We’re calling it the Baobab collection, after the humongous trees that root themselves around the community from which our talented weavers work. They’re based in the far north corner of Ghana, a short drive from the Burkina Faso border, West Africa. Life is tough. Monumentally so. Many people born in the area leave and head […]
How exciting – you can shop cushions til you drop – fabulous! We currently have a small selection of our very much adored hand woven cushions available. There’s a post coming later all about their creation and how they’re benefiting the ladies behind all that looming. I think it might be time to compliment your […]
Next time you’re looking for some carpet / floorboards / tiles for your new-look floor, think outside the box! Here is a slap of inspiration – add a touch of heavenly art at your tippy toes! Think stripes!
I had heard great things about Theo, through a friend, and watched the clip (below) of her rousing TedX talk last year. I then met Theo at a dinner a few months ago and it was an absolute pleasure to be in her and her family’s company. I wanted to share her video with you […]
A little while ago in May I posted a photograph on our facebook page of a foot-powered hattersley loom, with deep indigo threads running through the warp and weft. Since then, the threads have been masterfully woven into cloth by Daniel Harris, sent to a finishers to full, scour and nap turning that basic cloth […]
Our scorching summer sun may have momentarily, and I stress momentarily, (forever the optimist) taken its very own vacation, leaving us with some thundery downpours but, the home garden here at Trinity Green seems all the better for it! Our Agapanthis’ petals have burst open, the rose buds have sprouted their blossom and my beloved […]
A weekend away to Latitude in the beautiful Suffolk countryside was just what the doctor ordered. And, the most exciting bit was our beautiful, blue VW bug that we had hired from camper bug for the duration. We received toots and nods along the motorway as we journeyed up the A12 and once nestled in […]
… something bold and blue in the corner over there! Yes, you’ve spied it too. It’s our beautiful blue, handwoven lattice cushion. A sneak peak behind the scenes of Home 2014′s photo shoot at the Hemingway’s glorious abode. Click Here to see more …
I have fallen in love with and, am on the hunt for, a Japanese paper parasol. Yes. I am very jealous of this mighty burnt orange one, featured yesterday on MyFriendsHouse blog.
Today I will be mostly packing up cushions and sending them out for an exciting photo shoot while a handful more will be sent off to some happy customers. Hurrah!
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