Ideal Home Magazine – Article 2014

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Delighted to feature in the Ideal Home Magazines latest edition (March 2014.) Received an early copy through the post today, I believe it will be in the shops February time.  I worked alongside a friend and colleague Jessica Kiddle who managed to take all my ramblings and put it into a great article.  The photographer […]

Inspired by Dundee

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Last year I was asked what inspires me about Dundee, article link below: http://www.scottishpropertymagazine.co.uk/article/14        

New beginnings

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

New year and new beginnings, who else over the festive period cleaned out a cupboard or a room? It felt like all I did was clean and edit rooms! However, there is definitely something satisfying about organising your belongings before you start a new year.  Your home always looks and feels more inviting over the […]

Dual Personality

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Not all your pieces of furniture in you home, need to fulfil their intended purpose.  A chair can double up as a bedside table and a bass drum can be a side table in your lounge.  It might be you are not able to afford a particular piece of furniture you have your eye on. So it […]

Style Surgery – Christmas Edition

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Next Style Surgery I am running will be on styling your home for Christmas.  Topics I will cover: Decorating/designing with the senses – you need to consider all the senses when creating a festive treat, to make a memorable space. Entertaining – tips for styling your dining table and also presentation of food and drinks Decorating […]

Out on the tiles

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I recently posted this picture on my Instagram, it was a picture I took in New York a year ago, when visiting my brother. For those of you that know me, I have a thing about displaying numbers and letters, so you will understand why I take this type of image!  I love the subway […]

Light Relief

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I promised I would post about lighting and how important it is an important tool for interiors, particularly when using dark colours on the wall.  The key is to strike a balance between being functional – so you can see what you are doing – and creating atmosphere. You achieve this by layering lights. By […]

Door Accessories

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Hardware, ironmongery, door furniture however you refer to it, is something that most people overlook, when it really shouldn’t be.  The small considered details are what make your interior special and authentic.  I have a genuine love for sourcing interesting ironmongery, particularly older styles that have character and are a statement piece. A door handle […]

Trading Places & Sources

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Interiors have this amazing quality that we don’t often realise. Are you aware that you behave or feel different in certain spaces, maybe it is just me? I have certain places I regularly visit, just to sit in, and I instantly feel better. It could be a friend’s house, a hotel, a shop that you […]

Who’s afraid of the dark?

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Most people seem to be when it comes to interiors, why are we not embracing the dark colours more?  I can understand people’s hesitation when it comes to using really strong colours like black, they think it will be oppressive and feel like they have ben sent to live in solitary confinement.  I was converted […]