Retro footstool in need of reupholstering
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When to Reupholster

Wondering whether it’s worth reupholstering a piece of furniture? Then read this blog containing 5 important things to consider.

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Hello 2021
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So Long 2020 and Hello 2021!

2020 was very challenging year and affected my business badly. Read how I adapted and re-focused and sold more of my own work than ever before. Plus my Top 5 Favourite chairs of 2020.

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white rose footstool
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The Story Behind the White Rose Footstool

Here is the tale of how this rather lovely footstool was created. I have been working with the lovely Holly Cook for a while now. She takes the most fabulous photographs of my work, which has made an enormous difference to my online presence and sales. Gone are the days of my slightly blurry snaps […]

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Hare on a Chair
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The Hare on a Prayer Chair

Every chair tells a story … Every chair that comes into my workshop has a tale to tell. This is slowly revealed as I strip off the layers of fabrics and padding to restore it back to something that will become loved once more. Whilst working on a piece they often give me a glimpse […]

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Forbidden-Forest-Design
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So where do you find your inspiration Ella?

A question I am often asked. Most people expect creative types to warble on about how inspirational the local landscape is. Which is true, but not all the time. Read on if you would like to know how the Forbidden Forest inspired me … I was out on my daily walk, when this bright yellow […]

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Stuart and Robyn-1254
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And Now for Something Completely Different ….

Many, many years ago I trained as a Theatre Wardrobe Mistress.  But for reasons I can’t quite remember (as it was that long ago) I decided the world of legal services was for me.  Turns out it wasn’t, but the money was darn good. I seemed to have a bit of a knack for men’s […]

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