Category: Bedroom

Wedding Anniversary Present

Our wedding anniversary was in June. The Husband received cufflinks from Dege & Skinner, the tailors who made HRH The Duke of Sussex’s uniform for his marriage to Meghan Markle. Dege & Skinner running fox navy enamel/silver cufflinks He hadn’t bought me anything and it was the usual cop-out: ” Buy something you like”. So I did. Spotted this green…

CartersCollectablesUK

Sometimes, things just happen out of the blue.. like setting up a Twitter account for MaisonCool @MaisonCool and coming across Steve and Jane, the Carters behind CarterCollectablesUK in Shanklin, IOW. CartersCollectablesUK CartersCollectablesUK sold me my first piece of treen and a Juliana glass star fish. The star fish was in a range of glass sold by Widdop & Co, of  Chadderton,…

Declutter and Clean 2018: Bedroom

The Declutter and Clean 2018 initiative has gone really well, in combination with some sale vacuuming. The wardrobe clearance was ruthless and the t-shirt drawer diminished by 90%. The unwanted clothes went to charity shops. Quite a few books were sold to  We Buy Books Bought a cream cellular cotton blanket from Chums and chucked out a cream cotton waffle…

Dibor

It’s pronounced Dee-bore evidently. Dibor I have bought several things from Dibor.  Firstly, via Amazon, a grey tea caddy with Thé on the front, which is my nickname. The first thing which I bought directly from Dibor was a clock. If I remember correctly, it was the last one in stock, so half price. Our bedroom clock had gone kaput suddenly…

Blankets or duvets ?

As a kid, I had duvets and I remember my mother making me a duvet cover out of Laura Ashley fabric, as a teenager. I wasn’t much into Laura Ashley then and I’m still not ! When my boyfriend-now-husband and I went on holiday together, to the cool fishing village of Mevagissey, I discovered that he’s a duvet hoarder. I…

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