What I learnt from some of the UK’s most successful interior designers…

Trying to build your own business is not easy. But you didn’t need me to tell you that! One of the biggest challenges I face whilst trying to build my interior design business is carving out enough time to spend on growing my brand. You may know that I have a 3 year old at…

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Styling ideas for small apartments

One of my interior design loves is seeing how designers style small spaces. I’m a sucker for the room sets at Ikea and have been ever since the early days of my marriage, when my husband and I would trawl IKEA for furniture we could afford in order to fill our first home together. We…

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Educate series: How resilient are you?

You’re late. It’s raining and you just broke the zip on your favourite coat. Not only do you need to get to your meeting in the next 30 minutes, you also need to arrive calm and ready to present a new concept to your boss and some difficult co-workers. Or perhaps you’re late, tired from…

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30 minute up-cycling project: embroidery thread chair

I spied this chair on Pinterest recently and immediately loved it. I think it would be quite easy to replicate if you have a chair in need of some tender loving care. I don’t at the moment but am keeping an eye out for a similar chair to this just so that I can try…

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5 ways to style your garden

Hello friends, how have you been? We went away over Easter and had our first family holiday with our son (who we adopted just over a year ago now). It went really well and we enjoyed some really great time away from London and enjoying the seaside! We were fortunate enough to enjoy some lovely…

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Ten life hacks for busy women

Most people I know are busy. Actually, let me start again. Everyone I know is busy in some way or another! You will be too I bet. I have friends who are mothers and doing an amazing job of raising their children and working at home. I have friends who work full time outside the…

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How to upcycle a chest of drawers

Despite the recent weather in the UK (snow, rain and some very grey skies), I’m reliably informed that Spring is actually on its way! I find the start of spring very motivating and with that comes lots of interiors planning as I start to think about updates that we might want to make to our…

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February favourites

Hello there! I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve been enjoying over February for my post this week. With an interior design business, part time job and toddler, it doesn’t always seem as if I have much time for enjoying hobbies or pursuits outside of work/family! However, I’m a big planner and I…

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How to update a gallery wall

Gallery walls have been a popular way to display photographs or pictures for a few years now. I know I’ve certainly used them in the past myself! The interior stylist in me is often on the hunt for new ideas to use in the home though and so updating the ‘gallery wall’ idea is something…

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How to keep your tulips standing tall

 I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but in London it is freeeeezing this week. In fact it’s been pretty dark and rainy so far this year. However, I’m encouraged by the fact that we’ve been enjoying some odd patches of glorious sunshine here and there and it seems as if…

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