SUMMER SALE up to 50% off!

Decorator's Notebook summer sale discounts

We’re making space on our shelves ready for our new collection to arrive by having a sale! Shop now → HIGHLIGHTS Seagrass baskets now £25.20 (£5.80 cheaper than Bodie & Fou with delivery) Campfire screen print now £30 (50% off) Eleanor Pritchard blankets now £195 (save £35) Delivery reduced to £3.95 for UK

Weekend recipe: Iced Tea (Cocktail) Syrup

make your own sweet tea, iced tea syrup, Arnold Palmer Cocktail recipe

Those of you living in the UK will be enjoying the amazing summer weather, which inspired me last weekend to rustle up a refreshing drink to enjoy in the sunshine. This iced tea or sweet tea syrup can be added to water to be enjoyed with lemonade to create a refreshing soft drink or with a splash… 

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The Good List: Elephant Branded cement sack bags

James Munro Boon of Elephant Branded chats to Decorator's Notebook

Decorator’s Notebook blog will be three years old next Thursday, so I’ve been in a bit of a ponderous mood this weekend. A lot has changed since I sat down and wrote my first post, but perhaps the biggest thing has been my attitude to what good design means to me. I’ve become a lot… 

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Meet the Maker: Eleanor Pritchard

Decorator's Notebook meets Eleanor Pritchard British weave designer

I met weave designer Eleanor Pritchard at Maison et Objet a couple of years ago and immediately fell for the vibrant colours and intricate patterns of her traditionally-woven Welsh blankets. Joe and I called in on Eleanor and her assistant Holly as they were hard at work on designs for their new collection to explore… 

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Meet the Maker: Ciara McGarrity of Waffle Design

Decorator's Notebook meets Ciara McGarrity Waffle Design

I first met Ciara McGarrity, the Irish designer behind Waffle Design, at HOME last year. The strong graphic quality of her grey and white cushions drew me to her stand and on closer inspection, I loved the intriguing combinations of woollen threads running through the textured cloth. Later, over tea at The Albion, we chatted… 

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Meet the maker: Hatchet & Bear

Decorator's Notebook meets maker Hatchet & Bear

In our shop, we’re really proud to sell products that are made all over the world. The Decorator’s Notebook shop is a gentle, but deliberate, kick against high street shops that search only for the nearest, the easiest and the cheapest. Instead, we choose the most authentic, ethical and lovingly-made pieces to be part of… 

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Meet the maker: Merrick Angle (aka Double Merrick)

Merrick Angle

It was a strange set of coincidences that first led me to discover the work of Merrick Angle, a British born illustrator living and working in a renovated farmhouse in France. Several years later, when Joe and I were choosing designers to work with on products for Decorator’s Notebook, I knew straight away that Merrick… 

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