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I’m finally starting to get my flat to vaguely resemble something other than a big white box.

I adore my Parisian flat. I love every single thing about it. Seriously, everything. But, it is quite white. It’s not a bad thing, but also after three days inside, trapped by the rain, the walls kinda do start to cave in on you a bit. It’s chill, though.

Anyway, I thought I’d share the few little things that keep my happy and human!

Every Sunday is market day for me. I wake up, whack on the hot water and the kettle, make a massive mug of tea and then walk out the door without drinking it. Off I go to the market, 10€ note in hand, to pick up the next week’s flowers. By the time I’m back, my tea is a drinkable temperature, the water is hot enough to shower, etc., and I’m a happy bunny. At the moment tulips and slightly curly roses seem to be in, so I went for these gorgeous pink blooms – 9€ for 10 stems.

I also always have a little candle for when I have to focus or relax. Gentle scents and relaxing flickering lights, perfect! This particular candle is called ‘Blue Daisy’ and has a lovely fresh scent. It was a Valentine’s present from Ollie and I have it burning all the time – can’t get enough.

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This little elephant was a gift from my little sister after she spent three weeks in Zambia. He doesn’t have a name but he just chills on my bedside table, guarding my cups of tea. The coaster was a present from mum when she first came out to visit me. I was having a really rubbish time in Paris and she saw this in a craft fair and picked one up for me. The coast speaks the ultimate truth: tea literally is the answer to everything.

Draped over my wardrobe I have a huge string of fairy lights. They loop over the wardrobe twice and make the room feel just that little bit more cosy and pretty. I think they’re my favourite part of my flat, to be honest. They also provide a little bit of sparkle for the odd blog photo! Nearby, on my TV stand, I have my three little fake plants in gorgeously crisp white pots. These are a new addition to my collection and I’m so excited to get them involved in more blog photos and insta shots!

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What little bits make you feel at home?
What do you do to accessorise your blank spaces?


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