How to make your kitchen the envy of your friends

For many, the kitchen is seen as the heart of the home. It’s the place where we cook for our families and entertain guests. Kitchens have evolved rapidly over the past few years and the popularity of kitchen/dining/family rooms have rocketed. Whether your current layout needs renovating or you simply want to refresh a tired…

Interior Trends for Spring/ Summer 2018

It’s time for another trend roundup post! The previous Autumn/Winter 2017 post was so successful, I thought I’d write one for Spring/Summer too! It may still be dark and dingy, but we have so much colour and texture to look forward to this spring and summer. This time, I have looked at Maisons du Monde…

How To Use Marrs Green In Your Home

Earlier this year Marrs Green was voted the World’s Favourite Colour from a survey by Hull – UK City of Culture 2017 – and paper merchant GF Smith. 30,000 people around the world voted and the most popular shade was closest to the one chosen by Annie Marrs and so it was named after her!…

Terrazzo: One of the Top Home Trends Of 2018?

(Header Image Credit: PaperMint) Last year, we witnessed the rise of marble as a major interior design trend. It seemed no matter where we looked  marble was there, whether in faux or real finishes. In 2018, that is all set to change. Let your home get speckled with terrazzo this year. The flat yet complex texture from the…

Heart Wood vs Ultraviolet

It’s that time of year when Pantone and Dulux reveal their 2018 paint colours! This year, they couldn’t be more different. Dulux: Heart Wood 2018 marks the 15th year of Dulux’s Colour Futures feature – the trend research where they identify one hero paint colour that is relevant in homes around the world. This year’s…

6 Features Every On-Trend Home Should Have

We are approaching the new year, which means that now is the perfect time to start thinking about any changes that you would like to make for 2018. While most people focus on lifestyle and wellness changes, if your home is in need of an update, now could be the perfect time to focus on…

Working With Grand Designs Live!

Earlier this year, my work was spotted at my graduate show, New Designers. I got an email asking me to design a mood board for a room set for the Grand Designs Live exhibition in Birmingham! I couldn’t contain my excitement! The brief was to design a room set around a TV programme. Those of…

Autumn Winter 2017 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! Last year’s trend post was such a success, I thought I’d create one this year too. You can access last year’s post…

How To Perfect The Botanical Trend

  How long does it take for a trend to become a design style? Believe me, botanical interiors are here to stay! You will have noticed the botanical trend burst onto the scene last year. If not, where have you been? The botanical trend is very versatile, it can be applied and adapted to suit any…

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…

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…