Interior Design: Hanging pictures

Hanging up pictures, much like painting them, is a balancing act of spacing, colour and proportion. Any expert curator or interior designer knows that the way art is displayed is vital to ensure the effect of the picture transforms not just to the space it is in, but to the feeling the picture gives off. […]

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Brass Lovin’

Polished brass finishes have long been popular, and brass finishes have been making a comeback in recent years due to the rise in ‘shabby chic’ and ‘vintage’ interior design crazes. 2017, however, has seen a shift away from polished brass and instead a shift towards satin or brushed brass, creating a warmer and modern appearance. […]

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Stairs

Staircases are often a neglected part of our homes, yet they run through the very heart of them. Just because they are stairs, it doesn’t mean they shouldn’t reflect your style in the same way the rest of your house oozes personality. There are several ideas available for making your staircase a little more stylish, so it’s […]

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“Goodbye brass and copper”

As seasons change so do home decor trends, and the 2017 trend forecast will give you a a lot to look forward to when it’s time to redecorate and freshen up your home. Utility meets sustainability as new decor trends integrate elements from the outdoors, indoors, with a practical purpose. Think neutral colour schemes, plenty of plant […]

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Balance is key

Creating the right balance in life is important, between work, family/friends and your own free time. The same goes for your home. Each room must have the right balance to ensure it isn’t too cluttered or too busy. Here are some of my top tips: Establish a Focal Point Where does the eye naturally land […]

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Spring Trend: Flowers

When dreaming of spring, what do you think of? Sun? Newborn animals? Daffodils? Blossom? For me, blooming buds are the epitome of spring. As cliche as it sounds, flowers one of the next big trends for this spring season. The popular catwalk trend of SS17 has shifted it’s way from the runway into our homes in every […]

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Bedroom Colours

When decorating your bedroom, don’t just pick colours based on their looks because it’s likely that the colour you may pick might have a profound effect on how much sleep you get, or even how much sex according to a Travelodge survey. Certain shades can help to stimulate or relax sleepers, so it’s important to […]

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