The House That Charles Built

oliver Healthy spaces, Natural stuff

 I’ve recently returned from a visit to Prince Charles’ Natural House and must say I was impressed. The low-key aesthetic approach represents a more populist direction for the Prince, who  is trying to help make our streets and homes greener, warmer and healthier, without creating a new style genre of design which can be off putting for many who don’t feel they …

Old furniture, new style: Oliver Heath’s tips on refinishing furniture

oliver Fabrics, Furniture, General, Healthy spaces

One of my true pleasures is finding old pieces of furniture and giving it a new lease of life; it’s the excitement of the potential, the burst of creativity and finally it’s appreciating what you’ve made – knowing that its totally unique to you. Vintage furniture will add character and identity and it can help make your home feel more …

How to create an eco-friendly nursery or child’s bedroom

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Having just a few days working on a the BBCs DIY SOS, it’s got me thinking just how carefully we need to be thinking when designing bedrooms, and even more so when considering childrens bedrooms, as their immune systems are not as developed or resilient. Numerous toxins can easily be included in all sorts of items such as furniture, fabrics, …