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Everything has changed, but nothing has changed. Above is the last photo taken of Jack & I before he got down on one knee and popped the question – WE’RE ENGAGED! It’s been over 3 years since our last Holiday (to Dubrovnik) so a break from reality was wayyyy overdue. We booked a mid-week mini break in Margate with our friends Emma & Josh for some sea air. I thought I could read Jack like a...

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Some people holiday in Lanzarote or Barcelona, but when you’ve got a perfectly good Seaside just a train ride away (1 hour 30mins from London Victoria), why not stay in the UK? I’d heard a lot of good things about Margate and as I hadn’t had a proper holiday for 3 years, I was ready for some sea air and sunshine – luckily we booked right on time for this year’s summer heatwave. Emma, Josh, George...

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Sleep – you can’t live with it (ok, during) and you can’t live without it! It’s an everyday essential that we all have to embrace and structure our day around. Everyone’s sleep experience is different, but the average adult needs 7-9 hours a night so best to make it a good one. I think I have quite an unusual relationship with sleep; I don’t really rate it much. I know I need to sleep, but...

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It’s common knowledge that I love a good wall. When I say ‘a good wall’, I mean a wall decorated with a mural/street art painted by a talented artist. (If you share this love, come say hi to me on Instagram btw.) Last month I shared a snap of an amazing mural by Hixxy alongside my frustrations on crediting (or lack of) Artists and it started a bit of a conversation… 🌿The shade of it all…...

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Hello sunshine! The majority of Britain is over the moon about all of these blue skies and sunny sun – everyone seems a bit happier anyway. Londoners are embracing the heat; walking instead of sweating on the tube, eating lunch in the park and meeting for drinks in the evening because we need to make the most of every second of this unusual summery summertime. Plus, you know us Brits love a bit of small talk...

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June: Rainbow I know what you’re thinking: ‘Rainbow isn’t a colour’. Well no, it’s better than ‘A’ colour – it’s ALL of the colours! ha I know for some people rainbow stripe can be a bit much, but it seems to be everywhere I go at the moment and with it being Pride month it felt only right to celebrate with a colour calendar. Somewhere over the rainbow So let’s talk about the power of...

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May has been quite a crazy month for me so far (and there’s still a week left!) but I love to keep busy so it suits me! If you follow me on Instagram you might’ve seen that I’ve been painting with Hattie Stewart for her installation at NOW Gallery in North Greenwich. When Hattie posted a call out for painters on Instagram I applied without really thinking about it – I definitely didn’t think I’d get picked...

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CIAO Bellas! Last month I joined the rest of the design community in the annual pilgrimage to Milan for a celebration and prayer to the design trend gods; Milan Design Week 2018. From Hermes to HAY and Wallpaper* to Toiletpaper, brands and designers worked together to create atmospheric installations, experiences and visual delights around Milan. It was my first visit to Milan/ MDW so I went with an open mind, not really knowing what to expect… other...

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I should probably begin with a little confession; I am a bad reader. Yep, I hold my hands up. I used to really love reading, and in fact at one point I had worked my way through the whole Young Persons section in my little hometown library – I even started requesting books from other libraries in the county. I would inhale a Nancy Drew/Gossip Girl book for breakfast! Things have changed quite a lot...

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April: Yellow Spring is here… or at least it should be, but the chill in London is saying otherwise. But with positive thinking and all, for me spring time is all about yellow – think daffodils, baby chicks and sunshine. Ahhhh, sounds lovely doesn’t it? Well that’s exactly the kind of affect that yellow can have on your mood as it’s known for being an energising and happiness inducing colour. It’s smiles all round! Only...

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As a Graphic Designer, colour is important to me. I can spend hours looking at colour palettes, adjusting hues – it’s a game of tones all in the name of design. The good news is; I’m not alone! A few weeks ago I headed South of the river for the Mapleton Crescent SW18 Design supper club hosted by Pocket Living at Flotsam and Jetsam. We ate, we drank, we talked colour – it was a...

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As I sit in my East London flat just down the road from where the Suffragettes were living, campaigning and fighting, I can’t help but think that it’s all pretty crazy. Over 100 years on from what these women began and a lot has changed, but there is still so much work to do. We’re still challenging stereotypes, equality and tampon tax in 2018. Happy International Womens Day, although it’s kind of a shame that we...

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As I transition from an all black clothing wearer into a walking talking rainbow, I’m constantly on the look out for the most exciting, quirky and colourful pieces. The aim? An outfit that’s just screaming to be photographed in front of a cool wall on an Instagram adventure. A Pantone perfect outfit… Sugar rush OH HI THERE Oasis x Pantone Colour Institute range. Can I hear you say Parma Violet vibes? But seriously, how sugary...

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It’s a question that I’m hearing a lot recently – How can I be my own boss? Maybe you’re feeling unfulfilled or trapped in your current job? I totally feel you on that one – it was the main reason I quit my first job as a designer in a studio. Or maybe you’re great with ideas or numbers and have always dreamt of running your own business? At primary school I made my own...

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As someone who is always out and about exploring London, I’m frequently asked for my recommendations: ‘Where do you go to look for inspiration?’ ‘Which are the best Art galleries in London?’ ‘Where can I go to see cool & colourful things?’ Anyone that follows me on Instagram (and if you don’t already, then you should HERE) will know how hungry I am for visual inspiration and that I love sharing it for others to...

© Natasha Nuttall | February 2020