Blogger bedroom envy

In my opinion, bedrooms should be cosy and comfy. It’s all very well having a beautiful, stylish bedroom but if it doesn’t immediately make me want to spend a Sunday snuggled up reading a book with a cup of tea all day then I’m not interested. For me, style in the bedroom is optional (which is very clearly evident in the mismash mix of furniture and general blah-ness of our current bedroom). Bedrooms are private. It’s very rare that anyone, other than the people that sleep in that room, will go in (until you come to selling and then you realise how painfully embarrassing your bedroom is!)

Saying that, being an avid blog reader, I can think of several bloggers bedrooms that fill me with envy! Becky from Milk Bubble Tea has a beautiful, white & girly bedroom, Elsie from A Beautiful Mess has just redecorated her bedroom but I love her bright and bold style (old room here), Julia has got a very grown-up and glamorous bedroom and Lyzi has got an adorable vintage-style bedroom with lots of art and quirky charm.

Milk Bubble Tea bedroom

A Beautiful Mess bedroomGal Meets Glam bedroomBeing Little bedroom

Obviously the biggest feature in any bedroom is the bed itself and I think it really sets the tone for the rest of the room. A giant wooden sleighbed would look completely out of place in a pink and girly bedroom in the same way that an ornate white iron bedstead would look totally wrong in a rustic wooden cabin bedroom. When Carpetright contacted me to talk about their beds I was a bit surprised as I didn’t even realise they sold beds! They’ve actually got a really nice range of bed frames and a bunch of helpful bed-buying guides.

They also wanted me to let you guys know about their House Proud Survey which you can take to be entered into a draw to win £250 worth of Virgin Experience Days vouchers.

Which blogger bedrooms make you want to plan a makeover?

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Huxley’s 1st birthday party

Huxley is 1 today! I can’t believe it! This past year has flown by so quickly. It’s been the best year of my life. Huxley makes every day like Christmas. I’m not going to write a big gushy post because I’ll never be able to put it into words as well as Amy did.

We had a little party for Hux on Sunday at Nick’s parents house. We had some cake, some pulled pork and luckily it was nice and warm and sunny so the kids could all run around in the garden.

I didn’t get to take many photos as I was so busy running around but I did manage to snap a couple.

Today we’re off to the Sealife centre in Weymouth :)

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Had a little birthday party for Hux today :)

A video posted by Emma Baines (@thestylebox) on

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Today I’m Wearing: A Joules Portia wool pea coat

I had a bit of a spree on the Joules website the other evening so I’m afraid my next few outfit posts are going to be dominated by them!

I have always wanted a pea coat like this one. It’s classic, it’s navy, it’s cosy, it’s warm and it’s got awesome tartan lining – what more could you want?

I often struggle with coats like this because I’ve got such small shoulders that I can look like an 80′s shoulder-pad-loving throwback or like a child playing dress up if I’m not careful and whilst there is slight padding to the shoulders in this jacket I think I can get away with it. The arms and body are the perfect length too. I’m just so happy with it!

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Coat: Joules | Jeans: Gap | Shoes: Vans

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