Rachel

Zig Zags

Zig Zags

Recently I made an Instagram post stating my life had “taken a few zig zags in recent times”.  I don’t see that as a bad thing. My life had been...

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Silver Linings

Silver Linings

I’ve been based in UK for nearly five months now. My original plan was not to close doors on my life as I knew it but to create some distance...

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30 Years of Shabby Chic®

30 Years of Shabby Chic®

This Year we celebrate 30 years since the opening of my first Shabby Chic® store in Santa Monica, California and the beginning of what became The World of Shabby Chic®. ...

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Cabbages & Roses Q&A

Cabbages & Roses Q&A

I had the pleasure of asking Christina a couple of questions, the founder of Cabbages and Roses from our recent Collaboration. The Collection is currently available in our Shabby Chic...

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Forever Florals

Forever Florals

I've always had a love of faux flowers. I think it started when I was a little girl and would go with my Mum searching for smooshed vintage silk and...

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Greenfields and Flowers

Greenfields and Flowers

My time in London continues to get extended and now in March I am finally getting the cool weather I was seeking.  Despite the chill in the air, early signs...

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My Tale Between Two Cities

My Tale Between Two Cities

For those of you who followed my summer blog you will know I spent several months in London and the English countryside, visiting friends and family while searching for cooler...

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My Love Of Malibu

My Love Of Malibu

I came from London to live in Los Angeles in 1989. I lived in and around Hollywood for about 7 years when I became pregnant with my daughter Lily, and...

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A Royal Cake

A Royal Cake

Sometime ago, I met with Claire Ptak from Violet Cakes. She has the most humble, beautiful and delicious bakery in East London. She is known for her lovely palette of...

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Lady In White

Lady In White

Many years ago I seemed to adopt the name lady in white, followed by my white slipcover iconic sofas... and then my decor in white followed. After many house remodels...

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