Five ways to display flowers in your home, with vases, vintage finds, bottles and more. Monochrome bouquets and branches.
Today I am sharing some tips to help you in your own interior design projects. Next time you are redecorating your front room, or in fact any room, try and follow these steps. They may help you see things differently and choose a colour scheme, furniture and accessories with confidence.
Anyone who has ever lived in rented accommodation can relate to the issue of not being able to decorate the place to your own taste. Not too bad if you know you're only going to live there briefly, but if you are planning to stay longer term, then what do you do? I am sharing a few ideas on the blog today.
We have just put our house on the market and that meant we had to make it look great for potential buyers. To prepare your house for selling means a lot of decluttering. I cleared out little by little for months, which is quite a nice thing to do believe it or not. The letting … Continue reading Prepare your house for selling: 7 tips to style your home
Last year I had the pleasure work with a family in Aberdeenshire who were looking to update the kitchen in their 18th century farmhouse. I made the suggestion to transform their farmhouse kitchen with skylights. The house was lovely and old located in beautiful countryside, but when I arrived, I immediately felt claustrophobic. The kitchen … Continue reading Transform a farmhouse kitchen with skylights
The design of the Mad Men rug is edgy, abstract like a work of art and the colours are a soft, moody black with a sophisticated copper.
If you are lucky enough to have a ‘spare’ room you may, like me, once have had grand plans of it doing this beautiful boutique guest room makeover. You know, with soft hand towels neatly folded on the bed with a cute bit of hotel soap on top. Fresh flowers, some carefully selected books...slippers even. … Continue reading Guest room makeover
When choosing a kitchen, most people nowadays will play safe and buy a white one. Bright white, off white or cream. Either sleek and contemporary or a shaker style to create a more traditional look. But how about stepping away from the white and throwing in some colour? A wall in a bright colour, a bright yellow vintage cabinet, colourful mosaic tiles or a mixed bag of old painted chairs.
rockabilly interior design As a give-away price on Facebook last year I offered to create a free design for someone's room of choice and I was delighted to be asked to come up with ideas for a living room in a wonderful old house Laurencekirk, Scotland. They fancied some 'rockabilly interior design'! High ceilings, lots of … Continue reading Rockabilly on a budget: room makeover
How to paint a dated wooden shaker kitchen white. Metro style tiles, slate kitchen worktop. Contemporary farmhouse kitchen.