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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Interior Design Trends Autumn 2017 : September is always a busy month for an interior designer as the Trade Shows loom and all the magazines post their predictions for the coming season. As a shop owner as well I need to absorb all these ideas and turn them into merchandise I think my customers and clients will enjoy. Continue reading →