Design and sell home accessories

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Imagine how satisfying it would be to drink your morning tea from a mug you’ve designed yourself, on a sofa strewn with your own printed cushions, before returning to the kitchen to do the washing and drying up using a tea towel you’ve created, too. For those household names who have produced their own range of home accessories – Emma Bridgewater, Cath Kidston, Ella Doran – the above scene is a reality. And, if it’s something you’ve ever dreamed of, it could be easier to achieve than you think.

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In our November 2013 issue, we met Mary Kilvert, whose colourful series of decorative homewares, based around jumper-clad felted sheep, have been causing quite a stir in her Somerset-based shop since she opened earlier on this year. We asked Mary to join us in the Country Living forums to share her experiences and offer practical advice in a live web chat on Tuesday, 22nd October, at 1pm. Click here to download a full transcript.

 

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