A roaring fire goes back to the beginning of time when there was a pit in the middle of the cave burning logs. Not only would it provide a sense of warmth, but it also gave a feeling of togetherness. I fondly remember Bonfire Nights at home with my parents and sisters, where we would […]
A fashionable colour trend for Summer 2020 homes is First Light. It’s a subtle soft pink tone that looks amazing as an accent in your master bedroom (bedding), office (wall paint) or living room (cushions). Many people shy away from pink but it’s a gorgeous colour that’s always popular within interiors. It brings a lovely sense of balance […]
If you’re planning on decorating your home then here are my highlights of the latest colours that are fashionable and also look amazing in any room: First Light, Brooklyn Blue, Local Green
First Light is a soft pink tone that’s popular for accessories and feature walls. It’s a subtle colour that’s easy to live with and […]
A bathroom is no longer just a space to wash your face and scrub behind your ears. A modern bathroom is a luxurious place to relax and unwind after a long day, a space to think and a room where you can escape the hustle and bustle of life. Not only does it have to […]
When you move into a new house, you’re presented with someone else’s decor and lifestyle. You live with it for a while and sometimes it’s wonderful but, quite often, it’s irritating because it doesn’t suit you and the way you like to live.
Here’s a kitchen that was infuriating because the oven didn’t work and, more […]
In the Parentpreneur podcast you can hear how Gwendoline gave up a successful career in I.T. to become an interior designer with her own successful practice. Find out how she overcame the fear to change careers and hear how she juggles being a busy mum with the challenges of being an entrepreneur.
How To Become An Interior […]
At my spring Secret Design Party, one of the guests came with the interior design dilemma of ‘how do you create a cohesive flow in your home’. It’s an important question to consider if you’re extending or you’ve just moved into a new home and want to make it feel homely, if you’re planning on selling your property […]
This is Spring Clean Week and so far I’ve posted a blog on how to Style Your Collections and organise your home for those Just In Case situations. These are common areas that cause clutter and anxiety in the home.
Today I’d like to share with you how you can ‘let go’ of your treasures, when they no […]
Do you have a drawer full of ‘Just In Case’ bits and pieces. It’s usually in the office or the kitchen and contains small items such as paperclips, elastic bands, the lid of a pen, a pen that doesn’t work, Lego bits and possibly matches.
Some of the things are useful, but there’s always the temptation to forget about them […]
It’s Spring Cleaning Week so I though I would help make it easier for you declutter and organise your home with my Interior Design tips and House Doctor guidance.
Spring cleaning became fashionable in the Edwardian times. After the industrial revolution, with the advancements in technology and medicine, we became aware of the link between dirt and health. […]