Designing our blankets and throws - #interiordesign

Find out how our favourite drinks ended up influencing our blanket and throw designs...

This is how you roll your picnic rug back up...

You've had your picnic and now it's time to pack up.... but how do you get your fancy pants posh picnic rug rolled up and in its strap without it looking a mess?  This is how...

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How to keep your wool throws and blankets looking good as new...

So, you’ve got your gorgeous new wool throw and it’s so cosy that you wrap up in it every night. And when it’s not on top of you, your throw is folded and draped over the arm of the sofa. It looks so soft that everyone who passes it gives it a stroke. Then, you start to notice fluff on the surface, and then the fluff turns to fuzz, then to little balls and all of a sudden, your beautiful blanket or throw looks a bit shabby and you feel a bit sad.

Layer up throws and blankets for a cosy winter look

Layer up throws and blankets for a cosy winter look

The tree is up, the halls are decked, but your home still doesn't feel Christmassy enough.  What to do?

For the final finishing touches, you can make your home a cosy winter paradise by layering up throws and blankets.  Our two key looks, a Berry Merry Christmas and a Traditional Christmas each work in different ways to add a festive feel to any interior. Berry Merry Christmas brings together blankets and throws from across our whole range and mixes colours you might not expect to work together.

How a British tradition inspired the autumn blanket collection

How a British tradition inspired the autumn blanket collection

I thought, we really need to celebrate this truly British tradition so we created our Cottage Garden collection of luxury throws and blankets in homage to the growers and gardeners across the land.  Read the full story ...

When Made in Chelsea picnic on your blankets....

When Made in Chelsea picnic on your blankets....

It’s not everyday you get a call from TV people requesting your help, so when the producers of hit E4 show, Made in Chelsea called us a couple of months back to ask if they could use our picnic rugs in the season finale, we were only too pleased to get involved.

Summerhouse styling for a beach hut vibe

Summerhouse styling for a beach hut vibe

Nothing says British Summer like the humble beach hut. Or rather, the not so humble beach hut, with seaside sheds on sought after coastlines exchanging hands for tens of thousands of pounds. Whether you’ve managed to get your hands on one for real, or are creating a hideaway in your garden summerhouse, you can easily achieve the beach hut vibe with a coastal colour scheme and a few essential items.

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We're off to Countryfile Live!

We're off to Countryfile Live!

Now the temperature has, just about, crept into double figures, we have unfurled ourselves and are looking forward to getting out and about for the summer ahead.  One of the highlights we have in the schedule for summer is Countryfile Live...  

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Essential Ingredients for a Perfect Picnic

Summer is just about here and there’s no better a way to enjoy the sunshine than with a picnic. Weather you’re having an afternoon in the park, a walk over the fields or lazing by a river, pitching up with a picnic can turn a couple of hours outdoors into a really special day.

So what are the essential ingredients to a perfect picnic? 

Coast and Country Picnic Fun

Spring has well and truly sprung in our neck of the woods and we’ve been out and about with our families (nd our picnic rugs) enjoying the long awaited sunshine over the last few weeks. Find out what the Tolly gang and McRae clan got up to....