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  1. Autumn 2015 Deco: Pumpkin on Mantlepiece images With the days getting shorter, time has come to start focusing on decorative inspirations for indoors. With Halloween aproaching fast, I have included a few bewitching touches to get in the mood for the new season.

    Whether the preference is for autumn hues or neutral shades, there is room for all tastes and no lack of ideas for decorative seasonal touches.



    Autumn 15: Console Table atkin_day1-3_2 

    With its pleasing shape, this console table could well serve as a statement piece for a hallway, Etienne Glass Top Console Table, £449,


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    Bring a smile to your living space with these unique Mushroom shape tables. Even better, choose different designs and scatter them around the room. Bosa Ceramiche produced these rather fun T Tables in collaboration with Jaime Hayon, T-Table Special Eddition Coffee/Side Table Bosa, EUROS 805,20,





    Autumn/15: Magic-mushroom-stool-3

    David Fox launched the Magic Stool for Boss Design. Wouldn`t it be fun to have an entire room decked out withe these chairs creating the indoor equivalent of a mushroom field. The stools come in different sizes and colours. From £443,04 for the Small Magic Stool,




    Autumn/15: modern-accent-chests-and-cabinets

    It is difficult to keep one`s eyes off this designer Sideboard with leather details giving this piece of furniture a stunning moorish look, Valentina High Sideboard,


     Autumn/15: original-vintage-two-tone-linen-armchair-by-ines-and-cole-charco 

    Ahtough this Vintage Victorian Armchair shows off a very neutral colour scheme, the two tone design, give it a bit of an edge, Two Tone Armchair,  £1250,

     Autumn-15: bradshaw_footstool_steelgrey_productpage_carousel_1_tablet_8

     This contemporary footstool comes in different colour combinations and is a very useful emergency seat.....and if you have to entertain unexpected guests and are in need of a quick tidy-up, just lift the lid and use the stool to store things in, Bradshaw Footstool, £149,



    A-15: Brown Seat Cushion 2 IMG_1365 

    For stylish emergency seating, these floor cushions are perfect and easy to store, £99, Blue Bath




    Autumn 15: Anthro Table 2 35965094_020_b2 

    Give your interior a warm and moorish touch with this gorgeous and unusual coffee table, Embossed Meridian Coffee Table, £698,



        Autumn 2015: Anthro Chair E7592600250017_004_b    Autumn 2015: Anthro Stool F7592600250017_061_b 


    For those who love the shabby chic/moorish sort of look, this modular corner chair is a real find. It is one of different sofa elements which can be mixed and matched and comes in different colours too, Souk Modular Corner Chair, £1200,




    Autumn 15: Artichoke Candlesticks mainslider_img_1

    These Artichoke candleholder provide a really decorative element to a kitchen or dining table. They come in a variety of colours and sizes, from £14.99,




    Autumn 2015: Linum Cushion 2085_d462af8105-23ter07000g21-w440

    Stay up to date with this seasons` colours and treat yourself to these gorgeous cushions, £89




    Autumn 2015: rivington-black-iron-console-table-37394-p[ekm]335x502[ekm] 

    This console table has a lovely shabby chic look for a relaxed interior, Rivington Black Iron Console Table, £395, 

    Autumn 15: Stardust Sofa d2d5f3ab26cd43e409a5d6ceb441c272

    This `Stardust Sofa` is a real stunner and a perfect choice for Retro lovers,




    Autumn/15: Throws images-1 

    Snuggle up in these and stay warm in style with these Triangle Jacquard Throws, £29 each,



     A.15: Orange Chair imgres-1      A-15: Yellow stripe cushion imgres

    Lux & Bloom is a small but inspirational new design house. The eclectic textile and homeware designs are perfect for those who like to add eyecatching elements to their home interiors. All products are designed and handmade in Britain. Lux & Bloom offer a lovely selection of textiles, cushions, lampshades and small furniture. Do visit their website to get inspired. Cushions start at £75,



    Art: Emma Rose Glorious_Weathert_thumb        Art: Emma Rose LIGHTFALL_OVER_THE_BAY_1        Art: Emma Rose Moorland_Mist_thumb

    Enter into autumnal spirit with these inspiring paintings by local painter Emma Rose. Emma has just won Independent Bath Award for Best Artist which is a wonderful achievement. Her work can be viewed at 78 Walcot Street (upstairs). She also has her studio in Wellow, just outside Bath which is well worth a visit,



    Autumn/15: Green Console imgres-1 

    Bring the outdoors indoors with an injection of bright green. Faux Shagreen Console Table,  £2082, Pavillion Broadway



     Autumn/15: normal_woodland-table-decorations

    For those who do not have the time to search the woods for suitable autumnal table decorations, this display is surely the next best thing, Woodland Wedding Mushroom Table Decoration, £20,





    Autumn/15: Brogue Tables images

    A perfect reflection of this seasons colours and design, Brogue Tables, £945 each, fao-shop 



    Autumn 2015: Sofa www.ochre-1 

    This sofa works well with any interior style and is one of my top picks, Snooze Sofa,



    Autumn-15: Green Stool imgres-4  

    This quirky stool also doubles up as an occasional might want to divert and rest your eyes now and again though! Astroid Wave SC Cotton Stool, EUROS 935, Arturass UK



     Autumn 2015: Stone Coffee Table ccd051e836a6264673ee9bb5c7a53c0f

    Given its clever design, you may not want to leave a stone unturned to get your hands on one of these unique pieces,




    Autumn 2015: Anthro Multi Col Sofa 36596377_095_b 

    It is hard not getting into the autumn spirit sitting on this sofa, £2800,



    Art/1: Mary images-3           Art/1: Mary images-2

    Mary Liddell is an artist local to Bath. She likes to work in landscape and from live subjects, fruit, flowers and everyday objects. Mary also offers regular painting classes at her studio in Bath,



     Autumn/15: normal_white-mushroom-table-decoration

    Even for the minimalist eye, there is autumnal help at hand when it comes to table decoration with these white mushroom displays, Woodland Wedding Mushroom Table Decoration, £11,



    Autumn/15: dining-room-decorating-furniture-accessories-tableware-2 

    Mix and match these leaf shape chairs as they also come in a variety of different colours, bringing that autumnal feel to a dining or kitchen table, Ottawa Collection,


     Autumn/15: Omnious Pillow c1f1e0660575c5a8_1744-w217-h217-b1-p10--eclectic- 

    With its warm seasonal hues, this decorative scatter cushion brings a very decorative seasonal touch to any sofa or armchair, Ominous Pillow, Emily Magone




    Autumn 2015: Anthro Sofa 146269_alt3 

    One of Anthropologies top new pieces of furniture this season, Dhurrie Sofa, £1600,




    Autumn 2015: Silver Pumpkin _35 

    Celebrate the Pumpkin season in style with these Mercury Glass Pumpkins,



    Autumn/15: Conquer Table search 

    Not quite just fallen off a tree but it will most certainly be a favorite with young and old,




    Autumn 2015: glazed-geometric-vase-available-in-large-small-size-option-lar 

    This Geometric vase is a very eye catching way to display flowers, from £15,



     Autumn 2015: French Balcony Sideboard T3469a

    This antique wrought iron French balcony has been revamped into a highly unusual and decorative console table, £1500 (plus VAT), Tyson London (+44 207 720 9331)




    Autumn 2015: Lamp www.ochre-3 

    Stop agonizing over the vast choice of decorative lamps and go for the Ochre Cherub Lamp. It works with absolutely every style and colour scheme and looks fantastic,





    Autumn 15: Patwork Tables OZynjFX4xp6uIdC7hzEAIOhJB9RrD8PZKINrkEMgSjNLkWnVb

    This fabulous range of occasional tables from Notre Monde are perfect for mixing and matching,




    Autumn 15: Linwood fabric chairs sp-life-1_453-Large 

    Linwood has entered into the autumn spirit with this range of upholstery fabric giving a living place that warm and cozy feel, (order via me at [email protected])



    Autumn/15: Dining Table imgres-3 

    This stunning `Raccolta Table`, is inspired by furniture found in the abandoned chapel of 16th century Villa Raccolta. This table can be supplied in bespoke sizes and finishes, from £2200, www.matthewcox.comAutumn-15: yulin_softgreylarge_productpage_carousel_1_tablet_2

    Store your belongings in style with this very decorative large hand-painted Yulin Storage Box, £229,


    Autumn 2015: Orange Cushion paris-oj-2_large 

    The pattern on this cushion was inspired by a beautiful wrought iron gate on the right bank of the Seine in Paris,




    Autumn/15: normal_french-sideboard-in-black 

    This French Media Unit is a very stylish diversion from the usual less exciting models, £1020,



     Autumn 2015: Orange Rug 02998d_cf660f1060ab4547809749d652d4a87f.jpg_srb_p_3

    The distressed effect on this handmade piece, have created this quite unique vintage rug,



    A-15: Lampshade 1b1ee6_01dfd089035b4b61929450e0b59b59cf.jpg_srz_p_187_250_7   A-15: Black/Orange Cushion 1b1ee6_af6a496119934f8fb032bd07547f9f2e.png_srb_  A-15: Black Border Cushion 1b1ee6_c61a82b67931446c939c61d2130583e0.png_srb_

    One simply has to fall in love with thees striking crow designs.  Wether displayed as cushions, on lampshades or stools, they cannot fail to impress,

      Autumn 2015: Black Console -2a3b85a4ca1f0c9b4370df5b30e6d490_w500_h500

    This classic design works equally well in contemporary surroundings, £367,90




    Autumn 15: Pierre Frey Wallpaper a9b229f2-7f43-4421-bdc2-a4428cb02e08

    `La Menagerie` is one of my top Toile de Jouy picks. For orders please contact me on [email protected]




    Autumn 15: Egg Table T3396a 

    This wrought iron `egg` side table with marble top has a wonderfully eery look, £1375, 



    A-15: Tashi 2 4999891

    For a moorish look Tashi Goldring has designed this striking looking fabric which lends itself perfectly to curtains or cushions,


    Autumn-15: Finials totemsfull

    Amazing, what you can do with finials other than making sure that your curtains don`t fall off! Limed Wood Decorative Finials, from £72,




     Autumn 2015: zaragoza-dip-dye-cushion-41297-p[ekm]335x502[ekm]

    Not quite 50 shades of grey but the next best thing! Zaragoza Dip Dye Cushion, £47,



    Autumn 15: ceramic-fornasetti-style-faces-jar-40943-p[ekm]233x349[ekm] 

    Don`t get spooked if you stumble over this Fornasetti style Jar featuring some rather mysterious looking faces. It`s a real eye-catcher and a perfect accessory for those with a taste for something with a difference, £49,



    Autumn-15: velvet-arabesque-pillow-cover-slate-t1927_2z 

     For a really stylish vintage look, treat yourself to these very reasonable priced cushions, Velvet Arabesque Pillow Cover, £16.95, 



    Autumn 15: Coffee Table www.ochre-2 

    Ochre never disappoints when it comes to quality and unique furniture design. Each piece of this mercury lass top is hand tarnished and therefor unique,




     Autumn 2015: Linum Curtains 1440_e18c2e9d8b-57sun15900nnn-w440

    For those who need a quick curtain fix and are on a budget, the ready made curtains from Linum offer a stylish solution, 140x90, £90, (for orders please contact me on [email protected]),



    Autumn 2015: Oval Coffee Table 27d7eb183cfdd548e6d7beb18a63b975 

    One of the coolest contemporary coffee tables which would also look good with the odd vintage or antique piece of furniture. The sculptural shape of this table is complemented by the oval, faux-shagreen top,



     Autumn/15: Console category_intro_banners.consoles_1

    The monochrome bone inlay gives this console table a quirky 3D twist, £595,




    Autumn 2015: Linum Apron 1863_c3964c26d1-10mad07902g21-w440 

    You are bound to keep your cool with this classic apron in dark charcoal grey even if things are hotting up in the kitchen, £29,



    Autumn/15: black-picture-print-club-chair-14327-p[ekm]275x206[ekm] 

    The `Art` or sitting pretty, is this armchair`s key feature, displaying what appears like detailed artwork reminiscent of an `old master` painting on the back of the chair, £720,




    Autumn 15: Antique French Side Tables T3393a 

    This pair of antique round grey blue painted wooden French side tables caught my eyes. They are quite distinctive showing off its quite unusual looking legs, £1500 + VAT for the pair,




     Autumn 2015: Linum Throw 1961_c8051f4a51-17kod23700g21-w440

    Give your sofa or bed a lift with a stylish throw, Delsbo Throw, £135,







    Wether you like something spooky or prefer a more stylish approach,  there is a lot of fun to be had, if you are in the mood to get creative with your pumpkin. Here are just a few ideas offering some inspiration. You can either apply decorative napkins, silk or newspaper with Mod Podge Glue to the pumpkin or use cut outs of silhouettes or halloween type images to paint them onto a pumpkin with Acrylic paint. 





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    Autumn 2015 Deco: Blue Pumpkin god572hyycy49erm57jo50512fa06f277




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     Autumn 2015 Room: Green Sofa - Screen-Shot-2015-09-08-at-16.20.47

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    Autumn 2015 Room: country-living-room-decorating-ideas-627x502-on-livingroo

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    Autumn 2015 Deco: Blue/Green Table Deco Artdelatablebleuvert_w641h478 




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    Autumn 15: Beautiful-Flower-Vase-for-French-Living-Room-Accessories 




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    Autumn 2015 Deco: Table Center Deco cor-With-wooden-dining-table-chair-stoo




    Autumn 2015 Room: Orange/Black stripe walls Alidad-Book-Image-house-15sep15

    Via: Jessica Doyle 


    Autumn 2015 Deco: Table Centre Deco awesome-dining-room-interior-design-ide




    Autumn 2015 Room: Brown Sofa / Contemporary 2-David-Scott-sehpa




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  2. Summer 15 Room: udaipur-rajasthan-india-city-palace-i-a-western-style-room-



    After a cold and wet spring here in Bath, summer is at last making its tentative appearance. So, don`t stay too sober when it comes to your interior but celebrate the sunny forecast by injecting some colour into your room schemes and by getting yourself in the right mood for your summer holiday.





    Over the years, my work has not just involved sprucing up my clients` interiors or home staging properties which are being sold, but also helping clients with their search for a new home. Being still new to Bath, I have joined forces with Shona Forbes-Cable of Bath and Country Property Finders to help out with this.


    Highly experienced in the home-finding business, Shona has a real knack for sniffing out super properties which are not quite yet on the market, giving her clients the advantage of arranging viewings, before someone else gets there before them. One can be sure that if she does not find it, it does not exist.  It is a very competitive and very much a sellers market here. Shona has great understanding of what her clients are looking for and takes care of them beautifully, so do look her up on 




    You don`t have to travel half way round the globe to add some elements to your interiors which are inspired by designs from far flung destinations. With my new finds, I hope to take you on a journey, without having to go anywhere near a plane, car or train.



    Summer 15: Tashi G orange cushions 9858289 

    Tashi Goldring, a textile designer and muralist, specialises in printed textiles for both interior and fashion design. Tashi creates most of her work through hand screen printing and painting. She can also create bespoke work for clients. Her colours and designs are stunning, fun and very original,




    Summer 15: Blue Arti Schair front 4011768    

    Timorous Beasties is known for its surreal and provocative textile and wallpaper designs. This `Random Abandon Armchair` certainly lives up to expectations with a very `arty` flavour! £2,200 for the set of two chairs,




    Summer 15: Safavieh-Dhurries-Navy-Ivory-Flat-Weave-Rug-DHU624D-4

    The Dhurries Navy Rug from Safavieh brings that instant Moroccan element to a room scheme,



    Summer 15: Garden coffe table cream 132773282 

    The perfect choice of outdoor table, if you are looking for something stylish which you don`t find in every other garden, Silhouette Outdoor Coffee Table,


    Summer 15/4: fornasetti-scented-candle-architettu


    As this candle is yet again proof, Fornasetti never disappoints when it comes to producing statment accessories which look great around the house, £125, 



    Summer 15: Tashi blue fabric 3125613      Summer 15: Taschi G matching blue bag 9504413      Summer 15: Tashi G fabric 2 2935125 

    With so many lovely designs from which to choose, it is very tempting to get carried away. It is well worth taking a look at Tashi Goldring`s website to get a feel for what she can turn her beautifully designed fabrics into,



    Summer 15/5: Heals Sideboard 05_H12edit_1161903k

    As seen in the Sunday Times,  Heal`s is launching a new collection of painted furniture for autumn. The Atlantic Blue Pinner Sideboard, will be one of their front runners and will be available from mid August, £795,



    Summer 15/4: Jug C34697094_040_b-1 

    This eye-catching design, is a creation by Sout African Artist Ruan Hoffman and combines traditional craftsmanship with modern art, £96, 

      Summer 15: normal_large-floor-cushion-in-three-colours

    A brilliant solution for a garden party or sitting room if you have a large number of guests. It is easier to store away than a chair and looks very decorative, £105,



     Summer 15/5: still-life-flowers-jug_573

    Mary Liddell, a great great great grandaughter of Alice Liddell (Alice in Wonderland) is local to Bath, specialising in Still Life, Landscape and Portraits. Her paintings are beautifully put together and bring a wonderfully warm element to a room,



    Summer 15: Blue moorish stool ot-019 

    Add a bit of colour to your living space with this stylish `Blue and White Stool`,



    Summer 15: Tray tr143 

    If you are just after that small accessory for your summer entertaining, go for this Majolica Tiles Alfresco Tray, £19.50,



        Summer 15/4: Orange chair aclk

    This orange chair is easy to place and goes with most neutral colors, £257.99,




    Summer 15: Savannah Bird Cushion s366419143856091046_p454_i2_w640 

    A `bird` told me that this large floor cushion is one of this season`s must haves and worth the investment, £350, 




    Summer 15: Orange Safavieh-Quatrefoil-Orange-Garden-Stool-a136ad0b-6cfe-408 

    If you have fallen for this very trendy summer colour, the Quatrefoil Orange Garden Stool is a very stylish blend of Asian and Moroccan design, £74.79,



    Summer 15/1: wall-mounted-kasba-tea-light-holder-37099-p[ekm]233x349[ekm]

    If it is spezial effect one is after, these wall mounted Kasba Tea Light holders will  definitely not disappoint £69,, 



    Summer 15: Arti Multi Col Sofa 3851963 

    If you are done with all neutral and in need of satisfying the artistic side within you, why not  go a bit colour mad and cover your sofa with this Grand Blotch Damask is great fun but don`t look at it for too long, otherwise your eyes will go all funny!, £120 per meter,


        Summer 15/1: Orange Lamps imgres

    The Safavieh Gale Table Lamp adds that trendy colour spot to a room or is perfect for completing this popular seasonal color scheme, £119.99 (for a set of two lamps),



    Summer 15: Green original_distressed-serpentine-fronted-vintage-sideboard

    This Serpentine Fronted Vintage Sideboard is a beautiful piece of furniture sitting with ease among classic and contemporary interiors and accessories, £425,




    Summer 15: Garden 4 poster bed 126359592 

    For those, looking for a statement piece in the garden or pool area with a budget to match, this Tamsin Chinois Daybed is a beautiful but also very comfortable find which your guests will fight over!, $6.500,




    Summer 15: Blue moorish stool ot_003 

    This stylish hand-woven turquoise stool cover reminds me of my last trip to India when I saw and was admiering the stunning range of local Saris,




    Summer 15/4: Turquoise Stool imgres-4

    This ornate `Blue Medallion Garden Stool` is made of porcelain and a stylish side table perfect for smaller spaces, £104.07,




     Summer 15: Blue moorish cushion cu_5729   Summer 15: Red moorish cushions cu3382_j

    These pretty cushions are perfect for creating your own Moroccan outdoor sitting area and great ones for mixing and matching,




    Summer 15/1: Butterlys 6cff81ed2fd5fd02c6bfe5986e55231b_M




    This blue Butterfly Glass Dome Set has been beautifully put together and is a very eye-catching accessory for stylish interiors, Modern Morphos, £225,



    Summer 15/4: China Birds orn030_1


    These birds are just perfect. They always look their best and don`t need feeding, £39, 



    Summer 15: Blue rug palermo_ls

    Palermo is a beautiful rug, skillfully created by artisans and available in different sizes (170 x 240cm and 200 x 300cm), from £355,




    Summer 15: Metal/white top side table at1038 

    I love this side table for its lightness and capacity to look good with most interior room schemes, £199,




     Summer 15: Red moorish ottoman ot-204  Summer 15: Stripe moorish cushion cu_5746C

    I absolutely love this stool and cushion combination. Add these to an off-white sofa and you are half way to Marrakesh! Baibar Embroidered Stool and Anatolian Pom Pom III Cushion,




    Summer 15: Morrish red rug catania_ls 

    And if you are still lacking another red element in your sitting room, this quirky rug will fill the gap, Catania Rugs, from £355,




    Summer 15: Multi Col outdoor Chairs 6142484-large 

    Modern does not always mean minimalist and neutral. These outdoor chairs prove that you can still have some `contemporary` fun when furnishing your garden, Icpalli Garden Armchair £860, Side Table £210,




       Summer 15: Blue/red quirky outdoor table and chair NMH77CE_mk  Summer 15: Blue/red quirky outdoor sofa 134473477

    For a bohemian lifestyle look, this colourful outdoor furniture provides a fun and wonderfully quirky place to sit and reflect on life,




    Summer 15: white-metal-octagonal-coffee-table-wmct-3-m2 

    Add some Moroccan magic with this `White Metal Moroccan Octagonal Coffee Table`. £930,




    Summer 15: Garden chair with cover 132108245 

    With this `Massoud Summer Garden Balloon Chair` you and your guests will be sitting very pretty, $3.199,




    Summer 15: Grey Chest of Draws ta_03 

    Whether you are aiming for a Moorish, French or Skandi look, the `Carved Chest` is a brilliant piece, which just works with everything,




    Summer 15/: Outdoor Rugs imgres-2 

    For those who are keen to create an outdoor living room, this solid-color outdoor rug collection by Manutti, is a brilliant way to cover up areas on your terrace which you would rather not see. The rugs can be custom made to the requested size, 



     Summer 15: Garden Gazebo Lux 7655CLR

    If you are yearning for your own little luxury retreat in the garden, this Teak Weave Havana Hyacinth Cabana provides a very cosy and shady place to chill out, 




     Summer 15: Savannah Coffee Table s366419143856091046_p483_i6_w160

    For those who are searching for a good size and substantial statement coffee table, look no further. This Belgian Slate Top Coffee Table is a unique piece and worth the investment, £1795, 




    Summer 15: Outdoor sofa imagen1269m 

    During my search for something with a difference, I came across this super stylish outdoor sofa...yes outdoor. It looks more like a designer indoor sofa and made my heart jump with joy. Kàbu is part of the outdoor collection by Javier Pastor,

       Summer 15: Moorish square side table NMH6EU4_ck

    For lovers of Moroccan interiors, these outdoor side tables are a must have, $180, Moroccan Garden Stools,




     Summer 15: Garden House 7650LLR

    Taking garden entertaining to a whole new level with the `High-Rise`! If there is not enough space to spread out with your outdoor sitting room, why not double up in the truest sense, 




      Summer 15: Garden Dome 3 gi0003frame       Summer 15: Garden Dome 1 gi0001      Summer 15: Garden Dome 2 gi0001ls3

    These Garden Igloos come in a number of different specifications and are a very clever concept. From providing simple sun protection to creating an insulated dome usable all year round,



    Summer 15/5: COUNTRY_TO_CITY

    "Divine nature gave the fields, human art built the cities”
    Marcus Terentius Varro 116BC-27BC

    Another very talented local artist which caught my eyes is Emma Rose.  Emma specialises in contemporary, semi-abstract painting with an emphasis on colour and texture. Her style is distinctive, original yet diverse. Using Indian Inks and acrylics she produces vibrant and arresting work. She has a Gallery in the very picturesque village of Wellow just outside Bath but also exhibits her work in Bath.  Each work of art is accompanied by a poem. This work is called `Country To City`, £275,


    Summer 15/4: Blue Candle Holder C Logo

    It looks like a jewl in the crown for  a glamerous summer coffee table look, £105,




    Summer 15/2: Turquoise fabric 5594473     Summer 15/2: Cushion 676511     Summer 15/2: White Paisly 241801

    It is a lot of fun, playing with these very refreshing colours. They lend themselves perfectly to mixing and matching as they all work really well together, linen fabrics from £40 per meter, cushions from £30,



    Summer 15: Fortnum Tea Set 253909 

    Have your tea break in true and very stylish English fashion with the St James Tea for Two Set,




    Summer 15: Turquoise Ikat barnaby_ottoman_lagoon_ikat_productpage_carousel_ 

    For a spot of colour, I would go for the Barnaby Footstool, £119,




    Summer 15: Aqua ceiling lights The-John-Lewis-Made-in-the-UK-award-Rothschi 

    A very bright idea, this very summery display of ceiling lights. This is only one of a number of really stylish ceiling light creations, 



     Summer 15: Turquoise toile chair 3965935

    This `London Toile Fabric` is a new and rather original take of the more traditional concept. It is a fun fabric lending itself well for covering furniture or as cushion fabrics,




    Summer 15: Blue Ikat Lampshade la_5660B_DERB_14 

    Sometimes, it takes just an eye-catching lamp shade such as this, to spruce up your interior in time for the summer season,



       Summer 15/1: Deckchair 1 url       Summer 15: Sun Lounger ROYA-1307-001-2_small

     Just 250 deckchairs of the Ronnie Wood design are available. If you manage to get your hands on one of those cool pieces, they`ll be rocking for years in your garden, Ronnie Wood Deckchair, £135,



     Summer 15/1: Turquoise Lamp images-1

    Stylish and timeless is this lamp which comes in a number of colours, £132.99,



    Summer 15/5: The_Azure_Realm_copy_thumb

    "I beheld only the shoreless azure sea, all covered with a fine rippling of golden scales, and over-head an equally shoreless azure sea, and in it, triumphantly and, as it were, smilingly, rolled on the friendly sun".
    (Ivan Turgenev)

    For a calming and relaxing element in your living space, `The Azure Realm` would be one of my top artistic picks, £350,



    Summer 15/2: Deckchair 8693372


    Who wouldn`t love to relax in this gorgeous deckchair. Wether you need a new deckchair cover, are planning to re-vamp aspects of your living space, are in search for inspirational fabric ideas for a dress or just need some fun cushions to scatter around, Tashi Goldring has designed a fun and and inspiering fabric collection which looks fantastic, linen fabrics from £40, cushions from £30,



    Summer 15/5: Spoon 2 IMG_1050          Summer 15/5: Spoons 1 IMG_1051

    This clever company has re-vamped odd spoons and created very original hooks. Each piece is different and would look great in a country kitchen. This is made by Claire Mcdonald, a local artisan who can also supply custom made pieces. Claire also has a stall every other Sunday at the Bath Greenpark artisan market, 




    Summer 15: Large-path-curtains 

    I love this green/blue colour combination which reminds me of the great outdoors. These decorative fabrics will never quite go out of fashion,





    Summer 15: Swoon Yellow storage box yulin_desert_productpage_carousel_1_tab 

    The Yulin Storage Box Desert, is one of a number of storage boxes in different sizes and designs which for once, you don`t have to hide away, £119  




    Summer 15: Paintspill cream chair 4006205 

    This `Lemon Bleed Chair` brings a very refreshing element to most interiors and can easily squeeze into most spaces, £900,




     Summer 15: Green leafy curtains 4015133

    Green leaves are having a huge revival and are this season’s must haves, so why not be bold and splash out on this leafy and colorful curtain and upholstery fabric, £135 per meter,



    Summer 15/3: Swoon green chairs coco_apple_productpage_carousel_1_tablet_1


    A great idea for relaxed outdoor seating, these chairs will blend in well with the greenary in your garden, Coco Outdoor Chairs Apple,  £349 for the set of 2 chairs,



     Summer 15/1: Green lamps imgres-1

    This green retro lamp looks stunning with the leafy curtains or most nature inspired room schemes, £119.99 for a set of two lamps,




     Summer 15: Arti bird chairs 3975499

    To add to the green nature loving interiors, this pair of `Bird Bleed Tub Chairs` works well as a wonderfully quirky element, £2,000 for the pair,




    Summer 15/1: Plant Stand normal_vintage-look-iron-plant-stand 

    This `Vintage Look Iron Plant Stand` can either hold a large plant pot or alternatively double up as a small side table, £250,




    Summer 15/1: M&S Sofa __T39_3242B_J0__EC_SMALL_HARP_0 

     This sofa would sit very prettily in a conservatory,




    Summer 15: Retro side table grey 1 amh6607b                         Summer 15: Retro side table white 2 amh6607a 

    These eye-catching side tables look good in both colours, Safavie Layton Side Tables, £154.99,




    Summer 15/1: Garden Serverware 30894109_000_b

    Inject a bit of fun in your summer entertaining with this hand painted serverware inspired by nature, from £24.95,




    Summer 15: Otdoor seating JL_OL06DPS_ARIEL_065 

    Relax the stylish way with the John Lewis Ariel Outdoor Furniture range, from £175-£525,




     Summer 15: Blue/white geo table lamp 29

    Fresh and graphic, the Safavieh Prim table lamp brings a refreshing touch of colour to transitional rooms, £132.99 (for a set of 2 lamps),




    Summer 15: Blue/ivory moorish chairs ot_024 

    You can be sure, that these unique `Japanese Slipper Chairs` will not go un-noticed and blend in beautifully with most types of furniture,

     Summer 15: Outdoor Sofa NMH7PQH_mk

    No need to lose out on that luxurious look, when putting together your outdoor sitting room. The Harrison Vesper Four-Piece Outdoor Sectional takes outdoor seating to a new and very classy level! $9.365,


    Summer 15/4: Cushion imgres-3

    These embroided cushions add a touch of relaxed luxury to indoor or outdoor seating, Mini Arri Ikat Pillow Blue,  $185,



    Summer 15/3: Armchair anita_oatmeal_productpage_carousel_1_tablet_1_1


    I love the concept of using contemporary fabric on classic chairs, giving it a stylish yet relaxed look, Anita Armchair, £449,




    Summer 15: garden-tables-2661478 

    For a fantastic timeless look, my top of the picks is this luxury outdoor coffee table by Talenti (by Viva Lagoon), £546,




    Summer 15: Outdoor Armchairs NMH64E9_ak 

    Add these beautiful outdoor armchairs, and the deluxe look is complete, Outdoor Upholstered Chair, $1695,





     Summer 15: Outdoor anthrazit dining chairs palm01

    While we are still going for the `all out` luxury outdoor living room experience, these quite unique Palm High Back Dining Chairs will certainly be the ultimate must have for al fresco dining, 





    Summer 15: Zebra ceramic outdoor stool P15924497


    For those who are more into the `Out of Africa` experience, this Zebra Leaf Porcelain Garden Stool might be the new favorite accessory for the outdoors, £104.07,




           Summer 15/1: Kartell Sofa images         Summer 15: White outdoor armchair ka2227_1

    Kartell has come up trumps with another easy-on-the-eye outdoor armchair and sofa design which are available in a number of colors, from £404-£521





     Summer 15: Savannah mustard cushion s366419143856091046_p140_i1_w600

    A perfect seasonal addition providing a spot of color, £48,




            Summer 15: Bone Chest mpa1296b-lr-ls-1

    One of this season’s favourites is this pretty yellow chest, hand made in India, £1,295,




     Summer 15: Toile table cloth Large-table

    A lovely example of how to use these fresh and zesty fabrics from Vanessa Arbuthnott,




     Summer 15/1: Lampshade 3872540

    A very cool way to lighten up a bedroom, with this New York City Toile Lampshade, £189,



     Summer 15: Savannah Velvet Cushions s366419143856091046_p256_i1_w640

    These antiqued velvet silk cushions by former textile designer for Galliano and McQueen, are pure luxury. Each cushion varies in colour and makes it quite unique, £148,



    Summer 15/5: Peacock_Palace1

    "For everything seemed resting on his nod, As they could read in all eyes. 
    Now to them, Who were accustomed, as a sort of god, To see the sultan, rich in many a gem, 
    Like an imperial peacock stalk abroad (That royal bird, whose tail's a diadem) 
    With all the pomp of power, it was a doubt. How power could condescend to do without" - Lord Byron

    The `Peacock Palace` is a wonderfully vibrant work of art, looking good in classic as well as contemporary interiors, £550,



     Summer 15: Arti curtains 4001515

    This Graffiti Stripe Velvet Fabric would leave even Banksy green with envy! £150 per meter,




    photo multi color shades and lamps

    Summer 15: Multi col lampshades Screen-Shot-2015-01-16-at-10.57.39   Summer 15: Multi col lamps and shades Screen-Shot-2015-01-16-at-10.57.25 

    Decisions, decisions.....which lamp and which shade? With this explosion of colours and so many gorgeous designs to choose from, it is impossible to go for just the one......I WANT THEM ALL!!



    Summer 15/3: Swoon Cabinet laval_blue_productpage_carousel_1_tablet


    This is a great piece of furniture if you have small children running round the house. If it does get a little knocked about or is getting the dirty hands treatment, it has the capacity to hide it well, Laval Cabinet, £399,



    Summer 15/5: blue-hydrangeas_634

    Another of Mary`s easy-on-the eye Still Life`s. There are a number to choose from but I particularly love the choice of colour,



     Summer 15: original_metal-dutch-cabinet      

    Your children will love you forever if you treat them to one of those original Metal Dutch Cabinets. They are available in three different colours, £164 each,



     Summer 15: Garden stone shape coffee table 126359759

    You may not want to leave a stone unturned in order to get your hands on one of these original outdoor coffee tables, Riverstone Outdoor Table, $825,





     Summer 15: Retro Geo Stool __T39_8015A_ZZ__EC_FTSL_POTS_0

    A fun and funky piece of furniture for all retro lovers, Portia Footstool,



     Summer 15: Grey/green feather chest incredible-piece-of-furniture-FVSy7

    A beautifully upcycled chest of draws injecting a fun element into a bedroom, Isabel Marant, UK, £380, 










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    Summer 15 Room: Grey Basin 11152703_10152953520288402_8253003198030049611_n




    Summer 15 Room: Grey/white outdoor area ideas 11021268_10152834372703402_30





    Summer 15 Room: Hall Console area 11043247_10152852634158402_27322543700705




    Summer 15 Room: Casual outdoor Seating 10995367_10152975133093402_306435056




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    Summer 15 Room: Blue Bedroom 10923330_10152825004313402_3421559745848871954




    Summer 15/4: indoor-architecture-moroccan-interior-design-style-25 

    Via / Design-Remond



    Summer 15: Blue vases on dining table image_thumb16




    Summer 15 Room: Green sitting room Jake-Curtis-house-3oct14_pr_b_639x426

    Via Jake Curtis / Tom Palmer Studio / Farrow and Ball



    Summer 15 Room: Dramatic wall - Kristin-Perers-3-tatler-10feb14_pr_b_426x63

     Via Kristin Perers / Anthropology



    Summer 15 Room: Moorish outdoor seating area 10981218_10152850759853402_154




    Summer 15/Room 1: Blue/Green leaf sitting room 10406497_10153000326403402_7




     Summer 15 Room: World Globe wallpaper cloak room AQNehtQymH-l




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    Summer 15 Room: Green/ivory room CCdjTtzQ4VRl



      Summer 15 Room: Leafy sitting area 83e03b7d8e63a3ec13f451dd1243ed67



    Summer 15 Room: Pastel Fabrics Spring Decor Interior Design Ideas Decorator




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    Summer 15 Room: Turquoise cloak room 11015116_10152824713913402_75564531195




    Summer 15 Room: Blue sitting room Kristin-Perers-easy-living-28jan14_pr_b_4

    Via Kristin Perers / Farrow & Ball



    Summer 15/Room 1: Bathtub 11245473_10152992960103402_5125250412657587733_n




    Summer 15 Room: Blue/White Room 956510f72488d3e30e4cbe4ec7f2ba58