Archive for May, 2010

May 27, 2010

Thank You

to

Cindy @

for her super post and giveaway about Chrisitna’s new book, At Home with Country by CICO Books.

Please check out Cindy’s beautiful blog!


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May 25, 2010

Thank You

to


for the lovely post about Christina’s new book, At Home with Country, by CICO books.

May 24, 2010

Thank You

to

the fabulous Chelsey Bowen @ HGTV’s

for her gracious interview with Christina Strutt and post about Christina, and Cabbages & Roses.

(posted last week when we were in New York – stay tuned for a post about our whirlwind trip to the Big Apple!)

Check out Design Happens – super blog!

May 12, 2010

Thank You

to

aka Fabulous Fifi for sharing information about our New York event on her blog.


We heart you!

Cabbages & Roses

May 12, 2010

Thank you

to

for the fabulous review of Chrisitna’s new book, At Home with Country, published by CICO books.

We love your website, truly stunning with the rich content for each category and luscious photography.

Thank you again,

Cheers

Cabbages & Roses

 

P.S. I hope you can come to our event next week. We will all have to go on Jen’s raw diet to be ready for next week!

May 12, 2010

Thank You

to Heather

@

for such a special post!

We love your blog and are very grateful for such a marvelous review.

All our best,

Cabbages & Roses

May 11, 2010

Coming to America!

Christina Strutt of Cabbages & Roses is hosting a lovely book signing event to celebrate the launch of her new book, At Home With Country, @ ARHCIVIABOOKS in New York, Thursday May 20th from 6:30pm – 8:30pmThis is your chance to meet Christina in person!

Please RSVP if you are able to join us!

May 10, 2010

I have a brand new obsession to add to my already extensive list of obsessions which include, checking my i phone for e mails, finding sources of power to charge my i phone, the pigeons willfully destroying my seedlings, British politics, avoiding using my car, what can I eat next ….and on and on it goes.   My new obsession is checking sales of Cabbages & Roses books on Amazon, something that until a week ago, I had no idea was possible.   Our third book ‘Home Made Vintage‘ is number 60 in the top 100 books of its category (#25 in the US) and it has been there 232 days!   It is number 2,245 in books which I presume is all books??  To put this into perspective our first book is number 142,548!!   These statistics are reviewed hourly, which is an excellent distraction/obsession encourager.
The point, I think, of this endless list, is to avoid what is now becoming a pressing and worrying job, designing Cabbages & Roses collection for Spring Summer 2011.    I have started and ‘Calcutta’ (a mezzanine glass box within our lovely white barn affectionately called Calcutta because of the extreme heat in the summer months) is beginning to be furnished with drawings of the collection, jersey wear is up there, along with a tiny bit of knitwear and several woven designs – it is nearly lovely but a long way from being complete, patterns are being made, sample fabrics are awaiting beautiful shapes, and the empty boards are awaiting designs.   Sadly though, my head is crammed full of meaningless distractions and leaves no room for being creative……
The next two weeks are deliciously full of important distractions, The House & Garden Spirit of Summer Fair is taking place at Olympia in London, (see our website for details) we have a lovely space where we will be selling our collections – this takes us to Saturday, when Kate and I shall be flying to New York to fulfill many business commitments organised by our Lovely Suzie at Branding inc. culminating in a book signing party at ArchiviaBooks (933 Lexington Ave b/w 72 and 71 street) on Thursday night.
I am hoping that the eight hour flight will encourage me to concentrate on designing, where I can bannish all thoughts of pigeons, who will be our next Prime Minister, how to charge my i phone, but I have just thought of another – will that Icelandic volcano decide to fill the airspace with a million tons of ash???   I had better check……….
xxc

May 6, 2010

Thank You

to the beautiful


for a fabulous post about At Home with Country, by Christina along with images of Cabbages & Roses‘ fantastic Spring/Summer collection.

Such a stunning blog, beautifully designed.

Thank you!

May 6, 2010

Thank You

to the lovely

for a darling post

about At Home with Country, Christina’s new book!

We really appreciate it.

Gorgeous blog…you have to check it out!