They say all good things come in threes, so I thought I’d round off this very odd year with a Transylvanian Trilogy of blogs about Mind The Gap. I started with selling their wallpapers but now, due to their prolific designing and huge popularity they have moved on to cushions, fabrics, furniture, wall art, lamp shades, even notebooks – so much that I just can’t keep up! Continue reading →


The Transylvanian Manor conjures up all things spooky and gothic, but in this case I’m talking about a collection of designs from Mind the Gap, a delicate and feminine collection, no ghouls or monsters at all. In fact the patterns are rather tame compared to some of their others, but the vibrancy of colour and exotic forms makes them just burst off the page.

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I don’t know about you, but I am feeling a bit glum with all this miserable weather, darkening evenings and the ever present threat of the virus. I quite enjoyed autumn, the changing colours are always a joy, but now those leaves are all on the ground the landscape is a little bleak to say the least.
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I just LOVE Georgian architecture so was absolutely thrilled to come accross this blog on Desire To Inspire, (one of my favourite current reads and one you should definitely try) of this fabulous house in Spitalfields.  The Huguenot Physician’s House, as it is called, has been refurbished quite spectacularily by Chris Dyson Architects To read more about it check out their website, full of varied and interesting projects, but it is all too clear they also, like me, love Georgian. Continue reading →


Fabulous Canvases From Mineheart

A step away from Mineheart’s signature canvases which burst with colour, this new Gold Edition in black and white, with a touch of gold, have a vintage feel reminiscent of an old photograph. Their ornate frames are not as they seem but are in fact printed onto the canvases. Light as a feather to hang, they come in different sizes so please click on any image for more information. Continue reading →