Moroccan Wedding Blankets

Moroccan wedding throw

Vintage Moroccan wedding blankets, also known as handira or tamizart, have been popular with interior designers and stylists for some time.  The neutral colour palette of the blankets makes them an extremely versatile addition to a bedroom or sitting room.  They add elegance, texture, pattern, glamour and sparkle and can be used in a variety […]

Josef Frank Exhibition: Patterns Furniture Painting

josef frank exhibition

Josef Frank, architect, designer and artist (1885-1967) The Fashion and Textile museum in London is currently holding the first UK exhibition of the work of Josef Frank (1885 – 1967), who is considered to be one of Sweden’s most influential designers.  Bold, vibrant, botanical prints characterise the work of the architect, designer and artist and […]

How To Create A Cosy Home This Christmas

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[pin_board url=”https://uk.pinterest.com/maudints/cosy-christmas/” size=”custom” image_width=”500″ board_width=”500″ board_height=”3000″] Tips On Creating A Cosy Home I’m typing this post wrapped in one of our cosy waffle throws to block out the blast of cold air coming through ancient wooden French doors and cursing myself for not ordering replacement wooden doors and windows earlier in the year. As a […]

Riad Due Marrakech

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Riad Due a hip boutique hotel in the Marrakech Medina Riad Due is a boutique hotel tucked away in the Marrakech Medina.  It’s a typical Riad set around a courtyard with rooms facing inward but it has been elegantly restored and decorated by Italian owner Giovanna Cinel, who also owns Riad 72.  The Riad has […]

Maud’s Top 5 Things To Do In Jaipur

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Maud’s Top 5 Things To Do In Jaipur   Visit Phool Mandi the wholesale flower market Go early, the market opens at 06.00 and watch as local farmers carry in huge sacks bursting with roses and marigolds which are traded in front of you. Later the same day you will see garland makers all over […]

Places to stay: Hotel 47 Jobner Bagh Jaipur

A place to relax hotel 47 Jobner Bagh

Hotel 47 Jobner Bagh Hotel 47 Jobner Bagh was my home from home in Jaipur, India, for a week earlier this year. Described as a luxury guesthouse it’s a delightful, family run, boutique hotel with 11 bedrooms a restaurant and a spa. It’s one of the most welcoming places I have ever stayed and it […]

Five Ways To Create An Outdoor Space

It looks as if it is going to be a scorcher this weekend so today’s post is about how to create an outdoor space, somewhere you can sit, relax and enjoy the sunshine.  It’s easy to do and as you will see from the images below, it’s possible to convert even the smallest balcony into […]

A Nomadic Chic Beach Home

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The sitting room of this Santa Barbara beach home owned by Gina Tolleson cleverly mixes global textiles to create a nomadic chic look.  I think the secret to this look is to mix patterns, textures and textiles but keep to a limited colour palette.  Here the reds and oranges of the embroidered cushions, the floor […]

Thea Porter 70s Bohemian Chic Exhibition

Thea Porter Retrospective at the Fashion and Textile Museum “Both fashion and interior decoration require that you take the most beautiful fabrics in the world and cover the body seductively”                                                   […]