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Inspiring & Helpful Articles, Home Tours & Recommended Sources For Your Interiors, Gardens, Lifestyle & Home Business.
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Mother and founder of Esme Loves, gemstone jewellery for the generations. Sophie Bawa celebrates the love and connections we have with others through the design of timeless, elegant and affordable jewellery to be given as gifts to the important women in your life, and cherished over the years.

e: sophie@esmeloves.com
t: 07956 059990
w: esmeloves.com

How To Use Pinterest For Business.

How To Use Pinterest for Business. Sophie Bawa of Esme Loves explains why it isn’t all about followers and how pinterest can be much more effective than facebook, instagram and twitter.

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Debbie Blott is the founder of The Decorcafe, a collaborative community of experts sharing their skills & original products to inspire & help you to create your home and home business. Please don’t hesitate to ask me anything.

e: debbie@thedecorcafe.com
t: 07796 952116
a: 24 Campion Road, Putney, SW15 6NW

At Home With Interior Designer Fleur Ward.

Fleur Ward has a reputation for creating colourful individual interiors and her own home is no exception. We recently had the treat of being given an inspiring and helpful tour of her home, which we are delighted to share here.

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SJ Holden is an Australian living in Wimbledon. A great supporter of the arts, she runs the UK branch of Tingari Arts, promoting Aboriginal artwork from the Central and Western Desert. A keen gardener and Conservator of Wimbledon Common, SJ is also the self-named “obsessive Box Tree Moth hunter” helping prevent their spread and the subsequent death of the Box Tree in English gardens.

e: sj@tingariarts.eu
t: 07786 193914
a: Wimbledon Villlage, London.
w: tingariarts.com

SJ Holden Helps Beat Box Tree Moth

The Box Tree Moth has decimated gardens across SW London, swooping in and destroying box hedges seemingly overnight. SJ Holden has a beautiful garden in Wimbledon and when she heard what was happening to gardens in Putney she determined to fight. This is her story and helpful advice.

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Phil Robinson is the founder and owner of Paint The Town Green. London’s first environmentally friendly decorating service with its own range of fine eco paints.

e: showroom@paintthetowngreen.biz
t: 020 8871 0531
a: 39a & b Allfarthing Lane, Wandsworth, SW18 2AP
w: paintthetowngreen.biz

How To Choose A Decorator

By Phil Robinson of Paint The Town Green: Choosing the right deocorator seems such a simple thing to do. Ask a few friends for their recommendations, get quotes and off you go. But it doesn’t always work out quite as well as you would like as friends can have different standards, budgets and expectations. So what else can you do?

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Debbie Blott is the founder of The Decorcafe, a collaborative community of experts sharing their skills & original products to inspire & help you to create your home and home business. Please don’t hesitate to ask me anything.

e: debbie@thedecorcafe.com
t: 07796 952116
a: 24 Campion Road, Putney, SW15 6NW

Flooring Trends

Flooring Trends This article first appeared in Time & Leisure Magazine  (Featured Image Maitland & Poate) The biggest trend across all areas of home renovation is the blending of interior and garden design. Opening up the backs of our homes with glass extensions and taking sofas and wicker furniture into the garden we are blurring the lines […]

An Eclectic Victorian Kitchen in Surrey

Debbie Blott is the founder of The Decorcafe, a collaborative community of experts sharing their skills & original products to inspire & help you to create your home and home business. Please don’t hesitate to ask me anything.

e: debbie@thedecorcafe.com
t: 07796 952116
a: 24 Campion Road, Putney, SW15 6NW

An Eclectic Victorian Kitchen in Surrey

Rosie and Peter waited 19 years before embarking on the refurbishment of their Victorian period kitchen in Surrey. “The kitchen has always been at the heart of our home and we wanted it to stay that way” says Rosie. “We were keen to avoid anything too modern and sleek.”

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Sylvie Garvey is founer and owner of Computer Fitness, offering straight-forward and practical IT advice and support to individuals and small businesses.

e: sylvie@computerfitess.net
m: 07775 638325
w: computerfitness.net

How To Look Professional When Starting Up

How to look professional when starting up a new business. Decorcafe home business expert, Sylvie Garvey of Computer Fitness, shares her top tips..

Bedroom Redesign & Bespoke Storage By Emma Green

Battersea and Clapham. Emma Green is a London based interior designer specialising in providing the highest quality residential interior design and has a passion for the use of colour and lighting.

e: emma@emmagreendesign.com
t: 020 7738 0637
a: Battersea, South West London

Bedroom Redesign & Bespoke Storage By Emma Green

A good place to begin any design project is to think about what you want to keep and what you want to throw away, swiftly followed by what you need to hide and what you want to display.

Putney Garden Landscaping with Anna Wright

Debbie Blott is the founder of The Decorcafe, a collaborative community of experts sharing their skills & original products to inspire & help you to create your home and home business. Please don’t hesitate to ask me anything.

e: debbie@thedecorcafe.com
t: 07796 952116
a: 24 Campion Road, Putney, SW15 6NW

A Garden Makeover – From Plan to Planting

Putney Garden Landscaping: Anna Wright’s garden makeover in Putney. Before & After pics and from start to finish with help from Sarah Speller & Tom Howard

How to Add Light to a Victorian Villa | The Decor Cafe

Sophie Bates Architects is a London based studio established to deliver innovative, contemporary residential architecture and interiors.

e: sophie@sophiebates.com
t:
07725 501683
a:
St Georges Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames

How to Add Light to a Victorian Villa

Having worked as a residential architect for 20 years and starting Sophie Bates Architects in 2010 it was definitely about time we extended and refurbished our own home. By removing the chimneybreast and building in open kitchen shelving up to the ceiling with a hatch to visually connect the kitchen to the front room, light flows into the centre of the house.

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