Kitchens make homes – it’s not just where we spend time preparing and storing food. Today’s kitchens are important places for socialising and relaxing too, which is why a beautiful and functional space is so important in a home. Style and substance go hand in hand when it comes to successful kitchen design.
If you’re decorating a room, it’s important to get the colours right. Finding the perfect colour can be tricky though, especially when there are so many options and so much to think about. Keep reading to take a look at some of our top tips for choosing the right paint colour.
There’s lots of reasons you just need things to happen at the right time when completing work on your house – little ones running around, getting ready for a big event you’re hosting or just simply a little bit of impatience and wanting everything completed now! The key is a well planned timetable and fantastic trades all booked in and ready to go.
Very pleased to announce my first blog post for Heart Home Magazine is live!
Launched in September 2011, British Interior Design magazine Heart Home is a quarterly publication celebrating all that is unique and good about interior decor and lifestyle. Championing independent British Designers and inspiring readers to create their own great British Homes
You can read my tips on injecting colour in to your home in unusual ways here
For me, wood flooring is the vanilla of the flooring world – it works with tons of schemes and styles; is practical and easy to keep clean and adds warmth and colour to the room. When chosen right, it provides the perfect base layer to the scheme. When wrong, is looks artificial and oh so boring. I have literally looked at hundreds and hundreds of wood flooring samples during my design time and there’s 3 key ways to get it just right;
The catalogue for the new Mark Alexander range landed on my desk last week and it is absolutely stunning! I’ve always really liked the designs Mark Alexander produces and made use of the beautiful fabrics and wallpapers in previous projects.
We all see the beautiful windows on websites, magazine and in adverts – where rooms are perfectly proportioned and windows are the ideal size and shape for the room. They look stunning and really simple to achieve. But in real life it’s not always the case, and dressing your windows to their best can often be very tricky. There might be radiators in the way, a pipe running nearby, lack of wall space, or a bright bright light outside, all of which are little hurdles to overcome to create the right living space. Read the full article