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3 Mar 2017

You may recall I purchased a pair of French 17th century classic Louis XV fauteuils (or to you and I, open sided armchairs) a while back as an upholstery project.

7 Nov 2016

Following a spectacular bonfire and fireworks night this year with the stunning harbour town of Polperro as our back drop, I thought I should really share some of Cornwall’s fabulous Christmas markets that we’ve tried, tested and over indulged in (hic!), over recent ye...

3 Nov 2016

I often travel the length and breadth of the South West of England seeking out perfect furniture finds to refinish or renovate. Last week was no different when I paid a trip to Truro - Cornwall and the UK's most South Westley city, and a place where I’ve had many succ...

30 Oct 2016

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 transform into the deep russets, oranges and reds synonymous with the season, so it’s felt like Halloween has come a bit early to C...

28 Oct 2016

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 the latter much now I’m well into my grumpy forties, and my ‘take me as you find me’ attitude to life these days perhaps doesn’t he...

24 Oct 2016

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 new home, having

27 Sep 2016

Whether you are designing your dream bathroom or just a more functional interior design solution for your home, there are some key tips I recommend you follow to help make things go smoothly.  <

  • Layout – This may sound fairly straight forward, but changing your exis...

24 Sep 2016

After a busy week hunting out vintage treasures and refinishing some of my recent vintage finds, I decided to take the day off and instead, focus my attention on our cottage garden.

As part of mine and my hubby’s dream to give up our successful careers in the city and s...

22 Sep 2016

The weather in Cornwall has been stunning these past few months, even as we draw towards the end of summer to Autumn, and there’s nothing more rewarding than sitting outside my workshop on a beautiful day listening to the sound of the birds tweeting, the waves crashing...

21 Sep 2016

Dear Readers,

Forgive me for I have sinned.  It's been 5 months since my last blog entry...

Why is that?  Oh, I don't know really.  I have been busy with the business and possibly took my eye off the ball in terms of blog writing. 

Well, I'm a creative professio...

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