I’m not sure, but I think my parents might have had an inkling of my future career when I announced at the age of 8 that I wanted a bamboo hanging chair for my birthday. Like all great parents of a strong minded 8 year old girl they gave in and my Mum only just got rid of it two years ago… Damn how I wish I had stopped her because the latest trend in interior furniture is all about rattan and bamboo.
I’ve just landed the worst clients ever and I’m doing their bathroom. They are fussy, can’t agree and want all the nicest bathroom fittings but can’t afford them.
Yes, me and my husband are renovating the bathroom and shower room of our new house.
At the start of the year, colour trend forecasters are suddenly all over the design press telling us what we’ll be loving over the coming year. Now, I’m not going to tell you what I believe will be the next big trend (although word has it that metallics towards 2017 will be turning to the dark side), instead I’m going to stick with the strong trend of liquid metals we saw rise through 2015, along with Dulux’s colour prediction for 2016 of ‘Cherished Gold’ (more as a term rather than the actual colour!) as an interior accent.
Its the time of year in our house where everybody’s coats, shoes and bags have increased in size. Its not a few sandals and a light jacket now, in our hallway there are 3 parkas, 2 puffa jackets and various boots, shoes and wellies- Winter is here and our hallway looks a mess.