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Customising Ready Made Curtains

Customising ready made curtains is great way to inject some style into your room. It’s cost effective, compared to have curtains made to measure.  The challenge of working with the fabric available can also end up giving you a more creative, personalised finish. Curtain Bugbears! I recently moved house and made use of a pair of ready made curtains I’d bought… Read more →

Cabinet Refurbishment

Last week it was nice to have a change and work on this bedside cabinet refurbishment for a customer. She was aiming for a seaside feel in the bedroom these cabinets were in, and so I painted them white, distressed some of the edges slightly and added these gorgeous ceramic knobs with a nautical blue stripe.  It instantly updated the… Read more →

November Projects

Here’s a round up of my November projects with photos and a few comments! I completed three projects last week for a customer in Boxgrove, West Sussex.  She runs a successful B&B business, and needed a fresh new look for one room, as well as a window dressing for a brand new room.  Cushion covers were ordered for a living area… Read more →

Bespoke Curtains on a Budget

Made to measure curtains are an investment, and as such usually have a higher price tag than ready made curtains.  So what are the benefits of made to measure curtains, and how can you reduce the potential costs without compromising on style and quality?  Here’s some practical hints and tips to help you with bespoke curtains on a budget. What are… Read more →

Bespoke Bunting

Last week I was delighted to be asked to create some bespoke bunting for a customer who was throwing a baby shower for her sister. My customer chose her own fabrics and went for three different teal fabrics which each had different patterns in cream. I thought this was a brilliant choice of colour as it would have been so easy… Read more →

Bespoke Roman Blinds

I recently had some fun making bespoke roman blinds to dress a beautiful, tall window. The Window Curtains were previously hanging at this window, which stretches right up to the ceiling.  Roman blinds are therefore a great choice as they help to showcase the lovely wooden window frame and the height of the window. The house is over 100 years… Read more →