To distress, or not to distress, that is the question
I purchased this elegant Edwardian chest of drawers / vanity dressing table chiffonier with oval swinging mirror, a few months ago now and t
The TOP seven best Christmas Markets in Cornwall to try during 2016
Following a spectacular bonfire and fireworks night this year with the stunning harbour town of Polperro as our back drop, I thought I shoul
St Mellion French Inspired Dresser in Miss Mustard Seed Bergere
I often travel the length and breadth of the South West of England seeking out perfect furniture finds to refinish or renovate. Last week w
All Hallows’ Eve Inspired Boeuf Bourguignon
With such a prolonged summer in Cornwall, followed by a very mild Autumn thus far, the trees and hedgerow ferns have only just started to tr
Relocating to Cornwall - Part 4. Make Hay While The Sun Shines.
It can be tough moving to a new area - making new friends and generally fitting in. My husband would argue that I don’t bother much with th
Finding your home's heartbeat
If you’ve been following my ‘Relocating to Cornwall’ series, you will know that my husband and I opted to purchase a barn conversion for our
St Agnes Bay inspired Chest of Drawers
You may recall in an earlier post that I said we were in the process of slowly refurbishing our lovely but rather tired Cornish barn...
Autumn Comfort Food - Seafood, Garden Pea and Fennel Risotto
The weather in Cornwall, even for the start of Autumn, has been stunning and I’ve been able to work outside on my furniture for much of...
Relocating to Cornwall - Part 2
I covered in Part 1 of my blog 'Relocating-to-Cornwall---Part-1-Myth-reality-the-whole-Cornish-Pasty', our initial first steps moving...
Designer Spotlight - Piet Hein Eek
With so many differing trends and designs in the interiors market place, I thought it might be a good idea to write a blog every so often...