Approx €69.95 from www.fionaturley.com
This site is a breath of fresh air. It gives us a peep into someone’s else magnificent home. Simply described as Le Blog, this portal will give you an oasis from other sites and show how to live your best interiors life.! With chic ideas, effortless designs and clues to transform your own living space this blog is up there with the best of them. It is a meeting point of ideas, a mesh pot of French talent and an inspiring concept store for those in search of cool, modern styling for the home, and quality European designs.
Now for something completely different. Remember those felt brooches we used to wear back in the day? Well they have made a comeback for all in the form of Betty Octupus’ site. Products delve into cards, artwork and necklaces made from wonderful felt creations that will bring out the make n’ do fan in anyone. There is a gorgeous section especially for children if anyone is looking for a stocking filler for there little ones. Framed felt artwork is a subtle way to bring texture to your home and injecting fun into a room.
How beautiful is this Orla Kiely casserole dish, on the right? It is just one of the delights appearing on the webpages of www.fionaturley.com. Herb pots, milk jugs, gratin dishes are all homely features in the kitchenware section. And check out the boozy bath hamper with two bars of carbolic soap plus one bottle of real ale bathing gel. She has an area dedicated to Irish designers and makers including Paddy McCormack, Alan Ardiff, John Rocha, Louis Mulcahy, Wildgoose, John Riordon, Julian Smyth and Karen Shannon.