Monthly Archives: August 2011

Modern Fireplace in Homes & Gardens

How do you combine a home with an art gallery? Philip and Maria Arden, whose London townhouse is featured in Homes & Gardens (September issue, p.56-60), have the answer. With the help of interior designer Caroline Shasha they have created a … Continue reading

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Metal Garden Furniture in Homes & Gardens

I’ve just been enjoying the Homes & Gardens feature on John Wilmot’s north London garden (September issue, p.152-155), which was designed by Sara Jane Rothwell. Slate is used throughout the garden for footpaths and paved areas as well as for … Continue reading

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Corner Bathtub in Living Etc

The current issue of Living Etc features the Sydney home of Camila Peters-Quayle. Camila is the lucky owner of a vintage 1930s corner bathtub (September issue, p.76), and loves to spend time soaking in it after a hard day at … Continue reading

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Stove and Fireplace Fitting in England and Wales

Here at Stores Direct, we have been working hard to expand our installation network into more areas of the UK. We now have extensive coverage, detailed below, throughout England and Wales for fitting of solid fuel and gas stoves and … Continue reading

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Transparent Dining Furniture in Living Etc

Transparent dining furniture is tremendously versatile. It can be ethereal and subtle in magnificent surroundings, create a dramatic centrepiece in an understated interior or fit seamlessly into a colourful family room. The current issue of Living Etc features a graceful … Continue reading

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Gazco Electric Stove Featured in Ideal Home

I love the warmth of the coral and turquoise roomset featured on p.96-97 of the August issue of Ideal Home. Nicky Phillips has created a warm and lively atmosphere with a combination of neutral and bright colours which complement the … Continue reading

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Are Cleanburn Stoves and DEFRA Stoves the Same?

Over the last few years I’ve noticed that customers looking for a woodburner to use in a smoke free zone sometimes get confused about whether they should be looking at cleanburn stoves or DEFRA stoves. This post explains the differences between them. Cleanburn … Continue reading

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