Concrete Planters: The must have item for your plant babies this Spring/Summer 2019

Hello friends! I know what you might bet thinking, concrete planters aren’t a new concept or a brand new invention. Planting, whether it’s indoors or outdoors, is back in fashion in a big way with the rise of conscious and mindful consumerism. More and more people are looking to have plants in their homes because of their health and well-being benefits. As proven with Biophilic design, just having plants in your home can help improve the indoor air quality inRead more

Sustainable Saturday: DIY Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table

I love upcycling and creating new items or products out of existing materials or furniture. I have this thing for coffee tables, as it’s something that helps anchor a room, in fact i feel like a living area is not quite complete without one or even side tables! (Image credit: My own styling shot in the style of Anthropologie) I’ve made a few coffee tables from reclaimed wood or pallets before, and today I wanted to show you how toRead more

5 Ways to Update your home without breaking the bank

Spring has most definitely sprung (the weather this week has been gorgeous!) and you may be thinking of decluttering, spring cleaning and sprucing up your home for a little refresh. However, if you’re like me, you haven’t got the budget to do a full refurb! Fear not! Whether you want to follow the trends or inject more of your own personality and style, below are some budget saving tips and tricks for updating your home. Soft Furnishings (Image credits: Cluster-Cluster,Read more

A Trip Back In Time: How The 70’s Are Making A Come Back

Have you found yourself being drawn to circular, more rounded styled furniture, textile wall hangings and ochre coloured paints and textiles lately? That’s possibly because the glamorous style of the 70’s is now back in fashion and infiltrating the Interior world. (Image credit: Vincent Leroux) This New 70’s Glam has a more polished, contemporary feel to it. Everything is a lot brighter, more opulent and streamlined, but with some textural, natural pieces to help keep it grounded and bring inRead more

12 ways of decorating differently for Christmas

So it’s now December (where has this year gone!?) and we all know what that means… That time of year where you dig out all your decorations from the loft, go out in to the cold, wintery air (unless you’re in the southern hemisphere, which I am completely jealous of) to do gift shopping, hearing carols and merry songs constantly playing on the radio and needing to find time to get your home ready for one day. It’s Christmas time!Read more

Domestic Living: Lloyd’s Residence

Hello again my lovely readers! I thought I’d share with you another project I was lucky enough to do as part of my course, and that’s the open plan living area for the Lloyd’s family. My clients wanted a modern, sophisticated room that was stylish and also reflected their tastes and interests. The room needed to be family friendly as they have two children, but it needed to look grown up as well. I based the scheme for the roomRead more