• Cars of Lisbon

    Cars of Lisbon

    Lisbon has the coolest cars! Find more of my holiday snaps here.

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    Down the garden path in Porto

    For four days, we glimpsed our new life in Porto tucked away in garden apartment…

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    Colours of Portugal

    ALL the colours of Portugal, in one single blog post!

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  • Living with Skinny laMinx COVER

    LOOKBOOK 2017/18 – Living With Skinny laMinx

    Let’s be honest. While the Skinny laMinx shop is a lovely space to visit, there’s a TON of pattern and colour there, which can be pretty overwhelming when you’re trying to make a decorating decision. I get it! I’m the worst decision-maker in the world! That’s exactly why this year, we’ve rearranged our fabric book to group designs …

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    Living with Skinny laMinx

    One of the biggest perks of this job is when we get to see how our customers use Skinny laMinx fabrics and products in real life, in their own homes. We must have the most stylish fans ever, like this one from Design Store, with a range of our Weft and Orla pillows. To see …

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    Old friends + facelifts

    A few weeks back, I wrote about our first three colour print, which made me remember how exciting it was, way back in 2011, when I made our first two-colour print, Flower Fields. Of course, Flower Fields is still a firm favourite, so when we were revising the Fabric Book recently, we thought it might enjoy a bit of a …

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  • Teachers lounge

    Inside the St John’s staffroom

    Usually it’s only the teachers who usually get to see inside the school staffroom, right? Well, two teacher-slash-decorators at St Johns Diocesan School in Pietermaritzburg mailed us pics of theirs, and we think it deserves to be see by everyone! Look at the sweet note they sent us too: “Hi Skinny laMinx Team, A colleague …

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    What goes with green?

    Have you ever wondered how we decide which colours to include in a new textile print? Well, it was quite a process this year with Roof Garden, as we haven’t had a three colour print in our range before, so here’s how it happened: The process started late 2016, when the design had been decided upon, …

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  • Skinny laMinx Shop 2017

    Styling with Green

    As you know, we’re fully endorsing Pantone’s ‘Greenery’ colour for 2017, even if we insist on calling the colour ‘Brazil’. In between giving customers five star treatment, our brilliant shop manager Janine Loynes gives our shop a shake up and move-around every week, and has been putting PLENTY of Brazil green in the mix. Cushions, top …

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