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DECORATING IN THE DARK – 10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED FROM HAVING DARK WALLS

By November 12, 2017 INTERIORS

Every time I put up images of our house on Instagram, I trigger a chorus of questions about having dark walls. So here are some secrets of the dark side, revealed.

My goth phase started in 1995 when I discovered Nick Cave, but about five years ago it spilled over onto my walls.

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7 CARAFES THAT WILL MAKE YOU DRINK MORE WATER

By January 26, 2017 INTERIORS

How are we all going on our new year’s resolutions? Great? Smashing it? Totally failing?! Yep That’s me.

Every year I have a resolution to drink more water. Every year I fail. I just forget. I have too many things to remember to also get up seven times during the day to refill my glass.

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JUMP ON THE HYGGE BANDWAGON

By November 23, 2016 INTERIORS

The evenings have drawn in and the weather is showing us all kinds of damp and grey, winter isn’t coming, it’s already here!

At this time of year I have to force myself outside and only then, when truly necessary. I love a lazy lay-about and cosy time at home, but it can be so easily sapped by social media, devices and a general continuation of the hectic ways of day-to-day life.

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DIY PROJECT – BUILD A STUDY NOOK UNDER SOME STAIRS

By October 8, 2016 INTERIORS

Everyone loves a good before and after, so for our spaces post this week I’m going to share a little home project that has revolutionised my productivity.

A few years ago I started freelancing from home and the kitchen table became my office, but at 6pm every day the design studio turned into a greasy spoon diner and everything had to be packed away before my two small children did their best to smear everything in ketchup for half an hour like a couple of drunk hooligans.

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A BLACK WALL LIGHT OBSESSION

By August 30, 2016 INTERIORS

Recently I’ve been growing an obsession for black wall lights. I have just moved house into a very different place from my last one, and in our new home there are more period features and opportunities for picture walls. This is very exciting, but I have been looking for ways to introduce lighting on the walls alongside artwork or as a feature on itself.

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