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the MACKINTOSH house

Ok, I was so excited I made the effort to see this Mackintosh House in the Hunterian Art Gallery at the University of Glasgow.

17th century VILLAGE Little WOODHAM

My uber talented and creative cousin in England is always involved in the most fascinating projects. During our very quick visit, she told me of her involvement as a volunteer […]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show shopping

Sorry this 3rd post is delayed, lack of good wifi :)’hope you enjoyed the pix of the Great Pavillion and the Show Gardens earlier this week. Sue With many large […]

RHS Chelsea FLOWER show gardens

Each year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the Show gardens are a feature designed by designers from around the world featuring the latest is in gardening ideas, hard escaping […]

historic HOME of England Tour May 2016

Cottages, castles, royal palaces and other architectural gems viewed with a Blue Badge guide throughout the Tour. This is a small group of 16 on a private bus for transportation staying at four star hotels in London, Bath and Royal Tunbridge Wells.

design concept

when there are literally 1000s of options in product .... having a design concept

Traditional Home Photo

SIGHTLINES – what can you see?

  It is important to consider the line-of-sight from one room to the next. How does a doorway frame a room, as above?  What do you see?  How can you enhance […]

Alda Pereira

large scale LIGHTING

Pairs or triples.  Over islands.  Over dining tables.  Over a sitting area.  The lighting is large and making a statement. One large paper lantern low over a coffee table is […]

UK interior style ~ a royal tribute

I was 12 when Diana and Charles were married, and was in England at the time of the wedding.  My Dad was English, and had remained in contact with a childhood […]