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The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders

As if I didn’t have enough books of my own, I can’t resist browsing the library books when I’m doing research. Although my current research topic is a Victorian-era Landscape Architect who was a part of the Garden Cemetery movement, this totally unrelated book was just screaming my name…although I did rationalize reading it instead of my research because murdered people are buried in cemeteries. 281 more words

Book Reviews

A bookcase that grows with a users book collection by Dutch designer Reinier de Jong

Says de Jong, “ No longer functional carriers of information but rather artefacts representing one’s identity. It is not so much about the quantity of books anymore but what counts is a well-considered selection of quality books.”¬†“Book shelves are therefore changing as well, from purely functional pieces of furniture to unique design pieces, equally important as the books they hold.”¬†First designed and produced in 2008 by de Jong, REK is a bookcase that grows along with a book collection. 105 more words


The Cutting Table (a.k.a. Work Table a.k.a. Craft Table....)

I promised a posting about my *fabulous* table…..

When I conceptualized this table, there was not talk of a Quilting Machine upstairs; the room looked like this: 448 more words

Modifying Existing Cupboard

My clients in Sedlescombe also wanted to improve the cupboard setup in the breakfast room with shelving above, including space for the hifi.

The cupboard was removed and modified with a new top and bookcase with fully adjustable shelves, suitable access for the plug sockets and a clean fitted finish on all the wall meeting points. 49 more words


Daily inspiration, books

This is a typical image with low bookcases that are organized & filled with books, that inspires me. Lots of books. There’s something special with books that are stacked, with different covers, colours, stories, images – just awaiting to be read or browsed. 6 more words

Homes / Interiors


I have this thing.

I believe less stuff = greater happiness. Stuff weighs you down.

We live in a small house and enjoy the fact that it forces us to keep on top of stuff. 137 more words


Spreading the Cheer

Last week, I had an a-ha moment when I looked at the cluttered counters and decided the empty bookshelves above them could use some Christmas love. 263 more words