• Quirky Wedding Gifts for Love Birds

    Quirky wedding gifts our big dayThe wedding season is upon us and a small part of me can’t help but wish I had one to plan. Even though I had the best wedding ever, I often fancy doing it all over again (luckily still with Dominic).  Nowadays I have to be content with attending weddings as a guest. We only have one big day in our social calendar this year, but it’s got me thinking about wedding gifts. When it comes to presents for our friends, we like to plump for unusual or quirky wedding gifts that will stand out from the crowd.

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  • Asparagus Recipe with Almond and Sherry Vinegar Dip

    Asparagus recipe cabbage leaf bowlCooking and sharing food is a huge part of what makes a house a home. Dominic and I have always enjoyed cooking together and over the years have collected a fair few crowd-pleasing vegetarian recipes up our sleeves. We thought we’d share some of our most delicious recipes on the blog from time to time. May and June is short but sweet asparagus season, so an asparagus recipe is just the ticket for our first recipe post.

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  • Eclectic Floral Decor - Rooms that Bloom

    Floral decor moodboardFlowers surrounded me as I grew up. My mother and grandparents were florists and I spent my early years frolicking around vases of roses, chrysanthemums, carnations and iris – all very much in vogue at the time. When I walk into a flower shop today, it transports me straight back to my childhood. The scent of foliage and floral fragrances mingled into an unforgettable perfume. With the gates opening to the Chelsea Flower Show this week, I thought we should spend some time delighting in the eclectic world of floral decor.

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  • FINISHING TOUCHES - CELEBRATING POMPOMS

    Finishing touches multi coloured pompom trimPompoms are a much-loved adornment and something that we have a particular fondness for. These fuzzy balls of loveliness come in all types and textures, shapes and sizes. They range from classy and funky to tacky and twee. Pompoms (or pom poms) can be used for everything from trimmings and embellishments to party decorations. When it comes to finishing touches for the home, pompoms are definitely worthy of consideration, particularly if you are a fan of quirky home decor.

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  • THE JOYS OF COASTAL LIVING & WORKING

    Coastal living working on beachLiving and working by the sea is something that makes our little family happy on a daily basis. To me, coastal living is good for the soul and a constant source of inspiration.  Our seaside surroundings influence everything from our lifestyle and home to our health and happiness.  From a business perspective, I believe that living by the sea has helped us to shape our vision for an online store that sells eclectic and quirky home accessories.  Living and working in an inspiring place creates inspiration.

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  • POMPOM & TWIDDLE - A QUIRKY NAME TO LIVE UP TO

    After (eventually) taking the decision to follow our dream and set up an online store selling quirky homeware, we faced the daunting task of coming up with a name that would befit our new venture. Once we had a name, it would feel real and we would have something to grasp on to. Once we had a name, we could start to make it happen!

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  • WELCOME TO OUR NEW POMPOM & TWIDDLE LIFESTYLE & INTERIORS BLOG

    Interiors Blog ABC Paper CupsWe are oh so happy today as we post for the very first time on our shiny, new Pompom and Twiddle lifestyle and interiors blog. Pompom and Twiddle is all about the captivating, enchanting and refreshingly original. It is about the little details and quirky finishing touches that make life sweet. We hope to inspire people to embellish and adorn their homes and add a bit of twiddle to their everyday lives. Our online store offers a treasure trove of enchanting and quirky homeware, partyware and finishing touches, often with a slight twist or unexpected touch.

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