Marine Inspired Interiors

This week I’m exploring marine-inspired interiors. This style, with its ability to capture the spirit of holiday life, proves that seaside living isn’t just confined to homes on the coast. It remains eternally popular in the world of interior design, thanks to a minimalist colour palette and chic accessories. It’s a great way to inject…

How to Hide Unsightly Electronics

Almost every home has the need for an array of electronic devices. But while helpful and necessary, electronic devices tend to bring with them lots of unwanted clutter. Here I suggest helpful way to clear and camouflage all those cables, cords and the more unsightly of your devices, allowing you to reclaim your restful space.…

The Enduring Allure of Scandi Style

Scandinavian interior design, also known as ‘New Nordic’ on Pinterest, has remained popular since its arrival in the mid 20th century. Celebrated for its sleek and functional approach to home life, Scandi design has proven itself an enduring style that suits all lifestyles. Here, I explore why its popularity continues. Simple, Practical Elegance Image source:…

Trend Alert: Boho Style

Image source: Rock My Style Bringing the beatnik – or bohemian – into your home is easier, and more affordable, than you might think. This look fuses the contrasting styles of minimalism and maximalism to achieve a bespoke way of living, creating an energy and aura that is popular amongst homeowners. Think the markets of…

What Makes for Good Interior Design?

Today I’m tackling a hotly debated topic; what makes for good interior design? Like any art form, design is subjective which means one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. It’s highly divisive, and I’d argue that good design should be highly divisive. If you create something that engenders strong feelings in anyone, you’ve created something…

New Ways to Paint Your Walls

Want to give your home a fresh coat of paint? Wondering what you can do to change things up? It might surprise you to know that there are more ways than one to go about painting your home. Here I look at four creative methods to try. The Ombré Effect Image source: Puistolassa You might…

Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone’s 20th colour of the year is Living Coral, “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.” Image source: Woodchip and Magnolia According to Pantone’s press release; “In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are…