Client's Living/Dining Room Project

My brief for this project was to provide a coherent scheme for my client’s living/dining room that was modern, bright and clutter free, they also wanted me to complement the new reclining chairs that they had recently purchased. The black and white colour scheme felt quite masculine and cold, so I wanted to add a bit...

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Christmas Decoration Ideas 2015

Throughout 2015, precious metals have been “on trend” especially in interiors and that is no different, just because it’s Christmas! Rich Copper tones and warm rose Golds will be key in this seasons must have decorations. I have put together some of the best Christmas decorations available to buy now Top to bottom –        Next...

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Making the most of your pictures

In my current project my client had two lovely water coloured pictures, which were very special to them and ones that they wanted to keep in their new scheme. Their previous decor included lots of black, which made their room feel very masculine, so in order to soften, lighten and neutralise I changed their pictures to...

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Client’s Living/Dining Room Project

My brief for this project was to provide a coherent scheme for my client’s living/dining room that was modern, bright and clutter free, they also wanted me to complement the new reclining chairs that they had recently purchased. The black and white colour scheme felt quite masculine and cold, so I wanted to add a bit…

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Christmas Decoration Ideas 2015

Throughout 2015, precious metals have been “on trend” especially in interiors and that is no different, just because it’s Christmas! Rich Copper tones and warm rose Golds will be key in this seasons must have decorations. I have put together some of the best Christmas decorations available to buy now Top to bottom –        Next…

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Making the most of your pictures

In my current project my client had two lovely water coloured pictures, which were very special to them and ones that they wanted to keep in their new scheme. Their previous decor included lots of black, which made their room feel very masculine, so in order to soften, lighten and neutralise I changed their pictures to…

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London Design Festival 2015

Living and working is Scotland is lovely, don’t get me wrong, but in order to keep up to date with current trends, meet new suppliers and view new products it’s essential to attend trade shows. The London Design Festival is definitely one of the best. This year the festival was held between 20th – 27th September…

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May Design Series

17-19 May 2015 – Excel London. This year I attended the May Design Series – a trade only design and furnishing exhibition with around 500 exhibitors from over 20 different countries. The prospect of all these companies in one location filled me with delight (although I’m not sure the same could be said for my poor – tagged along…

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Neutral Colours

Strictly speaking the only true neutrals are white, pure grey and black. They are referred to as achromatic – meaning “free from, or without, colour”.   The term neutral, however, is commonly used to describe natural colours like cream, beige, taupe, stone and brown. Unlike the achromatic colours these relate back to the colour wheel…

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What is colour?

To see colour, we have to have light. When light shines on an object some colours bounce off and others are absorbed by it. Our eyes only see the colours that are bounced off or reflected. The sun’s rays contain all of the colours of the rainbow mixed together — this mixture is known as…

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Contemporary Christmas Wreath

If like me you are looking for a contemporary Christmas wreath then why not have a go at making this fun bauble wreath. The number of baubles will vary according to the size of the wreath you want to make and the size of the baubles you use, but this is what I used: 16…

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Advent Calendar

Christmas is the time to bring out your favourite decorations. This little up-cycle is a great way to create a special advent calendar that you can keep for years and years. You can fill it with individual treats specific to your taste or even better, get your partner to fill it full of gorgeous little goodies. (My husband…

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Up Cycle…..

I was looking for a nice storage solution for my home office and struggled to find anything that I really liked. I happened to come across this product on a recent visit to Ikea. Although it was a touch drab and uninteresting, I thought that it would do the job nicely. Ok so everyone has Ikea furniture …..right? Well, why not create…

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