The Cushion Correspondent

Bedside table gets the chalk paint treatment

This one has been a long time coming. For starters I’ve had the bedside table for years. Actual years. I think it was one of the first purchases I made … Continue reading

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DIY string shelving

Look what I made! Ok, I didn’t make that one. But it was very much the inspiration behind my latest DIY project. So, I don’t know if I’ve mentioned (in … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEW: Antique mirror

WHAT IS IT? A bevelled edge antique mirror. I have no idea what decade it’s from because it was a gift (see below) but if I had to guess I’d … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

INSPIRATION: Gallery walls

When did gallery walls become a thing? Anyone know? It must have been at the exact point at which I graduated from blu-tack to clip frames… or perhaps it was … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Travel-inspired style for a budget Ikea buy

I actually did this months ago but am only just getting around to posting it. It was one of the first DIY projects I did when I moved in with … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 6 Comments

Vote for your favourite fabric design and WIN a new sofa (what’s not to like?)

You all like fabric, right? You all like design. You all like sofas. Well, cushion friends, this could well be THE blog post for you. has teamed up with … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

LATEST CRUSH: Colour drip wine glasses

Take a quick look at this picture… what do you see? Now, if you’re anything like me then right now you’re going “Yes, yes, floral crockery, sideboard, very ‘country kitchen’… … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hallway

So er… Happy New Year? What do you mean it’s February? Ok, ok, I know, I haven’t blogged in over a month. Actually it’s more like six weeks. Look, I’m … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

An interview with The Cushion Correspondent.

A month or so ago the Sofa & Chair Company asked if I’d like to do a guest post/interview thingy. Now, I have to be honest, up until that point … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Christmas wreath step-by-step (sort of)

I don’t normally do ‘step-by-steps’. I say I don’t ‘normally’ do them, I haven’t done one YET. And the reason for that is because I don’t like to be too … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment