Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Tumblr Tuesday {London calling}

Yay! It's Tumblr Tuesday! Time to share some fabulous photos from J'adore, my place to store all the prettiness I've found in my travels 'round the internet. This week's theme is very much in keeping with our recent excitement- the arrival of Alan's passport and the booking of our flights to London! It's no wonder that my tumblr is jam-packed with images of England really, is it?

We are sooooo going to take a million photos on Platform 9 3/4 in King's Cross Station!


via hydrangeas and white daisies

I love this pretty pillow. It reminds me of a t-shirt Wendy sent me years ago. I like the use of the traditional union jack pattern mixed up with the rosy floral prints.


More union jacks and some gorgeous foxgloves (which reminds me, we have some beautiful ones in our garden, and I am definitely including photos of them in the garden tour post which is coming in the next few days). This is what I imagine seeing in my friend Cassie's garden in Suffolk. I'll soon find out if I'm right!

Big Ben + London buses + summer sunshine = happiness!

via marshmellow bites

I am always on the lookout for a big mug from which to drink my tea. This one looks pretty much perfect!


Love this fab blue & grey print. Wouldn't it look great in the boys' bedroom?


Cute little handbag, non? I have a beaded lippy bag like this, from Accessorize. Must remember to bring it with me!


The boys have many little London buses. They can't wait to ride the real ones.


Can't wait to go to Thornton's for tea and chocolate, to sit in the window and look out on a busy London street. Then we'll be up and on our way again, perhaps to visit the lions in Trafalgar Square or to the Museum of Natural History to see the dinosaurs!

Okay, now that was fun! If you have a tumblr and you'd like to play along, be sure to visit Hydrangeas and White Daisies and link up.

Right. I'd better go find something to do around here, as recess is almost over! Cheers mate, innit?
Erin xo

PS: This is my 1,000th post!!! Wow! I really am a wordy girl...

5 comments:

  1. I was just thinking today 'I wonder if Erin drinks her tea out of a dainty cup or a big ol'one?' and now you have answered it for me.

    Gorgeous choices and I will admit I had been having a look back through your archives wondering which ones you'd choose!

    xx

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  2. Oh Erin I LOOOOOOOOVEEE this post!!!!! ALL the photos made me SOOOOO happy!!!!! :) I love each and every one :) I am SOOO excited for your family trip to my heaven on earth! and I have to admit I am insanely jealous ;) I am always on the look out for London things or pretty London inspired pictures to add to my collection and this post was full of them so thank you :) love it friend :)

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  3. Oh god I love Thornton's I had totally forgot about it (I dont know how) their brownies are delicious!
    Congrats on a thousand posts.

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  4. you're going to have the best time ever in london! i know it's a little ways away still, but i can't wait to see all your pictures! and i absolutely adore that london print - so cute!

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  5. Congratulations on your 1000th post Erin!! How exciting & inspiring!!

    My fave pic was the cute little purse - so excited for you and your family and the big trip. How long are you going for?

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