"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
Orangeries, conservatories or garden rooms whatever you call them the decor can be bold, beautiful and vibrant! Conservatories are great, they make you feel as if you're outside while being inside - how fabulous! They all have lovely big windows showing you the great outdoors while having the luxury of being indoors. Conservatory decor can … Continue reading Blog 9: Not so conservative Conservatory decor
"When one door closes another door opens but all too often there is a hallway in between." Rick Jarrow I feel sorry for hallways, they stay as they are for ages no one remembers they are there. They just walk in dump their stuff and carry on. They must get jealous of the other rooms … Continue reading Blog 8: Welcoming Hallways
"My new favourite smell is baby smell. It makes me so happy. If someone could bottle that, I'd love to have it." Jane Krakowski Nurseries are such wondrous places, apart from lying next to you, it's where your baby feels safe and it's their haven. So, you've either just had a baby boy or girl … Continue reading Blog 7: Nurseries – why your little one will never want to stay in another room.
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises." Pedro Calderon de la Barca This blog is a "how to" from experience - I'm not writing this telling you all how to do something without doing it myself first (I wouldn't ever do that!) Bringing the outdoors in is … Continue reading Blog 6: Indoor / Outdoor living walls