Let’s Get Personal in the UK with Michelle from quirky collective


The home of Michelle from qu*rky collective 

B:: British is… what most people think i am until i speak long enough for a hint of a once strong french accent to appear.  British is very endearing but at times so infuriating.

R:: Room, my favorite room in our home is… our LIVING room, bright and airy.


I:: Islands are better because… they make you more resourceful.  however, if i could redefine what an island is,  a little warmth and extended periods of sun would be the first pre-requisites, the fact that it is surrounded by water could become secondary. 

T:: time 'to make' is… when i have or take time. when i cook. when i take pictures 

I:: Imagine, I could live in a different place, it would be in the mountains (france, british columbia or nevada) in the middle of nowhere but during the winter months only; imagine i could live in a different home, what kind of home would it be? i would take our current home layout stretch it a little to make it bigger in places and duplicate it anywhere with an unspoiled view of the countryside during springtime or a beach in the summer…                                                                           READ MORE


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S:: Snack, my favorite British snack is… still work in progress

H:: Home means to me… us, our pace, our way 


H:: hobby, I always make time for… a game of scrabble.

O:: outfit, my favorite thing to wear...at the moment are my repetto electric blue mary janes.  always brighten up my steps 


M:: magazines I('d) love (to find more time) to read are… another magazine, toc toc toc, o.k periodicals (online), lula magazine 

E:: enjoy, I can't live without… their smiles and quirky ways, my own company,(french) sweets, my camera and a little exercise


Thank you Michelle! Michelle is the founder and owner of a wonderful online shop for kids: qu*rky collective … would you like to visit it then click HERE




Bloesem loves comments
  1. kristin

    Not only are the photos beautiful in every way, but this reinforces that I would love to sit down & chat with Michelle. Nicely done! Oh, & I love her store too. :)

  2. Deborah

    This is one of my favourites I think, lovely home and lovely photographs from a lovely lady – bravo!

  3. AliD

    Wonderful photography – Michelle has a perfect eye for everything quirky :)

  4. michelle

    isn’t it funny how something can appear so mundane to one, having seen it day in day out, yet to all of you it looks so special! thanks for the lovely comments. if i am ever in your vicinity or if you’re in london, would definitely love to sit down for a chat and coffee with you all too!! :)

  5. mrs. french

    such a beautiful and thoughtful post…i absolutely adore the photograph of the pretty blue shoes! xo

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