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  1. With Christmas in mind, I hope, that my latest Blog will give you a few ideas, to spruce up your home in time for the winter season, with some gift ideas thrown in. 

    ‘Something Old, Something New’ is very much the basis of the work I do and my approach to turning a house into a home. Whether I am researching for clients or for my Blog, I am always on the lookout for new, vintage and quirky products and suppliers which I enjoy sharing. Whether you need new lighting and furniture or just some accessories for your living space, no job is too small, when it comes to finding suitable pieces for your home.  I am keen to work with what you have and only add pieces which will result in the improvements, you like to achieve.





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    Your tea parties will become the talk of the town with this unique antique Chinese jade and tin tea pot, Ref. 12718-2D, EUROS 1.500,






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    I love John Derians imaginative designs. Wheter offering nibbles, adding a plant or a candle, his pretty cache pot can be used in a number of ways, Rhodudendron Neige & Cerise Cache Pot,






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    Give your sofa  a little makeover with this pretty embroided cushion, £ 22.85,





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    Having been dormant for a number of years, Italian marbling designs have recently seen a big return to the designer hot list. Whether lampshades, notebooks or albums, you can proudly show off these stunning traditional designs, without feeling like a dinosaur, Marbled Photo Album,






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    I am always on the lookout for new lampshades and have just come across a local Bath based designer, offering bespoke marbled lampshades. She is very happy to adapt colours and patterns to any interior,





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    This decorative candle will fill your rooms with a wonderful festive scent of zesty orange, cinnamon and black tea, Georgian Christmas Tea Candle, £75,






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    Beautifully mixed and matched is this collection of cushions made from Blithfield original designs,






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    Capturing the essence of the festive season, these reusable crackers will last year after year. With a durable plastic inner tube, fill with sweets or a little toy, and use as a place maker at the Christmas Dinner Table. Alternatively they are the perfect container for a piece of jewellery or trinket to give to your most beloved. Made from natural linen and embroidered with satin thread, each cracker is tied either end with a green satin ribbon and has a durable plastic inner tube,







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    This decorative battery operated lamp is a perfect choice if you need to light up spaces which have no plug nearby,, Dark Green Striped Glass LED Lamp, £ 22,





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    For a touch of colour, this pretty embroiled Suzani cushion offered a lovely colourspot on your sofa, Green and Orange embroided Suzani Cushion, £18.57,







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    These very jolly and colourful Christmas baubles will add some colour to your Christmas tree for years to come, Portmeirion’s Ceramic Christmas Decorations,




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    Declutter your desk and keep things tidy in style with this very decorative storage box, A4 Keepsake in Rawny, £29.95,







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    Useful and decorative is this pretty Glass Pineapple storage vase, which also makes for a lovely present, Glass Pineapple Storage Vase with Lid, £36,




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    This Pagoda placemat will show off your dinner service beautifully, Masonite Green Pagodas American Placemat, EUROS 29,





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    For the ‘hostess with the mostest’ when planning seasonal entertaining, this set of handblown and hand engraved crystal glasses will be the perfect way, to offer your guests their drink, Set of 6 Green Crystal Glasses with Hunting Scene, Sofina Boutique Kitzbuehel,







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    This lovely lampshade brings a wonderfull warm touch to your interior, Polish Tile Purple Red Mix Lampshade: £175,







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    This company offers a wonderful collection of tableware, ideal for a festive dinnerparty,








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    The perfect way to serve drinks to your guests or treat someone else and offer it as a gift, Orange Silk Ikat Fibreglass Tray, £28,




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    The ideal and stylish accessory for those having to do regular journeys. The bamboo mug is very environmentally friendly and dishwasher safe, £8,





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     Complete the festive look in your living room with this gorgeous hanging chandelier, £73.95,






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    This three panel hand embroiled suzani screen is a one of a kind ‘object d’art’, £1488,






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    Practical and very decorative is this stunning thermos pot and crystal cups with saucers, Mangani 1958, £1450,





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    Add some fun to your ceiling with these lively monkeys, Bamboo and Monkey Chandelier,





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    The perfect accessory for a glamorous table setting or a wonderful gift for for someone special, Pair of Mussel Eaters, £34.95,









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    I absolutely love the natural look and feel of this hemp lampshade, which adds a wonderfully warm and luxurious touch to a room, Hand Blocked Vintage Hemp Lampshade, £585,






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    Keep a record of all your guests or treat someone to a beautiful present with this very decorative visitors book, Hand Marbled Peacock Pattern Guest Book, £51.53,







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    The perfect match to display your flowers on a mantlepiece or side table, Inlaid Gold and Glass Stem Vase, £42,






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    This deliciously red table lamp will be a visual treat on your living room tables and is so easy to pear up with a wide variety of colours and patterns, Pedro Lamp Base, Red, EUROS 250,






    Christmas 2019: 2 Zoom12005Although a perfect addition for your Christmas interior look, this lampshade looks stunning all year round, Green and Red Silk Sari Shade,







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    Relax with this very stylish Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser & Humidifier, which converts water and essential oil drops into a cool fine mist, Shay MG02 Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser & Humidifier,







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    Give your wall a glamerous makeover, with these luxurious and stunning wall lights, Hanbury Wall Light, £4728,





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    Give your living space an instant new look with this fantastically vibrant painting by award winning local Bath artist Emma Rose. If you have something special in mind, you can also commission her to make it personal and create artwork, which works with your interior,  Hibiscus III,



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    The perfect cushion for a smaller sofa. It is longer than the standard size, only one is needed, Luna Pink Cushion (70 x 35cm), £90,





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    You have to be quick, to get your hands on one of these very decorative candle wall sconces. They seem to be in and out of stock. You might have to be patient and wait your turn, if the last one has been snapped up! Pineapple Wall Sconce Candle Holder, £59.95,





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    This is the time of year, to take a break from all neutral and try out a little bit of colour. I would very happily treat my interior to this stunning vintage lampshade, Lampshade of Vintage Hand Blocked Indian Paper, £285,





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    These personalised placemats make a lovely gift or could be a decorative addition to your dinner table, Personalised Initial Placemat, £10.99 per placemat,






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    A small but perfectly formed and beautifully designed hand gathered shade in a Pierre Frey chalet/ski fabric, Mini Black and Cream Shade, £130,






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    Blooming with character, the Hallie lamp is a feminine yet sophisticated all round lotus lamp, Hallie Table Lamp, £183,







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    This box file set is ideal for those, who like to keep things tidy, be it for yourself or as a gift, Set of Three Ikat Box Files, £50,






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    For those who love still life or portrait paintings, Bath based Agnes Pollock is the one to watch out for. You can also commission a painting, if you have something very special you would like to see on canvas,








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    One of my top picks for that warm cozy look is one of Kelling Design’s lampshades and base in a warm red, green and burgundy colour, Lampshade: Nerissa, !175, Lamp Base: Sarah (other colourways available), £275,







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    This decorative candle is produced with Soya wax rather than paraffin,  which is more environmentally friendly, as it is 100% biodegradable. Soya wax candles burn slower and therefore last longer. It releases fragrance easier, giving a richer fragrance. Soya wax releases no toxins, carcinogens or pollutants which means it is less likely to trigger allergies…..the perfect gift for allergy prone recipients, The Starry Night Ceramic Candle, £50,





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    This is an old favourite and has the royal seal of approval. The Penhaligons fragrance and Eau de Parfum range with stunning and imaginative bottle designs, make a wonderful gift for someone special or a fantastic treat for yourself, The Tragedy of Lord George Eau de Parfum, £188,






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    If you are looking for a timeless statement table lamp, this is it! The design and colour works with almost absolutely everything, Cream Gold Paphos Greco Roman Style Table Lamp (p15915),






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    Despite the more traditional design, the relatively neutral colours work with classic as well as contemporary interiors, Blue, Green and White Saree Lampshade, £120,




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    Store smaller items in style with this stunning storage box, Bone Temple Box - Black/White, £145,







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    This is a quite unique perfume bottle, which would make a wonderful gift for someone special, Silver and Tortoiseshell Perfume Bottle 1912/13, £360,






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    Add some atmospheric lighting to your interior with these decorative antique wall sconces, Grey Distressed Pair of Antique French Bronze Wall sconces, £53.56,




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    This trio add a very classy element to any study or living space, Wastepaper Bin, Pot and Tray in Gray, £50,






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    For a vintage look, this rustic mirror, made of iron metal with a distressed rust finish, will work really well, Distressed Round Mirror, £115,






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    This palm tree table lamp should give you warm thoughts during those cold winter days, Palm Tree Gold Table Base, £79.99,






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    You will be over the moon, if you happen to own one of these rugs. This Super Moon by Sterling Rugs was honoured with a Carpet Design Award in the Best Modern Design Superior category….just something I had to share!





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    One of my top picks in this blog must be this absolutely stunning Porta Romana luxury wall sconce, which is well worth the investment, Beatrice Wall Light,



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    If your dinner service is not quite up to the mark anymore, to feed family and friends over the Christmas period and beyond, these plates which come in slightly varied designs, will no doubt impress and entertain your guests throughout the evening, Evelynn Plate, £43.56,







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    This chandelier is the Tesla amongst the ceiling light fraternity……you might find, that the car is cheaper thant the bespoke chandelier. We spotted this amazing work of art at one of the glass factories on a recent trip to Murano, Italys centre of excellence for handblown glass. Each of the countless pieces of glass is hand blown and unlike chandeliers in general, gives off a very warm and atmospheric light,








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    Entertain and present your nibbles in style with these very chic iron bowls. This versatile set will look stunning on your coffee or side table or double up for storing of smaller items on your desk. Should you be in the Bath area, you can buy them directly in the shop. Set of 4 Iron Bowls, £27,




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    This stunning tray is the perfect way to serve drinks to your guests, whether you entertain in your house in the country or your chalet in the Alps, Diana Tray, £715,








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    For that country house look, this tweed lampshade is a perfect match, Tweed Wool Empire Lampshade, £44,






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    This design and concept is absolutely brilliant  and will be perfect for a contemporary or minimalist interior….or loved to bits by students or teenagers alike. These modules have a proximity sensor which detects the distance of your body. As you come into contact with the with the module, it will toggle on/off. you can use any body part or other conductive materials, Helios Touch Sensitive Modular Lighting System (starter pack), £59,





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    If you are on the lookout for a more contemporary wall candle sconce, these two are a great find. The mirrored back is slightly aged and look super cool, Ferm Living Coupled Candleholder,





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    This is not a tile but part of a dhurrie rug which will provide a stunning layer on your floor, Star Design With Borders,






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    For a cozy and warm injection of colour, this cushion would just to the trick, Punto Cavallo Cinnamon Burgundy Square Cushion, £85,





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    This puzzle will make a stunning gift and keep the entire family entertained, Games of Thrones King’s Landing 3D Puzzle,




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    I spotted this super puff at our local French Connection shop here in Bath and absolutely love it. It has a cool and relaxed look which works well with classic and contemporary interiors, Rodeo Pouff, £120,






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    You can buy something new and still feel, that you are giving something with the environment in mind with this recycled coaster set, Tilnar Art Recycled Coasters (2 game Birds, 2 Pheasants, 2 Partridges, 2 Grouse), £27.99,






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    If your table lamp is asking for a makeover, this pattern will put most other models in the shade, Nushka Brown Silk Geometric Design Sari Lampshade, £230,




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    No need to loose out on style with this functional but also decorative is this marbled waste paper bin, Marbled Waste Paper Basket Carmen, EUROS 49.50,








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    I love this mercury lamp with a colourful twist which is a perfect choice for a more neutral look, Ombre Mercurised  Glass Lamps, £195,





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    Add something cool to your cloakroom with this linen guest towel, Libeco Bruges Stripe Linen Guest Towel, £28.99,





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    This hand marbled paperweight makes for a stylish gift and desk accessory, Sandy Stormont Paperweight, £45



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     Pair up this large vintage Ikat cushion with a neutral velvet cushion and you achieve the perfect warm look on your sofas and armchairs, Ikat Cushion, £160,





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    No need for any additional painting as this wallpaper speaks for itself and turns your entire wall into a work of art, Texturae Stage 1 2016 Wallpaper, £80,





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    This is another fantastic gift idea for those who love their wine and entertaining. Decant your wine into one of these very stylish bottles and preserve what is left by pushing the leaver down. The remainder of the wine will keep for at least another 7 days, Etowine, £159,





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    Inspired by the Alpine mountains, this rich dark wood side table is full of charm and authenticity, Alpine Side Table, £395,






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    You can change the look of your living space, with just a few small touches, such as this decorative cushion, Foxy Cross & Daisy Hand Block cushion, £95,






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    For those, who like a more contemporary look, this coffee table is a super choice, Notre Monde Geometric Rectangular Coffee Table,





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    Bath based paper and lampshade designer Florence Saumarez has a wonderful collection of lampshades. If the colours on offer don’t work with your interior, she is happy to produce bespoke papers and lampshades, Italian Vein Design Lampshade, £90,





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    This paper cut out paper hanging lampshade provides a cozy and festive atmosphere, MoreThanHip White Paper Tiara Hanging Lampshade, £27.49,





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    These colourful handblown glasses are the result of a collaboration between Carolina Bucci and historic Murano glass manufacture Laguna B,





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    As part of Mooi Carpet’s Collection, Front studied the representation of clouds in hundreds of classic and contemporary work, reproducing the very best to create a statement rug of epic proportions,  £2976,





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    A little festive addition to your dinner table to help make the meal even more special, Antique Bohemian Glass Jug Enameled Trumpet Player, Mary Gregory Style c 1880, £35,





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    Impossible to ignore these rather funky cushions. They are perfect, if you like to give your old sofa or chair a lift or just get your dinner guests talking, Melody Rose London Models Velvet Cushion, £85,





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    This gorgeous tile is hard to resist, if your kitchen needs a little makeover, Neisha Crosland Atlas Pine-Flower-Nile, 






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    Both, colour and shape of this table lamp are absolutely stunning and wonderfully timeless, Blue Mosaic Tall Urn With Handles Ceramic Lamp Base, £410,





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    This lampshade does not feature the usual strip but is just one of a kind, Nushka Blue and Cream Strie Cotton and Silk Ikat Lampshade, £280,






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    No need to loose out on style, if your documents need tidying up. These boxfiles come in a wide variety of colours and patterns, £29,




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    If you are still short of a gift for a lover of country sports, this little fox will come to the rescue, Sterling Silver Fox Paperweight, £115,




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    Wall lights always add to atmospheric lighting. This set is truly unique and rare and will transform your walls, Bjorn Wiinblad, ‘The Blue House’ Very Rare Set of Unique Ceramic Wall Lights, 1971 (signed and dated), £2475.34,






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    Shimmering through the mist above the Carpathian mountains, a row of pine trees rising through the clouds. This charming wall mural evokes a wonderfully calm and reflective mood, making it ideal as a mood piece in a bedroom or living room, Carphathia by La Feature Wall Mural, from £36,






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    This is a super gift for those frequent users of fireplaces, especially at this time of year. Whether you like to add an initial, a family crest or other images, this is a wonderful idea, to treat someone to something very special,





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    Give your ceiling a touch of glamour with this pretty French lantern, Lanterne Boule Chene, (please contact me for further information)






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    If your lamp looks better with a rectangular shade, this will provide a stunning option, Rectangle Lamp Shade Fortuny Fabric (hand made in Italy), £340.08,






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    Toast the new year with this very glitzy set of hand engraved crystal glasses, Six Hand Engraved Crystal Glasses, £75,





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    Despite living in the digital photo age, it is still rather wonderful, to pick up a beautiful album and remind you of those special moments in your life, Conti Borbone Photo Album EUROS 44.10,






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    If you can’t get to the Alps this winter, bring the Alps to you with this fun wallpaper, Mont Blanc Papier Paint,






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    Whether you own a chalet, a house in the country or just like to add some winter decoration to your home, this set of hand painted vases with a 24 carat gold line, which are hand crafted in Germany, will provide a little bit of that ‘winter wonderland’ feel, Set of Four Porcelain Vases with Skier Decor Sofina Boutique Kitzbuehel, £1390,




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    This is the ultimate hand crafted ‘Piece de Resistance’ when it comes to winter wonderland furniture. Given the rather large price tag, this should probably kept well away from your younger offspring, Polar Bear Bench (limited edition), £9055.73,






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    If your drawing room is in need of cozy lighting, these gorgeous sari lampshades will come to the rescue, Red, Blue and White Vintage Sari Shades,












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  2. After many years of shades of white, grey and beige, colours are re-emerging on the interior design scene. With this in mind, my latest blog celebrates the return of a variety of hues to liven up your interiors. 





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    Kelling Design have launched a lovely collection of furniture and accessories for the home, adding a touch  of colour to liven things up a bit, Ella Lampshade, from £150,



    Summer 19: 1 7774113_masterOne can’t but feel blooming marvellous when sitting in these stunning chairs, Pair of Quetzal Fauteuil by Mare Venot, £8031.13 (per set),




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    Greek Key design is seeing a revival and is used increasingly on textiles as well as furniture such as this decorative ceramic stool, Toney Stool, £242.99,





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    A lovely fusion between classic and contemporary is this bone inly coffee table with a sleek black iron frame, Miles Black and White Bone Inlay Coffee Table, £895,


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    The striking look and feel of these Portuguese “biquinhos” or spiked glassware is true to the original hand-cut design of 1901 but nowadays produced by a more contemporary press method, Glass Pitcher, £45,




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    Artist and designer Fernando Mastrangelo has created the Escape Collection, pieces of furniture, that look like three-dimensional landscape paintings, using Silica, hand-dyed sand and powdered glass, The Drum,






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    Create a fresh and crisp summer look, using these stunning white cushions with blue Greek Key ribbon borders, £57.09,





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    Relax in style and put your legs up on this very decorative chair and stool, Salterini Greek Key White Chair and Ottoman, £2083.55,






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    I spotted this decorative lamp, which is a perfect choice, if your room is in need of a seasonal summer update, Pedro Lamp Base, EUROS 250,





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    Another perfect choice for creating a crisp summer look is this decorative indigo blue lampshade with its scalloped finish, Raffia Scallop Lampshade Denim, from £132,



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    By using two different fabrics, this chair creates a lovely statement piece in your living or even bedroom, The Kelling Chair, £900,

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    This versatile bowl lends itself beautifully to summer entertaining, Shore Bowl Blue/White,






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    Scandinavian simplicity is key here to this timeless and chic pouffe, which can easily be moved around rooms, to create additional seating, Cecile Manz Fritz Hansen Sakura Pouffe,





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    These rugs made of felt, provide interesting patterns and unusual texture and come in different sizes, colours and patterns, No.2248,





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    Given this time of year, I am always on the lookout for decorative garden furniture, which stand out from the usual selection which is on offer and love the finishing touches on this sun lounger, Indian Lattice Sunlounger,





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    One of my top picks for a relaxed chair, which is the modern version of the 18th century slipper chair, originally used by women with tight-laced corsets to put on their shoes.  Luckily, no need for those anymore but nowadays just a comfortable chair to relax on, Relaxed Slipper Chair (Style No: 4528376530120),



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    Out of Africa are these Muzi decorative candle holders, bearing the name of the chief of the Ndebele tribe, who settled around Pretoria in 1600, Trano Muzi Candles,





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    Transform your hallway or living space with this very eye-catching and beautifully painted Gustavian Bench, Swedish Gustavian Bench 1880s, £2220,






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    Add some spice to your walls with this decorative mirror, Carved Mango Wood Mughal Design Mirror, £695,


    Summer 19: 20 Suzani_ikat_blue_with_pompoms_clipped_rev_1_1024x1024 

    Give your sofa or chair a new mini makeover with these very eye-catching cushions, suzani/Ikat Double Sided Cushion Cover with Pom Poms / Blue, £75,




    Summer 19: 21 alexander-rose-classic-chaise-lounge-with-classic-blue-cus 

    Sit back and relax by the pool or in your garden with this stylish Chaise, Alexander Rose Classic Chaise Lounge with Classic Blue Cushions, £809.10,





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    Create a feature in your kitchen with this decorative Gothic Plate Rack, which comes in different sizes, Gothic Plate Rack with Formica, £635,





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    Cushions are always an easy way to give your room a new feel, without having to spend a fortune. This is another cushion which would add something new and fresh to you living space, China Blue Open Chinese Cloud Cushion, £95,





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    Create a visible centrepiece on you side tables with this colourful lamp, EUROS 270,





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    Give your outside entertaining space a touch of the East with these garden chairs, which come in different colours, Indian Lattice chairs,


    Summer 19: 25A 8932173_masterThis unusual stool is custom made, so you can choose your preferred finishes, Custom Teal Blue Greek Key Bench with Blue Koi Fish Fabric, £2025.27,





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    Outdoor rugs have long been hugely popular in the US and are now gradually being offered by companies here in the UK. This decorative outdoor rug comes in a number of shapes in sizes, Jovani Cream/Blue Rug, 19: 27 primrose_sofa

    For the cool and timeless look, this garden bench is one of my top picks. It works with almost every interiors and exteriors and looks incredibly comfortable, Primrose Garden Sofa, £2330,

    Summer 19: 28 AMY_VASE

    This beautiful handmade vase is slip cast using fine bone china and hand decorated with vibrant blue and green colours and 22 carat gold lustre edging, Handmade Fine Bone China Table Vase in Blue and Green, £360,





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    Absolutely love this hand block printed linen with its wonderfully timeless pattern, Elf Leg Green Chute Cushion, £95,





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    Even glassware is now featuring the re-emerging Greek key pattern, which looks fantastic. Each glass is hand blown and hand engraved,  Champagne Saucers - Greek Key, £72,



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    No need to hide away your napkins. They provide a useful as well as lovely way, to keep your paper napkins tidy and in place, Khopala Napkin Box, £20,






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    One can’t fail to overlook the strong and eye-catching pattern on this decorative cushion, Log Cabin Quilt Cushion,


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    These vintage benches are a perfect match for lovers of something with a difference, Arthur Umanoff Pair of Mayan Two Seat Bench Settees, £2960.33,






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    In full bloom is this very pretty floral lampshade, Peony Lampshade,




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    Make a statement in your living room or conservatory with this springbok shaped seat. Use it on its own or alternatively, it comes  in a lefthand and righthand side which can be pushed together to a ‘double’ springbok seat, Springbok Rattan Bench,

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    This wonderfully vibrant red suzani cushion looks fantastic when paired with neutral colours, Suzani/Ikat Double Sided Cushion Cover with Pom Poms - Red, £75,





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    Seletti never fails to impress with its bold colours and imaginative designs as this garden chair is best proof, Seletti Aluminium Armchair ‘Industry Garden Furniture’ Red, £221.56,





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    Add a little moorish touch to your dining table with this Iznik design jug from the V&A collection, Victoria & Albert Iznik Hyacinth Jug, £16.99,





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    This quite unique hand blown glass lamp is assumed to be from Murano, Italy. Although these hanging lamps were particularly popular with Indian Maharajas, they tended to be of European origin, Rare Cranberry Glass Hundi Lamp (from an Indian Palace), £895,




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    Who would not want to sit back and relax on this dreamy and wonderful daybed which comes made-to-order, Sunbeam Jackie Daybed in Oak with Canvas and Heritage Fabric Canopy,






    Summer 19: 37 cushions

    One could have a lot of fun, mixing and matching this colourful display of beautifully hand made cushions from India.





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    This sleek and stylish looking garden chair looks just right, wether put next to more traditional or contemporary furniture, Kaylynn Garden Chair,






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    For lovers of colour and plants, this wallpaper will provide a very vibrant backdrop and lends itself perfectly as a feature wall, Sanderson Terrariums Rhodenra Multi Wallpaper, £79 (per roll),





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    Give your sofa a little makeover with one of thee decorative linen throws, Floral Linen Throw Blanket, £62.36,






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    If papers are piling up on your desk, this stylish filing drawer will make a decluttering project far more appealing, Red Chute Drawers,





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    Sit back and relax on this eye catching vintage armchair, Wicker Armchair, £117,





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    Update your living space and add a touch of colour with this bright linen lampshade, Beige/Pink/Purple Kaleidoscope Linen Lampshade, £155,





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    For a fresh summer look, this lime green cushion is a great choice. It can be personalised by adding your preferred initials, Lime Green White Greek Key Cushion, £30.85,





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    Art can not just be enjoyed on the wall but in many other ways too. This deck chair is one of a collection produced for the National Art Gallery, using famous paintings as backdrop on weather protected cloth, Surprised Deck Chair, £120,






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    Enjoy the summer season in comfort on this generously sized chair and stool, which can also double up as coffee table, Dedon Dala Circula Chair and Stool, £1195,




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    New York based artist John Derians creations are well known. He specialises in colourful and eccentric collages printed and pieced together in layers under glass, 7” British Seaweeds Lime by John Derian, £70,





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    For an instant transformation of your sofa or armchair, these cushions with their vibrant colour display are one of my top picks,  Kaleidoscope marbled cushions, from £80, www.





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    Add some fresh colour this summer, when entertaining your guests. Your food will look even more appealing when served on this pretty table cloth, Block print table cloth, available in different colours, patterns and sizes,






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    No need to wait for your Indian Summer if you like the exotic look. This stunning bench and table will no doubt give you that warm feeling all year round, Indian Lattice Bench and Table, 


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    Entertain your guests in style with this stunning tableware. This platter is part of the ‘Sutans Garden’ dinner service which I have fallen in love with, Sultan’s Garden Oval Platter,





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    This one-of-a-kind iron dining set of cubist inspiration is beautifully made and an inspirational design, Unique French 1950s ‘Star & Moon’ Dining Set, £5658.30,






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    Being a lover of beautiful cushions, I am always on the lookout for something eye-catching. This lovely hand blocked design has caught my eye and am loving it! Red Purple Mix Blumen Cushion,




    Summer 19: 50 Colombo+Stool 

    I am a great lover of ceramic stools, which are easy to move around and perfect for putting glasses down. They are hugely popular, quite good value and come in wonderful colours and designs, such as this leafy green stool, Kayoom Colombo Stool, £72.99,





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    Take a walk on the wilde side with this table lamp and shade! If you want to make a statement in your living room, look no further, Matthew Williamson Midnight Jungle Lamp & Shade, via





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    This hand carved wooden coffee table plays homage to traditional Indian motifs and blends in well with contemporary as well as more traditional interiors, Handcarved Cicely Coffee Table,





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    Enjoy your day out in the garden and relax on this comfortable looking vintage long chair, Emanuelle Long Chair, £251,







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    If you are still in need to get into the spirit of Summer, look no further and treat yourself to one of Baths best known artists, Emma Rose! Blossom,





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    This is a beautiful example, how traditional and contemporary designs can be paired up beautifully.





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    Add a different variety of plants to your outdoor space with these eye-catching garden chairs, Set of Six Rattan and Wooden Azure Lacquered Armchairs, £6926.85,






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    Hide from the midday sun and bring a touch of Indian Summer to your terrace, with this colourful hand block printed peacock pattern parasol, Marvin (2M), £315,






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    The No. 14 design is based on classic themes and contemporary elements, using eye-catching Italian leather with a delicate metal frame, No. 14,





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    Inspired by the ambience of Moroccan medinas and souks, this fabric range offers a captivating collection of opulent chenille furnishings, available in a number of different colours, Jewel,






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    Living in Bath, I hugely enjoy the lively art scene this beautiful city has to offer. I have just spotted this stunning still life painted by local artist Agnes Pollock, Two Lemon, £275, 

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    For a touch of Eastern glamour in your bedroom, these twin beds provide the perfect statement piece and starting point for an exotic makeover, Pair of Twin Chinoiserie Pagoda Beds By Kittinger, £3773.97,






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    This steel and bronze side/console table is a bespoke piece of furniture and can be supplied in different sizes and with optional table tops, Bespoke Chinoiserie Style Painted Side Table, £2169 (this model), Summer 19: 65 Kartell-Bubble-Club-Sofa-zinkweiss-frei

    This sleek outdoor sofa is a perfect example, combining contemporary design with a classic element, making it hugely versatile and easy to place, Cartel Bubble Club Couch, £601.80 (current sales price),






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    One can’t have enough of ceramic pieces such as these, which  are decorative as well as useful and always worth adding to your collection, Decorative Ceramic Bowl, Pots and Vases,






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    Being a lover of Swedish/Gustavian antiques, I am always on the lookout for yet another stylish and unusual design. this stunning bench caught my eye for its unusual curved design, Late 18th Century Swedish Painted Bench (Ref: 12645), £4500,






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    Sit back and enjoy Roman architecture, without having to travel hundreds of miles across Europe, Roman Column Mural Wallpaper (Ref: 05-529002),





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    For those, who can’t do without the Gustavian look indoors as well as outdoors, this beautiful teak garden bench is the perfect fit and one of a range of designs by Astello, Astello Gardenia Sofa,





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    This is no monkey business but an amazing entirely handmade creation projecting monkeys, crocodiles and palm trees onto your ceiling, bringing the jungle straight into your home, Selva Chandelier, EUROS 11700,

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    The geometric design and honeycomb pattern of this outdoor sofa brings bold patterning outdoors in a very chic manner, Olympia 3 Seat Sofa, £8995,





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    Looking at its very elegant design, this ceramic stool would look just as stunning indoors as outdoors, Luz Stool, £ 229,





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    With its natural finish black rope wrapped and bundled around the rattan frame, this expertly crafted armchair is a unique and stunning piece of furniture, Rattan Armchair with Natural Woven Black Rope and Twill Upholstery, £3176.82,





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    This spectacular design brings drama and nature together. The chandelier features and upside-down landscape of faux orchids falling from the base and enclosing the elegant mouth-blown Murano glass cylinders. LED lights reflect off the surface to illuminate the floral composition for a sublime effect, Flower Power Phalaenopsis Chandelier, £3232,






    Summer 19: 73 Jennifer-McCurdy-MagrittesButterflyVessel-12x9x9-Photo-b 

    Ceramic artist Jennifer McCurdy who lives on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, has it down to a very fine art, working with ceramics, experimenting, how much she can cut away before the material collapses. Her work is exquisite and the pieces she creates are true works of art,






    Summer 19: 73A repton-co-dsc-4301-main-636952813907227825_large 

    This is not any old wrought iron outdoor bench but a design, which stands out from the ‘crowd’ , Regency Reeded Wrought Iron Garden Seat, £2600,






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    There is something very elegant and stylish about the classic simplicity of this chair which works so well with so many interior styles, Wilton Vintage Chair in Woven Rattan and Solid Wood, £1710.58,





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    African baskets are not just useful for storage. The same concept of hand woven basketry has been used to create this very stylish and cool looking side table. Silas Woven Side Table,






     Summer 19: 75 Franco_Albini_BellaDonna_Sofa_dark_grey_FA_95_SU_

    This stunning wicker sofa recreation of one first designed in 1951 by Franco Albini, who broke new ground wen he played with experimental shapes to create sculptural and timeless icons, Franco Albini Belladonna Wicker Sofa, £995 (sales price),






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    Functional as well as decorative is this marbled hand build desk storage box, ideal to hold your desk accessories or jewellery, Garden Folly Box - French Marble Mustard, £195,






     Summer 19: 76A Summer_Spray_by_Emma_Rose_60x60cm_www.emmaroseartworks.c

    ‘I wish I was there’, is the feeling, when glancing at this vibrant painting by local award winning artist Emma Rose. Many more beautiful paintings on her website! Summer Spray,






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    As interiors are returning to embracing colour, Kelling Design have stepped up to the mark by producing this stunning range of chairs, The Kelling Chair, £900 (each),








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