10 Chic food shaped table wares for summer | V. I. BUYS

I think my obsession with food shaped table wares started when I was young. My mother had some avocado shaped bowls (it was the seventies!) so, when I found my own many years later in a charity shop needless to say I snapped them up. In fact, thinking about it I think my mum had some sweetcorn shaped dishes too. Anyway, those little bowls got a special outing at my 1970’s themed 40th birthday and sit pride of place next…

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Get the Look: The Beach House in Grace & Frankie | V. I. BUYS

I’ve already mentioned how much of a fan I am of Grace & Frankie– the Emmy-nominated series on Netflix. Starring Jane Fonda as prim and proper Grace and Lily Tomlin as eccentric Frankie – and the situation they find themselves in when their husbands announce they have been having an affair, with each other – and are leaving them. If you have caught any of the 4 seasons of Grace & Frankie then you will have no doubt been lusting…

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Land of Nod cute baby deer wall clock | V. I. BEDROOM

Decorating your babies nursery can be as much fun as you make it. Whether you opt for the simple unisex look in white, grey or cream or go full on gender themed pink/blue/green/yellow the best advice is to choose pieces that will grow with your baby. Miss Marnie’s nursery started to take shape when I discovered these vintage fawn bookends on eBay – and she has now ended up with a fully-fledged woodland theme. What really sealed the deal was this super cute bamboo fawn clock…

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