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window treatments

Blinded by the Quality of The Shade

I have to admit that when we were working out the budget for the country cottage, the window treatments were way down low on the list of priorities. I didn’t want anything elaborate anyway, and in my mind simple (in other words, cheap) roller blinds were the way to go. I…

A Case for Plantation Shutters

I’m not sure if I’ve told you how pleased I am that I chose plantation shutters for the new house? They have surpassed all expectations really, look fabulous, and elicit comments from everyone who sees them. So, just in case you are considering taking the plunge (there is a…

Paint Your Windows Blue and Green

I’m just a little bit blown away by two new fabrics from French company Elitis.

Artemis
Artemis is a profusion of over-sized garden blooms on a lightweight, machine-washable linen. The giant proportions of the flowers give a dreamlike quality to the fabric. The flowers themselves reminiscent of a dutch masterpiece in…

I Spy – Olivia Bard

This is the debut fabric and window dressing collection by Olivia Bard, inspired by her love of travel and different world cultures.

‘Love Peculiar’ is one of four exclusive new collections to be launched in 2015, and it has a wonderfully eclectic colour palette that is very on trend. The…

Cue from the Catwalk – Black Lace

Every so often I receive a press release about something that is so ‘up my street’ that I have to post about it immediately.
From Haute Couture to the high street, fashion loves lace and so do I.  Especially black lace.  I even have it on my business cards!  So…