ADD WARMTH WITH COPPER

Copper is a wonderful metal to add WOW and WARMTH  to any room.  Tones with most colours, especially neutrals and greys.  We have a wide selection of textured wallpapers and fabrics or have a look at some accessories you could incorporate in a room scheme.

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New “Cobra” Collection from Brian Yates

Come in and view the new Brian Yates Collection in our showroom.

Cobra”collection: printed mainly on natural cork which is harvested manually from the bark of the cork oak, cut into squares then glued onto a metallic backing. The squares are then polished until perfectly smooth and flat, ready to be overprinted. A specialized and hand-crafted production process.
The range is complemented with a bi-coloured woven raffia design as well as printed plains and reptile designs.
Colours range from brown-black tiger snake, white python, green copper, chameleon, bark brown lizard, greyish crocodile, green water turtle, to the stained cobra, most of them enhanced with a shimmer of gold, silver or copper, reflecting light and shimmering like sunshine on reptile skin.
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Good Luck Andy Murray vs Tomas Berdych

Love the comfy contemporary Scottish feel of Andy Murray’s Cromlix Hotel.  Gilding the Lily carry many of the fabrics used in the soft furnishings or ranges with a very similar feel.  Come in and browse.

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HAPPY EUROVISION SONG CONTEST PARTY !

HOPE EVERYONE HAVING A EUROVISION PARTY HAS A GREAT TIME.  WE HAVE BEEN TO QUITE A FEW BUT THE BEST WAS DRESSING AS YOUR FAVOURITE CONTESTANT.  I ALWAYS GO FOR ABBA “WATERLOO”.  I LOVE ALL THINGS SWEDISH, INCLUDING THEIR SIMPLE UNDERSTATED INTERIOR DESIGN.   COME IN AND VIEW OUR SWEDISH SANDBERG WALL COVERINGS
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Early Night for Britains Got Talent Judges !

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Amanda’s Chocolate Box Cottage

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Simon’s London Pad

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David’s Country Retreat

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Alesha’s Lounge

The Judges

The Judges

Soooo Busy

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Take Inspiration from Grey Skies

Although the skies may be overcast and grey, take inspiration.  Who says grey needs to be boring.  Mix up tones together with texture.

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Black Friday Inspiration

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Go completely black in the bedroom for sleek sexy sophistication, introduce black with warm wood for some elegant chic or introduce into your scheme to compliment existing colours.

Villa Nova Xander Fabric and co-ordinating Wallcoverings just in !

The trend for co-ordinating fabrics and wall coverings is back with a passion !  Villa Nova have launched a beautiful collection of easy to mix shades.  Fabrics are inspired by the aged lustre of burnished and tarnished metals.  Choose your wallpaper and have it delivered to us within 2 – 3 working days.  Come in and browse the new collection books.

Beautiful Xander double width voiles

Beautiful Xander double width voiles

Selection of Xander Wall coverings

Selection of Xander Wall coverings

 

Xander Fabric and Wallcovering

Xander Fabric and Wall covering

Xander Wall covering

Xander Wall covering

COOLEST BRANDS IN THE UK 2015

Apple have retained the lead in the coolest brands in the UK for 2015 for the fourth time.

1.   Apple
2.   Ray-Ban
3.   Glastonbury
4.   Nike
5.   Netflix
6.   Alexander McQueen
7.   Instagram
8.   CHANEL
9.   YouTube
10. Aston Martin
11. Spotify
12. Google
13. Royal Albert Hall
14. Sonos
15. Whole Foods Market
16. Bang & Olufsen
17. Ace Hotel
18. adidas
19. Virgin Atlantic
20. Liberty

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Decorex 2015 London

logo_decorex15Unfortunately due to work commitments both Anne and myself were unable to attend the Decorex show this month in London.  It is a fabulous exhibition with new trends, new products and a great place to meet up with fellow designers.  We have made provision to receive the latest images and product details which we will be passing on to yourselves shortly.

Joanne

 

 

London Fashion Week 2015

Add some London Fashion Week Colour Tones straight into your home.  Take some inspiration.

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Off on a “Jolly”

We are both travelling down to the Manchester Furniture Show.  Staying overnight – bliss someone else will cook the breakfast !  Watch this space to see if we come back with some new designs and suppliers to add to our list.  Hope the weather keeps fine.

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Gilded Lily Christening Font

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Trends we Like – Colour “Pop”

Interior Trends we Like “pop” of colour – stay safe with grey, taupe shades but bring to life by introducing “pops” of colour in cushions, accessories, lamps and throws

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