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Dear Friends, It is with enormous pleasure that we welcome you to the first decorcafe

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We are delighted that you have joined us and will do everything we can to make sure that you have a really enjoyable day. All about inspiring and helping you to create a more personal home, you will have the

opportunity to meet extraordinary designers,

shop for original products, art and ceramics and

learn from hands-on activities and specialist talks. We would like to thank King’s College School

and in particular their Enterprise Office for their

support in enabling us to use this fabulous venue and to play a small part in raising money for

their bursary scheme, helping talented children irrespective of background or means.

You will find us with some of our members

in the Great Hall so do please come and say hello. Debbie and Emma Working in partnership with KCS Enterprises to raise money for the school’s bursary scheme, helping talented children irrespective of background or means.


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Talks at We are delighted to invite you to join us for a series of enjoyable and fascinating talks from specialist experts, held in the Reading Room up the stairs from the Cotman Gallery. All of these talks are complimentary, but if you attend the talk by Jane Henman, on how to create a more personal garden, we ask that you make a donation to STEM4.

Create hand painted effects with patterned paint rollers

Learn how to make beautiful hand-tied bouquets

Discover how to make personalised lampshades

The Painted House

The Velvet Daisy

Martha Loves

www.the-painted-house.co.uk

www.thevelvetdaisy.co.uk

www.marthaloves.com

10.30am – 11.00am

11.30am – 12.00am

How to create a more personal garden. Jane Henman

Stencil like a professional

The Stencil Library www.stencil-library.com

Beginner’s upholstery The decorcafe expert

Enjoy painted furniture demonstrations

Vikki Hart

Flo’s Funkyard

www.thedecorcafe.com

Unlock the history of your house. Ellen Leslie www.ellenleslie.com

1.00pm – 1.30pm

Transform your home with the power of colour. Karen Haller www.karenhaller.co.uk

Artists exhibiting in the Reading Room include:

Candida Woolley

www.flosfunkyard.co.uk

Chris Palmer

The decorcafe runs fun and friendly workshops to build your

Cloe Cloharty

skills to create a more personal

Jane Gelardi

home and garden. Contact myhome@thedecorcafe.com for more information. www.thedecorcafe.com Activities at decorfest sponsored by

Upcycled art with artist Joanne Tinker

Home Technology Entertainment Station

www.joannetinker.co.uk

www.inspireddwellings.com

www.colourandpaint.com

2.30pm – 3.00pm

The Heart Home Magazine Story. Arianna Trapani & Carole King www.hearthomemag.co.uk

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Design and the Modern Smart Home. Rob Sutherland www.inspireddwellings.com

www.thedecorcafe.com


A-Z of Exhibitors Absolute Abode Ali Tomlin All Bamboo Bedding Amy Hannigan Garden Design Ana-moly Antonia MacGregor Glass ArtHouse Originals Atlas & I Auntie Planty Garden Advice Avocet Furniture Bay Design Bit Spicy Candida Woolley Carol Ann Dickson Cedar Nursery Cheryl Tarbuck Design The Circle Wine Company Ltd Claire Henman Design Clementine & Bloom Cloe Cloherty Artist Crest Specialist Curtain Track Fitters David Byrd Deryn Relph Eco-Renovate Elysia Byrd Fake It Forkful food Found and Favour Galapagos Designs George and Beth Grow Your Own with Pippa Greenwood Harrington Porter Landscapes Imogen Heath Design

Inspired Dwellings Isobel Allan-Lowe Jane Gelardi Jane White Ceramics Janet Bligh Garden Designs John Whittall Juliet Cain Juliette Bigley Silversmith Katalin Szallas Ceramics Kate Dyson Kate Schuricht Kirsty Adams Ceramics Laura Felicity Lifestyle Design & Build Light Your Garden LightBulbs Direct Lolly & Boo Lorna Syson Louise Hall Meadow in my Garden My Interior Stylist My World Images Nicky Heard

sofa.com Sue King Glass Tania Johnson Design The Barbara Stanley Gallery The Forest Bailiff The Velvet Daisy Tikki O’Connell Tim Chadsey Furniture Top Note Design Waffle Design West Egg West London Kitchens

Romney Marsh Wools Rory Dobner Rosetta Stone Ruth Moser Design Sandy Layton Ceramics Sarah Potter Sarah Speller Design Sculptors in Clay Simply Roses

Eddie Catz Flo’s Funkyard Inspired Dwellings Joanne Tinker Martha Loves Stencil Library The Painted House The Velvet Daisy Vikki Hart

Speakers Jane Henman Ellen Leslie Karen Haller Arianna Trapani and Carole King Rob Sutherland

Activities


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The decorcafe is a collaborative community who, together, make it easier, more fun and affordable to create more personal homes by sharing our knowledge and ideas.

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Located under the gallery next to the piano at the back of the Great Hall we have created the decorcafe clubroom to welcome you. We will answer any questions you have about the day. Ask for Emma to find out more about our decorclub.

If you have any questions about your home and garden Ask our Experts. They run our workshops and provide bite-sized services and are happy to share their knowledge and experience with you. Free consultations available today. memorial

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The decorcafe creative corner is located in the sixth form cafe. Come and find out more about our workshops and courses and our plans for decorkids. Ask for Katie.

For more information please contact us at myhome@thedecorcafe.com The decorcafe clubroom at decorfest was styled by Zoe Brewer of My Interior Stylist Ltd with the generous support of sofa.com


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Absolute Abode

Ali Tomlin

Art House Originals

Atlas & I

T: 0845 4598500 E: hello@absoluteabode.com

T: 07770 424898 E: ali@alitomlin.com

T: 07989 687771 E: louise@arthouseoriginals.co.uk

T: 07738 086843 E: info@atlas-and-i.com

Local design store offering a carefully curated collection of homewares, furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories.

www.absoluteabode.com

Ali works in porcelain to produce elegant, contemporary ceramics from small bowls to large platters.

Luxury interior accessories all designed and handmade in Britain. Oriental inspired signature style with contemporary British twist.

www.alitomlin.com

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Personalised leather products and silhouette artworks created using antique maps from any location in Great Britain.

www.atlas-and-i.com

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All Bamboo Bedding

Amy Hannigan Garden Design

Auntie Planty Garden Advice

Avocet Furniture

T: 0845 5489198 E: enquiries@allbamboobedding.com

T: 07748 948054 E: amy@ahgardendesign.com

T: 07887 716777 E: valerie@auntieplanty.com

T: 07833 303136 E: info@avocetfurniture.co.uk

Luxurious bamboo bed linen. Super soft, hypoallergenic and breathable. Transform your night times with bamboo.

www.allbamboobedding.com

Friendly, creative and effective garden design. We aim to translate our client’s wishes into unusual and usable gardens.

www.ahgardendesign.com

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Highly productive, fun sessions to improve your plant skills and knowledge to bring your garden to life.

www.auntieplanty.com

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Fine contemporary furniture handcrafted using a wide selection of natural woods. Bespoke in design, beauty in the making.

www.avocetfurniture.co.uk

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Ana-moly

Antonia Macgregor

Bay Design

Bit Spicy

T: 07775 750976 E: info@ana-moly.co.uk

T: 07976 571515 E: antoniamacgregor@gmail.com

T: 07803 941967 E: michele@bay-design.co.uk

T: 07824 441555 E: liz@bitspicy.com

A modern children’s lifestyle brand whose playful theme and vibrant colours create a moorish sentiment.

www.ana-moly.co.uk

Botanical images etched onto glass, creating unique panels, mirrors, screens and windows.

www.antoniamacgregor.co.uk

Bespoke ribbon lampshades, hand wrapped and hand finished with buttons, bows and ruched detailing.

www.bay-design.co.uk

Hand-blended speciality spices for the home cook.

www.bitspicy.com


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Candida Woolley

I paint still life, portraits, landscapes and interpretations of the North Sea, its beaches and wide Suffolk skies, using oil for the rich colours. T: 07990 521085 E: candidawoolley@netscape.net

www.candidawoolley.weebly.com

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Carol Ann Dickson

Claire Henman Design

Clementine & Bloom

T: 020 8946 3949 or 07815 286551 E: info@carolanndickson.co.uk

T: 07816 682352 E: clairehenman@clairehenman.co.uk

T: 07939 598235 E: info@clementineandbloom.com

Carol makes highly individual silver jewellery, specializing in hand made one-off pieces using precious and semi-precious stones.

www.carolanndickson.co.uk

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Handmade feather lampshades and hand-built decorative ceramics, inspired by the British Countryside.

www.clairehenman.co.uk

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Hand-drawn designs, digitally and screen printed for use on hand-made cushions and lampshades.

www.clementineandbloom.com

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Cedar Nursery

Cheryl Tarbuck Design

Cloe Cloherty Artist

Crest Specialist Curtain Track Fitters

T: 01932 862473 E: sales@landscaping.co.uk

T: 07973 859597 E: info@cheryltarbuckdesign.com

T: 07779 297987 E: cloecloherty@gmail.com

T: 07706 404470 E: crestfitters@hotmail.com

Bespoke planters, superior quality outdoor furniture and innovative outdoor kitchens. All tailored to individual customer’s tastes.

www.landscaping.co.uk

Friendly, dedicated interior design company creating individual homes for individual people.

www.cheryltarbuckdesign.com

Through her expressive landscape painting and nude drawings Cloe captures the moment of a fleeting glance.

www.cloecloherty.co.uk

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Family run curtain track installation and window soft furnishing specialist.

www.crestfitters.com

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Chris Palmer

The Circle Wine Company Ltd

David Byrd

Deryn Relph

T: 07703 294147 E: chrispalmerartistinfo@gmail.com

T: 07824 445566 E: sara@circlewine.co.uk

T: 07710 587437 E: davidbyrd@gmail.com

T: 07765 653832 E: deryn@derynrelph.co.uk

London based painter, currently specialising on bird paintings. Oil and mixed media on linen.

www.chrispalmerartist.com

Family run wine merchant sourcing great wines from around the world and delivering them to your door. Contact Sara for more details.

www.circlewine.co.uk

Oil paintings of portraits reflecting sitter’s personality or life. Wall murals that enhance an interior space.

Deryn Relph designs and creates colourful and quirky knitted interior and lifestyle accessories.

www.derynrelph.co.uk


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Eco-Renovate

Elysia Byrd

George and Beth

Grow Your Own with Pippa Greenwood

T: 07580 347660 E: info@eco-renovate.com

I make paintings that investigate the exotic, travel and exploration. Borrowing from different sources to create new places that question whether it is truth or fiction. E: elysiabyrd@me.com

T: 07976 946536 E: helen@georgeandbeth.co.uk

E: info@pippagreenwood.com

www.eco-renovate.com

www.elysiabyrd.co.uk

Helping put the “eco” into property renovations. We also advise on how to heat your home effectively.

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Vintage collection of unique Mid-Century Home accessories and occasional furniture – Pure Inspiration to take home.

Your chosen Garden-Ready Vegetable Plants sent to you, plus weekly advice from BBC’s Pippa. Gardening gifts and signed books.

www.georgeandbeth.co.uk

www.pippagreenwood.com

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Fake It

Forkful Food

Harrington Porter Landscapes

Imogen Heath Design

T: 020 7371 8973 E: info@fakeitflowers.co.uk

T: 07711 034928 E: info@forkfulfood.com

T: 07801 370911 E: info@hplandscapes.com

T: 07779 266059 E: info@imogenheath.com

Fake It source and design stunning artificial blooms, foliage and trees for homes and commercial spaces.

www.fakeitflowers.co.uk

Creates delicious and stylish food for all types of events. Canapés, bowls, buffets, dinners and “drop-off” food a speciality.

www.forkfulfood.com

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Passionate about creating beautiful gardens and outdoor spaces. Renovations, additions to existing gardens and garden maintenance.

www.harringtonporter.com

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Beautiful decorative interior fabrics and homewares. Designed and made in Britain.

www.imogenheath.com

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Found and Favour

Galapagos Designs

Inspired Dwellings

Isobel Allan-Lowe

T: 01306 643051 or 07787 656768 E: hello@foundandfavour.co.uk

T: 07972 129694 E: lucy@galapagosdesigns.com

T: 020 7736 6007 E: enquiries@inspireddwellings.com

T: 07973 228916 E: isobel.allanlowe@gmail.com

Specialists in vintage finds and interior styling for relaxed, beautiful and individual spaces.

www.foundandfavour.co.uk

Ready-to-Go and bespoke vintage furniture updated for modern living.

www.galapagosdesigns.com

Home technology from elegant lighting control to subtle entertainment systems.

www.inspireddwellings.com

Isobel has a passion for porcelain. She creates contemporary art and lighting.

www.isobelceramics.co.uk


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Jane Gelardi

Jane White

Katalin Szallas Ceramics

Kate Dyson

T: 07949 850845 E: jane@littlebarnarts.co.uk

T: 01491 638742 E: janewhiteceramics@hotmail.com

T: 07801 234751 E: kszallas@mail.com

T: 07850 136135 E: info@katedyson.com

Jane has been creating beautiful paintings of flowers, fruit and vegetables for more than 30 years.

www.littlebarnarts.co.uk

Hand built, burnished ceramics deriving their colours and pattern from firing in an open pit.

www.janewhiteceramics.com

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Functional stoneware vessels thrown on the wheel and innovative experimental pieces.

www.katalinszallasceramics.co.uk

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Beautiful bespoke furniture. Specialist in extending kitchen tables and chairs. Wise advice. Antiques finder. Downsizing service.

www.katedyson.com

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Janet Bligh Garden Designs

John Whittall

Kate Schuricht

Kirsty Adams Ceramics

T: 01730 261712 E: mail@janetbligh.co.uk

T: 0208 946 3949 E: johnwhittall@artistlondon.com

T: 07835 200005 E: kate@kateschuricht.com

T: 07714 334364 E: info@kirstyadams.com

For a garden you can be proud of all year round – designed to suit your lifestyle, adding living space & value to your home.

www.janetbligh.co.uk

Established local artist with works in the National Portrait Gallery and Westminster Abbey.

Elegant raku and stoneware sculptural ceramics featuring subtle crackle and smoky finishes.

www.artistlondon.com

Delicate throwing technique combined with a fluid glazing style to create unique and distinctive porcelain.

www.kateschuricht.com

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www.kirstyadams.com

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Juliette Bigley Silversmith

Juliet Cain

Laura Felicity

Lifestyle Design & Build

T: 07779 005751 E: juliette@juliettebigley.com

T: 07768 800249 E: julietcain@gmail.com

T: 07835 200005 E: info@laurafelicity.co.uk

T: 020 7720 3082 E: info@lifestylebyasq.co.uk

Striking and contemporary work that explores objects and how we relate to them.

www.juliettebigley.com

Juliet prepares delicious, fresh, healthy nutritious meals 
for her clients in their own homes.

Hand-drawn images professionally screenprinted to create beautiful, individual interior accessories.

www.laurafelicity.co.uk

From concept to completion. Our services include: Extensions, refurbishments, loftconversions, kitchen, bathroom and flooring.

www.lifestylebyasq.co.uk


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LightBulbs Direct

Light Your Garden

My Interior Stylist

MyWorldImages

T: 01494 723286 E: nick@lightbulbs-direct.com

T: 020 8873 2132 or 07973 259337 E: info@light-your-garden.co.uk

T: 07516 762768 E: zoe@myinteriorstylist.com

T: 07789 904595 E: alisonconnick2003@yahoo.co.uk

The UKs leading online retailer for light bulbs; LED, Fluorescent, Energy Saving, Halogen and many more.

www.lightbulbs-direct.com

Professional, bespoke and passionate, Light Your Garden brings inspirational and attractive lighting to London gardens.

www.light-your-garden.co.uk

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Owned by Zoe Brewer, My Interior Stylist is a premiere London design & styling company for residential, business & events.

Emotive images featuring Alison’s local Wimbledon landscape and her extensive travel portfolio.

www.myinteriorstylist.com

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Lolly & Boo

Lorna Syson

Nicky Heard

Romney Marsh Wools

T: 07789 950609 E: louise@lollyandboo.co.uk

T: 07813 018026 E: hello@lornasyson.co.uk

T: 07887 950959 E: nicky@nickyheard.com

T: 07802 879636 E: info@romneymarshwools.co.uk

Stunning drum lampshades handmade using a selection of beautiful linens and cotton fabrics.

Creates luxury, unique and contemporary handmade furnishings.

Inividual home accessories. “Inspired by the British countryside, especially in the spring time.”

www.lollyandboo.co.uk

www.lornasyson.co.uk

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A timeless range of high quality UK handmade woollen products for the home.

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Louise Hall

Meadow in my Garden

Rory Dobner

Rosetta Stonework

T: 07525 416877 E: lou.hall@live.co.uk

T: 01380 724963 E: info@meadowinmygarden.co.uk

T: 07775 212425 E: enquiries@rorydobner.com

T: 07776 060004 E: garethshiels21@hotmail.com

Decorative porcelain pieces teetering on the balance between extreme fragility and absolute strength.

www.louisehallceramics.com

Gift boxed flower seed mixes creating pollinator-friendly mini-meadows in any size of garden.

www.meadowinmygarden.co.uk

A talented, international artist, Rory’s art ranges from intricate ink drawings to bespoke homewares and furniture.

www.rorydobner.com

As a cathedral trained stonemason, Gareth specialises in unique hand carved stone designs for installation in the home & garden.

www.rosettastonework.co.uk


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Ruth Moser Design

Sandy Layton Ceramics

Sue King Glass

Sofa.com

T: 07754 436463 E: rm@ruthmoserdesign.co.uk

T: 07790 036860 E: sandy@sandylayton.com

T: 07710 829396 E: designer@suekingglass.co.uk

T: 0845 4002222 E: contact@sofa.com

Fresh, painterly fabrics and interior products capturing the mood and atmosphere of British gardens.

www.ruthmoserdesign.co.uk

Sandy combines traditional methods with contemporary forms to create her own distinctive work.

Painterly style handmade fused glass artworks, from colourful dishes to bespoke interior commissions.

www.sandylayton.com

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Wonderfully comfy and stylish sofas, beds, armchairs & footstools. 100+ house or any designer fabric.

www.suekingglass.co.uk

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www.sofa.com

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Sarah Potter

Sarah Speller Design

Tania Johnson Design

The Barbara Stanley Gallery

T: 07762 264507 E: sarah@sarahpotter.co.uk

T: 07879 643483 E: s.humphries1@btopenworld.com

T: 07979 193971 E: tania@taniajohnsondesign.com

T: 07775 524414 E: barbara.stanley@tiscali.co.uk

Mid-century Scandinavian and British designed furniture, lighting, textiles and accessories.

A trained garden designer and plant enthusiast, Sarah also creates complementary soft furnishings for outdoor living.

www.sarahpotter.co.uk

Bespoke, contemporary, hand-knotted rugs. Certified by Goodweave to ensure no child labour is used.

Representing some of Ireland’s foremost contemporary painters and sculptors.

www.taniajohnsondesign.com

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Reclining Man by Renata Ward

Sculptors in Clay

Simply Roses

The Forest Bailiff

The Velvet Daisy

T: 0798 4469001 E: renatamward@gmail.com

T: 07771 916441 E: info@simplyroses.com

T: 020 8947 5115 E: info@forestbailiff.co.uk

T: 07790 692221 E: helen_edwards@btclick.com

A group of local sculptors working in clay on figurative poses with unique individual outcomes.

Planting designer specialising in roses and seller of niche gardening and lifestyle products for rose lovers.

www.simplyroses.com

Wimbledon’s best kept secret. 6 little rooms full of inspiration for your home. Stoves, local log deliveries, paints & papers, fabrics, furniture...

www.forestbailiff.co.uk

Gorgeous floral designs for weddings and events inspired by English gardens and hedgerows.

www.thevelvetdaisy.co.uk


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£10 per child juice and biscuits included!

Tikki O’Connell

Tim Chadsey Furniture

Children’s

T: 07870 106605 E: tikki.oconnell@talk21.com

T: 07957 823643 E: tchadsey@uwclub.net

Drop-Off

Tikki uses recycled and ‘found’ wood to make quirky one off pieces of furniture and gates.

Handmade bespoke wooden furniture that invites touch and repays contemplation.

www.timchadsey.co.uk

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Top Note Design

Waffle Design

T: 07962 215885 E: lucy@topnotedesign.co.uk

T: 07929 983628 E: ciara@waffledesign.co.uk

Wine foils reimagined. Fresh, modern, original gifts and fine art prints for wine lovers.

www.topnotedesign.co.uk

www.waffledesign.co.uk

Online homewares store which stocks an inspiring selection of antique and vintage furniture and decorative home accessories. T: 01767 640695 E: info@westegg.co.uk

www.westegg.co.uk

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Pop in to the theatre if you’d like to sign your child up for one of these so you can shop, listen to talks and watch demonstrations knowing that they are also having creative fun!

Organic fair-trade cotton cushions & throws – individually hand embellished. Bespoke services for made to measure curtains and blinds.

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West Egg

Creative

West London Kitchens

Bespoke colours, indvidual styles and finishes. Upmarket quality at midmarket prices. T: 020 8741 1981 E: keith@westlondonkitchens.com

www.westlondonkitchens.com

10.45am – 12pm Make an Owl Cushion

12.15pm – 1.30pm Make a Bear

1.45pm – 3pm Make a Bird House

We will be making owl cushions. Ideal for introducing children to sewing, in this workshop every child will create their own felt owl cushion to take home!

Choose your very own cuddly and lovable teddy to stuff, fluff and adopt in this engaging 75 minute workshop. Our team will be on hand to help children pick from our selection of soft and cuddly plush bears including doggies, bunnies and traditional teddies and guide them in stuffing them and designing a special t-shirt for their new friend.

Decorate your own mini wooden birdhouse to bring home! Choose their own colours and designs to create their own unique birdhouse which can be hung up or left free standing.

About Eddie Catz

Eddie Catz is an award-winning children’s softplay centre chain owned by a local SW London family with venues in Putney, South Wimbledon and Newbury, Berkshire. Their centres have playframes, toddler areas, reading & dressing up areas. Eddie Catz is also a popular party venue – hosting everything from themed parties to Make a Bear and Lasertag parties. As well as weekday classes for under 5’s you can sign up 4 –11 year olds for theme-based activity holiday workshops. See www.eddiecatz.com


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Through our Design Lab initiative, we get to work with some of the best, newest and

up-and-coming designers

in the UK, such as Cameron

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Enlightening Ideas for your Home

Short, whose charming ‘Varx’ fabric you’ll see upholstered onto one of our neat little Iggy

chairs at Decorfest. Design Lab was established in 2011 to champion homegrown talent, with previous collaborators including Thornback & Peel and St Jude’s.

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offers exceptionally well-

made, stylish and comfy sofas, chairs and beds and service that’s second to none. All our products are handmade by our own skilled craftsmen using frames made from sturdy beechwood, cushions filled with soft white duck feathers, and expertly upholstered in one of our 100+ fabrics sourced from Europe’s best mills or any designer fabric.

All of our design projects are available to

view on our newly-launched online magazine, Inspiration Corner, along with interiors

news, decorating advice, interviews with

fellow creative folk, our events calendar, and

competitions: www.sofa.com/inspiration-corner. For free fabric samples, visit our website, give us a call or come and see us in our Chelsea showroom – we’re open 7 days a week. In the meantime, come and get

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whilst at Decorfest!

T: 0845 4002222 www.sofa.com E: contact@sofa.com

LightBulbs Direct isn’t your typical online light bulb shop. We are also experts in nearly all aspects of lighting, ranging from medical lamps, photography & theatre lamps to decorative and chandelier lighting, we’ve even branched out into light fittings and batteries. In recent years our expertise has expanded into LEDs and their application , this makes us truly experts in the advice we can offer. Manufacturers are finally switching on to the need for decorative LEDs, two of the largest, Philips and Crompton, have produced new decorative and designer LED ranges. The Crompton Manor House LED range features innovative ‘look-a-like’ technology for decorative candle/ golfball and standard shaped light bulbs, and

the Philips Designer LED range brings a whole new meaning to state of the art lamps.

However we here at LightBulbs Direct aren’t just about LED bulbs, we also stock the well marketed ‘Plumen’ a contemporary CFL energy saving lamp and the beautifully designed pendants that go with them. If you are looking for

www.lightbulbs-direct.com 01494 723286 • nick@lightbulbs-direct.com

classically elegant bulbs to go in your expensive chandelier fittings – we stock all different sizes and shapes to match your requirements. Nearly everything is in stock and ready to ship out of our warehouse for a speedy delivery to your door. Come visit our stand and chat with us at decorfest, we can’t wait to meet you.


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Polly and Laura founded eco-renovate five years ago after approaching the refurbishment of their own Putney houses in a sustainable and energy efficient way. Now qualified energy advisors, we are able to offer impartial advice on how to make houses more comfortable and energy efficient.

Tania Johnson Design

Specialist in custom, contemporary, hand knotted rugs

Key to a lovely home is that it is warm, light, versatile and reflects your personal style. We specialise in helping homeowners put the ‘eco’ into renovations, from early planning decisions to the choice of materials and finishes. • practical and stylish ways to reduce heating bills – and draughts! • eye-catching LED lighting

• renewable energy and wood burners for smokeless zones

• new materials from recycled bottle glass to sustainable bamboo • furniture adaptation and up-cycling • reclaimed wood or tiled floors

• assessments for Energy Performance Certificates or Green Deal applications • ideas for listed buildings or those in a conservation area

The company is owned by Textile Designer, Tania Johnson, who graduated from London’s Royal College of Art with an MA in woven textiles.

Every rug starts with a

piece retains the intricacy

creates shadows and reflections

bespoke for colour and size.

photograph capturing fleeting

moments in time – the way light and the microscopic details

found in nature. With her subtle use of colour and meticulous mixing of wool and silk, each

and depth of Tania’s original inspiration and can be fully Hand made in Nepal, every

rug is certified by GoodWeave

ensuring no child labour is used.

Join us in our ‘eco-room’, stand CG50, at decorfest and we would be delighted to discuss your home.

www.eco-renovate.com

07580 347660 • info@eco-renovate.com

07979 193971 tania@taniajohnsondesign.com

www.taniajohnsondesign.com


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Paul Craig

Weddings and Events

Architectural & Interior Photographer.

“reflects my passion My photography

Covent Garden at 5am and the scents and sounds of the market hit me as I absorb the shapes and colours. This is my palette. These stems and vivid petals transform ideas into tangible living expressions and feelings.

& commitment to design.

I

t’s my role to capture a designer’s creation, whether

it’s a house, a room or a piece of furniture and to preserve the hard graft and creativity they’ve invested in it. When my clients complete a project, it’s unlikely

they will ever see it again so they know the importance of having

professional photography. It’s not

only a wonderful record of a project,

but it’s their calling card for future

By 7am forms evolve in my chilled workroom. Our client meetings over chilled proseco, ivory fabrics and pinterest boards while we captured the essence of your earlier unformed thoughts have led to this. It’s still anarchic Devon hedgerow and antique vases, entwined with perfumes, leaves and hues but the elements are taking shape.

ones. The power of a great image

can never be underestimated. Why compromise what you’ve achieved with mediocre photography?

I love being a part of the Decorcafe, where I run photography

workshops and I’m super proud to be involved with Decorfest.

Check out some of my photography on the big screen in the Great Hall.

11am with a van brim full of heady blooms and vases, the team head to the waiting venue; then filling tents with scents and highlights, and sprinkling a carpet of petals that leads the way through

07776 232 280

www.pcraig.co.uk

p@pcraig.co.uk

the gateway arched with larkspur, hydrangea clouds, peonies and intoxicating Eve Paget roses intertwined with clematis and ivy. Trails of scented jasmine bring wooden pews to life, the spectacular floral backdrop sets off but doesn’t compete with the event itself. 2pm My work is done. The adrenaline wanes and an overwhelming sense of happiness and contentment settle on me. This is why I love floristry. This is why I created ‘The Velvet Daisy.’

0779 069 2221 www.thevelvetdaisy.co.uk


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Alcantara Evans Architects

Lime Events has proudly worked with the decorcafe in the creation and organization of this first year of Decorfest

“Having spent the last few months working closely with the exhibitors and KCS Enterprises, the day truly presents an opportunity to showcase some of the best of Britain’s creative talent in the beautiful grounds of Kings College School.” Lime Events is an independent event design consultancy, which specialises in delivering the creative and production components of a diverse range of events. We deliver highly Outstanding PA & Business Support Outstanding PA & Business Support So you can concentrate on your core business.

effective solutions for corporate, charity

So you canWhether concentrate onoryour you need two twenty core hours, business.

and private functions and are distinguished

regular or one-off projects, we can help. Whether you need two or twenty hours, 0208 876 6784 or Mobile: 07834 324989 regularOffice: or one-off projects, we can help. Email: info@designatedpa.com

by our attention to detail and the ability to create ‘events with zest’.

Website: www.designatedpa.com

Office: 0208 876 6784

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/designatedpa Follow us on Twitter: @designatedpa

Mobile: 07834 324989 Email: info@designatedpa.com Website: www.designatedpa.com Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/designatedpa Follow us on Twitter: @designatedpa

www.limeevents.co.uk

Silvia Alcantara and Philip Evans have been worked together for 15 years. Living and working in Putney, they specialize in new build bespoke houses as well as restructuring and remodelling existing period homes in a contemporary style. With a friendly and flexible approach, Alcantara Evans has a growing reputation for combining pragmatic thinking with high quality design and attention to detail, creating buildings and spaces tailored to the needs of their clients.

We appreciate that your project is unique and represents a major investment, so whether you’re extending the kitchen, building on a loft or starting a newbuild, we apply the same focus to ensure your plans are realized in the most efficient, imaginative way. From initial consultation, through project management to final finishing touches, we’re here to guide you through the process, provide solutions and procure for you the best possible living space. Come and talk to us about your plans…

www.alcantaraevansarchitects.com


Decorclub

We are a collaborative community who share ideas and knowledge to inspire and support each other in creating more original homes and gardens. Members enjoy:

Workshops & Courses

Build skills

Create homes

Share ideas

Inspiring and social monthly decorclub events Connecting and sharing ideas at our private home visits Easy access to help from our network of home and garden experts Discovering unusual sources and original products Building skills on our wide range of workshops Sharing savings and preferable pricing Create your Home

Create your Garden

Our workshops and courses are designed to build your skills and confidence in a relaxed and fun environment that makes learning easier and more enjoyable and effective. Taught by a team of experts with years of experience who love sharing their ideas, people always leave brimming with new knowledge and inspired to create more.

Home Business

Including: furniture painting decorative techniques cushion making roman blind making furniture restoration photography gardens house history colour interiors fabrics lighting flowers lampshades patterned paint roller blogging & twitter

And as home has become a hotbed of entrepreneurial creativity we run courses to help and support our members who want to improve and refresh their business skills and inquiring mind.

Please look at our website for the full range since we are constantly adding to our calendar to meet our members’ interests and requests.

For more information, contact Emma at: emma@thedecorcafe.com

For more information, contact Emma at: emma@thedecorcafe.com


Decorative Wall Stickers & Clocks

Bloobry’s hand designed, removable and fun wall stickers are professionally cut from a range of 30 matt colours, before being hand finished and tissue wrapped.

Call us on 0845 544 2140 or order on our website today

Free UK Delivery • www.bloobry.co.uk EE ES FR OT U Q

Stitch-up Fabrics Yarn Quilting Crochet Haberdashery Knitting Workshops Gifts and more... 130 Arthur Road, Wimbledon, SW19 8AA 020 8944 6488 www.stitchup.co.uk 10.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Monday - Saturday

For all your property needs

plumbing and heating specialists

Our services include Breakdowns and fault finding • Powerflushing Gas safety certificates • Boiler servicing Warm air systems • Boiler installations

Call us 0800 051 9369 Visit our website www.instaflame.co.uk a5 March 2014.indd 10

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King’s College School Enterprises Facilities to hire

We are truly grateful to the many people who have helped to create this first decorfest.

Special thanks goes to our inspiring and supportive members, extraordinary exhibitors and speakers, generous sponsors, worthy charities, long-suffering friends and families and, in particular Jane Henman, Carolyn Reed, Louisa Blackmore,

Andy Moore of KCS Enterprises, stylist Zoe Brewer of My Interior Stylist Ltd

THE KING’S CLUB

and our small, but perfectly formed decorfest team

is our own sports and

Anna Wright, Katie Hanna, Laura Holmes, Marianne Kennedy and Sally Horder.

fitness club which is open during evenings and

Mary Till whose design wizardry conjured up all the banners, leaflets, posters and

weekends and has over

this catalogue – marytill@hotmail.co.uk • www.marytill.moonfruit.com

2,000 members. THE ENTERPRISE OFFICE lets the School facilities

New members are

commercially and

always welcome.

organises bookings for local groups, schools

CAMP BEAUMONT is a hugely popular

www.sportkings.org

Kirsten White of Lime Events who has demonstrated the accuracy of her reputation for attention to detail and the ability to create “events with zest”.

Kirsten@limeevents.co.uk • www.limeevents.co.uk

multi-activity day camp

and charitable

for children which is held

organisations.

here each summer.

Working in partnership with KCS Enterprises to raise money for the school’s bursary scheme, helping talented children irrespective of background or means.

For more information about hiring the venue or the other activities please call

0208 255 5401 or go to

www.kcs.org.uk/practical-information/enterprises


Organised by

Co-ordinated by www.limeevents.co.uk In support of KCS Enterprises myhome@thedecorcafe.com www.thedecorcafe.com

The decorcafe decorfest catalogue  

Decorfest Catalgue for 23rd March 2014

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