Every great interior stylist knows that how you decorate with skirting boards can elevate your room scheme. With the help of The Skirting Board Shop, I’m going to show you how to transform your home, using skirting boards in unexpected ways. Paint by Benjamin Moore Why do I need skirting boards? Back in the day, skirtingContinue reading Decorating with Skirting Boards
I’m about to start huge garden renovations in early September. And there was one key decorating job I needed to complete before my landscape designer arrived. And that was painting the exterior of the back of my house in one of the ziiiingiest shades known to man. Let me give you a short tour with lots of oh-so-satisfying ‘before’Continue reading Exterior House Makeover – with Before and Afters
Want to know how to become an interior stylist? On almost a daily basis I get asked about my day-job as an interior stylist. In this post, I’m going to fill in the background to my styling.Continue reading How To Become an Interior Stylist
One of the best things about blogging about interiors is being asked do fun stuff like style challenges. When girls at The French Bedroom Company asked me if I would do their Christmas Stag Head decorating challenge what could go wrong? A hell of a lot, as it happens.
Exciting news on the blog today! This is the first of several posts with THE lighting specialists John Cullen. This means I now have their head-lighting expert, Design Director Sally Storey, on my speed dial. The first room I’m asking her to tackle is my dingy bedroom. Here’s my top 5 bedroom lighting mistakes – and how you can avoid them (with Sally’s help of course). ForContinue reading My 5 Bedroom Lighting Mistakes (and how to easily avoid them)w
Brrrrr! I’m starting to feel the cold in the air in the mornings as we drift to Autumn. I love this time of year, swapping outdoor Brighton beach life for cosy nights in with Netflix. It’s also a chance for me to flex my styling skills in my own home, using some clever tricks to make it the ultimate Autumn hang out. I’veContinue reading Make Your Home Autumn Ready In 3 Easy Steps
This post takes a look at the latest trend – Pure Brilliant Whites. If you thought they were unadventurous and a bit too safe – then time to think again. Take another look at the the powerful impact an all-white scheme can have on your home. Time to grab a tin of paint.
We had a lovely natter with Jody Myerscough-Walker, who creates bold, vivid designs for her fabric company Bon Maison.
In one weekend this tired-looking bedroom, which was filled with junk shop furniture, was re-styled with with a can of paint, swatches of wallpapers and pretty vintage accessories.