Bright Skies™ – Dulux Colour of the Year 2022

Every year, trend experts from across the design, fashion, colour and architecture world come together to predict what colour we will be using in our…

Dulux is 90! How Colour Trends Have Changed Over the Decades. Part 1

Can you believe that Dulux has been around for 90 years? That’s 9 decades of providing gloriously colourful paint for our homes, helping us to…

20 Pergola and Parasol Ideas for Your Garden

It’s a quick blog post all about Pergolas and Parasols from me today. I always write my blog posts towards the end of the week,…

How to Use Green in Interior Design for a Calm Home

You cannot go wrong with using green in your home and I will challenge anyone to a duel who says otherwise! The thing is, take…

The Natural Trend – 50 Rattan, Wicker and Cane Homewares

Rattan, wicker, cane and bamboo are showing no signs of going away and are becoming increasingly popular in 2021. We are bombarded with images of…

Panelling a Wall – An Easy Guide

Ok, I know you’re all taking a huge deep breath and thinking, really Mel? Another blog post about panelling a wall? You are so 2019!…

Colourful Ideas for a Boys’ Bedroom – My Son’s Bedroom Makeover.

I find boys’ bedrooms so hard to design and I probably spend the most time trying to come up with ideas for my Son’s bedroom…

Bridgerton – The Interiors, Set and My Love of All Things Regency

As usual, I am very late to the Boxset party and finally watched Bridgerton last week. Oh my! In fact, I said oh my several…

The Queen’s Gambit – 5 Captivating Interiors From the Set

One thing I didn’t think I’d be captivated by when we watched the Queen’s Gambit recently was the interior design! I think I was a…

Interior Trends to Try – Wallpaper Trends for 2021

I love looking at future trends and wallpaper trends are probably my favourite. I don’t think it’s any surprise to people that follow me on…

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating – Pantone Colours of 2021

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating? It sounds like the sunshine warming up a long stretch of tarmac road, a superhero and his nemesis or a dark…

Interior Design Trends for 2021

I can’t believe I’m writing this post and looking at predicted New Year design trends! I remember when I was a lot younger and my…

4 Quick and Easy DIY Crafts for Christmas

Holidays are coming, holidays are coming. I swear Christmas seems to creep up on us earlier every year but I think this year it is…