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Month: April 2016

Paris je t’aime ?>

Paris je t’aime

  Paris has a very special place in my heart and I have visited it many times.  I’m a real homebird and not a great traveller but there is something about Paris that draws me back time and time again.  I love the history, architecture, museums, beautiful parks and patisseries. I’m often asked for recommendations and advice when friends go to Paris and I’m going to share a few of my favourite things with you along with some hopefully helpful…

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Easy recipe- Eton Mess ?>

Easy recipe- Eton Mess

    In this blog post I am also going to share some pics of my table set for Sunday lunch today as well as the super easy dessert which we had.  I love making desserts and have many lovely recipes but sometimes if I don’t have a lot of time and want something which can be whipped up in minutes then Eton Mess is always my go to recipe.  If  I’ve been super organised the day before I will…

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Laduree pastels in my kitchen ?>

Laduree pastels in my kitchen

  My kitchen units were originally dark pine with multi coloured tiles behind them and I really wanted to lighten the room up by getting the units painted and replacing the tiles with cream ones so we contacted a local company for a quote. Once we decided to go ahead it was all systems go and I set up a mini kitchen in my dining room as the kitchen had to be sealed off for a few days to be…

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Carrot & apple cupcakes with cream cheese frosting ?>

Carrot & apple cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

  Baking has always been a big passion of mine ever since I was a little girl. My maternal grandmother and I were extremely close and we baked together regularly. Also my mum gave me free rein in our kitchen at home to concoct recipes and desserts. I remember winning a Scotbloc competition as a child by inventing a recipe which had to incorporate their chocolate. It was a biscuit base tray bake with orange filling and covered in Scotbloc…

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Welcome to The Vintage Room ?>

Welcome to The Vintage Room

  Hello and a very warm welcome to The Vintage Room! I’m Louise and I love vintage teacups, pretty florals, baking and interiors. In this blog I hope to bring you lots of yummy recipes, styling inspiration and snippets from my own home and events which I have planned and styled. In this introductory post I am going to share a few pics of my living room to give you a feel for my personal style. I am most definitely not…

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