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Lou Archell (Littlegreenshed)
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For the love of wallpaper...
For a long time now I have had a hankering for wallpaper. Not just any wallpaper, but those floral beauties designed by William Morris.  After following the Instagram feeds of Anacate and ElisabethDunker I am hooked. There is a white blank wall in our dinin...
For a long time now I have had a hankering for wallpaper. Not just any wallpaper, but those floral beauties designed by William Morris.  After following the Instagram feeds of Anacate and ElisabethDunker I am hooked. There...
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Styling the seasons - January...
So the Christmas decorations have been taken down and put back in the loft for another year.  The house always seems so empty, the space open and bigger.  For the first time, this year, I liked it.  A blank canvas to re-arrange things, finding new spots for...
So the Christmas decorations have been taken down and put back in the loft for another year.  The house always seems so empty, the space open and bigger.  For the first time, this year, I liked it.  A blank canvas to re-arran...
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Wanderlust...
Image of Spain via pinterest January always has me thinking of the year ahead, I am sure it does that for most of us.  Making plans, new adventures, places to explore.  As a family we LOVE an adventure, be it climbing the nearest hill or wading up stream th...
Image of Spain via pinterest January always has me thinking of the year ahead, I am sure it does that for most of us.  Making plans, new adventures, places to explore.  As a family we LOVE an adventure, be it climbing the ne...
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Here and now - January...
A touch of the enchanted, magical and other wordly. Colours are faded jewel tones.  Interiors which have a lived in, eclectic feel.  A treasure trove of delights.  These are the things that are inspiring me this month - here and now... All images via Pinter...
A touch of the enchanted, magical and other wordly. Colours are faded jewel tones.  Interiors which have a lived in, eclectic feel.  A treasure trove of delights.  These are the things that are inspiring me this month - here ...
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Christmas feast...
Image via Pinterest This year it's my first time hosting Christmas.  In past years my parents have had us over, we arrive on Christmas Eve, go to cribs service at our local church and then hunker down for the next few days, eating, playing with the kids and...
Image via Pinterest This year it's my first time hosting Christmas.  In past years my parents have had us over, we arrive on Christmas Eve, go to cribs service at our local church and then hunker down for the next few days, e...
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Styling the Seasons - December...
At the beginning of November, if you remember, I was invited to a special day of #craftingtheseasons at Liberty in London. As part of Katy and Lottie's styling the season collaboration project.  Whilst there, sitting in that wonderful room with a group of s...
At the beginning of November, if you remember, I was invited to a special day of #craftingtheseasons at Liberty in London. As part of Katy and Lottie's styling the season collaboration project.  Whilst there, sitting in that ...
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Dorset Tea, everyone's favourite cuppa...
I love tea!  There I said.  Mind you who doesn't?  A good brew is reviving, comforting, and good for you too.  Whether you are a fan of Earl Grey, Green or fruit, there is a flavour of tea out there for everyone. Dan and I love to take a flask of hot water,...
I love tea!  There I said.  Mind you who doesn't?  A good brew is reviving, comforting, and good for you too.  Whether you are a fan of Earl Grey, Green or fruit, there is a flavour of tea out there for everyone. Dan and I...
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Nature in the Home - a weekly pick...
Image by  @ea_wang Hello!  Today's favourite pick for this weeks #natureinthehome is by @ea_wang.  I love this image.  Not my ususal style, but I love it all the same.  A simple leafy plant in a beautiful ceramic pot, taking pride of place on that amazing w...
Image by @ea_wang Hello!  Today's favourite pick for this weeks #natureinthehome is by @ea_wang.  I love this image.  Not my ususal style, but I love it all the same.  A simple leafy plant in a beautiful ceramic pot, takin...
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Nature in the home - weekly pick...
Beautiful hallway & display by Katy  @aptapothecary Hello, hello! And welcome to the first  #natureinthehome  of 2015!  Now in it's 3rd full year, I started this little project back in August 2012, when I shared my love of plants and flowers in an interiors...
Beautiful hallway & display by Katy @aptapothecary Hello, hello! And welcome to the first #natureinthehome of 2015!  Now in it's 3rd full year, I started this little project back in August 2012, when I shared my love of pla...
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Happy New Year - 2015!
Image via Pinterest Happy New Year!  I hope you have had a wonderfully relaxing, family & love filled break.  We certainly did.  Seeing all family members, meeting up with dear friends.  Days spent taking long walks in the fields, interspersed with great fo...
Image via Pinterest Happy New Year!  I hope you have had a wonderfully relaxing, family & love filled break.  We certainly did.  Seeing all family members, meeting up with dear friends.  Days spent taking long walks in the f...
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Folksy Handmade Christmas - Guest Pinner...
Over the past few months I've been working on a couple of projects for the wonderful team at Folksy. One of which was organising a blogger Pinterest takeover.  It has been so much fun.  Choosing a team of my favourite bloggers to pin their own 'Handmade Chr...
Over the past few months I've been working on a couple of projects for the wonderful team at Folksy. One of which was organising a blogger Pinterest takeover.  It has been so much fun.  Choosing a team of my favourite blogger...
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Christmas decorating, starting in the lounge...
So I've started to decorate the lounge, just a little.  Our lounge is pretty small so we can't have a tree in there or anything that over powers the space.  There will be no room to sit otherwise. I recently discovered the Country Living shop.  I have been ...
So I've started to decorate the lounge, just a little.  Our lounge is pretty small so we can't have a tree in there or anything that over powers the space.  There will be no room to sit otherwise. I recently discovered the...
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  • Littlegreenshed
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www.littlegreenshed.blogspot.co.uk - UK Lifestyle & Family Adventures Blog
Introduction
I am Lou, a lifestyle writer & blogger based in Bristol, UK, where I live with my partner and my two young sons.

Littlegreenshed is a collection of happy memories, places we have travelled, adventures along the way, flowers we have smelt, beaches we have played on and people we have met.  This is my journal on my life and my loves.

Here, you will find great interviews, inspiration, the championing of craftsmanship, travel destinations, recipes and family fun...

Please have a look at my portfolio for more of my writing.
My writing has appeared in....

Telegraph Saturday Paper, in the Travel Section and online here:
Dome Garden - glamping review  & Starry Skies Festival - family festival review.

Folksy Blog - Digital Editor at large

Lionheart Magazine.  Issue 2 (Warmth) and Issue 5 (Home).  Plus on-line blog content.

Made in Bristol - Blog Editor

This is Your Kingdom - features writer on UK travel destinations

Seeds & Stitches blog - a monthly column on Nature in the Home
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Bristol, UK