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Hello, it’s Grace! A London-born lover of the sea and exercise-enthusiast, based in Essex.

My blog finally came to life in 2017 and since then, I’ve been bringing you
styling tips and design inspiration, travel guides and wellness wisdom.

By day, I manage creative design for leading interiors retailer, Amara.
You might have spotted me from the Interior Blog Awards where I also work my creative magic!

When I’m not designing or blogging, you can find me down the farm or at the beach,
most likely on the hunt for a perfect blue sea!
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know they’re my weakness…

QUICK-FIRE FAVS

FAVOURITE RESTAURANTS?

Tim Allen’s Flitch of Bacon (Little Dunmow, Essex), Acanteen (Chelmsford, Essex), Knead Food (Great Bardfield, Essex).

FAVOURITE PLACES TO SHOP?

OnlineAmara Living, Net-A-Porter, ASOS, Anthropologie and their fab sister brand Terrain.
Street: Astore (Chelmsford, Essex), Cream Cornwall (Falmouth, Cornwall), The Blue Egg (Great Bardfield, Essex), Neptune (various).

FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

Greece, Finland, Copenhagen, Paris and OF COURSE, the Cornish coast.

ON THE DREAM VISIT-LIST?

Iceland, Canada, Melbourne, Amsterdam and NYC (preferably at Christmas)…
Better start saving!

FAVOURITE RECIPES?

An Asian stir fry packed full of veggies, stonebaked chorizo pizza and my mum’s Lentil Pie.
A cracking homemade brownie or lemon posset is always a good shout.

FAVOURITE FILMS?

10 Things I Hate About You (’99), What Dreams May Come (’98), Jurassic Park (’93), Gattaca (’97), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

FAVOURITE BOOKS?

Fir Lodge, Sean McMahon | To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee | The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald (I blame A Level Literature…)

FAVOURITE OUTFIT IN MY WARDROBE?

Pinstripe shirt, my go-to skinny jeans, suede brogues.
I’m also the proud owner of the softest SB marble-print yoga tights ever which I adore.

FAVOURITE DESIGNERS?

Fashion: RIXO London, Jenny Packham, Yayoi Kusama.

FAVOURITE SMELL?

Salty sea air, Neom’s Feel Refreshed – Sicilian Lemon & Basil, eucalyptus, cedar saunas and rain (cliché, sorry!)

FAVOURITE SONGS?

The Anchor, Bastille | Take Yo’ Praise, Camille Yarbrough | Everglow, Coldplay | Higher Love, James Vincent McMorrow | Keep Your Head Up, Ben Howard | Wicked Game, Chris Isaak.

COLLABS

A few of the brands I’ve had the pleasure of working with:

collaborations
collaborations
collaborations

I absolutely love meeting new people and fellow creatives.
I’m always happy to chat about collaborating, so do feel free to say hello!

Always aiming to bring a smile to your face with the posts you read on the blog, it’s important to note the views voiced on Graceful Blog are not affiliated or sponsored unless stated…
If I genuinely like something, I’ll shout about it!

Please contact Graceful Blog here: hello@gracefulblog.com or via the contact form below…

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