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The Art of the neutral

As someone who loves art, photography, sculpture, ceramics and virtually all other forms of original expression I am pleased, but at the same time always disappointed, when big companies (like John Lewis, Laura Ashley) try and mass produce art and … Continue reading

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Makeover for the boys

So, it’s Beatrix Potter for the young Prince George! A good choice I think – classic, timeless, British, cute…. can’t go wrong. But what happens as boys get older and grow out of the twee pale blues or, in my case, White Company … Continue reading

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Designers Guild sale delights and surprises!

I’m not normally one to rush to the sales. I don’t really like the idea of pushing and shoving to get to an item that may or may not end up being a ‘bargain’. A bargain to me is something … Continue reading

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Ready for a refurb!

Today I’m clearing out both my son’s bedroom and our bedroom ready for their long-awaited refurb. It’s been 7 years since we moved to Farnham from London and yes, we’ve done quite a bit to the house in that time: … Continue reading

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What a hoot! Great fabrics for kids at last…..

When a sample of Harlequin’s Jolly Jurassic fabric arrived this morning I just had to look at the rest of the collection. This was a really eye-catching and fresh take on fabrics for kids – fun, colourful and, a little more … Continue reading

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Dressing windows for the occasion

Having the opportunity to choose new curtains or blinds is exciting but sometimes a number of issues – the position of the windows, the number of windows or the light –  can present confusion, hesitancy and indecision. I saw this image … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst – get it?

My friend Mandy and I went to London’s Tate Modern (or ‘tat moderne’ as Grayson Perry rather amusingly refers to it) for lunch, a catch up and to see if we could finally GET Damien Hirst…. It got off to … Continue reading

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Mixing it up: this season’s trends

I’m always fascinated by drawing parallels between trends in fashion and interiors. It is never clear to me which one inspires the other. Inevitably,maybe, it is a two way thing – but this season having been to Chelsea’s Design Centre … Continue reading

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Jubilee at Home!

Isabel is getting into the spirit of Her Majesty’s Jubilee year with an addition to her son’s bedroom. Upholstered with her own fair hand, materials sourced from Freelance Fabrics in Farnham, Surrey. Isabel had a section of 15mm mdf cut … Continue reading

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