Monthly Archives: December 2009

Drifting On

My driftwood headboard is turning up all over the internet – and some of the other photos too, how flattering!  Especially since I like the blog it appeared on! It actually looks much better since that photo, since I found … Continue reading

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The Sweet Scent

My hyacinths are blooming.

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Lights, camera…

More often than not Stefan doesn’t like my taste in lighting.  I wonder what he thinks of these?( all via http://1stdibs.com)

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Bliss

Today was ear-marked for making prototypes of the new summer duvet covers and shams, so I have been cutting and piecing all morning.  It is quite cold so the fire is lit, and I listened to Chopin’s Nocturnes and Impromptus … Continue reading

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Rancho Nicasio

Isn’t it wonderful to drive out into the country, find a smoky old saloon with a log fire and good food and company, and see this as you leave?

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Rope Work

Bowled over by this beautiful, practical, ingenious rope work, discovered via http://remodelista.com: is there anything these ladies don’t know about?  http://www.stonkknots.co.uk/http://www.stonkknots.co.uk/

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Have Done

After driving several days with my secateurs in my handbag I spotted a likely tree, so now my shower is festooned generously with clean-smelling eucalyptus, released by the steam.  Love-it, though as Felix said, “That very night in Max’s room … Continue reading

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A Hilly Scene

It is crucial to return again and again to the things that haunt you, over the years.  This is one of them – ‘A Hilly Scene’ by Samuel Palmer, drawn to my attention by David Dulley (who painted the hamster) … Continue reading

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Les Reflets de l’Eau

I was quietly sewing and listening to Soulful Messiah when I realised the high tide and angle of the sun made dancing reflections in the kitchen, and I thought, what a wonderful thing.

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Fame

A mention – a teeny, weeny little mention – in Marin Magazine: http://www.marinmagazine.com/Marin-Magazine/January-2010/Local-Designers/

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