Goodbye 2016!

Well what a year 2016 has been.

Personally, and in the wider world it has been a surreal roller coaster of a ride. I’ve wanted press pause a couple of times (at least!), as I’m sure we all have, but we just keep on keeping on.

More so than ever this quote by Roald Dahl…

“I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.
Brian Sibley: Or brains even?
Oh gosh, yes, brains is one of the least. You can be a lovely person without brains, absolutely lovely. Kindness – that simple word. To be kind – it covers everything, to my mind.
If you’re kind that’s it.”

Today I wanted to share some shots I took at the Rose & Grey showroom recently and I’m also rounding up my favourite posts of 2016. (more about Rose & Grey here)

So if you are a new reader then this will be really handy for you, if you are a regular reader there might be some you’ve missed.

First- these rules!! Perfect sentiment right?

2016 a surreal year

Either way I’m wishing you a Merry Christmas and have  super break.

I’m signing off now until early January but I’ll still be around on Instagram if you fancy saying hello.

hanging branches interiors

So my favourite posts of 2016 are;

These are my favourites because had had the most fun doing them and/or they were such a big projects. Do have a browse.

Here’s to a happy and healthy 2017 for all of you.

See you on the other side!

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  1. December 23, 2016 / 12:23 pm

    I totally agree. Kindness counts for everything. Have a Happy 2017. I’ve enjoyed reading your posts xx

  2. December 23, 2016 / 6:22 pm

    Merry Christmas lovely lady!! Mwah! xxx

  3. Lotte Brouwer
    December 23, 2016 / 7:23 pm

    What a lovely post, and such a good way to reflect on the year! Will be sure to read your favourite posts of 2016. Hope you reach many more milestones in 2017! Happy Christmas x Lotte

  4. December 24, 2016 / 12:46 am

    Blog is lpoking fab – what a big transformation in a year. Going to sit and read your fav blog posts with a large box of quality street over xmas 🙂

  5. December 24, 2016 / 9:41 am

    Ahh, lovely post! I’m going to enjoy catching up on a couple of those that I didn’t get to read first time round. All the best for Xmas and the New Year, see you over on Instagram! Xx

  6. December 24, 2016 / 6:22 pm

    I love your ‘rules’! Have a wonderful Christmas period lovely Susie! Drink all the gin!!! Xxxx

  7. December 26, 2016 / 10:19 pm

    I do love reflection posts like this, it puts things into perspective. I’ll have to have a read of some of your posts from this year. Hope you had a lovely Christmas and wish you all the best for 2017.


  8. December 31, 2016 / 5:18 pm

    Good old Roald, always hits it right on the head! Thanks for the round up – your blog is like you, just fab and I always enjoy your posts (and thanks again for being so kind as to feature my bedroom in one!) xx

    Here’s to 2017!

  9. January 1, 2017 / 11:11 am

    Gorgeous posts. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Happy New Year! xx

  10. January 2, 2017 / 10:25 pm

    Love your pics, and also that quote – couldn’t agree with it more. Need more attitudes like this for 2017! Here’s to a great new year 🙂 x

  11. January 9, 2017 / 1:22 pm

    Adore Roald Dahl, what a super post, wishing you lots of kindness in 2017!
    best ash xxx

    • Susie
      January 9, 2017 / 1:33 pm

      Ah thanks darling!