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Baa Stool – Handmade Sustainable Sheepskin Designs

February 13, 2019
Baa Stool - Handmade Sustainable Sheepskin Designs

The Joan Beauty Stool from Baa Stool made quite a statement to our dressing table back in January when I presented our bedroom makeover. And I have to say, we have been suitably impressed not only by her good looks but by the quality of her ever since. Of course, there is so much more to this fabulous UK independent company and I also wanted to do a more informative post about Baa Stool and the wonders of sheepskin in…

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Kitchen Edit Sustainable Living

Everhot – The Range Cooker With A Difference

February 4, 2019
Everhot - The Range Cooker With A Difference

When it comes to our kitchen spaces, cookers have to be one of the biggest investments that you’ll make. Get it right and you’ll be reaping the benefits for years to come. It pays to do your research and check out all the potential offerings out there. After all, a cooker is used daily and needs to stand up to the test of time. As someone who loves to cook and has owned a standard range for the last ten…

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Time To Celebrate With LSA International – TATRA Collection

February 1, 2019
Time To Celebrate With LSA Glass International - TATRA Collection

Ready to celebrate February arriving? Me too which is why I thought you might like some inspiration from the wonderful people at LSA International. If you’ve managed dry January, (we haven’t) I expect that there will be lots of you raising a glass or two. It really is time to celebrate! Time To Celebrate With LSA International – TATRA Collection With January being the month of austerity after the indulgences of Christmas, it’s definitely time to start living a little…

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The Beauty of Handcrafted Wood – William Firth Woodcraft

May 1, 2018
The Beauty of Handcrafted Wood - William Firth Woodcraft

If there’s one way to add warmth and character to our homes it has to be through the use of the wood with its natural textural qualities. And what better way to introduce it but in the form of useful accessories that have been lovingly handmade by skilled craftsmen. Today, I’m featuring one such skilled artisan, William Firth, who has an independent woodwork workshop based in the heart of Lancashire here in the UK.   The Beauty of Handcrafted Wood – William…

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Soft Furnishings Sustainable Living Texture

Ethical Soft Furnishings – Maud Interiors

June 23, 2017
Ethical Soft Furnishings - Maud Interiors

It dawned on me that I haven’t actually dedicated a whole post to soft furnishings, and so I  felt compelled to put that right today. Soft furnishings are so important in adding texture, pattern, colour and interest to our spaces. They also provide us with a feel-good factor and comfort. I also believe that if we can, we should look to ethical brands and I happened across one on my recent visit to Clerkenwell, Maud Interiors. ETHICAL SOFT FURNISHINGS – MAUD INTERIORS…

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