• Homes & Gardens coverage

    Posted on June 11, 2012 by in General

    I’m delighted that Homes & Gardens editor Deborah Barker is flagging up one of my features in the welcome panel of the current (July) issue. The four-page feature explains how Gloucestershire-based Andrew Davidson became a wood engraver and what inspires this talented yet modest man’s wonderful work. During his career, Andrew has established an enviable […]

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  • Dreamy coastal interiors

    Posted on June 7, 2012 by in General

    If the weather’s looking a little dreary where you are then why not pop the kettle on, switch off for a while and check out Elsebeth Gatacre’s dreamy beachside home feature? This fabulous coastal property, tucked away just off West Wittering beach, recently starred on the front page of Coast magazine. It’s little wonder that […]

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    From The New Forest to West Sussex

    Posted on May 31, 2012 by in General

    Busy day ahead writing about the delights of the New Forest before popping along to an open day being held at interior designer Juliet Pick’s home at Tithe Barn in Church Lane, Oving, West Sussex (pictured below). The event runs from 10am until 7.30pm. See my previous blog post for fuller details.  

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  • Seaside surprises all in a day’s work

    Posted on May 28, 2012 by in General

    Oh I do love to be beside the seaside – particularly when it involves visiting beautiful homes on a glorious day! Popped down to Old Portsmouth today to meet some lovely homeowners and check out their individual and very different interior styles before doing a little sightseeing in the sunshine. No worries about rough seas […]

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    Interior designer and florist open day near Chichester

    Posted on May 20, 2012 by in General

    If you’re in need of a little design inspiration for your home then make a date in your diary for Thursday, May 31st when interior designer Juliet Pick is hosting an informal open day at her stylish home in Oving near Chichester. Juliet is being joined by talented floral designer Katherine Stayt who will be […]

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  • Idyllic Cotswolds cottage

    Posted on May 15, 2012 by in General

    Just back from a wonderful couple of days working in the Cotswolds. Stunning cottage transformation, amazing scenery and lovely friendly owners. It’s no secret that I thoroughly enjoy my job as an interiors writer and on days like these it doesn’t really get much better! 🙂

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    Stylish furniture solutions

    Posted on May 4, 2012 by in General

    Aha! A brief glimpse of sunshine and time to share Beverley Bramwell’s solution to tracking down stylish furniture. When this innovative and extremely creative designer struggled to find lovely outdoor and indoor pieces for her own home she simply took matters into her own hands. The result is a fabulous collection of pieces that look […]

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    Pallant House Gallery Open Day

    Posted on April 28, 2012 by in General

    Great to see art lovers of all ages out in force at the Pallant House Gallery Open Day in Chichester today. The gallery, which is right on my doorstep, boasts a world-class Collection of Modern British Art and is a fabulous place to escape the showers, switch off and wander around at your leisure. We were […]

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  • Fancy a ‘handmade makeover’ courtesy of Kirstie Allsopp?

    Posted on April 24, 2012 by in General

    Just doing a bit of research for an interiors feature and noticed that TV star Kirstie Allsopp is looking for people who would like a ‘handmade makeover’ in their home to take part in a brand new craft series. If you’d like Kirstie to give your home a bit of crafty TLC then call 0141 […]

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  • Ivory & Pitch homewares shop is well worth a visit

    Posted on April 19, 2012 by in General

    Great buzz at interior designer Caroline Ivory’s super new homewares shop Ivory & Pitch in Westbourne, West Sussex. Caroline has a wonderful eye for design and colour as I discovered while writing a feature about her home recently. This very talented lady has sourced a fabulous range of stylish homewares to suit all pockets and […]

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