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A spot of shopping…..

With the onset of colder conditions I decided to venture out to Guildford this week in search of a new winter coat.  Inevitably, I became completely distracted particularly when I spied the new Anthropologie store! I rushed over and spent the … 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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What! No Duck Feet?

Thursday saw the first of 2 days of the Porta Romana sale which is held annually in a marquee on the outskirts of Farnham. Typically, this event draws a strong crowd of local (and not so local) interior designers and stylists. … Continue reading

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Licencing controversy for Farnham designers

The proffering of alcoholic drinks in a sales environment is not a new idea and yet Surrey Council’s decision to grant Farnham-based Innsatiable and Evitavonni licences to sell alcohol while selling furniture, homewares and design – has made controversial headlines and riled local residents. The additional … Continue reading

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La Casita needs a little more Spain inside!

Having just returned from a lovely holiday in Mallorca surrounded by lovely Mallorquin things, it was with great excitement that I accepted an invite to go out to La Casita in Guildford, Surrey last Friday night. Already I could feel … Continue reading

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Gorgeous new collections from William Yeoward

At Isabel Ballardie Interiors we are always seeking out distinctive, elegant and timeless furniture and accessories for our clients’ interiors. So, when we were introduced to the gorgeous new ranges from William Yeoward earlier this week we found ourselves with plenty … Continue reading

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Luxury Lighting! Oh Yes please……

We arrived at 9.30am and were at least fifth deep in the queue to the wonderful world of the Porta Romana sale! On offer were not only table lamps, floor lamps, furniture and glassware, but champagne, tea, coffee and biscuits! Very … Continue reading

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Keep calm and carry on! What it’s like to ‘run’ the business for a week…..

This week our lovely directors Jane and Isabel went off to Marrakesh for a short break and who can blame them? 10 degrees and raining here, 38 and sunny there…. So what’s happening with the business……? Well, it seems that I … Continue reading

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The ACHICA magazine arrives

I was intrigued when the new Achica magazine shot through my post box one cloudy Tuesday morning. I have been watching the rise of Achica, not only through mutterings from our clients, but also in my ever vigilant web watch. … Continue reading

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DWELL opens new Guildford Store

Dwell opened their new store in Guildford, Surrey on Thursday 23rd February. Situated at the top of the High St, which used be the New Heights store, Dwell have filled the entire space with room sets and quirky accessories! The eye … Continue reading

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