The perfect Christmas table with John Lewis

In just one week’s time we’ll be sitting down with the whole family at our 12-seater repurposed dining table and tucking into a delicious turkey with all the trimmings. So it […]

The perfect Christmas fireplace with John Lewis at

Wow I was blown away by the amazing feedback following last week’s Perfect Christmas tree post in collaboration with the John Lewis Cambridge branch! Thank you for your kind comments… […]

How to create the perfect Christmas tree with John Lewis Cambridge

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The Essex Barn thanks to the Home Design Team from the Cambridge branch of John Lewis who created a stunning Christmas tree […]

Quick JOY light tutorial at

With the festive season almost upon us I wanted to show you a little project I’ve been working on here at The Barn – a quick and simple do-it-yourself JOY […]