Decor Voyeur

Decor Voyeur: An inspiring peek inside Sarah Seven’s San Francisco dress shop

Just a quick titbit of inspiration today! The topic? Nouveau boutique design. I’m loving The Glitter Guide lately – I signed up to their daily newsletter and am really enjoying their down-to-earth, business-savvy, modern woman-style posts! I found an article about Sarah Seven‘s new bridal and dress shop in San Francisco, and thought some of … Continue reading

Trend Spotlight

Trend Spotlight: Greys and greens in interiors range from moody to fresh

One of my favourite colour schemes lately is a combination of grey with green. There are so many wonderful shades that feel contemporary at the moment – whether the green is a punchy chartreuse, a soft dusty mint or a deep olive, and the grey can be anything from velvety pale taupe to a heavy and shadowy slate. Catch some … Continue reading

Events Calendar / Freshly Squeezed

Freshly Squeezed: Hugo Tugman’s design ideas for making that WOW factor: Part 1 of 3

Hugo Tugman is an experienced architectural designer, having founded and then run one of the UK’s leading architectural practices for over 15 years. He is the author of the Architect Your Home which helps to make architectural design accessible and affordable for everyone. Last weekend at The National Home Improvement Show I watched Hugo’s extremely informative … Continue reading

Perfect Picks

Perfect Picks: the best new tableware from Designer’s Guild

Designer’s Guild have just released a new collection of tableware, sourced from Italy and France. I love how well they all go together – mix and match the Blue Sponge ceramics collection with the striped linen Brera Largo for an off-beat artsy nautical look, or pair the block printed Kala Azalea tablecloth with the purposely-imperfect … Continue reading

Freshly Squeezed / Trend Spotlight

Trend Spotlight: Stripes galore, will they EVER go out of style??

And the answer to that is, I don’t think so!! Stripes are so classic, starting from their cultural roots in ethnic patterns (such as traditional Estonian folk dancing skirts), to nautical influences, to soft country ticking fabrics. Every time I see stripes, they catch my eye, and I feel like going out and buying everything … Continue reading