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Hi, I'm Clare. I've been blogging for 11 years and making creative content for my entire working life. I work with brands on rewarding and original content creation, both on my channels and theirs. On this blog I share stories of creative family living as well as my photography and videos. If you'd like to get in touch, please email me. (link at top of page)

I’ve recently returned to sewing clothes after quite a long hiatus. Except for one pattern (which you’ll see in a minute) I’ve never felt entirely satisfied with the clothes I’ve made and so I’ve tended to avoid clothes and concentrate on other things. However when I buy handmade, the items are always beautifully finished, so…

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If ever there was a Home Life Project post that nearly didn’t happen it was this one! We arrived home from two weeks holiday on Saturday night and thanks to delays at passport control at the ferry terminal, got home far later than we were anticipating, finally putting the kids to bed at 11:30pm. Making…

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Hello all! No creative challenge this month, but just a little reminder that Home Life Project weekend is this weekend. I am currently enjoying the penultimate day of our French holiday (which believe me is an odd thing to be writing when you haven’t yet left for it) returning home tomorrow night, ready to photograph…

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Pirates are not usually thought of as the most giving of characters, but bucking that trend last month I was involved in a skill swap with an old friend of mine who is also an author and storyteller. She laid on a complimentary pirate storytelling and treasure hunt at our house for Alice, Theo and…

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This month’s Me & Mine comes from the Charente region of France where we are spending a couple of weeks, having left our home and dogs in the capable hands of professional housesitters. The weather has been a bit mixed, but we’ve really enjoyed having some relaxed time as a family and the children have…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a mum of two & a freelance content creator. I live in the Sussex countryside by the sea and this blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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