Category Archives: Interior Design

My Shop is Open!

Oh, I’m so excited! I’m a shopkeeper at last! Well, an online one at the very least. Oh, and it’s stocked full of lovely, lovely things. Vintage 1960s pottery? Check. And art glass, you ask? Murano? Check! Mid-century Italian pottery. … Continue reading

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Everything’s Coming up Roses

So, it’s a rainy, bleak Sunday afternoon in July — not an unusual occurrence in England, it has to be said. I’ve retreated indoors, and it’s struck me that maybe one of the reasons floral prints are so popular over … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

  I’m just back from Grenada and I’ve got palm trees and bananas on my mind — especially as the view from my window is all about rain, rain, rain — the horizontal kind. Typical summer in England. So, why … Continue reading

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Oh, Christmas Tree!

Oh, yes, I’m one of those people who loves Christmas. Growing up in Canada, a white Christmas was guaranteed, with snowmen, frosty noses, and even an occasional sleigh ride, jingle bells and all. But the thing that meant Christmas was … Continue reading

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De Fence is Divine – Decorating Interiors with Fencing

I’m helping some friends of mine with the refurbishment of a guest house in France, and, as they’re watching their pennies, we’re doing a lot of recycling and upcycling. Recently we found some old metal fencing at a country flea … Continue reading

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Interview on “Terry’s Blinds” Site

I’ve recently been interviewed by Tudor Davies at Terry’s Blinds at http://www.terrysblinds.co.uk (which is nice). Here’s the article: Designer Insights with Adrienne Chinn Posted by Tudor Davies – October 7, 2014 Adrienne Chinn is an independent and well-established designer based … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

I may live my life with plane and train tickets stashed in the old Moroccan bowl I use as my In-Tray (I go into withdrawals if I don’t have a ticket to somewhere lurking in there), but as much as … Continue reading

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