After a long non-Spring-non-summer in England, we have just come to the end of one of those mythical Indian summers where cynicism gives way to the joys of sunlight even as the days shorten around you. I have been so glad of the sunshine, if only because, like a squirrel storing it’s nuts, I need to drink up every last drop of light before the long dark autumn and winter ahead. Read More
I often think that children’s spaces can be amongst the most difficult to get right in the design stakes. It can be such a balance between something that suits your child’s personal style and interests with something that is a pleasure for adult eyes too. And nowhere is this more apparent than where I am turning my eye this morning – the playroom, particularly one downstairs where the space tends to be more communal, sociable and multi-functional. So today, I am sharing some of my favourite examples of stunning papers that really work from wallpaper website I Love Wallpaper.
Spring has arrived, at long last, and with the world around us suddenly coming into bloom I’ve got flowers on my mind. The Cottagecore aesthetic is a trend that has seen a lot of growth over the last year. Though it’s not a look I’m naturally drawn to, I love bringing all forms of nature into the home. I see this trend as a slightly more folksy version of maximalism, and whist I’m not going to be falling for it hook line and sinker, I may just add one or two selected curated pieces, possibly in blush and rust tones, to my home this year. Read More