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I Spy – Little Greene New Retrospective Wallpapers

Last year Little Greene launched ‘Retrospectives’, a collection of authentic and iconic paint shades from the 1960s and 1970s and following on from the success of that range they are now launching eight wallpaper designs.
These are my favourites.

Reverie: colourway Jadin

Bark: colourway Heath

Poppy Flower: colourway Glacier

Starflower: colourway Peacock
Launching at Maison & Objet, Paris. 20-24…

I Spy – Melin Tregwynt

It might not seem like it at the moment… but the days are definitely lengthening…and it won’t be too long…I promise…until we will be able to do this….

sit outside and just enjoy…the garden…

the view…

and it would be even cosier with a few cushions and throws from the Aqua collection at Melin Tregwynt.
Aren’t…

A Bit of Rough – AKA Industrial Chic

I’m being increasingly drawn to this look.
The honesty of natural wood, the strength of coarse metal.  An element of re-cyling, re-using and re-appropriating.  Gets my vote.

Sources:1 Graham and Green 2 Pedlars 3 Rockett St George 4 Bodie and Fou 5 Pedlars 6 French Bedroom Co 7 NOTHS 8 mydeco…

I Spy – Kylie at Home

 In stores from February, five luxurious and beautiful new bed linen designs from Kylie at Home.
A feast of crisp white linen, embroidered ribbons, and a scattering of tiny diamantes…cushions with crystals and beads…

…tactile waves and pleats of sumptuous truffle satin… 

…stunning flock designs…soft gold satin and strong black detailing…

…panels of glistening metallic silver…

I Spy – Timea Sido

Timea Sido is a young British Designer based at the prestigious Cockpit Arts in London.  She graduated from Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in 2001 and has since embarked on a successful design career.

Her Tangled Web collection, shown here, replicates an ever-tangling spider’s web which no longer has its symmetry…

I Spy – Animal Heads

If like me, you quite like the look of ‘animal trophies’ hanging on the wall but feel quite squeamish at the thought that they were once living and breathing creatures, fear not.  I have spotted a couple of quite beautiful alternatives lately that I would quite proudly display and…

Inspiration – A Lesson in Swedish Style

We could all learn a few lessons from our Nordic cousins at this time of the year.
Their homes always look so light and bright and cheerful whatever the season but they also know how to capture the few daylight hours they have in winter.  And they know how to do this…

I Spy – Moonbasket

 Moonbasket is a South African initiative started by Cape Town designer and artist Dani Le Roy which aims to support a community-based project and create beautiful items for the home.

 Le Roy and crochet maniac Laura Summs have created the beginnings of a range of lampshades, vases and votives using natural…