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Volcano House

Volcano House

We have been on holiday in Lanzarote recently, where we visited Cesar Manrique's Volcano House.  Without a doubt, it is the most gobsmacking house I have seen in years.  Cesar Manrique has been described as a visionary - and truly, he is - to be able to transform the barren volcanic landscape of Lanzarote into somewhere so chic. When you... View more
Choosing Artwork for Large Walls

Choosing Artwork for Large Walls

The Challenge of Choosing Art for a House with Large Walls  My husband and I  moved from a tiny attic flat to our current house, which is a large Victorian maisonette. Not only did our furniture look like it had come from a dolls house in our huge new rooms, but the pieces of art which we already owned looked... View more
Lampshade with Impact!

Lampshade with Impact!

One of my favourite projects is to recover old lampshades.  By taking off the old shade,  keeping the rings and then using the fabric of your choice, you can make a stunning shade.  I had always wanted to do a really huge lampshade - and when a friend gave me this old lampshade, I decided it could be transformed into... View more