I like to think so because I’ve just done this to my son’s old bedroom.
What’s misleading about that photo is that the cupboards take up a really long wall – the whole wall – of the room. A giant shiny wall of blue. It’s pretty out there. I’ve decided I’m definitely on board with the gloss – it really does bounce light around as they say it should. The blue I like, but does it work with the rest of the room?
Here’s how the rest of the room looked- and still basically looks – when we first put it together all the way back when my first born was just born (aw).
Been down the Job Centre lately? I have and it was lovely – you can can a smoke out the back and they serve Campari. It was so nice I went twice in one week. The Job Centre I’m talking about is a new bar in Deptford, situated on the site of the old, real […]
I watched a sweet half-hour show last week called The People’s Painting: A mural for Glasgow. It followed artists Louise Chappell and Becky Bolton – AKA Good Wives and Warriors - on their quest to create a mural in Parkhead in the East end, to celebrate the Commonwealth games. The city has a long tradition of murals, […]
“Dear god, we pray not that wrecks should happen, but if it be Thy will that they do, we pray Thee let them be to the benefit of Thy poor people of Scilly.” So, supposedly, said the Reverend Troutbeck of The Isles of Scilly, just off the far tip of Cornwall. Wrecking – using lights […]
We may previously have mocked them as the preserve of queens and Barbara Cartland, but could it be that the four-poster bed is making a comeback? After Jill and I saw the gorgeous Abacus bed at Heal’s the other week, we think there could be a trend starting.