What Instagram Taught Me in 2019 and 2020 Trends

2019 was a strange old year for me on Instagram. It started of badly with an Instagram imposed “shadow ban” and I nearly came off the app for good. But, it helped me put things in perspective. What did I learn about this hugely influential app in 2019 and what are the trends for 2020?…

Dulux Creativity Palette and How To Use Earthy Colours

For my last blog post of the year, I wanted to talk about one of my favourite events that I attended in 2019 and trends for 2020. A few weeks back, I was extremely excited to be invited along to the Dulux Academy with 4 other interior enthusiasts to celebrate the launch of their creativity palette…

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…

A Quick Playroom 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…

A – Z of Sustainability in the Home

I’ve been meaning to write this blog for a while now. I’ve always been a keen recycler, upcycler and try to buy second hand where I can. I’m not really one for fast fashion, I’ve had my winter coat for 6 years and sustainability is becoming more and more important in our home.

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™

Artist Jessica Zoob and an Inspiring Afternoon

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 – How We Created our Dream Bathroom

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