Bang On Trend

It’s always lovely when I get to hear that my blog has actually inspired somebody and has had a genuine impact.  I learned this week that after reading my blog “Dressing Up” my daughter-in-law resolved a storage problem…

Sunshine On The High Street

Sunshine On The High Street

There was no getting away from the feeling of Spring in the air today as I stepped out onto the High Street for my lunch.  Heal’s was the first window I passed that was full…

On the shelfie

On the shelfie

For those of us who aren’t into posting “selfies” I rather liked the idea of posting a “shelfie”, especially after reading this headline by Sadie Whitelocks on the Mail Online – ‘The selfie for intellectuals’:…

Home is where the art is…

I wish I had thought of this as a title for my pervious blog, Picture Perfect – part 1, as “Home is where the art is”  is the title of an article written by Kate Spicer,…

Picture Perfect – part one

In a burst of enthusiasm this past week I finally got around to hanging some pictures in our freshly painted dining room. My “LOVE” print by Robert Indiana was a purchase from the MOMA in New…

Homespun style

Homespun style

Last weekend I came across a feature in The Mail on Sunday’s You supplement promoting rustic and handcrafted pieces for the kitchen and dining room. The word “homespun” was used in the title which in…

E Is For Eclectic

E Is For Eclectic

E is for Eclectic. A term often used when commentating on interior design. Definition The dictionary definition is: 1) Selecting or employing individual elements from a variety of sources, systems, or styles. 2) A person who derives…

Velvet & Linen cushions

Velvet & Linen cushions

One of my favourite on-line stores is Cox and Cox.  It sells a comprehensive range of home furnishings, gifts and toys.  I particularly like their kids section and have bought several items for the boys in my…

Christmas clear-up
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Christmas clear-up

I’m sure some people love it and some people hate it but it is a fact of life that the Christmas decorations have to be put away for another year.  On the bright side this means…

Launch

Happy New Year everyone.Today I am launching my blog at www.langdonhyde.comFollow me for hints and tips on creating your own personal space as well as up to the minute reports on the latest interior design…