I’m Katherine Hudson – owner of many beautiful tents and décor at Arabian Tents, aesthetic perfectionist and party girl!
I love quirky, colourful and eclectic objects…things with a story behind them…my office is filled with items from my travels like a white dove I got in Belgium, a vintage turquoise tea-set I found in an antique shop in Edinburgh, blankets from a trip to Argentina, oh, and a giant parrot from a Glyndebourne opera!
HQ is an unassuming barn in Sussex, but inside is an Aladin’s cave of trinkets, beautiful fabrics, interesting furniture and lots and lots of cushions!
I wanted to put on a party, in a woodland, and looked for a tent to use that would be fitting for this environment but could find absolutely nothing apart from white plastic marquees. I realised there was a big gap in the market for beautiful structures rather than simply utilitarian ones… and having always enjoyed hosting and parties started the journey that took me to where I am today.
I love a lot of things about my job and are blessed to be doing what I do so happily but …