They don't call me the wallpaper wizard for nothing but even I had my decorating socks blown off today when I came across this... Ceramic wallpaper. Yep, you heard me right. Ceramic wallpaper. It's a never ending adventure of pattern and texture in the Manchester HQ of Casa Ceramica. I've bought lots of gorgeousness from... Continue Reading →
Finding Your Core Style : Chatting with Lisa Dawson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDVovh89fgY&t=6s Dream gig or what?! I'd a fabulous time chatting with Insta-Queen Lisa Dawson this summer in her geeeee-orgeous Yorkshire home. This one is all about finding your core style and being true to your interior self - sometimes hard to do in a world filled with 'inspo'. I'll do a 'proper' blog post soon... Continue Reading →
Inspo: Using Orange In Interiors In 2018
Step aside Piper Kerman, 'cause OITNB has stepped off Netflix and is officially back on the interiors scene. I know all the cool kids disavow trends and swear blind they only ever follow their own design path but in honesty, we're all influenced by trends whether we like it or not. And like it or... Continue Reading →
How Do I: Decide On Replacing A Staircase
Now I know this isn't a weekend project type article, but with more and more of us extending into lofts and cellars to create extra space in our existing homes, rather than moving, the conundrum of what to do with our staircases isn't as rare as it once was. I've written a short article for Real... Continue Reading →
Design Inspiration: Clerkenwell 2016 “Detail”
Being buried in reclaimed setts and bricks whilst renovating and restoring Moregeous Mansions is all very well, but if I'm going to create an astounding interior, I need to get me some astounding inspiration. Previous visits to the Clerkenwell Design Week have proven this is just the place for that, so I hopped on the... Continue Reading →
How to bring some vintage Pin-Up glamour to your window blinds!
2014 is all about personalisation and creativity, so how about some vintage sunshine in the form of these rather beautiful printed blinds by Nottingham based company Creatively Different? The ladies you see are the Lovelies, part of a series of about 160 illustrations drawn in the 1940's by British artist David Wright as 'pin-ups' for The... Continue Reading →
My interiors week: West Elm, Camp & Furnace, Tearooms, Rip Outs & Polka Dots!
This week has been absolutely jam packed with interior inspiration, I hardly know where to begin! Always good to start with a smile so I'm kicking off with my fab Hive vase from new US kid on the UK interiors block - WestElm, whose store opened this week in London yesterday and as we were... Continue Reading →