Fresh Flowers And Strong Coffee

I’m not sure if there’s any better combination in life than fresh flowers and strong coffee is there? For me it’s definitely the case as they pretty much dominate my Instagram feed – predictable I know but my motto is, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

Funnily enough it was only once I hit mid thirties that my appreciation for both of these grew in equal measure. Suffice to say, receiving a bunch of…

Five Ways To Elevate The Everyday

Hooray for the weekend and the point in winter when we can officially say spring is just around the corner. I don’t know about you but the thought of warm sunshine, bare legs and dresses and feels me with joy!

Continuing the quest to share ways for injecting a little luxury or a smile into your day, here’s five more ways to Elevate The Everyday.

Don’t forget to share your ideas by tagging @onlinestylist on Instagram (@_onlinestylist on Twitter) using the hashtag #ElevateTheEveryday. There’s a dedicated Pinterest board too for more inspiration…or just somewhere pretty to hang out!

Have a wonderful weekend! Amanda xx

Header photo by Marlene Lee

How I Got Serious With Instagram – Part One

Instagram and I are in one heck of an ongoing serious relationship. If Instagram is the cool calm and collected husband with the ability to seduce with one scroll of his perfect looking feed, I am fast becoming the obsessive wife, ever eager to please.

All crazy relationship similes aside, I did wonder at the point of starting this post just how I was going to avoid actually end up writing a book on…

Currently Coveting | Slipper Mules

I don’t know if they’re actually called slipper mules but I’ve been seeing them everywhere since last summer and (being slightly slow to catch on), am now yearning for a pair. I think it’s safe to say I can blame Pinterest for this one again.

As well as the minimalist sleek option, I have a twisted kind of love for THAT Gucci pair and their doppelgangers here with their weirdly wonderful faux fur lining. If…

Valentine’s Day

Whilst we gave up on booking an overpriced meal at an overcrowded restaurant and scratching around trying to find a babysitter some years ago, the romantic in me still likes to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

An evening in with dinner, a movie, some candles and the wood burner aglow in the corner would be perfect on the 14th thank you very much.

Anything on the gift front is always gratefully received of course so…