A touch of blue sky, a burst of sunshine and the temperature is well into double digits so it must be time to get creative in the garden. In the warmer months being outside in nature lifts the spirits and is good for the soul. Make the most of the space you have available with these three simple tips that will help you to create an outdoor living room to enjoy well into autumn.Read More
We are often asked by our clients about storage and one of the most challenging rooms in the home to keep organised is the hallway. As well as the coats to hang, there are shoes, gloves and scarves as well as bags and if you have kids, school bags and sports kits etc. The list goes on!
So here are some simple and stylish solutions to these dilemmas, to keep your hallways organised without compromising on style.Read More
My eldest seems to be hitting the “tweens”. He has gone from playing lego downstairs, watching Cbeebies in our family room and generally being my little shadow, to wanting to listen to his own music and read in his bedroom- alone. All this got me thinking about updating his bedroom which suddenly felt too young for this growing little man.Read More
These short winter days and dark icy nights call for some serious down time, self-indulgence and general hibernation. At this time of year the sun makes a very rare appearance so energies are running low, we have post-Christmas fatigue, and most of us are fighting off some sort of winter bug. Throw in the added pressure of dry January, new year diets, new year’s life resolutions and exercise regimes and it’s no wonder that many of us find ourselves frazzled and fed-up by mid January! My message is simple: beat the January blues and discover the Joy of Staying In!Read More
We were recently asked what our favourite item in our home was and we both agreed that the sheepskin rug is definitely up there in our top picks for easy and cosy styling. A sheepskin is a versatile accessory working well in neutral room schemes where it can bring depth and texture, as well as in more colourful rooms where it brings warmth and cosiness.Read More
Sand in your feet, salt in your hair, the scent of orange blossom in the air. Olive trees twinkling with candle-lit lanterns, huge terracotta pots tumbling with herbs and flowers, a cold glass of rose in your hand and the sound of children laughing. If only we could bottle that holiday feeling and bring it home with us…
I was inspired on my recent Easter holiday to Cyprus try to do just that, and so I have come up with my list of tips to add a touch of holiday charm to your home in a few simple steps. Mediterranean style, here we come!Read More