The Cushion Correspondent

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

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

INSPIRATION: Blackboard walls

I’ve had a thing for blackboard walls for a while now. And I’ve had an idea for one in our flat which was inspired by, of all people, Ben Fogle. … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Love the look: Contemporary gothic

1. Beetle lampshade, £40 Roost Living; 2. Hanna Bjarnadottir raven hanger, £39 Skandivis; 3. Etienne sofa set, £1498 Littlewoods; 4. Bourbon tallboy chest, £279; 5. Shell print cushion, £8 Matalan; 6. Diablo wallpaper, … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Love the look: Monochrome prints

1. Mistral sofa in Marimekko fabric, from £2124 Heals; 2. Geometric triangles rug, £250 Heals; 3. Brackley wallpaper, £35 per roll Sanderson; 4. Black and white geometric fabric, £9.97 (plus £13 shipping – yeek); 5. Ikat backpack, … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

LATEST CRUSH: Creepy crawly jars

I first spotted these at Dwell’s A/W press show in July and thought they were fabulously gothic and grotesque. They look like something you’d find in Victor Wynd’s Little Shop … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

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