• Archive for November, 2012

    Festive Floral Masterclass at The Dorchester

    by  • November 22, 2012 • Out & About • 0 Comments

    Wreath made at The Dorchester Floral Festive masterclassWe can’t think of anything more jolly than the Festive Floral Masterclass at The Dorchester Hotel, London, on 4 December, to get our Christmas spirits soaring.

    The hotel’s floristry experts will teach you how to make your own beautifully scented pine-cone wreath as well as a traditional posy candle table arrangement. You’ll also learn simple wiring skills and be able to pick up top tips on how to preserve your creations for the duration of the festive season.

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    Comfortable pattern

    by  • November 22, 2012 • Dream Rooms • 0 Comments

    “Embroidered fabrics are the ultimate indulgence,” says Kit Kemp of the striking textiles she has used to furnish the main bedroom in her 1930s London town house.

    Interior Designer, Kit  Kemp, is co-owner and design director of Firmdale Hotels. Known for her confident pattern combinations, she creates schemes that are fresh and vibrant but always inviting.

    As a hotelier, she champions the comfortable bedroom so everything in this room has been chosen with this in mind. “I am a huge fan of high divans,” she says. “Once you have slept on one there is no turning back.”

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