Category: Days Out to Fab Places

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Glorious Chelsea & Vintage Inspiration

Every year in May, the grounds of the Royal Chelsea Hospital are transformed into a floral wonderland casting everyone who visits under its floral spell!  Its a very complex task for all involved, making sure everything blooms at the right time just for us! It’s appeal is very broad, from hardcore gardeners to those just there to enjoy the hospitality! {and why wouldn’t you … Read More Glorious Chelsea & Vintage Inspiration

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Vintage Shopping at Ardingly

Wow!  Have you ever been before? I confess to being an Ardingly novice and don’t know why I’ve not been before.  Its amazing!!  Well worth the wait, thats for sure & I will definitely be going again! The home of Ardingly which is an International Antiques fair is at the South of England Showground near Haywards Heath in Surrey and is run over two … Read More Vintage Shopping at Ardingly

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An Enchanted Castle – Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Festival of Flowers is something i’ve been meaning to attend for many years and for one reason or another, i’ve not been able to make it.  This year I was determined to, after seeing lots of prompts and reminders from florists I follow on Facebook at Instagram! This year the show was on from 23rd to 28th September and what a gorgeous … Read More An Enchanted Castle – Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle

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July you are so pretty!

I always think that July is a bit on an unsung month don’t you?  Everyone seems to be rushing around prepping for their holidays to even notice it!  Grabbing those last minute bargains in the sale! {I don’t actually blame you for this, its absolutely necessary – hehe!}  But blink though, and its gone.  June is the hero as it comes after spring, the … Read More July you are so pretty!

Happy Valentines

I have decided to do a few little write ups of places I love {mainly} in Kent & East Sussex as this is where we {our family} usually hang out on our days out.  Its really hard these days to grab family time and even harder to whittle out where’s good to, go.  Time is precious! As we move through the year {and even more … Read More Happy Valentines

Flaming June & the Cutting Patch

Well I have to say I am very pleased with my cutting patch this year.  At the beginning of the season I had a little expansion project and got rid of my raised beds and went for a full on growing area.  I have still kept a little grass path down the middle, but next year might get rid of this too which will … Read More Flaming June & the Cutting Patch

It’s a Vintage Affair – Sunday 29th September – Wateringbury Village Hall

Come & see us on Sunday 29th September at It’s a Vintage Affair in Waterinbury Village Hall, near Maidstone in Kent. It’s A Vintage Affair is a pop up fair bringing you a wonderful selection of vintage inspired ‘things’ all from a group of hand picked sellers. Our ‘things’ range from beautiful old hand painted and unpainted furniture from My Little Vintage Attic and … Read More It’s a Vintage Affair – Sunday 29th September – Wateringbury Village Hall

A Cornucopia of Wonderful Vintage-ness!

Yesterday, myself and my pal Chalky Furniture And More hit upon the most amazing Vintage Sale ever!  We’d heard through the grapevine via My Little Vintage Attic that there would be a Pop Up Vintage Sale at the Old Rectory, Ightham! Firstly the setting was a bit of an eyepopper and the wisteria was to die for, so I snapped away and took a few photos {excuse … Read More A Cornucopia of Wonderful Vintage-ness!

Delighful Dixter

Whenever I visit Great Dixter in East Sussex I always leave with a feeling of being inspired.  Of course I get home to my own garden with lots of ideas only to disappointed with the lack of room I have to turn my ideas into reality, but its always worth remembering there is always something you can take away. Huge Border! Beautiful Pergola!

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