Oriental comes home
From April at BhS you will be able to buy the Kyoto range (right), which is bold in black and pink, with Oriental bed sets from £20 and black and gold photoframes for £12.
In the meantime, vintage is the theme for BHS’s main home collection this season. It has cushions (£16 and £20) prettily embroidered with birds, mix-and-match floral tea china from £4.50 for a sideplate and overstuffed linen sofas for £999.
For information, call 0845 196 0000, or visit www.bhs.co.uk.
The best seat in the house
Lincoln-based mother Sally Chamley recently set up Black Orchid Interiors, an online company that sells a range of furniture, lighting and accessories in unusual colours and styles, including the Notting Hill slipper chair, currently reduced from £2,000 to £1,600.
For more information, call 01772 722344, or visit www.blackorchidinteriors.co.uk.
Think fashionable and luxury
Fashion house Jaegar has reinvented itself and relaunched recently with a home collection. Think luxury bed linen, bedspreads, throws and cushions in muted tones of brown, cream and white.
Embroidered flower cushions costing £45 each, duvet covers from £99, pillowcases from £16, bedspreads from £175 and throws from £80 are for sale at its flagship store, 200-206 Regent’s Street, W1.
For more information, visit www.jaeger.co.uk, or call 0845 051 0063.
Rugs and super things
The monthly magazine dedicated to all things textile is now running an online shop called Drygoods, selling many of the beautiful and difficult-to-find products it has featured in previous issues, as a response to requests from readers.
Products for sale range embroidered ornamental birdhouses (from £100) by Tamar Mogendorff, gorgeous blankets from Hudson Bay (from £150) and Jonathan Adler’s beautiful fruit design cushions (from £100) to Swedish linen tea towels and striped linen tape from Fog Linen Work (from £2 a roll).
For more information, visit www.selvedge-drygoods.org.
Book of the week
Small Spaces: Making the Most of the Space You Have
By Rebecca Tanqueray (£8.99)
This reissued, compact edition of Small Spaces will fit neatly into your pocket and inspire you with its ideas and pictures, if space in your home is at a premium. Suspended mezzanine-level sleeping platforms, hideaway storage, doors that fold and slide, white glass that reflects light and the joys of the fitted kitchen are all amply illustrated to get you started.
Readers can get a copy of Small Spaces for the special price of £6.99, including postage & packaging, by telephoning Macmillan Direct on 01256 302699 and quoting the reference GLR 1KI.