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Lipstick for Walls – Favourite Wallpapers

June 24, 2013

CUSTHOM-_COLUMBIA-ROAD-WALLPAPER-BRONZE MetallicSo, I see wallpaper as the lipstick of home cosmetics. You can be as bold as you like, but I think wallpaper is most effective when used sparingly.  The old mothers truism about make-up transfers rather well to home design I think- paint your eyes or your lips, cleavage or legs, overkill leaves no room to think and nothing to the imagination. With this in mind, having filled downstairs with a bric-a-brac of objects and pictures, we have not ventured into wall lipstick. I am now tentatively turning my attention to the upstairs hallway and  bedroomsRead More

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Piero Fornasetti – Design Crush

June 17, 2013

Fornasetti HomewaresI love Piero Fornasetti, he is a full on design crush for me, from hot air balloons to his obsession with Lina Cavalieri, his designs rarely fail to amuse me. If anyone was ever silly enough to give me a couple of grand to spend on an object for the home it would probably go on a vintage Fornasetti piece, maybe one of these umbrella stands:Read More

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