Kitchen Diary part 3

Chaos reigns. The old dining room window has been opened up, the kitchen ceiling removed and the old concrete slabs are being dug up and removed. There is dust everywhere, but the new space is going to be beautiful.

The bad news this week is that the steel window wall and doors will not be ready until January. Needless to say this was not what I wanted to hear, but it is what it is, and will be something to look forward to in the most miserable of months.


Arabella is one of the interior industry’s most well known and experienced stylists. She started her career over 20 years ago with for Mary Fox-Linton, from there moving on to contribute to magazines including World of Interiors and Country Homes and Interiors.

After deciding to freelance, Arabella has been in constant demand for a wide range of projects culminating in a triumphant curatorship of Wool House 2013 for the British Wool Marketing Board at Somerset House.