"Colour is a power which directly influences the soul.” - Wassily Kandinsky Well, we have been officially told what the two main colour's of 2018 are. It's like being back at school again. The teacher walks in and says "these are the two things you are going to learn about next year" - you … Continue reading Blog 19: What’s your 2018 Colour of the Year?!?
When another season rolls round, so do all of the following seasons trends!! We are always looking at next year before we've finished this one - it's crazy. Can we not be happy with what we've got?? Well, unfortunately I'm here to let you know what is on trend for next season (sorry) - in … Continue reading Blog 18: What’s hot and what’s not for 2018….
Do you have this in Pink??? You may be thinking - what the hell is "Millennial Pink", well I can guess that you will have seen it about 10 times today already. Yep, that was it walking past you in the street. Pantone actually named it "Rose Quartz" and made it "Colour of the Year … Continue reading Blog 17: Mix it up with Millennial Pink…
"Botanical - It's a jungle out there!" The botanical theme came onto the scene a long time ago - here is a small article from Harpers Bazaar in 2011 ! But the flowers are still smelling good and the leaves are still green - the botanical trend is going strong now in 2017 and I think … Continue reading Blog 15: Inspirational Botanical Interiors
"Santorini - what's not to love?" - Unknown Sit back, relax, close your eyes and imagine the sun streaming down on you. Hearing the sound of the cool crystal blue sea going in and out. But.... no, unfortunately were not there, well I'm not anyway - I'm in London. However, wherever you are in the … Continue reading Blog 14: Simple Santorini Chic
"I just love Rome, it really does cast a spell on you." Alec Baldwin The reason for this trip was my present to my parents for their 25th Wedding Anniversary - so all three of us went to Rome with British Airways in Business Class and stayed at the wonderful 4 Star Hotel Artemide in … Continue reading Blog 13: Rome – That’s amore!
"It's always darkest before dawn" - Scandinavian Quote 'Simple Scandi Chic' or "Scandinavian Chic" has become a phrase that interior designers have thrown around a lot more in the past few months. It is a very clean cut way of living, simple lines, no clutter, very minimalist and 99.9% no colour - if you're … Continue reading Blog 16: Simple Scandi Chic Living
"My rule is, if it's not moving - monogram it!" - Reese Witherspoon I just love anything with a monogram on or anything that can be monogrammed! Monograming has come and gone in the style / fashion stakes. It was "Chic" at one time then it became "Chavvy" - now, it is back to … Continue reading Blog 12: Monogram Madness…
"Win or lose, we go shopping after every election." Imelda Marcos So, it's come round again - Election Time. Time for thinking hard on who we want to lead our country. But I'm not here to talk about that, who's the best or bash the others. The Polls open early on Thursday 8th June … Continue reading Blog 11: Blue, Red or Orange… Election Special Interiors
"Any colour, as long as it's black." Henry Ford Pantone and Dulux both came out with great colours at the beginning of this year which were 'their colour of the year'. In this blog I will give you the background to each company and the colours then a guide on how to incorporate the look … Continue reading Blog 10: Colours of the Year 2017