The Home-sewn Home

Vanessa Arbuthnott needs no introduction to fans of modern country interiors. From its beginnings on the kitchen table 10 years ago, Vanessa Arbuthnott Fabrics has grown to include the current fabric […]

Winning wallpaper

For October’s Country Homes & Interiors, I wrote about the winners of the magazine’s country business competition. Among the runners-up was Katherine Morris, who has launched her own wallpaper range, […]

Stuck for storage?

British homes don’t offer storage for essentials, such as the vacuum cleaner, reveals an Ipsos MORI report for the Royal Institute of British Architects, released today. The report, called ‘They […]

Pale flooring

Light coloured flooring is an easy way to make your room feel bigger – but the thought of keeping up with the cleaning can be off-putting. I investigated the latest […]

Jubilee colour

There’s an extensive choice of Diamond Jubilee-themed buys for your home on offer this year. But if you’d like a more understated take on the celebrations, what about a regal […]

Buy British?

The summer press previews are in full swing, and there are no prizes for guessing that with both the home Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee coming up, both Union Jacks […]