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24 Jan 2017

If you have started following my blog or indeed, my website, you will no doubt have come to realise that I am a lover of all things old, antique, vintage, call it what you will. Over the years I have spent a lot of my hard earned cash on pieces of furniture that have...

23 Dec 2016

With Christmas just a few days away, I decided it was time to revert some attention to a couple of my own interiors projects that have been on my 'to-do' list for quite some time, but I've just never got around to doing. When we moved into our beautiful Co...

8 Dec 2016

With only two weeks left until the big day, if you are hosting this year's festive dinner, no doubt you haven't had much time to consider how to dress your Christmas table. Here are just a few tasteful and stylish table decor ideas to get your creative juices...

7 Dec 2016

Quite possibly my favourite interior styles, and not just for Christmas. The vintage theme focuses on natural and neutrals, with influences from a rustic French / English farmhouse.

3 Dec 2016

Scandinavian influenced Christmas décor isn’t a new thing, but it has grown in popularity over the years and evolved somewhat. There are still those that like to embrace the traditional reds and greens of Christmas, but more popular these days, seems to be the more nat...

3 Dec 2016

As a designer, one of the regular faux pas’ I encounter in residential home design, is not spending enough time considering light, how it works and how to harness it. All too often I see clients design their dream space, only for it to be compromised by an inadequate...

21 Nov 2016

I purchased this elegant Edwardian chest of drawers / vanity dressing table chiffonier with oval swinging mirror, a few months ago now and thought it would look stunning painted. The piece was solid mahogany and consisted of three large drawers with the original handl...

15 Nov 2016

It wasn’t long before we moved in our dream home in Cornwall, that I realised our nest was feeling a little empty. All this space, fresh air, a field for a garden, beaches and woodland within spitting distance and no one to enjoy it with. Well, with the exception of t...

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...

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