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- Each month, I share one of my 'Vintage Obsessions' alongside antiques guru Mark Hill, for the IACF blog. Like American Mason jars? Read on...
This smart charcoal Welsh rug has perked up my office and keeps my feet warm while I work! It's from Solva Woollen mill in Pembrokeshire - well worth a visit if you're ever in the area.
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The interview does not begin well. My iPhone battery is low, so I use my landline, usually strictly reserved for friends and family. When I call her, she doesn’t pick up, but calls me straight back, just as I am … …keep reading
It’s sculptural. It’s delicate. It looks just like vintage cut glass. It’s IKEA‘s newest light fitting, due out in April 2013 (UK). It’s ‘Vanadin’: Given meat-ball-gate and all, it’s an unfortunate choice of name, perhaps, but these are the same … …keep reading
As every bargain hunter knows, sometimes you have to go the extra mile to get the best deals. And, sometimes, you have to get on a train to the arse end of Ballards Lane in NW12-or-something in freezing fog. In … …keep reading
Am currently obsessed with these Scandi votives (£15 for three) from BHS. That is all.
Number 7 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London, used to be a grocer’s shop. Today, there are still pears and strawberries in the windows. But also pink wobbly jellies, fish and pigeons… Yes, Delia Peel and Juliet Thornback (AKA Thornback & Peel) … …keep reading
OK, so imagine mt tape… but BIGGER. For walls. Appliances. Furniture. Floors. The lucky Japanese got it back in May. Then, in August, it spread to the US. Now, at Maison & Objet in Paris, mt CASA has finally arrived in … …keep reading
Lovely online home accessories emporium Bombay Duck is having a pop-up shop at London’s Westfield shopping centre, starting today, running for six months. So, to celebrate, here’s a tasty little discount code for 20% off all online Bombay Duck orders, … …keep reading
A few months ago, I was pottering around the Bedeck factory in Belfast, admiring new collections, when I spotted some rather exciting looking top secret bedlinen designs, featuring Joules patterns. (Yes, Joules. The British country-wear emporium founded thirty years ago … …keep reading
Tweed fabrics, fox motifs, faux fur, pocket watches, numbered vases and industrial-style furniture – the new Clerkenwell collection at M&S (due out mid-July 2012) is a cosy combination of gentlemanly checks, burnt orange knitted accessories and chunky, utilitarian wooden and … …keep reading