• Archive for November, 2012

    The world according to Becky Hoh-Hale

    by  • November 29, 2012 • The World According to... • 0 Comments

    Becky Hoh-Hale is the founder of A Most Curious Party, a vintage china and prop hire service that can bring a retro glam wow-factor to every occasion, from weddings and anniversaries to birthdays and baby showers. A former interiors journalist and stylist, Becky set up her own business after successfully seeking out vintage china for her own wedding. She now runs A Most Curious Kids Fair and A Most Curious Wedding Fair throughout the UK, showcasing beautifully created, style-conscious products from more than 60 independent designers.

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    A bit country, a bit rock n roll

    by  • November 22, 2012 • Life.Style.etc Loves • 0 Comments

    If you thought the country look was all about gingham café curtains and Windsor chairs, then it’s time to think again. The modern take on country style is more about relaxed, easy living, with natural woods, gorgeous fabrics (and lashings of hot chocolate!).

    Fans should check out the gorgeous new Country Homes Ideas App which is full of country-inspired style advice, decorating ideas, recipes and crafts. It’s enough to have us seriously considering selling up, breaking out the Hunter wellies and finding a remote farmhouse to make over.

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    The world according to Ben Pentreath and Bridie Hall

    by  • November 20, 2012 • The World According to... • 1 Comment

    Ben Pentreath is an architect, design commentator and urban designer and since his store opened in Bloomsbury’s Rugby Street in 2008, a purveyor of unique home wares and objet. Decorative artist and maker Bridie Hall has a background in antiques and runs the shop along side creating beautiful things from her London studio. Ben Pentreath Ltd is part of the Christmas pop-up shop The Fourth Floor Corner Shop, where there’ll be plenty to inspire  shoppers looking for perfect Christmas pressies.

    When did you realise you wanted to work with interiors? BH: As long as I can remember I’ve always been fascinated with how surroundings and objects affect people, and I think I sort arrived at it rather than making the decision. 

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