The Andrassy Living Blog
Do you think about your table and how it's going to look when you're expecting guests over for a meal? It doesn't take a moment to produce something really special if you've got a decent set of napkins and perhaps a tablecloth or runner at home (washed and ironed of course). The next thing (that really makes the table) are the little touches. Here's one I prepared earlier........
Pantone's Colour of the Year 2017 is Greenery (15-0343 for those that speak in Pantone) and, in their own words, it's refreshing, revitalizing and symbolic of new beginnings which we heartily agree with but I'm not so convinced about living with it in large doses in the home (sorry Pantone).
Well what else is there to do when you've only got time for a 20 minute lunch break? Lose yourself in Pinterest that's what. Create some boards - 'Travel', 'Outdoor Dining', 'Yachts', 'Beaches', or indeed anything that takes us away from the office or our normal lives.
So, we're hoping for a fun-filled summer with wall to wall sunshine and plenty of opportunity to be outdoors. We're talking al fresco dining; languishing on rugs, cushions and loungers in our gardens and on our patios; staying up late around a fire chatting with friends and drinking rose; and being able to BBQ every day. Well there's nothing like a bit of positive thinking, especially when you live in the UK!
.... house plants have long been conceived as slightly old-fashioned, plus lots of us are rather put off by the fact that we forget to water them and they collect dust but I'm here to convince you otherwise. Trust me, some are dead easy to look after (pardon the pun) and they'll really transform the look and feel of your home.
...well actually, I think a home office should be both. Now, not everyone has the luxury of having a room dedicated to being a home office but even if you only have a small desk under the stairs, this blog will give you some great tips. Here's one I found earlier (a desk under the stairs I mean)....
It's about being kind to yourself and surrounding yourself with things you love - yes, read on, and get some hygge in your life. They actively encourage it in Scandinavia and I think we should be doing the same over here (if you're not already).
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