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1. This is my favourite street in London; I wish all houses were this colourful!
2. I love the blue and white stripe awnings of Pizza East’s Portobello Road restaurant.
3. Lindsey sent me a postcard that couldn’t be more perfect for Mr. Bazaar if it tried (see no’s 1 & 2!).
4. This is the cutest 2CV car I have ever seen.
5. Sharing a relaxed dinner with my fiancé, Yvonne, Tina and Karine is a lovely way to start the weekend.
6. Have you tried Banana and Coconut cake before? We made this on Sunday and it tasted so good!
7. I’m lusting over AURA’s new neon coral chevron quilt cover.
8. It was fascinating to learn that this limited edition Trawl print was made by digitally layering an original watercolor painting of tranquil water over a photograph of a boat.
9. How amazing is the packaging on these pencils?
10. The Marne dipped yellow jug from Habitat needs to come home to my colourful kitchen!

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Will Taylor

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31 Comments

  1. Looks like a perfect weekend…and what a sweet friend Lindsey is (I speak from personal experience)!

  2. Thanks for the mention Will 🙂 and the Aura neon coral chevron is proving very popular.

  3. I love your baking! Chris and you will have a great time sharing fav recipes!

    Isn’t it lovely to meet up with good friends for a delicious meal and catching up? My favourite part of the weekend too!

  4. The card screamed “WILLLLLL!!!” at the market in La Rochelle. couldn’t pass up the opportunity!

  5. Awwww your dinner with favorite friends looked so cosy 😉 My sister used to have a 2 CV car – we ad lots of fun as youngsters in that ha ha. HAppy Monday my friend, hope your week is great,
    Ax

  6. Happy colours for Monday!

    I love these posts. I used to live on the next street to your favourite in Chelsea – Jubilee Place! 🙂

  7. Hahaha. Laughing at Yvonne’s comment:-)
    T is a good photographer…. It was a real fun dinner.

    LOVING the block colours and the whole layout of this post. Your photographs are truly sumptious and feeding my colour addiction. Thank you for this.

    xx

  8. Attracted by the funky blue pencils and the blue stripes with these blue chairs on the street – super lovely! Totally inspired by these two pictures!! And it looks like you had a superfun weekend… I’m hoping to meet Yvonne in true person too September 1st on her Yvestown Fair, she looks like such a sweetheart. Like you. 🙂 Thanks for sharing your wonderful colour candy and for sharing more about your life! It’s so nice to get to know you better through these 10 things-series.
    Big hugs, Inge x

  9. What a great round up! It really cheered up my monday. Ah, and I want that neon coral bedding!

  10. Oooh dinner with friends is lovely, haven’t managed that in a longtime sadly. Loving the colourful houses, they remind me of Kentish villages.Cake making is always the best thing ever,
    Jo x

  11. So many fab images but my favourite has to be the 2CV – my Mum had a kermit the green one when I was little and she used to roll back the canvas roof and my sisters and I would stand in the back seat and peer out over the top. That was until we had to get out so the car could make it up a hill.

  12. Looks like you’ve been quite busy this weekend! I love that art print, I think i will havve a look for my watercolours and try it 😉
    Wish you a happy new week!

  13. Such a lovely photo of your and your friends! And… you KNOW i love cake… this one looks scrumptious. x

  14. THE OFFICE STYLIST Reply

    That bedding is too.die.for cute! So in love with all things chevron striped!

    –Sayeh, The Office Stylist

  15. Looks like a lovely dinner Will and so nice to see bloggers connecting:) The cake looks divine and that 2CV has always been my dream (impractical) car! Hope you have a fantastic week! Mel x

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Hey, I'm Will

Welcome to Bright.Bazaar, my make-you-smile style corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing my love of beautiful design, feel-good homes, everyday style, inspiring travel and, pretty much everything in between, since 2009. As well as working as a content creator, I write interior design books and edit a bi-weekly e-newsletter called Smile Mail. I live in New York City with my heartmate and can often be found listening to Madonna’s Confessions album and dreaming up my next home renovation project.