Store of the Week: Zara Home

It’s hard to know where to look when you know what you need, whether it be a lamp for reading in the living room or a tea caddy for the kitchen, so I thought I would do a weekly post about my favourite, and newly found, stores for all your home needs. They might be online … Continue reading

Gingham Style!

Heeeey sexy homeware. Excuse the pun, but it was too irresistible, just like these little finds: (Left to right, top row) White wooden hanging heart, £2 (on sale), Lisa Angel Candle tin, £6.99, The Bath Shop Fabric Notice Board, £31, Notonthehighstreet (Left to right, bottom row) V&A Ikat bed set, curtains and cushions, from £21 … Continue reading

Moodboard: Country Chic

I’ve put together a moodboard for you to recreate the calms of an English cottage in your own living room. What would you add?

Invest in classic pieces that will last you a lifetime

Someone recently said to me of plywood chairs (pictured) ‘Why on Earth would anyone pay so much money for a piece of wood? I see prices for those in the West End that are ridiculous. They’re so overpriced.’ My answer: ‘Because they will stand the test of time and pay for themselves.’ I’ll let you … Continue reading

Geometrics and retro design

Retro schemes needn’t just be for the daring; this scheme can be as bold or as subtle as you like. There are, however, a few main ingredients you will need to pull this off: Geometric wallpaper, bold preferably, and of a great colour. You could also just choose a bold pattern and have it in … Continue reading