Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bean Feast

The various bean plants that I have been growing from seed for the last month or so have finally been planted out into the garden now that the warm weather has arrived. As well as the essential runner beans (‘White … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Room – Update

The redecoration of my daughter’s room is almost finished now so I thought I would share the end result; she is really thrilled with it, as am I. I really love the colour of the walls and how it changes … Continue reading

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‘Swedish Collection’ by Vanessa Arbuthnott

The new ‘Swedish Collection’ of fabrics from Vanessa Arbuthnott is a welcome sight after all the bad weather of late. Combining the muted Scandinavian shades that have become the brand’s trademark, with patterns and accent colours inspired by 1950s British … Continue reading

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British Standard by Plain English

Plain English have been waving the flag for traditional British design and craftmanship for 20 years now. Having been lucky enough to have installed kitchens from them in my last two houses, I can testify to the exquisite craftmanship and … Continue reading

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