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Monday July 8th, 2013

Monday January 28th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Victoria Suffield and Phil Webb

It’s always a pleasure when we get to feature creative families. In December, we got a peek inside Sandy Suffield’s home, and today we’re visiting her sister. Victoria Suffield is the shopkeeper behind The Hambledon in Winchester, South England. She describes it as a department store where they only sell the things they love. Her…

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Monday April 9th, 2012

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sneak peek: megan price + robert shadbolt

Designer Megan Price (of Mr.PS) and illustrator Robert Shadbolt have lived in 4 cities, and 5 different houses over the past 5 years so they were thrilled to find this Victorian home which is walking distance from the vibrant, cultural city of Manchester, England. They bought it two years ago in an empty, neglected state, so it’s…

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Monday October 3rd, 2011

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sneak peek: jane cumberbatch

It was a pleasure to hear from photographer Keiko Oikawa when she told us about her friend Jane Cumberbatch’s wonderful home. The philosophy of Jane’s company, Pure Style, has evolved into a simple, practical, inexpensive and timeless way of living and decorating, which translates into her own home. Even though she and her husband, Alastair,…

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Monday September 19th, 2011

Monday May 24th, 2010

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sneak peek: nineteen seventy three

sneak peek: nineteen seventy three

emma and james emmerson of greeting card and stationery publisher 1973 moved into this victorian house in brighton, england in january 2009.  they purchased it from a 74 year old woman who had lived there with her mother for thirty years, so, needless to say, the house needed a lot of love. after 18 months…

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Monday January 25th, 2010

Tuesday November 17th, 2009

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sneak peek: anne lise kjaer

sneak peek: anne lise kjaer

scandinavian born trend forcaster anne lise kjaer lives and works from her 4 bedroom victorian house in north london’s highgate. her company, kjaer global, works with an internationally recognized client base with wide reach. as someone savvy to social trends, it’s fascinating to see today’s wonderful peek into her home and the ways she has…

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Monday August 31st, 2009

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sneak peek: maxine sutton

sneak peek: maxine sutton

it’s hard to picture 80 teenagers gallivanting around the beautiful home of embroidery and textile designer maxine sutton, but that was the scene last weekend for the celebration of her son’s 16th birthday. luckily the gorgeous home is still in one piece. maxine, her husband and their three kids moved into this c.1840 early victoria…

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Tuesday March 24th, 2009

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sneak peek: helen palmer

sneak peek: helen palmer

i’m posting three great biz ladies posts today, but i didn’t want anyone not interested in business advice to get bored, so i wanted to share a special tuesday sneak peek from photographer helen palmer this afternoon. based in liverpool, helen specializes in fine art, travel and interior photography. whenever i see a photographer with…

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Monday October 20th, 2008

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sneak peek: abigail ahern

sneak peek: abigail ahern

i still can’t get over how natural abigail ahern looks in her ahhhh-mazing home. doesn’t she just look like she belongs in the photo above? this british stylist and interior designer (and soon to be author) seriously knows what she’s doing and how to bring her own personal style to her projects. i’m loving her…

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Monday October 6th, 2008

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sneak peek: adelle robinson

sneak peek: adelle robinson

our first sneak peek of the day features the west yorkshire home of adelle robinson and justin keefe, co-owners of the online shop h is for home, specializing in one off, vintage and handmade items.  originally two back to back weaver/mill workers’ cottages from the 1800s that were later combined into one house – 4…

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Monday April 14th, 2008

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sneak peek: emma cassi

sneak peek: emma cassi

sometimes an email falls into my inbox that makes me feel like the luckiest girl in the world. this weekend, that was an email from french designer emma cassi. not only is emma incredibly talented and a phenomenal artist- she happens to live in what has now become my new dream home. based in london,…

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Wednesday October 24th, 2007

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sneak peek: andrew sidford

sneak peek: andrew sidford

one of the best parts of the eames giveaway was getting to see so many beautiful homes. one of those belonged to finalists andrew sidford and his wife jeannette. based in london, andrew is the creative director of made in earnest, a design studio that creates work for magazines, websites, logos, corporate identity and much…

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