We’re even more full of hot air than usual this week, with balloons on wallpaper… We can’t let Maggie go… She flies like a bird in the sky (ay, ay, ay) She flies like a bird and I wish that she was mine… So (way back in the seventies) went the soundtrack to the Nimble TV … Read more We can’t let Maggie go…
Theatre wallpapers for London and Broadway Let’s do the show… RIGHT HERE! London’s lovely V&A has opened an exhibition celebrating 40 years of the Olivier Awards and the world’s greatest centres of theatre – London and New York. CURTAIN UP runs until 31st August 2016. Displays around Phantom of the Opera, A Chorus Line, War … Read more Let’s do the show right here!
Natasha Marshall lives and breathes design in her award winning home in Scotland. She spoke to wallpaperdirect about architecture, sailing, cooking – and wallpaper. Natasha Marshall Designs on life Natasha Marshall lives and breathes design from her award-winning home in Glasgow’s West End. She spoke to wallpaperdirect about architecture, sailing, cooking – and wallpaper. WD … Read more Natasha Marshall. Designs on living.
Farrow & Ball paint a perfect Christmas F&Bulous for Christmas So the cards are in the post, aunties have been consulted on what to buy for nephews and nieces, the decorations are out of the loft, the tree is on the list for the weekend, and some of us have even ordered the Turkey (I’m … Read more F&BULOUS for Christmas
We get creative with baubles and wallpaper in our cheery Christmas corner. In the Christmas corner… We’re making our very own Christmas corner. Inspired by our Gaynor’s ‘tropical corner’ in her living room (home to parrots, palms and Hawaii snow-shakers), our Christmas corner will mix luxurious wall coverings with gorgeous baubles, with a pinch of … Read more Christmas corner
Put a spark in your decorating Fireworks This November 5th we braved the rain on the streets of Lewes for the magical mayhem that is Lewes bonfire night. Lewes bonfire features thousands of otherwise ordinary locals who once a year don candy-striped jumpers or more exotic costumes (zulus, romans, vikings, the cast of Star Wars … Read more Fireworks
Pumpkin orange on binbag black for Halloween Orange on black Halloween comes but once a year, bringing with it black cats, witches’ hats and pumpkin orange. For one night only bright orange pumpkins adorn the windowsills of trick or treat friendly houses all across the land, grinning their devilish greetings to a procession of fancy-dressed … Read more Orange on black
A wd Layla Faye vintage makeover for a none to classy caravan Vintage van fan club Dr Who’s Tardis is famously hundreds of times bigger on the inside that it looks on the outside, as any of its many fans will tell you at great length… It was also designed to travel through time (wake … Read more Vintage van fan club
Tea and cake. It’s all you need. Fondant fancies So the Great British Bake Off has come to a delicious end. Nadiya’s remarkable jewel-encrusted wedding cake has inspired a bit of an appetite amongst the wallpaperdirect team, so this week we thought we’d take a Wonka-style tour of the magical world of tea shops. BUTTER … Read more Fondant fancies
A taste of Indian design for your walls All India wallpaper Aunty Beeb has been keeping us glued to the telly, assaulting our senses with the mesmeric sights and sounds of incomparable India, sampling the rich texture of a billion lives in vivid colour and immersive sound. In time honoured wallpaperdirect blog style, here’s a … Read more All India Wallpaper
The Womens’ Institutes turned 100 years old in 2015 Women in Action The British Womens’ Institutes turned 100 years old in 2015 and baking, bunting and Jam are everywhere you look. The Great British Menu has presented its competitors with the daunting TV challenge of preparing a feast for a huge WI event, where their … Read more Women in action
The A level results are in, and the kids will soon be off… Flying the nest The A-Level results are out, and all over the country big plans are being hatched… Some will be off to the hallowed corridors of university, some straight to the coalface of work, and others will be indulging in a … Read more Flying the nest