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Ellesmera Mill – A Bewitching Blend of Grace and Rusticity

Grace and Rusticity is a bed under the eaves with the breeze wafting through an open window

I’ve been at it again. Reveling in the Unique Home Stays site for some good old fashioned escapism and fabulous interior design inspiration. My fantasy of a restorative break away usually involves a secluded location and an out-of-the-ordinary property. It’s all about roaring fires, white washed beams and rough stone walls. Whilst the garden is filled…

Dangerous Liaisons at M&S

The M&S autumn/winter range has all of the ingredients needed for setting the scene for some seduction in the bedroom. Colours are dramatic, dark and moody with curvaceous furniture shapes and oodles of overblown blooms.

This is not a half-hearted look. Walls, floors, doors and even ceilings should be from the darker end…

A Romantic Bedroom Scheme

A friend of mine was so impressed by my bedroom mini-makeover last week she asked me to help her come up with a scheme for her own, as yet, undecorated bedroom. Her white walls were looking a bit too stark and she was keen to inject some old-fashioned femininity…