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28June, 2018

A summer of impromptu drinks & relaxed suppers – the Humble Country way!

By |June 28th, 2018|Latest News|

Sorry it's been a while - I've missed you! Whilst the country experiences a period of such glorious balmy weather (lets hope that this continues!!), we all love to get outdoors, enjoy great family time, style our gardens as we would our homes, however then we discover that the trusty [...]

9February, 2018

Hello February!

By |February 9th, 2018|Latest News|

A New Year, a new month and a host full of brand new exciting events for Humble Country to jump up and down about! We feel very privileged to have been asked to participate in such prestigious events and are looking forward to bringing something new to them this year. [...]

6February, 2018

STOP PRESS….Humble Country to appear at BBC Good Food’s FEAST event!

By |February 6th, 2018|Latest News|

BBC Good Food's FEAST showcases a great selection of delicious artisan producers, a stellar line up of cooks and chefs, fabulous entertainment, great live music and fun for all the family and Humble Country is incredibly excited to announce that we will be appearing for the first time at this [...]

1August, 2017

Chin Chin – anyone for a glass of vino?

By |August 1st, 2017|Latest News|

BREAKING NEWS...BREAKING NEWS...BREAKING NEWS... We are incredibly excited to announce that the fantastic local Brightwell Vineyard of nearby Wallingford, will be appearing in the Humble Country marquee, at BBC Countryfile Live. They grow 8 varieties of grape, from which they produce the most beautiful white, rose, red & sparkling wines [...]

23July, 2017

Stylish Vintage Living

By |July 23rd, 2017|Latest News|

After a cold & wet day yesterday, the skies above seem to promise something a little more appropriate for today. Fingers crossed, since I have this particularly pleasing lacquered tray from Cooper&Cooper to furnish a refreshing beverage with. With its gorgeous vibrant image, making us dream of tropical paradises, perhaps [...]

19July, 2017

Kids rule the world!

By |July 19th, 2017|Latest News|

Can you believe it's almost the end of the school year, where has the time gone - in fact where have the last 7 years gone?? Primary school almost done and BIG school is looming....It's time to bulk buy the Kleenex and mop up the tears as we listen to [...]

10July, 2017

A beautifully soft patterned square of gorgeousness!

By |July 10th, 2017|Latest News|

I don't think you can ever have enough cushions! Cushions on the sofa; chairs; beds; outdoor furniture - who can resist that beautifully soft patterned square (or rectangle!) of gorgeousness. My home is absolutely full of these wonderful accessories! I'm constantly moving them around, rearranging the order - it's amazing [...]

10July, 2017

Let’s party – with the aptly titled Party Ducks by Hilary Clea!

By |July 10th, 2017|Latest News|

Party time, with the aptly named 'Party Ducks' in pencil, ink & watercolour by the lovely illustrator Hilary Clea   http://www.hilaryclea.com/   @Hilaryclea. I couldn't help but smile when I saw this gorgeous piece - it could have been commissioned for me - I have 3 Indian Runner Ducks too - Rocky, [...]

6July, 2017

Go crazy for linen – spots, stripes, prints!

By |July 6th, 2017|Latest News|

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Beyond France   Beyond France Ltd   www.beyondfrance.co.uk to the Humble Country marquee, at BBC Countryfile Live this August 3-6th. For those who have not come across this great company - you are in for an absolute treat. The team at Beyond France travel across Europe [...]

30June, 2017

Wood glorious wood!

By |June 30th, 2017|Latest News|

There is something just absolutely wonderful about the natural beauty of wood. The blended subtle tones; the shape, feel, texture and the fact that it looks absolutely stunning in your home - each piece is unique. When I pass pieces such as these, I just can't help but reach out [...]

26June, 2017

Just Bliss….!

By |June 26th, 2017|Latest News|

I feel like a child in a sweet shop! What an absolutely gorgeous array of goodies available from another of our fantastic exhibitors - Bliss Home & Vintage   www.bliss-home.co.uk   Bliss The striking pattern of this fabric, with it's neutral linen base and bold charcoal print would be a fantastic addition [...]

15June, 2017

Fathers Day Inspiration!

By |June 15th, 2017|Latest News|

Where has this year gone? We are already half way through June and Father's Day is just around the corner! The forecast for the coming week and indeed the big day on Sunday is beautifully warm - hooray for an early summer, shorts and flip-flops at the ready! Back to [...]

6June, 2017

Where has summer gone?

By |June 6th, 2017|Latest News|

Whilst it’s cold and grey on this June day, I’m thinking ahead to warmer times ahead and balmy evenings. All ideas for the home or garden come from a colour, texture, image, pattern or perhaps a memory. My thought process for when imagining what I wanted my garden space to [...]

25May, 2017

Humble Country loves….

By |May 25th, 2017|Latest News|

Humble Country – things we have liked, loved and are looking forward to! Such excitement in the air at HC HQ today as we write our inaugural blog - corks popping (well ice cracking whilst lovely G&T poured over it!), fireworks lighting up the sky and joyous laughter all around! [...]