace #fireplacedecor #mantelpiece #marblefireplace #originalcharacter #originalfeatures #neutralpalette #neutralhome #interiordesign #countryinteriors #countrystyle #englishstyle #moderncountryliving #interiorinspo @eshomesproperty
Do you ever craaaaave for your cosy, snuggly, warm bed 🛏️🌈😍 in the middle of the day ☀️😋?
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Ahem, no, me neither🤔😌😝😜 Why do you ask? 😌🤣🤣😍😘 .
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#moderncountrystyle #bedroomstyle #bedroomgoals #heartcushion #craftidea #crafternoon #craftideas #craftingfun #craftiness #heartcraft #farrowandball #farrowandballlightblue #farrowandballpaint #favouritepaintcolours #bedroomdecor #sleighbed #instabed #instabedroom #hyggehome #myhyggehome #imadeit #cushions #makeityourself #dreambedroom #myhomestyle #mybedroom #mybed #bedroomstyle #bedroominspo
A Georgian home clothed in climbing roses, combined with gorgeous clipped topiary pyramids 😍😍? I'm actually gasping for breath 😆😆. Possible pleasure overload, am I right? 🌸💮🌼 Arne Maynard, you rock my Modern Country Garden boat. ❤️🤣❤️😘
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I've just finished making this Quail's Egg 🐣❤️🐣 picture. Now to decide where to hang it....😌
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Don't you just love Quail's Eggs? Each one is such a beautifully unique design... just like YOU!! 💗💗💗
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#crafternoon #craftymama #craftproject #craft #craftideas #craftidea #quaileggs #quails #quailseggs #moderncountrycraft #autenticopaint #autenticoreindeer #homemade #imadeit #ilovecraft #crafts #quickcraft #homemadehome #diycrafts #diycraft #diyhomedecor #diy #homemadegifts #homemadegiftsarethebest #homemadegift #homemadepresents #makeityourself #moderncountrystyle
Several of you gorgeous Instalovelies 💗💗 have asked me for more details on making new pine doors look old... ⏳⌛💥
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Here's a quick tutorial:
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First, you need to buy your doors. You'll get the most authentic finish if you pick doors that are built in a traditional way. 🛒🚪
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Next rub your door all over with a caustic soda solution. This will raise the grain of the wood, giving it that aged textured look you're after. Don't be afraid of being rough. The odd ding will only add to the aged feel. ⚒️🔨😌
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Once the door is dry, give it a coat of Antique Pine Wax. 🖌️
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Choose simple, timeless doorknobs and Bob's your uncle!!! A magically aged door!!! 😍😍😘 Enjoy and feel smug forever after 💗💗💗.
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Just looking back at a moodboard I put together for a client whose outside space 🌼💮🌸 I designed quite a few years back...and then I realised that this scheme still works perfectly now. It hasn't dated one jot!
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I love Modern Country Style 💗💗💗. I've loved it for years and years...You only have to look way back at my Modern Country Style blog to see how well it blossoms over passing time.
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