a little chair makeover

If there is one gift that I am grateful for during this stay at home isolation, it is the gift of time. For someone like me, who doesn’t really know...

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foraged flora via perfectly imperfect living

forager about town

I fear that I am doing too good a job upholding my reputation as forager-about-town. A little botanical snip here, and a wee cutting there while out walking, and quicker...

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instant art installations via perfectly imperfect living

instant art installations

I was rereading one of my favourite interior books yesterday – Sibella Court’s very first book etcetera etc. I honestly think that I get as much inspiration from this book...

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love your books via perfectly imperfect living

styling with your favourite books

'Books are not furniture, but they have a great way of furnishing your home'. I’m not sure who said this quote first, but I really like it. Books are also like...

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festive table ideas via perfectly imperfect living

festive table settings

I thought that you might like a few very quick and simple ideas for lovely festive tables. Ideas that are visually gorgeous, easy, and most importantly, stress free. Well really,...

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green styling via perfectly imperfect living

no floral florals

This time of year is challenging for a flower lover like myself. In jest, on Instagram, I’ve been referring to my garden as the garden of nothingness. All jokes aside,...

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salon hang gallery art wall via perfectly imperfect living

hanging a gallery art wall

Oh my goodness! It's been a long time between drinks, as the saying goes. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook then you will have seen the main reason...

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inspiration wall via perfectly imperfect living


ephemera ɪˈfɛm(ə)rə,-ˈfiːm-/ noun things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time. "there were papers, letters, old boxes—all sorts of ephemera" collectable items that were originally expected to have only short-term...

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upcycled palette table

mini makeovers

There’s nothing like a little spring sunshine to motivate a makeover. That, and the fact that my husband has been away overseas for almost four weeks, and he will be...

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paper flower garland

a paper garland

I honestly can't remember why this paper flower garland came about. Most probably for a store display. But it is proof positive that sometimes the best inspiration is on the...

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vintage barrel and camellias

using atypical things unexpectedly

In my decorating I love to use atypical things in unexpected ways. Particularly something vintage and unexpected in a space where the look and feel is otherwise quite sleek and streamlined...

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