Monique's Journal

COASTAL COCKTAIL HOUR : EPISODE 1

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COASTAL COCKTAIL HOUR : EPISODE 1

To start of the Coastal Cocktail hour, we have Roxy Marrone , Founder of House of Roxy London - House of Roxy's aim is  to bring beautiful objects imbued with magic, energy and power to everyday life. https://houseofroxylondon.com/pages/about-us Roxy makes her Grapefruit Tequila : 1. Tequila 2. Grapefruits 3. Tonic Water   Add as much Tequila as you like!  I hope you enjoy this series, It is now across our instagram channels and IGTV. would love to here your thoughts in the Comments  below!    Monique X 

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Priory Bay Photo shoot

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Priory Bay Photo shoot

  This June we celebrated the launch of my new Marine napkin range with a photo shoot on one of my favourite beaches on the Isle of Wight - Priory Bay. It's rocky cliff side forest and rustic beach shack, makes you feel as if you're  almost  on a tropical island abroad. At points, you forget you are in the Uk at all, that's the beauty of this untouched peace of paradise.  Shot by my long time friend and photographer Braeden, we had a lot of fun speaking to close by beach goers who were intrigued into the story behind...

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The Crab Print Table Setting

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The Crab Print Table Setting

  I recently launched my Coastal table setting collection. This includes both coasters and napkins. They come in matching prints , such as the crab print you see above. I loved designing and drawing this print, it reminds me of summers on the coast here on the Isle of Wight. As well as designing my fabric designs ,I do love setting a table.   Here I used these gorgeous straw planters, you can most likely find them in your local garden centre. I always feel adding a bit of green to the table is a perfect way to elevate it...

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