I absolutely LOVE a dark paint colour. It’s not for everyone – I know a lot of people who like dark paints but don’t know how to use them, or are just a bit afraid of them. Well let me reassure you, there really is no need to be afraid of the dark.
They say first impressions count for everything so what does yours say about you? Our entrance halls are an often neglected space. We all start with good intentions but before long it becomes a dumping ground for coats, shoes, bags and goodness knows what other paraphernalia deemed essential to keep by the front door. Console tables that were once Instagram-worthy become hidden under keys, shopping lists and all that mail that looks far too boring to open.
It’s all well and good giving interior design advice to homeowners, but as my good friend Lou pointed out, what about all you lovely people living in rental accommodation? You may not technically own the bricks and mortar but it’s still your home and you deserve to make it lovely. So, as has been demanded of me, here are 10 top tips for making your rented place feel like home. Continue reading “10 cheap and cheerful design tips for renters”
Holy moley it’s cold out there! Although I’m not really complaining that much, it’s January so it’s supposed to be cold, unlike the weirdly spring-like Christmas we had. The good thing is, when it’s cold outside we can light a fire or whack up the heating and curl up inside all warm and toasty. So when it’s a bit chilly outside, here are a few little luxuries I love to make my home a cosy haven of loveliness. Continue reading “Winter warmers”
We’re seven days into January and I’ve decided to kick off the new year by starting a blog. Ta da! I know, everyone else has been blogging for ages so I’m (fashionably) late but here I am and, as they say, the party don’t start ’til I walk in…
So what does the new year hold for us apart from resolutions, empty wallets and going back to work? Aside from all this doom and gloom there’s a whole host of exciting new stuff to look forward to! I’ve been browsing the new 2016 trends in interiors to perk up my mood and here a few of my favourites.