Plants on Pink

Plants on Pink

A post shared by LOTTE VAN BAALEN (@plantsonpink) on Feb 23, 2017 at 11:58am PST Just a quick stop by to share with you my favourite Instagram account of the moment. Plants on Pink is the brainchild of Lotte van Baalen and is simply a celebration of the kitsch beauty of a green plant against… 

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On the Road: Sisterhood Camp 2015

Natural table setting Sisterhood Camp

Writing my blog has drawn me to many lovely people over the years, but I have never felt such a warm feeling for the blogging community as I do today.  It all began when a beautiful invitation dropped through my letterbox, embossed in gold and with a delicate feather tucked inside. Sisterhood Camp is the brainchild of… 

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Behind the Scenes: A Decorator’s Notebook guide to product photography

how to do your own product photography at home

We get a lot of nice comments about our product photography on the Decorator’s Notebook Shop. It’s a huge compliment as we’ve produced all of our own product photography from our launch in 2013. Since then, I think the quality of the photography has improved as we’ve got to know our equipment and find our… 

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5 More ways to make your holiday photos more creative!

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A while ago I wrote a post suggesting some ideas for more interesting photography having returned from a trip to Moscow. As I find myself involved in an ever increasing amount of photography for our products in the Decorator’s Notebook Shop, the opportunities for taking personal photos seems to diminish. However, in November I visited friends… 

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5 tricks to take better photos at ‘golden hour’

Navy cobweave blanket Decorator's Notebook shop

  It’s been a busy few weeks for Decorator’s Notebook with some exciting developments on the horizon. We can’t wait to tell you all what we’ve been up to and what we’re planning in the months to come, so keep an eye out for updates here on the blog. You might not know that Bethan… 

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3 rules for better portrait photography (and when to break them)

Portrait photography tips

Last weekend I headed north with a group of friends to explore the Scottish Borders. We might not have experienced weather as relentless as that which has been battering Bethan down in Somerset, but we had our fair share of extreme precipitation! I was hoping I might be able to share some dramatic landscape photos… 

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House Tour: the house that dreams (and $500) built

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Light is my number one priority when deciding where I live. I love big windows – for looking out to watch the world go by and for the sunshine they allow in. Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz felt the same, but took things one step further when building their getaway home in the wilds of… 

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Mood of the moment… Atlantic breakers

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{LIVE / EAT / WEAR / ESCAPE} {LISTEN CVRCHES The Mother We Share} What a week it’s been! Our new shop went live on Tuesday and the support has just been overwhelming for us – thank you so much to every one of you who helped us spread the word with your Tweets, Facebook Shares… 

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