House tour: relaxed vintage style in the Finnish countryside

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Last week the lovely Soile from Ada & Ina emailed me some photos of her pretty Finnish home and asked if I’d like to feature it on Decorator’s Notebook. One look and the answer was most certainly yes! Soile and Sami’s wooden house was built in the 1950s and I love how they’ve mixed original… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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Happy Friday everyone – welcome to the Decorator’s Notebook Room Debate once again! I’ve picked a summery country dining room for us to consider today. I can’t wait to hear what you think. As always, it’s easy to take part. Just have a good look at the room photo below and leave a comment with… 

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A whitewashed and woody Italian retreat

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I’m suffering from a serious bout of Olympic fever here in London and am almost delirious with excitement, but if you’ve already had enough and are looking to escape I have the perfect spot for you. This old mill belongs to Katrin Arens who designs and makes rustic furniture from reclaimed wood. It’s set in… 

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French beauty: le dans la

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The most beautiful photographs. The most beautiful home. The most beautiful blog. le dans la Sometimes you don’t need to know anything else – simply browse, follow and add it to your blogroll. {all le dans la} Le dans la is written in French but don’t let that put you off – this is a… 

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