"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
"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
"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.