Bohemian bedrooms styled five ways

Bohemian bedroom ideas Decorator's Notebook blog

Do you think bohemian is still a negative way to describe a room? I wasn’t quite sure how to title this post, as this look has come such a long way from the hippyish swathes of fabric and wafts of incense the word might bring to mind. To me, new bohemian style is a perfect… 

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How to dip dye curtains

dip dye curtains how to guide DIY

A couple of weekends ago we decided to make the most of this spell of sunny weather and have a day of crafting and DIY in our new little garden. Since we moved in, I’d set myself the task of bringing a splash of colour into our room by dip dying the plain white cotton… 

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The Sunday Times loves our kantha quilts!

Kantha quilts from Decorator's Notebook in The Sunday Times

Seeing our gorgeous kantha quilts in The Sunday Times yesterday put a huge smile on Bethan’s face. We have just six special quilts left made by Rina, Jahanara, Moni, Joli and Mukta. Buy one and put a big smile on their faces too! These brave women have all overcome shocking experiences to train with our… 

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Decorator’s Notebook pop-up at Frome-on-Sea!

The Frome Independent Market August 2014

We’re really excited to announce that the Decorator’s Notebook pop-up shop will be returning to The Frome Independent this weekend! We’ve made a short video of our last appearance as a taster, and there’s even more going on this time, with the arrival of the Frome-on-Sea beach with lots of games and seaside fun for… 

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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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