Vanessa Arbuthnott runs her own very successful fabric business. The collections share Vanessa's signature gentle colours and include useful co-ordinates such as checks, stripes, spots, and floral prints. She lives in the Cotswolds. Gail Abbott is a home stylist and writer whose work regularly appears in magazines. She is the author of books including Living with Light, Decorating with Blue and White, Living with White, and The Newly-Weds' Guide to Setting Up Home, all published by CICO Books.