Debora Robertson is a food, gardening and lifestyle writer and editor. She was associate food editor of Red magazine and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s food editor at River Cottage. She has written for a wide variety of publications, including The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, The Times, The Daily Mail, The Independent on Sunday, Waitrose Food Illustrated, Waitrose Kitchen, Country Life, Country Living and Sainsbury’s Magazine. She writes frequently for the Daily Telegraph on modern manners and all matters domestic. She lives in East London.
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WALLS – Buy it here.
More than any other surface, walls dominate the look of a room, providing the decorator with the opportunity to transform even the most unpromising interior through the use of colour and texture. This guide for the home decorator reflects a broad span of styles and budgets and aims to provide a complete picture of the myriad choices and products available. Full instructions and accompanying artworks guide the reader through all the practicalities of achieving professional finishes.
PUBLICATION DATE: 26th Mar 1998
MAKING THE MOST OF STORAGE: Buy it here.
Presents ideas for organizing kitchens, baths, bedrooms, and home offices.
PUBLISHER: Rizzoli International Publications
PUBLICATION DATE: 15 February 1996
HOME DECORATOR’S BIBLE – Buy it here.
Written by a team of acclaimed professionals in the field of interior design and beautifully illustrated with 350 full-color photographs and 500 drawings, this is the book to turn to for solid advice, instruction, and up-to-the-minute decorating ideas.
PUBLISHER: Conran Octopus
PUBLICATION DATE: 14th Nov 1998
GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN: 100 GORGEOUS HOMEGROWN PRESENTS – Buy it here.
Brimming with ideas from the pretty to the practical, Gifts from the Garden contains more than 100 projects that use the gardener’s bounty throughout the seasons. Divided into Flowers and Herbs, and Fruit and Vegetables, Debora includes gifts that are edible, for your home and for your wellbeing. There are potted bulbs in teacups and decorated personal seed packets, a lavender, rose and chamomile bubble bath, flower and fruit lip balms, a tisane planter and a pizza herb window box, as well as festive wreaths and ideas for using flowers and foliage when wrapping presents. And of course delicious ideas like toffee apples, herbal teas, spice rubs, chilli jams, courgette muffins and quince vodka to name a few! So whether you want to give something practical for the home, indulgent to enjoy at bathtime, or to complement a delicious dinner, there is a present that will suit everyone.
PUBLISHER: Kyle Books
PUBLICATION DATE: 20th September 2012