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Richard Fishenden

When designing ones home it is an exciting time as well as an expensive time. Sometimes mixing and matching expensive with cheap works really well. This inexpensive light shade could be dressed up with black iron chain for a more substantial feel. Wrought iron accessories can be supplied by Made by the Forge in matt black paint or beeswax.

lightshade with chain

Richard Fishenden

Check out September issue of Country Homes and Interiors magazine for one of our curtain poles. Page 51 cannon ball finial in beeswax.

Richard Fishenden
blog handles on own

The summer is the time when many people change the look of their rooms and use small things to make a real statement and add the finishing touch. Why not consider revamping your cupboard doors with some new wrought iron handles or door knobs? Made by the Forge handcrafts all the door furniture especially for you.

Theblack iron handles are available in two finishes; beeswax or matt black paint. They look and feel great on all sorts of home furniture.


Richard Fishenden

Last week a good friend asked me to make them something to hang their hand towel off in their small downstairs cloakroom. This is what I came up with.


Never has there been a better time to buy British…

The words of Interior designer Antonia Stewart who shares her latest advice for home owners in February’s edition of  Period Living
The article is informative and interesting and shows that the trend right now is on quality products that are built to last and do not cost the earth. Something very close to my heart.