Thursday, February 10, 2011

[ a happy place ]

THE PERFECT CURE for the winter blues? A trip to the Cath Kidston store! This is one shop that is guaranteed to perk you up - her colourful patterns are so happy and playful - a perfect distraction to less-than-perfect weather!

[all pics by me on my iPhone]

I've picked up a few things on my visits: fabric, tea towels, shoe bags, a tote, a passport cover and I love how her patterns mix so well together. I'm eyeing those spotty plates right about now....

lisa

24 comments:

Tina said...

Absolutely swoon-worthy Lisa! I LOVE anything Cath Kidston! Thanks for sharing:) ~ Tina xx

Urbanstems said...

I get giddy when I go in there! Sinead x

Razmataz said...

Cath Kidson, come to Canada.

jeanette from everton terrace said...

That little girl's sweater is too sweet for words.

Leanne said...

hope you're bringing some of that home!...love it. i would want one of everything....or at least a handful of dishtowels.

Debby said...

How fun! I wish there was a store my way... I would love to visit! xo

dreams on 34th street said...

Hi Lisa!

Looks like you are having fun!

I just love Cath's retro spunk!
It's like looking at stuff from my childhood that's been to heaven and back!

*Lynne*

Meeling said...

So fun! You couldn't possibly be in a bad mood after visiting her store. :-D

I'm with you on those polka dots...too cute!!

Formerly known as Frau said...

Love all the colors and patterns! That store is a definite stop if ever in Ireland again...off to google wonder if she is other places too! Have a great day!

Kellie Collis said...

Lovely shop! I want those heart buttons! Have a gorgeous day, Kellie xx

All things nice... said...

My nearest CK shop is over 2 hours away so I am rarely ever there. Thanks for sharing

All things nice...

Stunning- said...

I honestly don't think I could go there without going bankrupt... Eeek!

birdie blue said...

cath is my happy place. love the spotty plates you're thinking of...you need them.

i don't think i could practice any restraint. i'd definitely have to pick up the new cupcake/fairy cake sleeves.

and the little rose cardy for my daughter rosie.

xo
~molly

Rambling Renovators said...

Love it. Just the antidote I need to this chilly wintry day.

Ashley said...

I absolutely adore the patters and colors she uses! So beautiful! Xoxoxo 1942charm.blogspot.com

Anna of IHOD said...

This looks like the perfect retreat for a Saturday morning. Love the style of this shop:)

EDYTA and CO. INTERIOR DESIGN said...

Very cute! I can't see how you can be unhappy being surrounded by all these pretty flowers and colorfool polka dots!
Happy Thursday evening and Friday :)
:)

xo
Edyta
http://edytaandco.blogspot.com/

Privet and Holly said...

I've promised my
girl a trip to
Ireland before she
graduates HS, so
hoping it will be
in the cards by
2013. If we do go
to Dublin, this
shop would most
definitely be on
our radar ~ LOVE it!
Wouldn't it be
fun if we could meet
you for tea, afterwards??
xx Suzanne
PS: My LISA ROY came
this week and I have
had a zillion compliments
all about town!!

quintessence said...

Her shop is adorable and there's truly something for everyone - such a cheerful place!

Lissa @ After Adornment said...

This shop would definitely help with the winter blues. Love all those wonderful patterns!

Cassie {Hi Sugarplum!} said...

What a fun store!!!! I love places like that...for some reason I never buy anything in them, but have the best time looking at all the treasures.

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

How lucky you are to be able to go into a Cath Kidston store! Loved all the photos.
Blessings,
Marcia

Sarah said...

OMG! beautiful post, lucky you - I LOVE Cath Kidston!! I want all of it!! :))

Tiffany from HOLIDAY said...

i so wish there was a store in the us! i was so excited when the ny opened, only for it to close not too long after. sigh...

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