THE STATEMENT HEADBOARD

A statement headboard makes for a fantastic focal point in bedrooms. According to Elle Decoration’s March edition, statement headboards are a huge trend this season. Here’s a bit of inspo for you. Here are my top 10 (in no particular order): 1. Tufted / Buttoned Tufted headboards may seem quite traditional, however, oversized tufted headboards…

DOMESTIC LIVING PROJECT

My latest uni project, ‘Domestic Living’, involved redesigning a living room for clients, the Lloyd family. The family live in a 1930’s semi –detached property on the edge of Winchester. As a corner plot it has a good size garden. Recently the family have decided to extend their house and make it more contemporary. The…

INTRODUCING DESENIO

Desenio offers a trendy, broad assortment of posters, prints and frames. They provide great inspiration and ideas on their website where you can view their wide collection. If you are a fan of stylish and minimalistic Scandi-inspired artwork, you’re gonna love them! Personally, I love their styling shots. They manage to think of creative ways to…

TREND ALERT: SUCCULENT CAKES

Succulent cakes (aka Terrarium cakes) ay have only burst onto the scene recently, but they are already a huge trend! Social media have been taken over by these beautiful deserts. If you haven’t seen them, where have you been hiding? Piping tiny succulents and cacti on cakes, instead of the more traditional floral icing, creates…

IDEAL HOME SHOW 2017

The Ideal Home Show 2017 opened on Friday at the Olympia, London. I was lucky enough to go today and believe me, it is worth a visit! The best bits: Good Homes Magazine Roomsets This year the pages of Good Homes will be brought to life at the Ideal Home Show in six inspiring roomsets….

INTRODUCING ART ROOKIE

Art Rookie is a unique online sales platform for UK artists and designers, supporting British creatives on their road to commercial success! Art Rookie has been created by Liz Bush and Jodie Prince, young artist and designers themselves, aware of the initial struggles of an art graduate. They have a vision to inspire, be inspired…

SOUTHAMPTON LIGHT FESTIVAL

On the 19th February, I went down to West Quay shopping centre to see the Festival of Light. The show was used to promote the completion of the new leisure complex. Featuring projections, displays and illuminations, the light show attracted hundreds of visitors each day. The festival contained a variety of different installations and projections, which…

THE LIEBSTER AWARD

I’m very happy to announce that I’ve been nominated for my first blog award, the Liebster award. A huge thank you to Bec Oakes from blvsh.com for the nomination, I am so grateful! For any of you who aren’t aware of the Liebster award, it exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers….

THE CLOTHES SHOW PROJECT

Last semester, I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to design a stage for The Clothes Show in Birmingham. We were given the topic of ‘Discovery’ which was an interesting one. We wanted something different, so we researching. We came up with a series of ideas: Neon Jungle Robotics Cells/ Scientific discoveries Our first…

STRANGER THINGS DECOR

To celebrate Stranger Things winning Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) this week, I thought I’d put a post together about the set design and decor used in the first series. For those who haven’t seen it, Stranger Things (2016) is an American Sci Fi horror series created by the Duffer Brothers. The…

DENIM DRIFT

Introducing Dulux’s Colour of the year: Denim Drift It is a subtle greyed out shade of blue that goes with just about everything. Blue is the colour of our every day. The sky above us. The clothes we wear. And as of this year, the colour to paint on our walls.It is truly adaptable, fitting…

AN IKEA CHRISTMAS

With Christmas just a few days away, lets take a look at IKEA’s decorating inspo! I love looking in IKEA (and eating their meetballs of course!) because they always have beautiful room schemes, full of decorating tips and ideas. They have stayed quite traditional by sticking to a palette of red, white and grey. However,…