About Me.. why footstools.. why Suburban Salon Interiors?
I’m Julia Eldon, the founder and creator of Suburban Salon Interiors. Having given up my career in the crazy and stressful world of Marketing, I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last 13 years at home bringing up my children and developing a whole new set of skills including interior-design, soft-furnishings, designing and making children’s clothes and crafts and more latterly upholstery. Mostly though, my passion is interiors. I'm an interiors addict, geek, obsessive, call it what you will, but my new career most definitely had to involve interiors, along with my love of creating and making.
Where did the furry upholstery idea come form? Well, in our house, we love anything tactile and my kids just adore snugly, cosy textiles around the house. Furry blankets and cushions used to be fought over, as they love to stroke and snuggle the soft texture of the fur while watching their favourite TV programmes. When I started experimenting with my furry footstools my children literally went wild with excitement! Then I noticed it wasn’t just my children…. friend’s children would fling themselves on them when they came round and my friends loved the look of them too. I started to get requests to make them …. which was when I decided to turn my hobby into a business and Suburban Salon Interiors was created.
Now, there is no squabbling in the evenings, (at least over the blankets, cushions, stools etc. at any rate!) Our house is full of the softest, snuggliest faux fur and sheepskin upholstered furniture - more than enough to go round in fact!
My studio is based in Bramhall, Cheshire and it is here that I have designed and developed the Suburban Salon Collection of Stools, Footstools and cushions. All my products are hand crafted by me, using only the best quality faux fur and ethically sourced sheep skin.
Hope you like them.