Inspiration~Advice~Sources

Inspiring & Helpful Articles, Home Tours & Recommended Sources For Your Interiors, Gardens, Lifestyle & Home Business.
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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.”

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.

Battersea Power Station Development with Gill Hynes

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

Battersea Power Station Development with Gill Hynes

The Battersea Power Station development is, in reality, the creation of a new town. It spans 42 acres and is one of the largest regeneration projects in Europe. It will have almost the same amount of retail space as Westfield, and one of the largest ever single office spaces in the city of London has recently been let to Apple – half a million square feet within the iconic Battersea Power Station building at the heart of the development.

Glazed Roasted Beetroot with Goat’s Curd & Caramelised Nuts

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

Glazed Roasted Beetroot with Goat’s Curd & Caramelised Nuts

I think we’ve all made the mistake of trying to make over-complicated dishes for a dinner party, only to spend much of the night with your head in the oven while your guests have a whale of a time, and wonder where you’ve got to, so this menu follows my three golden rules of cooking for friends.

Jane is the founder of Jane Plan, an easy, effective, and delicious weight loss programme delivered directly to your front door and tailored to your individual lifestyle.

e: jane@janeplan
m: 0203 489 4770. 
w: janeplan.com

Shakshuka Recipe by Jane Michell of Jane Plan

Jane is the Founder of Jane Plan, nutritionist and published author, constantly on the hunt for delicious and nutritious recipes to make the most of our health and wellbeing. This simple recipe, from Jane’s recipe bank, is an easy way to create a wholesome meal, for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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