Wallart

  I’m thrilled to offer an exciting range of designer wallpaper.  These gorgeous hand painted art designs have been digitally printed onto heavy weight non woven wide width paper to really enhance the designs. This stylish collection co-ordinates beautifully with the gorgeous colour palette of fabrics that we already supply & is available in a…

Inspiration

I’ve just treated myself to inspirational day out with a lovely group of soft furnishers at a Curtain Masterclass. The Masterclass was led by industry expert Rebecca Day of Merrick & Day who generously shared with us her huge knowledge, experience & tips for designing window treatments.  Rebecca brought some of her gorgeous samples with her…

Case study: Country house style

My client, who loves the Laura Ashley, country house look wanted to up date her sitting room but maintain a traditional feel.    As the room is south facing & has large patio doors out to the garden the furnishings are liable to fade in the strong sunlight; my client chose these textured vertical blinds…

Silk

  I’ve had the pleasure of working with many different fabrics so far this year including a very glamorous Designers Guild Dupion. It’s incredible to believe that the source of this stunning natural silk thread was kept a secret for over a thousand years.  For soft furnishers Dupion silk is one of the most popular…

Case study; curtains & blinds for an orangery

  I recently had the pleasure of making a large number of blinds & a pair of eyelet curtains for a beautiful orangery style dining room/family room which had been expertly built by its owner as an extension to a stunning kitchen. The room, which has lovely countryside views is fully glazed on two sides & also…

Local craftsmanship & rebellion!

I doubt you could have missed 800th anniversary of  Magna Carta in the news last week.  I have been following the build up to local celebrations for some time as I knew that the local community were planning something special. Our neighbouring village was at the heart of the barons’ rebellion.  Four of the rebel…

Rest your weary feet

My DH has taught me how to make an upholstered footstool…somewhere to rest my weary feet…I wanted one that would be large enough to share, just the right height & which could also be used as a tea tray table.  I chose a soft antique gold jacquard fabric which picks up beautifully on the shading…