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Christmas Gifts: A Touch of Heavy Metal

And so the hunt for the perfect gift goes on.

1.Gold Kyoto Wallpaper, £48, Rockett St George
2.Art Deco Drinks Trolley, £310, Design Vintage
3.Hanging Feathers (set of 2), £2.95, Mia Fleur
4.Tom Dixon Etch Tealight Holder in Brass, £50, Houseology
5.Sparkling Champagne Fragrance Diffuser, now £8.80, Debenhams
6.Set of 4 Brass Napkin Rings, £28, Rowen…

Christmas Gifts: Bring the Outside In

I don’t know why I’m having so many problems convincing the family I really would like a faux potted plant for Christmas?
Or some drop-dead gorgeous wallpaper!
Just look at all these lovely things for the girl (or boy) who would like to live in a conservatory all year round.

1.Wild Garden…

Christmas Gifts: Star Light, Star Bright

Star light, star bright, fill my stocking with starry nights.

1. Cole & Son, Woods & Stars wallpaper, £78, Rockett St George
2. Scatter Star Tee, £30, Hush
3. Small Suede Clutch, £35, The White Company
4. Zinc Star Carnival Light, £65, Cox and Cox
5. Leather Magnetic Bracelet, £39, The White Company
6. Two-Tone Zinc Vase, £30 – £35,…

It’s Going to be a White Christmas

According to all the high street stores that is. Forget the traditional colours and glittery trends. This season the emphasis is on plain, simple and white. Forget Santa’s grotto and think magical snow globe.
Dunelm have taken inspiration from Scandinavia with their grey painted wooden furniture and their offerings of…

Christmas at Home with Dear Designer

Never before have I been so prepared for Christmas so early!
Cards were sent last week, presents are bought and wrapped and the house is decorated for the festivities. There’s nothing quite like a deadline to focus the mind. So when the lovely people over at Direct Blinds asked me…

A White Christmas

We’re all dreaming of one aren’t we? A white Christmas that is. Now that I’m living in the country it has a whole new meaning. No more wet, slushy pavements. Now it will be rolling hillsides clad in a blanket of hushed silence. Picturesque cottages that have donned a…

A Toasty Christmas

I had a sneaky peek at the Toast Christmas look-book at the weekend and was immediately drawn into the intense moody feel.
Inky hues, casual comfy clothes, the glow of real flames and a real homely feel. Like being holed up for the holidays in a remote highland cottage with…