DIY mud-cloth inspired headboard

Photo credit http://www.stfrank.com Mud-cloth. This intricately patterned cotton fabric, also called ‘bogolan’ – is a textile unique to Africa. The process involved to create this lightweight cloth is given away in the name. Narrow strips of handwoven cotton are stitched together and then painted with geometric patterns and symbols using aged river mud. The result […]

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Spring is here – love yellow

  For all of you who follow my Instagram squares – you’ll know I have a penchant for yellow. Only in small doses, however – accessories, rather than large expanses of paint, and more often than not, of the mustard yellow variety. As a naturally optimistic and creative person, I may be drawn to yellow […]

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Surround yourself in luxury with Little Leaf

Textiles business ‘Little leaf’ is a family run company, and the owners are very environmentally aware – running a small holding and ‘green’ home alongside their organic cotton business. Organic cotton is grown with consideration for both the environment and the people that grow and sew it, and it is a premium product – kind […]

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My bedroom re-style

Around four years ago we decided to take the plunge and add a double dormer extension to our Victorian home to create a ‘U’ shaped master bedroom with study space and ensuite shower room. The building work went on for 5 months With a three year old and a baby, and the work taking two […]

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Meet Hannah Townsend

Continuing my theme of featuring little known, but inspiring small businesses, I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to interview Hannah. She is a woman of exceeding talent – not only has she set up her very successful interiors homewares shop, which focuses on beautiful, personalised items of the straw variety, but she […]

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