Monday, 28 February 2011

Inspirational Pins - I Love Macarons

I Love Macarons by Torie Jayne
Today in my series of posts "Inspirational Pins", I bring you gorgeous pink macarons inspired by my I love Macarons Pinterest board.

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Sunday, 27 February 2011

Hampton Blue giveaway winner

Torie Jayne Giveaway
My contest ended yesterday and I just picked a winner using random.org and I am delighted to announce the winner of the Hampton Blue Giveaway is...

Drumroll please? Without further ado, the lucky winner is...

Christy from the lovely blog Sweet Tidings. Who would like to spend some of her voucher on the East of India mug in a box. Please e-mail me your details.

Congratulations Christy, you will receive £30 worth of store credit for Hampton Blue

Thank you to all of you sweets that entered, to my loyal followers and new friends.


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Pretty in Pink Macarons

Pretty in Pink Macarons
This week on Flickr Faves Sunday, I bring you the prettiest pink macarons wit these gorgeous pics. Check back soon for some more of the most inspirational photographers on Flickr.

Some beautiful shots from my Flickr favourites (From left to right):
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Friday, 25 February 2011

Laundry room finds

Laundry room finds by Torie Jayne
  1. Provence Rose laundry bag
  2. Set of six bird pegs
  3. Washing symbol washing powder box - clay
  4. Laundry hooks, Wooden laundry sign
  5. Pink peg enamel bucket
  6. GreenGate Home Accessories
This week in my series of posts, "Friday Finds", I bring you a selection of pretty laundry room finds inspired by Monday's Laundry room inspirational pin board.

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Thursday, 24 February 2011

Pretty Laundry Supplies

Pretty Laundry Supplies by Torie Jayne
This week on "Wonderful World of Etsy" I bring you a selection of pretty laundry supplies.
  1. Eco-friendly dryer sachets
  2. Retro vintage-inspired embroidered laundry bag - Be A Lamb and Wash
  3. Ironing board cover - Larkspur birdie
  4. Fabric covered clothespins springtime flowers, set of 4

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Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence
Dear Prudence cards
Dear Prudence cards
Dear Prudence Cards
Dear Prudence paper
This week for my 'shops i love' page, I bring you another brand I discovered at Top Drawer. Dear Prudence, started by textiles and fashion graduate Laura Ruth Vickers in 2009.

After graduating from Glasgow School of Art in 2006, Laura worked on prints and graphics for Alexander McQueen and Emma Cook. This led to working with other renowned fashion designers such as Missoni, Vera Wang and Calvin Klein on textile prints and illustrations. She then went onto selling her innovative prints on greetings cards at Brick Lane market. Now living in the Yorkshire countryside, Laura produces unique and stylish prints on cards and paper inspired by the beautiful wildlife surrounding her new home.

Dear Prudence is available online from gift company, Lasso the Moon.

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Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Terrace & Garden

Terrace and Garden
Terrace & Garden
Terrace & Garden
Terrace & Garden herb pots
Terrace and Garden
This week for my 'shops i love' page, I bring you another brand I saw at Top Drawer. Terrace Garden is a small British based online store selling wonderful items for gardeners. Galvanised planters, hanging baskets, twig obelisks and my favourite, glazed pots, vases and candles in beautiful colours bearing the Royal Botanic Gardens - Kew Gardens stamp.

On my wish list are some of the Kew Garden plant pots in tiffany blue and lavender - a great way to add colour to my patio all year round.

To see more of my pics from Top Drawer check out my Top Drawer Flickr set.

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Monday, 21 February 2011

Insiprational Pins - Gorgeous Laundry Rooms

Gorgeous Laundry Rooms by Torie Jayne
Today in my series of posts "Inspirational Pins", I bring you gorgeous laundry rooms with pops of colour inspired by my Laundry Room Ideas inspirational board.

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Sunday, 20 February 2011

Laundry Day

Laundry Day

This week on Flickr Faves Sunday, I bring you wonderful Laundry room pics with these gorgeous photos.
We have started planning our new laundry room, so stay tuned for more laundry room inspired posts this week!

Some beautiful shots from my Flickr favourites (From left to right):
Have a sweet day!

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Saturday, 19 February 2011

Hampton Blue Giveaway

Hampton Blue
Clockwise from top left:

I'm so pleased to announce a giveaway of £30 worth of store credit for Hampton Blue, and it's open to readers worldwide!

Hampton Blue is the online boutique for jewellery, accessories and gifts. Started by two sisters with a passion for travel, a little adventures and all things nice! You will find an array of treasures on their site, from beautiful Lisbeth Dahl beaded clutch bags, to candy coloured scarves, to pretty heart hooks.

To enter, please visit Hampton Blue and then leave a comment below this post letting me know what you would spend your store credit on. The giveaway ends on Saturday, February 26th at 10pm (GMT) and I will randomly select and announce a winner on Sunday, February 27th.

To increase your chances of winning this fabulous prize, you can gain one additional entry for doing each of the following:
  • tweeting about this giveaway
  • blogging about it
  • following/subscribing to the Torie Jayne blog/twitter

For the first two, please leave a comment below with the link to your tweet or blog post.

This giveaway is open to readers worldwide.

Good luck and have a sweet day!
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Friday, 18 February 2011

Easter chocolate / candy moulds

Easter egg mold
Easter egg moulds
  1. Farringdon collection 12 piece tinplate chocolate / candy moulds
  2. Technique 9 piece Easter baking set
  3. Baking mould Easter egg white choc, Easy choc silicone chocolate mould Easter
  4. Easter assortment chocolate lolly mould, 5 on 1
  5. Cute rubber duckies chocolate mould 11 on 1
  6. Silicone zone 16 piece pig chocolate mould

This week in my series of posts, "Friday Finds", I bring you a selection of fun Easter egg moulds. Early I know, but best to be prepared!

All the shops in the above links have a large selection of other chocolate / candy moulds for all other occasions, too.

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Thursday, 17 February 2011

Linkel Designs

Linkel Designs by Torie Jayne
This week on "Wonderful World of Etsy" I bring you a selection of gorgeous jewellery from my new sponsor, Linkel Designs.
  1. Brass songbird necklace
  2. Cherry blossom ring
  3. Truly - vintage locket necklace
  4. Soaring antiqued brass bird necklace

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Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Elena Deshmukh

Elena Deshmukh
Elena Deshmukh Cards
Elena Deshmukh display
Elena Deshmukh Cards
Elena Deshmukh cards on display
This week for my 'shops i love' page, I bring you another brand I discovered at Top Drawer. Elena Deshmukh, who designs and creates her own exclusive range of embroidered stationery, grew up in Milan before moving to London where she studied Fashion / Textile design. After graduating she worked for a textile agency, designing for Kenzo, Moschino and Donna Karan among others. In 2001 she started her own business and continues to work with fashion textiles and does bespoke projects.

Each card is individually embroidered and handmade by Elena. Her cards are stocked in many beautiful boutiques including The Conran Shop.

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Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Lena Granefelt

Lena Granefelt
Lena Granefelt
Lena Granefelt
Lena Granefelt
Lena Granefelt
One of my ambitions for 2011 is to take more photographs of my treasures, and to get better at taking them. So, today I am sharing with you some of the beautiful photographs from Swedish photographer, Lena Granefelt. I love the soft dreamy look to them and of course the colours!

Lena was born in 1966 in Stockholm. She works as a freelance photographer, focusing on editorials and advertising since 1992. Lena is with the photo agency, John, and is represented by Agent Molly & Co.

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Monday, 14 February 2011

Inspirational Pins - Happy Valentine's day

Happy Valentine's day by Torie Jayne
Today in my series of posts "Inspirational Pins", I bring you gorgeous Valentine's Day treasures inspired by my Sweet Valentine inspirational board.


I love making mosaics!

Have a Happy Valentine's day!
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Sunday, 13 February 2011

I love Cookies

I love Cookies!
This week on Flickr Faves Sunday, as Valentine's day is just around the corner, I bring you some beautiful heart biscuits. Check back soon for some more of the most inspirational photographers on Flickr.

Some beautiful shots from my Flickr favourites (From left to right):
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Saturday, 12 February 2011

Belle & Boo

Belle and Boo
Belle & Boo decorative tape
Belle & Boo cushions
Belle & Boo
Belle & Boo
This week for my 'shops i love' page, I bring you a brand I have featured before, Belle and Boo. I caught up with them at the Top Drawer show. I am just loving how they have expanded their range to include decorative sticky tape covered in Mandy Sutcliffe's adorable illustrations. They also do a small range of clothing based on the clothing worn in the illustrations. Oh, and the cushions and bedding are so sweet. Not forgetting the adorable new dress up dolls. I love it all!

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Friday, 11 February 2011

Valentine's gifts

Valentine's gifts by Torie Jayne
  1. Cream linen LOVE cushion
  2. Together penguin mug
  3. Paper heart bunting
  4. Sticky notes, Paris
  5. Pyjamas gift set
  6. Limited edition roses mini pink candle, diptyque

This week in my series of posts, "Friday Finds", I bring you a selection of pretty Valentine's gifts.

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Thursday, 10 February 2011

Vintage Kitchen supplies

Vintage Kitchen supplies on Etsy
  1. Vintage turquoise silverware drawer organizer
  2. Sweet pea pink pitcher
  3. Vintage sweet pea pink mixing bowl
  4. Glasbake mugs

This week on "Wonderful World of Etsy" I am featuring pretty vintage kitchen supplies inspired by Monday's post, Inspirational pins - Vintage Kitchen.

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Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Kilda, Scandinavian Living Berlin

Kilda, Scandinavian Living Berlin
Kilda, Berlin
Kilda, Berlin
Kilda, Berlin
Kilda, Berlin
This week for my 'shops i love' page, I bring you Kilda, Scandinavian Living, an adorable boutique in Berlin, Germany. On a recent birthday weekend to Berlin I discovered this delightful shop. Located at:
Hufelandstr. 17
D-10407 Berlin
Germany.

Unfortunately I left my camera at home, so apologies for the iPhone pics! Owner Heike Vogelsang has stocked this treasure trove with the best of Greengate, tons of pretty door knobs, reels of gorgeous ribbons and beauty products. I treated myself to some "i love you" ribbon and small glass jars.

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Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Garden Trading

Garden Trading
Garden Trading ceramic lid jars
Garden trading kitchen ware
Garden Trading ceramic lid jars
Garden Trading string dispenser
This week for my 'shops i love' page, I bring you another brand I saw at Top Drawer. Garden Trading is a brand whose focus is stylish, well designed, functional products that stand the test of time. They have a large range of products including accessories and lighting for kitchens, gardens, potting sheds and laundry rooms. Everything comes in lovely muted colours with a hint of vintage charm.

I am loving their ceramic lid jars in sage green and there taupe laundry room accessories.

To see more of my pics from Top Drawer check out my Flickr set, Top Drawer.

Have a sweet day!
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