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 interior…

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…

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….

Denim Drift – Colour of the Year 2017

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…

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…