Eye Candy | The Sorbet tones of Petite Friture

May 5, 2017

Petite Friture Salone del mobile

Villa PF Petite Friture

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Good morning friends. Today is a post all about my favourite crush of the last year. Each time I see a piece of furniture from French design house Petite Friture‘s range, or a set design from their latest trade show, my heart sings a little. Read More

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Elements of Design | Window Shopping For Modern Stylish Window Solutions

May 1, 2017

Natural roller blinds

Image: Luxaflex

 

Good morning, and happy bank holiday for those of you also in the U.K. (don’t feel too badly if you’re not, the weather has been pretty awful and, well, British). Now I’m not expecting to set the internet alight with this piece, but in the first of a few posts I have planned in the coming month or so I’d like to concentrate today on one of the design basics, the bits that can seem less fun but really transform the feel of a room – today, window options. Read More

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Choosing The Worlds Favourite Colour

April 24, 2017

G F Smith The Worlds Favourite Colour

Image: Design Soda

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What’s your favourite colour? When was the last time someone asked you this? I know, past high school dating games in girls magazines I’m not sure I’ve thought about this or considered it important for over twenty years. Which is odd as I am a pretty colour obsessed person. But committing to just one? That sounds like an awfully big commitment to me. Far bigger than who you choose to spend your life with say! Happily, for those of you that are slightly more balanced than I, somebody does want to ask you this. G.F Smith who have been manufacturing quality paper of all colours and hue since 1885, along with Colourplan, are trying to ascertain what the worlds favourite colour is. Read More

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Green Fingers | The prettiest Cat-Safe House Plants

April 16, 2017

Plants that are not toxic to pets, cat safe house plants

Image: Design Soda

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Happy Easter people, I hope you’ve all done you’re duty and consumed your weight in chocolate this weekend. If you are looking for some virtue to alleviate the confectionary sins, then I bring my fellow cat owners a piece on bringing the botanical trend into your home whilst taking care of your pet at the same time! I know, slightly tenuous, but you can thank me later.  I confess, I had absolutely no idea before becoming a cat owner that common plants and flowers could be poisonous to pets. Read More

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Workshop | Paint & Pineapples with Annie Sloan

April 10, 2017

Annie Sloan paint everything bloggers workshop painted and gilded pineapples

Image: Design Soda

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Now I know what you’re thinking, but bare with me, I haven’t been breathing in paint fumes, well not exactly, but this is yet another paint post of sorts! Read More

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