Classic Blue – Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

Classic blue is such a popular colour both in the home and on the catwalks. It is probably safe to say that most homes have blue in their décor from seaside inspired homes to dark inky tones in the kitchen, but I was surprised to find out that this was the Pantone colour of the year …

Becoming an Interior Designer – The Why, Who, What and How?

I guess I’ve always been into Interior design and have often thought about retraining as an interior designer. I remember my Mum giving me full reign of my bedroom when I was a teenager and I went with a hideous yellow and blue Moon, Sun and Star theme with a border running through the middle…

My Play Room and Office Revamp

Believe it or not, I have found the play room and office the most difficult room to decorate. We moved around a lot before we bought this house…

10 Ways to Use Beautiful Biophilic Design in Your Home

Biophilic Design has seen a huge rise in popularity in recent years as people are looking to me more Eco friendly and sustainable in the home. Here are 10 design principles to help you achieve biophillic design in your home.

Topps Tiles Tile of the Year 2020 – Syren in Midnight Blue

On the 12th of September I was invited to a stunning location in London where Topps Tiles were revealing their Tile of the Year 2020…

Dulux colour of the year 2020 – Tranquil Dawn™

It feels like only yesterday that Dulux announced it’s 2019 colour of the year, Spiced Honey. But here we are again looking at what colour trends lay ahead for the next year and Dulux have gone with Tranquil Dawn™

An Afternoon With Artist Jessica Zoob

On Saturday 14th September 2019, I was lucky enough to be invited to the East Sussex Studio of artist Jessica Zoob to preview her latest collection – Inspired By Asia.

How To Use Dark Green in Your Living Room

One of my favourite colour combinations has to be dark green and gold. I love the richness of these colours and always dreamed of having Dark Jade bridesmaids’ dresses with gold accessories for my wedding…

My Sofa.com style is… Choosing a New Sofa With Sofa.com*

At the end of last year, sofa.com got in touch with me to see if I would like a new sofa for our living room and it couldn’t have come at a better time. We bought our old corner sofa when we lived in a house with a much larger living room and a huge open brick fireplace, so it was very large, brown and beige…

Bathroom Renovation

What are the first rooms you look at when you are viewing a property? I always make a beeline for the kitchen and bathroom and if I’m happy with them, the rest will do. I feel that we (me) were a little blindsided by the size of our kitchen when we viewed the house we currently live in and didn’t really take into consideration the size of the other rooms and in particular the bathroom

SleepOrange Mattress – Designed With Your Kids In Mind

Kids can sleep anywhere can’t they? In the past I have found my kids asleep wrapped around the toilet, on top of the kitchen counter and under (under?!?) the sofa. So, I never really thought too much about where they slept at night and what they were sleeping on…

Under Stair Storage Ideas

Now this is a story all about how my life got switched, turned upside down and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there. I’ll tell you how I became the owner of some storage under the stairs. Sorry, blatant rip off of Prince of Bel Air there, but my new under stair storage needed something a little more exciting to introduce it other than, nice shelves in a small area….

What My First Full Year On Instagram Has Taught Me

2018 started with a bang for me, my Instagram posts were consistently getting extremely good engagement and my follower count was growing by the day. Ironically, fast forward to the end of 2018 and with 50,000 more followers, my posts are now getting less likes and comments than they did a year ago…