Day 5: Blue
In the interests of variety, today’s Colour Week blog post features handmade pottery fresh from the studio of Susan Frankel of Caractacus Pots. She describes the moment she opens her kiln door as being like Christmas morning, and I think her enthusiasm for what she does really comes across in her work.
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Day 5: Blue
Day 3: Yellow
After red and orange comes yellow (can you see where this is going yet?) and so day three of colour week features some cheerful yellow cushions to brighten up any room!
Clockwise from top left:
Ocher/yellow pillow cover with large gray felt flower by Urbanfringe available from
Vintage fabric cusion by Twentythree available from
Retro bird cage[.....]
Continuing on the theme of household products, I’d like to make Indie Quarter readers aware of Dupenny who offer a wonderful range of alternative homewares. When you encounter an online shop containing the category ‘Burlesque Side Plates’ you know you’ve found something just a little bit unique…
Dupenny describe their style as vintage, retro and cheeky[.....]
Moving house is often cited as a significant stress factor. We moved recently and during the packing I remember wondering whether I could just have one big bonfire and burn the lot. Fleeing the country was another notion I toyed with, on more than one occasion if I’m honest. But we got[.....]
Love it or loathe it, everybody has something to say about the fast approaching Royal Wedding. If you somehow haven’t heard, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be heading down the aisle of Westminster Abbey on the 29th of April this year. This event promises to be a truly British affair which of course would[.....]
Dotty Brown is a brand new online store selling pretty homewares and gifts. They opened last week with a collection of vintage inspired fabrics, oilcloth, home furnishings and gifts. Everything is handcrafted in Lancashire.
Styles range from classic stripes, florals and polka dots, to seaside chic and Scottie dogs. The range[.....]
Bird, by Jill makes the most beautiful household textiles, like this lovely Christmas themed hand towel. Pair with a bottle of luxury handwash to make an attractive Christmas gift.
Everything is professionally stitched and finished but what is most noticeable is the selection of fabrics. Jill has an eye for contemporary[.....]
HUB. Handmade. Unique. And Beautiful.
This stylish new interiors website brings a range of original home accessories that are made by British designers. Surprisingly affordable, these contemporary homewares provide unique finishing touches to enable you to express your individuality and creative flair.
“Much in life is samey, mass produced[.....]