15 May 18

Creating a happy home

Following my previous post that finally showed you guys the reveal or my Mums Annex, I thought I’d follow it up to talk a little bit about the things I think are important when it comes to designing a home that makes you happy and enhances your general sense of wellness. I teamed up with […]

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19 Mar 18

The Ideal Home Show Innovation home kitchen revealed!

Three months of hard graft, impeccable planning, sourcing some of the best products and all came to fruition for an install that happened in just under two days. As you know, I do just love a challenge! However not without the most massive organisational talent and design mastery of my design side kick Edwina Boase […]

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07 Mar 18

Are you a Summer Personality?

Following on from my previous blog post I’m continuing to explore the four seasonal personalities and how colour psychology can be used to help you make powerful design schemes. (If you’re new to colour psychology then you can catch up and read my post here.) So summer….   After all the energy and newness of spring […]

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27 Feb 17

Getting my groove on with T&G

The only type of groove I seem to be able to get jiggy with these days is with a V groove. I’m talking good old fashioned tongue and groove wall paneling that’s made its way, via my Pinterest boards, into the annex and it’s looking fabulous. One thing that’s a niggle for me, especially in […]

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07 Jun 16

Budget kitchen ideas and vintage style on a shoe string

In this short video I have a poke around the kitchen of Sarah Mitchenall, the winner of The Great Interior Design Challenge, and interior designer at Black Parrots Studio. Now we all know Sarah is a designer with style oozing from every pore, but she’s also a queen of setting the style on a shoestring. […]

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26 May 15

10 Stylish ways to style your kitchen

Kitchens are one of my favourite spaces to design, but I’m fully aware that they can cost a total bomb and yet all to often can end up looking rather uncreative. I’m not going to talk layout or practicalities in this post but focus on the look and style with ideas that are pretty thrifty […]

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