This was my third visit to the Manoir – I went once as a teenager, once in my thirties and now in my 40’s it was time to visit again thanks to my lovely friends Clare and Rich.
I just went to the cinema this week and before the film started, an advert came on which I though was arresting and funny. It’s the new advert for Euromillions lottery, “Nicer problems to have (watch the video)” an avid DIY-er installed a gigantic water fountain with putti in the middle of his palatial hallway and tries to fix it in the middle of the night.
This made me think of some wonderful, gigantic pieces of architectural salvage I saw at Lassco’s Three Pigeons. If you have the space and the means these could be yours.
Decorex in Syon Park, London is the most wonderful resource for designers. You can find anything from soft furnishings, carpets, interior accessories to furniture and architectural detailing.
Here are my picks of the must see brands in the furnishing fabric category. They are fabrics which have great visual power, which are beautifully crafted or make a difference to our planet. Many of the companies are British, we are definitely masters at textile design.
Prepare to be amazed by these classical looking sculptures which look like nothing out of the ordinary at first glance. … Slinky sculptures to amaze : Li Hongbo the paper magician
Since 2015 Gavan Goulder, founder of The Day That, and his team have been capturing images of sunrises- that’s more than 3,700 since then. You can purchase images of your special day such as your child’s birth, your wedding anniversary, your first kiss…and give them to your loved ones. … “The Day That” was
Back to the 14th century BC…
Most people are familiar with the well know burial chambers in the Valley of the Kings discovered by Howard Carter in 1922- that of King Tutankhamun. The burial chambers are magnificent and are painted with scenes showing the young pharaoh’s burial rituals. The colours used all have a different symbolic meanings.
I spotted Supermarket Sarah a couple years ago as I was trying to create images for my website and loved her style and eclectic mix of old and new items. Like me, she thinks mixing old and new brings something special to the display and shopping experience.