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Deliciously All-American

Deliciously All-American

I have always had a soft spot for the grand U S of A; beautiful beaches, superb shopping and the warmest hospitality that I’ve ever experienced… however, it’s the memories of the delectable food and pleasing portions that will always make me grin. A Sweet Start to the Day I have to say that nowhere does...
Flower Power: how to decorate your bedroom with florals

Flower Power: how to decorate your bedroom with florals

The floral trend has reached fever pitch – and with bold bright florals now adorning my bed linen, table linen, mugs, plates and even notebook – my flat looks like its lost a fight with an English country garden. And that’s exactly the look I’m going for! If you’ve not dipped your toe into this...
A Stylish Table Setting

A Stylish Table Setting

If your friends are popping over for a spot of supper this weekend, then look no further. I’ve taken a couple of moments to select my favourite homeware designs; tableware that is guaranteed to make dinnertime even more chic, whatever your style… Get Arty A few quirky pieces will definitely get guests talking. Linea’s cheerful...
Mad for Monochrome: get the Sue Timney look

Mad for Monochrome: get the Sue Timney look

It’s been a long old wait in HOF HQ but finally the Timney home collection is all in – and if you like to make a statement in your home, then you’ll find this could be the perfect collection for you. Co-designed by the celebrated artist and designer, Sue Timney, the collection is based around striking...
So Fresh, So Clean: Breezy White Essentials

So Fresh, So Clean: Breezy White Essentials

Ultra-cool and fuss-free, clean bright white is the ideal hue for those seeking contemporary sophistication this summer. Whether you’re looking to update your home or simply desire a little white in your wardrobe, this season’s must-have shade adorns an array of items for a perfectly pure finishing touch… Ethereal with an edgy twist, white makeup...
Home Sweet Home: 2 Day Brand Event Picks

Home Sweet Home: 2 Day Brand Event Picks

Our 2 Day Brand Event will be ending shortly, so why not snap up a few homeware bargains while you can? I’ve taken a couple of moments to select my favourites from the 2 Day Brand Event, all complete with an irresistible saving…  If you believe your boudoir needs brightening up, then our selection of...
Behind the Scenes: our AW11 Press Day

Behind the Scenes: our AW11 Press Day

We know it’s barely summer but in the fashion world, as soon as you enter one season and start pulling out the shorts and flip flops, we’re already talking, thinking and planning the next three. So, despite soaring temperatures across London, today we invited the fashion and home press in to preview our new autumn/winter...
Secrets from the Kitchen: Angela’s Rhubarb & Ginger Jam

Secrets from the Kitchen: Angela’s Rhubarb & Ginger Jam

Certain age-old recipes are just too good to keep a secret – you know the ones – the mince pies at Christmas you can’t leave alone (Mrs Dent’s are legendary in Frome), the jars of piccalilli (by Terry from the pub), without which a cold meat salad just wouldn’t be the same and – my...
Meet Rachel Ashwell: The Queen of Shabby Chic

Meet Rachel Ashwell: The Queen of Shabby Chic

  Rachel Ashwell is undoubtedly one of the busiest women in the world – since 1989, the year she launched her interiors brand, Shabby Chic, she’s gone from little known interior designer to global design guru, author, television presenter and most recently, Texas B&B owner. On the back of the success of her vintage-inspired interiors...
Enjoy the Chicest Picnic

Enjoy the Chicest Picnic

As the weather gets warmer, the idea of outdoor dining becomes increasingly appealing. So, forget about the fancy garden party this season and embrace the quintessentially British picnic. Lounging on a stretch of green grass with friends needs no time limit; sit back, relax and sip a glass of bubbly amongst your nearest and dearest. You...
Hot off the Press: Shabby Chic interiors to launch

Hot off the Press: Shabby Chic interiors to launch

It’s not just summer we’re getting excited about at HOF HQ – because as of August, we’ll be launching a very beautiful Shabby Chic interiors collection and collaboration with well known designer, Rachel Ashwell – and we simply can’t wait to get our hands on it…What’s more, if the reaction of the home interiors press...
Decorating the Dream Flat

Decorating the Dream Flat

Searching for a dream flat in the city shouldn’t be this difficult. All I desire is a pretty one bedroom apartment complete with balcony or a little outdoor space for post-work mojitos. In the meantime, I’ve taken a well-deserved break from flat hunting to browse our homeware collection for a few interior design ideas. I...