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Buy or DIY – Basket Projects

Fabric Basket Buy or DIY

Buy or DIY?  Sometimes you can’t find what you’re looking for or your budget doesn’t allow you to buy what you want so you DIY it.  Sometimes you don’t have the time, skills or patience to make it, so you just buy what you need.  There’s no right or wrong answer.  We do both.  If […]

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How to decorate a console table

The console table is my favourite piece of furniture.  A console table can be so versatile, its the perfect height behind a sofa for placing lamps and creating a grand entrance. You can never go wrong with a symetrical display on a console table.  Add different textures and vary the heights of your items.  Add […]

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Get the Look – Black & White Bathroom

This monochromatic black & white bathroom from Architectural Digest is both simple and elegant.  A predominantly white palette with stunning black and white basket weave floor tiles and simple contrasting black accent pieces. So taking this picture as inspiration, we searched our directory to help you create the same look in your bathroom.   DIY Decorator […]

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Lilyfield Life – My Favourite Homewares Stores

Lilyfield Life Blog

Fiona from the blog Lilyfield Life is well known for her beautiful refurbished and hand painted furniture.  Today on DIY Decorator she shares her favourite places to shop.  Here’s Fiona: So a big problem is that I buy hardly anything new.  I love scouring markets to find interesting pieces for my home, but I do […]

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Vintage style dining

Whether you’re getting ready to do some spring entertaining or you are  planning an intimate lunch with friends you will surely impress with a vintage style dressed table.    Add a simple white tablecloth and use candles and seasonal fresh flowers in short vases in the middle of the table as centrepieces. If you are […]

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Wallace Cotton Spring 2014 Catalogue

The Wallace Cotton Spring 2014 catalogue has just been released and it has us excited.  Spring is the perfect time to refresh your bed linen, and the Wallace Cotton collection has something for everyone. This coastal bed features the Theresa quilt cover set, combined with the textured white Bianca quilt and pillowcases and finished off with […]

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Patio Gardening

Its nearly time to spruce up your patio for spring, whether you are looking for some patio inspiration or some ideas to update your outdoor living space, you can’t go wrong with an english box plant and a white hydrangea, or add a little bit of charm with a geranium which will live happily through the warmer months. […]

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