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Material Desire: Petrified wood

From crystals to marble, I always find myself drawn to natural materials. Perhaps it’s to do with the process of letting go, allowing mother nature to take charge and work its magic in creating something unique and beautiful over time that simply can’t be replicated. Perhaps it’s subconscious… aligning with a time when our vulnerable […]

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Object of obsession: Kelly Hoppen log tables

As the mild Autumnal chill sets in, the notion of comfort takes charge – in fashion, our home and even our choice of social venue. What impeccable timing to have come across these beautiful tables designed by Kelly Hoppen, exclusively for a Swiss Chalet transformation. There is something really captivating about the preservation of the wood […]

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Handmade at Kew

I found myself in a rather self-indulgent position a few weeks ago, when I caught note that Handmade in Kew was running that weekend. With the thrill of having my very own charming Victorian flat still buoyant, I looked greatly forward to attending a crafts fair… purely with the intention of sourcing beautiful, hand-crafted, striking […]

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7 beautiful rooms part III

 Here is another series of 7 gorgeous spaces to both get lost in and to find inspiration within… because who doesn’t like dreamily wishing they were amongst these  interiors? _________________________________________________ The space above collates thoughts of sophistication with a touch of hedonism. There’s something really striking about the various metallic accents that play on geometry, […]

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My Christmas Wish List

I must admit… being a life-long non-smoker, I’m forever one of those ‘tutters’ if found stuck behind a smoker; the pungent, polluted substance blowing straight back behind them and into my face. I have however been known, at this time of the year, to make wrongful accusations. Scrunching my face up at the supposed stream […]

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