Into the woods … discover the most gorgeous log store designs!

If you are channelling your inner **Hygge this Autumn, you may wish to join me in worshipping some beautiful log stores from a maker I discovered on Instagram. These are veritable temples to the humble log, kindling and coal store. The photography features log stores installed in cute cottages to more sizeable Georgian properties on the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border (but also supply nationwide).

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Beach style interiors



Top row: Small bay, Polruan, seashell door canopy, Polruan, seagull wallpaper, bedlinen, Minimoderns; Bottom row: staircase, painted with stripes, Pinterest; SS13 Coastal Collection, styled by Charis White, Photography, David Garcia, Laura Ashley; Saronic Isles, Greece.

Beach-style interiors is a trend that surfaces each Spring pretty much without fail. I must admit to being one of the many willing ‘goldfish’ who forget from one year to the next that its jaunty style isn’t actually anything new. Continue reading “Beach style interiors”

Book review: Winter Living by Selina Lake, photography by Debi Treloar

Winter Living book image

There are countless scenes and locations in the current BBC1 TV adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel War and Peace (9pm Sunday nights) which are incredibly beautiful and evocative, but none more so than the magical scene last Sunday night when Count and Countess Rostov and their family visit their Bohemian relative in a ‘rustic retreat’ log cabin hidden deep in a Russian snow-covered forest.

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