The Cushion Correspondent

Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Love the look: Colour blocking

1. Pantone Mimosa folding chair, £55 Urban Outfitters; 2. Kilo occasional table, £25 Habitat; 3. Colour block quilt, £120 Urban Outfitters; 4. East Village vase, £25 BHS; 5.Folk Parson’s geometric t-shirt … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

An eBay bargain gets a retro paint job

If I had a pound for every designer or crafter I’ve interviewed who’s said “for a unique look on a budget, try painting old funiture” well… I’d probably have about … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment


Berlin is a fantastic city for inspiration. The different eras all jammed in together, the rough-and-ready mixed with the shiny-and-new. Its concrete-and-clouds backdrop makes it extremely photogenic in black and white … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Quick fix for a wooden stool

I found this little wooden stool kicking about the flat when I first moved in. It was cute but definitely in need of some love. The legs were scratched black … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S NEW: Vintage G-plan cabinet

WHAT IS IT? A 1957 G-plan Librenza. WHAT’S IT FOR? The living room. And to help feed my vintage addiction. See below for what it looked like back in the … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment