Five ways to display flowers in your home, with vases, vintage finds, bottles and more. Monochrome bouquets and branches.
Summer is here, time to throw a garden party! Celebrate the beautiful weather with long tables on the lawn, fairy lights strung in the trees, wild bouquets on the table. You can choose a theme or just make it as colourful as you want, using whatever you can find. Perhaps you have a fabulous eclectic … Continue reading The most beautiful garden party ideas
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
Buying affordable art online is something that is becoming quite popular. I regularly post about art, as I believe it brings joy to people's lives and can add real personality to a home. Art is in fact an important ingredient in my designs for clients and I always suggest to people to invest in some … Continue reading Review: buying affordable art online with Artfinder
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.
Grey and mustard yellow have been around now for a while but there still is no sign of them going out of fashion any time soon. It's such a timeless, sophisticated combination. The grey is the new 'neutral', while the yellow perks things up a bit. Grey and mustard yellow mix well with black & … Continue reading Shop the trend: grey and mustard yellow
Do you like the idea of updating your walls, but the idea of wallpaper is a bit daunting? I definitely feel like that sometimes. I have no problem getting the paint brush out and giving a wall a totally different colour in a day, but the idea of pasting on wallpaper always makes me feel a bit nervous. I love the look of wallpaper and would use it in my designs for clients, but it can be quite permanent, and I like a change in my home every now and then. I mean, stripping wallpaper is not a nice and quick job, now is it! Today I am going to show you something totally different to update your walls: stickers. Sophisticated ones.