I am a freelance interiors journalist, working for a range of UK magazines. Click here to view my portfolio of published work.
Click here to order my new book: Design Bloggers At Home, published by Ryland Peters and Small.
You can SEE A PREVIEW of one of the homes featured in the book on The Guardian website, there was a lovely feature about it in The New York Times, and it's been featured in many other titles, including You (The Daily Mail), Stella (Sunday Telegraph), Elle Decoration, Country Homes & Interiors, Homes & Antiques, Grazia, Marie Claire, Mollie Makes, Good Homes, Redbook (USA), Country Living (USA), Red - Hearst Home (Italy) and Psychologies.
See our London home in Homes & Antiques.
See our Cotswold wedding in Elle Marriage (Japan), Mollie Makes magazine and on the Liberty blog.
See inside my drawers (not in that way) via Good Homes magazine.
Check out the trends I spotted at Maison & Objet for Apartment Therapy.
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Category Archives: LA BROCANTE (AKA VINTAGE TAT)
Picked up these 1950s bad boys at a flea market recently. I couldn’t resist the stunning covers and the content is really inspiring, too – a mixture of articles and poetry, all beautifully illustrated.
Designer Merrick Angle, of Double Merrick fame, kindly gave me a whistle-stop tour of some of his favourite French brocantes (junk shops) this summer. We explored a huge secondhand shop called Le Monde Allant Vers (in Eymoutiers, Limousin region) and an amazing … …keep reading
Just spotted a quirky little feature I did in the new issue of The Simple Things magazine, about a very beautiful vintage garden ‘lav’, filled with rustic accessories. Is ‘toilet envy’ a (simple) thing? It is now…!
Top left: salt and pepper pinch pots in pale grey, West Elm and vintage studio pottery salt pot, Ardingly; Top right: Andalucia porridge bowl, Habitat; Bottom right: A trio of tiny bowls (top left is by Icelandic ceramicist Anna Mikaelsdottir – … …keep reading
Clockwise from top left: My ‘new’ vintage stool, from Lovely & Co; Vintage Welsh Caernafon blanket – made in the Derw Mill and found on eBay. (Check out these beautiful cushions by Sparrow & Co. too, which are made from the same vintage … …keep reading
I went to the excellent Littleton Auction a few weeks ago, intending to bid on a pair of rather delicious vintage Danish teak and leather armchairs. Sadly, there was a savvy dealer there who had also spotted them and they … …keep reading
Titillating towers, ceramic armadillos and quivering copper stars – check out the new April issue of Homes & Antiques magazine for eight pages of wibbly wobbly fun… I loved writing this feature and chatted to some very passionate and helpful jelly experts … …keep reading
Clockwise from top left: 1950s ‘Tinsel Flitters’ – vintage glitter; Woollen mittens, hand-knitted in Iceland; Welsh blanket print oil cloth, Adra; French market basket liners I made using Wiltshire and Mitsi Tana Lawn fabric, Liberty.
Have been meaning to post this for some time… Torn from a 1959 magazine and now framed on our office wall. I love the colours – the pointy noses and their twinkly little eyes. If only we were all so … …keep reading
Ascending the filthy escalator at London Bridge underground station recently, inhaling mouse poo dust, my eyes (semi-focussed) scanned the usual adverts – Chicago the musical, teeth whitening clinics, vitamins, whisky, breast implants, yawn, snore, when – suddenly – a beautiful … …keep reading