Author Archives: Rachel Southern

Behind the scenes at The Ordinary Lovely, I'm a busy mama to a four-year-old and a two-year-old with an unhealthy obsession with Roger Federer. What can I say? I lived in Switzerland for seven years before moving back to North Wales in 2014 ... surviving amongst the Swiss meant developing a love of their unofficial king. My blog, The Ordinary Lovely, is my space to celebrate those things that make my ordinary life, and our ordinary home, a little lovelier ... a place to celebrate the small things.

How to achieve an 'Ideal Home' home!


Rachel from gorgeous interior/lifestyle blog 'The Ordinary Lovely' gives us her best tips on creating a beautiful home in 2017- comfortable, stylish and straight from the pages of Ideal Home! Here's how to achieve an 'Ideal Home' home...

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Hold on to summer with Harissa Roast Tomatoes

Lifestyle blogger Rachel from The Ordinary Lovely shares her tips for getting over summer with some foodie escapism.

Harissa Roast Tomatoes

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Fashion inspiration from Grazia

Parenting blogger Rachel from The Ordinary Lovely gushes over Grazia magazine and how the renowned fashion mag could influence future stylists.


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Can you really recreate Olive’s recipes at home?

Lifestyle blogger Rachel from The Ordinary Lovely tries out some recipes from Olive Magazine to see if they’re really as easy as they look.


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