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    New Harris Tweed furniture collection

    by  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 • Look what I found • 1 Comment

    Did you know Harris Tweed is the only fabric in the world governed by its own act of Parliament? What does that mean?? Well, you may already know this but I’ve just found out that The Harris Tweed Authority is a legal body that ensures the famous fabric is made in the right way - all tweed has to be made from pure virgin wool, dyed, spun and hand woven by islanders in their own homes in the Outer Hebrides. Once its ticked all those boxes the tweed is then certified with the Harris Tweed Orb Mark.

    I’m a big fan of the British heritage brand but I never really knew the history and traditional methods behind its production!

    The reason why I’m wittering on about Harris Tweed is that one of our favourite online shops, Rose and Grey love it too and has just unveiled a fantastic furniture collection upholstered in three different tweeds…

    Harris Tweed

    You’ll find three different sofa styles, two armchairs and a handsome footstool. This smart range also comes with hardwood legs, feather filled seat cushions, leather piping and beautiful buttons…

     

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    What do you think of this collection? Have you got space for these beauties in your home? If you love this look, click here to view the whole range and if you decide to buy you can feel good knowing you’re supporting one of the oldest, protected British trade marks.

    From top: Grange Harris Tweed sofa in Bracken, £2,150. Manor House Tweed chair in Bracken, £1,050. Manor House Tweed sofa in Bracken, £1,695. Abbey Slate Tweed footstool, £525, all Rose & Grey. 

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    Sneak peek: stunning textiles and wallpaper

    by  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • Look what I found • 1 Comment

    Designer Louise Body is launching a fresh new collection of wallpapers and fabrics this month called Peggy. The geometric and abstract patterns are inspired by 20th century artists who produced simple, hand blocked prints. Made up of four wallpaper designs and nine printed fabrics, they have been designed to work in harmony together within the same scheme. What do you think of the lovely muted colour palette?

    Louise Body

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    I love the photography as it’s full of application ideas! Upholster the seat pad on a vintage stool, make a display with framed wallpaper, use below a picture rail or make into cushions. The designs are stunning and would work well in a bedroom, living room or dining room. Launching officially at Maison et Objet in Paris this month you will be able to buy from her website shortly.

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    Clever wall-mounted storage you have to see!

    by  • Friday, January 9, 2015 • Look what I found • 0 Comments

    I’ve always had a bit of a thing for pegboard. I just wish I’d come up with this idea…

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    This updated pegboard concept comes from Swiss born designer, Nikki Kreis of Kreisdesign. Made up of a simple birch plywood panel with sturdy holes you can customise with pegs (choose from straight or round head), mini clipboards and shelves that slot in to suit your storage needs. They can also be cut to size to fit any awkward space. Perfect for a kid’s room, the kitchen, office or hallway. Prices start from £124. LOVE!

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