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This time of year...

It's October and I can't really believe it. Autumn kicked in with real intent just a few days ago and took everyone by surprise and left me wondering whether or not I should have got a chimney sweep in during the summer – probably the only old-fashioned necessity that I'm not a fan of. I think it'll keep until next year. I'm very much looking forward to lighting it and curling up beside it though.

When October hits and I begin to remember what the cold feels like, I always start thinking about the inside of the house, woefully neglected during a summer mostly spent outside. I begin to remember all the good things about being cooped up in the house – lighting the fire and eating autumn dinners with cosy lights on and hiding under my amazing winter duvet, not yet deployed.

Autumn is my absolute favourite season for food too - butternut squash and pancetta in risottos, sausages in casseroles and as many root vegetables as possible. I've been hoarding pictures of beautiful houses in which I would love to spend my autumn and winter, and thought I would share them here, for a bit of a change!

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Design Sponge and Little Green Notebook

Imagine sitting in front of the fire on that gorgeous blue couch in the top picture! Just to keep things topical, below are a couple of things I've been coveting from the new Anthropologie A/W collection. On discovering that Anthropologie have opened a new store in London, I fully intend to go. No matter how many times I tell myself that their clothes are infinitely makeable, and vastly overpriced, I can't deny that I do love looking at them and imagining wearing them around my chilly autumn house.



7 comments:

  1. The top room, combined with the picture of the bookshelves, are my idea of the perfect room. What beautiful houses some people live in...

    Have a great weekend!

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  2. love the photo's of the home interiors!

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    http://tantrummagazine.blogspot.com/

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  3. That jacket is divine! I'm on the look out for one like that. The fur makes it so special


    Love your blog, stay wonderful
    xoxoxo

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  4. These interiors are perfect foe snuggling in. So lovely and inspiring!

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  5. I love the feel of all this... Great choice of pics!

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  6. Dionne, they are perfect for snuggling - I couldn't have put it better! ;)

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