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

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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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Announcing the Decorator’s Notebook Pop-Up Market

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If you’ve wanted to get your hands on our range of handcrafted, fair trade and sustainable home accessories, here’s your chance! We are so excited to announce that Decorator’s Notebook Shop will be holding a pop-up at The Frome Independent Market in Somerset on Sunday 6th July – that’s just one week away. Frome is… 

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My perfect day at The Ethicurean restaurant and Barley Wood walled garden

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As a lover of all things seasonal, homegrown and foraged, The Ethicurean restaurant and Barley Wood walled garden has been on my ‘must visit list’ for a while, so I couldn’t believe my luck when a card popped into my letterbox last week from my gorgeous friend Emma and her husband Mike, inviting me to… 

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Down to earth drawing by artist Natasha Clutterbuck

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While at Yeo Valley this summer I picked up a leaflet advertisting workshops run by Somerset artist Natasha Clutterbuck, who uses charcoal, mud, rocks and tea to create fantastically expressive drawings of just-picked vegetables. I loved the idea of trying my hand at a natural pigment drawing of my own but was sadly too slow… 

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Surprisingly fabulous Frome!

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I have to admit to being a tad depressed this weekend as my brocanting chums began posting photos of heaps of vintage wonderment at this year’s Braderie de Lille. However, on Sunday I picked myself up, wound on my scarf (it was the 1st of September after all) and drove over to Frome where the… 

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Golden hour

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In the 13 years our parents have owned this house the field behind has always been for sheep, but for some reason this year it’s been planted with wheat. Last night I took an evening stroll through in the still-wilting heat with my camera in the hope of capturing the golden hour. {all Decorator’s Notebook}… 

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Ten days of hellos and goodbyes

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A lot has happened while I’ve been away from here… … farewell Gingerline commute … farewell day job colleagues … farewell favourite shop … farewell other favourite shop … farewell Southbank skyline … farewell Crystal Palace Park … farewell first home sweet home … farewell lovely belongings … hello ice cold beer … hello four day… 

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