Get the Studio McGee look on a budget, in the UK

If like me, you binged 'Dream Home Makeover' during lockdown, you're probably wondering how to recreate Studio McGee's beautiful designs in your own home. Luckily, I'm on hand to show you how to make this a reality on a budget, in the UK. 'Dream Home Makeover' follows husband and wife team Shea and Sid McGee…

Colour Theory in Interior Design

Colour is one of the most fundamental and influential aspects of interior design. It is key in determining the mood and feel of a space. Yet, it is something that is easily overlooked. When most people design their homes, they gravitate towards the colours they find pleasing, rather than considering their connotations and what the…

Top Drawer’s hottest interior trends for Spring/Summer 2021

Top Drawer is the UK's leading trade show that showcases new and exciting products with amazing design. Normally, this exhibition takes place in the heart of London, but this year, it all took place online. But there was still five days of inspiring content including product launches, industry-leading seminar sessions, interior design trends and masterclasses.…

First Home Series: Living Room Design

In case you haven't already guessed, I've just moved into my first home! Myself and Liam have been able to save like crazy recently. Lockdown means that Liam isn't paying to commute to London and I've been cutting costs too. We had already done 2 lockdowns in our cramped  studio flat so we are very…

Everything You Need to Know About Lagom, The Swedish Principle Of Self-Care

Did you know that on average it takes almost 66 days for a habit to become automatic? That said, making a lifestyle change is never easy. You have to consider each of your daily routines and determine how you can incorporate those lifestyle changes into them so you can make a successful transition to a…

Inside Stockholm’s Hotel With Urban Deli

Earlier this month, I went on a little holiday to Sweden with my boyfriend. We stayed at Stockholm's Hotel with Urban Deli and had a fantastic time. With it's cool industrial style and prime city location, it was the ideal place to stay for us. Hotel With is located downstairs from a full-scale Urban Deli…

How Interior Design Affects Mental Health

The subtleties of interior design can have huge impacts on our mental health, in ways we often don't fully understand. Now more than ever, people are relying on their home environments to boost their moods and overall sense of well-being. In this post I will explore the elements of design, from colour to the presence…

How To Use Concrete Effectively In Your Home and Garden

When you think of concrete in interior design, you probably think of a cold, dark urban space right? Wrong! Used in the right way, concrete can add a simple level of industrial chic to your home for a super stylish look. It is frequently used by both residential and commercial customers for many purposes whether…

An Interview with Boreal Abode’s Juan Sandiego

Juan Sandiego is a Cardiff based Interior designer and founder of award winning blog Boreal Abode. Juan uses his blog to share pictures of his awesome Mid Century style home as well as sharing home decor tips, easy well-being hacks, practical how-to articles and lots more. As well as doing all of that, he has…

Coffee table tray styling with plants and candles

Apartment Series: Living/ Dining Room Reveal

*Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of the links above and purchase any item, I will earn a small amount of commission without any extra cost to you. Thank you for your support! I thought it was about time that I updated you on my progress with my apartment. It's…