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

April 28, 2013 · 6 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

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

LATEST CRUSH: Orla Kiely wallpaper

Orla Kiely’s retro prints are surely the perfect case study for a simple idea done well. They’re instantly recognisable, popular without being ubiquitous (yes, Cath Kidston I’m talking to YOU) and the … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Bedroom

I gave you the tour of the main living space of our flat when I first moved in… now it’s time to invite you into the bedroom… I don’t think … Continue reading

August 8, 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

The Abode

So this is my new pad. I say ‘my’, clearly it’s my boyfriend’s. No part of this building belongs to me. But I live here so that gives me a … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment