One of the things I like best about Autumn is that it is the ideal time to entertain. Those long dark nights are the perfect excuse to try out new recipes, and invite friends over for some delicious dinner parties! Also Christmas will be here before we know it and if you are planning a […]
The botanical trend in interiors is as popular as ever as it evokes the wonders of the natural world, and reminds us of steamy rainforests, jungle vistas or even the Palm House at Kew Gardens. The predominant colours in this trend are earth colours, vibrant greens and deep rich browns, which create a sense of […]
Here are some practical and stylish tips for picking the perfect sofa! Size: One of the most important things is choosing the right size, especially if you are moving into a new build where room sizes tend to be on the small side. Make a template out of old sheets, which you can then lay […]
How to change the personality of your room using accessories I have been neglecting this blog lately as I’ve been working on a new project, setting up an online interiors shop specialising in accessories: cushions, wallpaper, prints, ceramics, lighting and gifts. Changing your accessories is the easiest and quickest way to add personality to a […]
Tips on making radiators a feature in your interior design! I have been sourcing some radiators for a clients scheme as they want to swap their boring old radiators for some new interesting ones. We all need radiators but we seldom pay much attention to them. However there are so many new, interesting designs around […]
Today’s kitchens increasingly set the style of the whole living space of the home. They have become more a family room than the old open-plan kitchen-diner so they need to fit in with the rest of the home. I think colour and texture will be popular looks for 2014, especially in worktops and splashbacks. A […]
I have been taking advantage of the lull between Christmas and New Year, when most businesses are shut or working with just a skeleton staff, to research a new project, an online homewares shop. While spending many hours trying to source suitably quirky and different (but still chic and elegant), reasonably-priced products, I have been […]
Short curtains aren’t generally considered to be as elegant or chic as floor-length curtains but they can look just as good in certain situations.
If you are redecorating a nursery , these tips will ensure you create a functional, practical and stylish room which you and your baby will love, and which will co-ordinate with the rest of your house.
This Autumn, I’ve decided to do learn something practical so I’ve enrolled on an upholstery course. We covered upholstery and fabrics while I was studying for my interior design diploma but the theory, not the practice, and thought this would be a useful skill to have (especially as up-cycling is becoming so popular). So last […]