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Inside Design Amsterdam

You wouldn’t think seven-year-olds would do a design tour of Amsterdam would you?  Well, my children surprised even me.  OK, I admit, I sprinkled in design stores with liberal stops for snacks and playgrounds. The weekend we were in Amsterdam was the 10th annual city tour for Elle Inside Design Amsterdam. […]

My Decorex Day

Sanderson Sailboat

When I heard Decorex  had moved this year to a new venue that involved a tent pitched in Hyde Park near Bayswater, I was a little unsure what to expect.  I needn’t have worried.  Posh people know how to do tents. The Decorex show was beautiful.  All the exhibitors had gone […]

Light Up Your Life


It’s all change at the Heals’ lighting department.  Not only has the light section been revamped, but Heal’s are now selling their own brand lighting.  The new collection of lights is both decorative and functional – we’re talking win/win. 1.  Squint Limited for Heal’s small table lamp starting at £500 […]

Nobody Does It Better Than Midnight Farm

iron bed

What’s my favourite home store in the Vineyard?  For stunning eye-candy, my hands-down favourite is Midnight Farm. Owned by Tamara Weiss, with support from her BFF, Carly Simon,  Midnight Farm is a one-off, higher-end version of Anthropologie.  Basically, beautiful clothes and furnishings teetering on the brink of overpriced to just […]

C.P. Hart Showroom Tour

fireplace bathtub

I was invited down to C.P. Hart‘s main showroom in London’s Waterloo to discuss my proposed “Dream Bathroom” (as seen in this previous post).  Along with 5 other bloggers including Dear Designers, Stylist’s Own and Fabric of My Life, we met with the C.P. Hart showroom management and designers and toured the […]


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