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,…

FULL OF JOY

In September, I was set a really fun styling project based on a company of my choice. I chose to focus on fashion and homeware brand JOY.  “JOY is a unique fashion and lifestyle brand, renowned for innovative womenswear, menswear, accessories and an eclectic mix of fun, quirky and seriously stylish gifts. A quietly eccentric and…

8 FOOLPROOF COLOUR SCHEMES

1.Grey and Yellow: Teaming soft yellow with versatile grey creates a calming yet upbeat feel. This trends works particularly well when mixing a variety of different textures, such as weaves, woods and wicker. Be careful when choosing your greys, if natural light is in short supply, pale greys will look cold and charcoals will look…

EMBROIDERY STYLING SHOOT

My recent Uni project involves using a current fashion or interior trend as a theme for a styling shoot. My group chose to focus on embroidery, which can be seen in windows of high street shops as well as high fashion catwalks. Embroidery  [em-broi-duh-ree, -dree] noun, plural embroideries ‘The art of working raised and ornamental…

A/W 2016 INTERIOR TRENDS

Looking to decorate your home? Follow these tips from industry experts and trend forecasters to create a home that’s totally on trend! Believe me, these are 6 trends you don’t want to miss! 1.Retro Revival Retro furniture is back in a big way, with a distinctly masculine, autumnal theme. Think mustards, olives and terracottas paired…

SOUTHAMPTON CITY ART GALLERY CAFÉ DESIGN

My latest University project was to design a café for Southampton City Art Gallery. Southampton City Art Gallery is internationally renowned for its permanent collection which features around 5,000 works. These span eight centuries and tell the story of western art from the Renaissance to the present day. The core of the collection is twentieth…

HOW TO CREATE AN AWESOME PHOTOSHOP VISUALISATION!

Not confident with your drawing skills? Need to create an Interior Design visualisation? Well you’ve come to the right place! I learned this awesome technique at uni and now I want to share it with you guys! This is the sort of thing you can expect to create from this tutorial: Looks a bit daunting?…

WHY I LOVE ANTHROPOLOGIE’S STYLING (AND YOU SHOULD TOO!)

The beautifully styled interior makes shopping at Anthropologie a magical retail experience. The soft, mood lighting, aroma of scented candles and use of house plants give the store a homely feel. Anthropologie is world renowned for its bohemian inspired clothing, accessories and homeware ranges (and it’s price tag!). Their buyers and designers travel the world to…