Tweed
Louise Swarbrick Design

Tweed Indeed

For most people the idea of tweed is linked with the inimitable Miss Marple’s country crime solving attire or crusty old men out on the moors with their handle bar moustaches and gun dogs. Actually it is a brilliant flexible fabric design so varied and versatile and suitable for almost any interior design project. In …

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vevet sofa
Louise Swarbrick Design

Velvet the queen of fabrics

This sumptuous fabric has been a long term favourite in traditional homes. Its lustre and glamour can transform the humblest piece of furniture into a eye-catching piece. It can be used in both a modern and historic setting as it comes in such a range of textures and colours. It is difficult to go wrong …

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Louise Swarbrick Design

Ginger Spice

Orange has always been a bit of a difficult colour to add into home design. This was mainly because the choices of fabrics and decorative items tended to be too bald and flat. With the revival of a sixties vibe, paint manufacturers and fabric houses have created a vast number of new variations on the …

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Louise Swarbrick Design

Gingham

The enduring appeal of gingham means that using this simple design will forever be on trend. Traditionally to be seen in kitchens gingham has been upgraded and moved into the sitting room and bedroom. In a children’s bedroom this cheery fabric comes in lots of pastel shades to add interest in both curtains and blinds …

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