House Design

The Cluttered Playroom

So I’ve read all the chatter about how an organised and clutter free playroom allows for your child to not feel overwhelmed by a huge array of toys. I absolutely know that too many toys can cause your child to not focus on one activity at a time as they become distracted by the next […]

Psychology of Colour – Green

Part of the Psychology of Colour Series Wise old Kermit Frog said ‘It’s not easy being green’ and there may never be a truer statement than this! Green is such a beautiful colour full of interesting shades and tones but caution, dear reader, if used in the wrong way you can find it has the […]

Psychology of Colour – Blue

Part of the ‘Psychology of Colour’ series Blue is the worlds favourite colour. It has been linked to trustworthiness, competence & dependability, but has also been used to describe feeling down or low, so what is it that makes this colour just so popular in interior design? In the 17th Century, blue and white porcelain […]

Finding Small Businesses to Support

After the recent announcement of a second lockdown my thoughts immediately went to all the small businesses out there who’s head must have hit their hands. After working tirelessly this year, the lead up to Christmas is such an important time for markets and small retail outlets to make their buck that hearing they couldn’t […]

Find Out How Indoor Plants Can Improve Your Life

I wasn’t too surprised last year to read that plants can have a positive impact on our lives but I’d never questioned why or delved any deeper until now! In our last home the master bedroom was a calming space that I’d worked hard on to ensure was conducive to a good nights sleep, but […]

Dulux Colour of the Year – Brave Ground

Have you heard? “Dulux colour experts have chosen Brave Ground™, a bolstering shade that connects back to nature and the simple things. A warm, earthy tone, it creates a feeling of stability, growth and potential; and provides a firm foundation for change and creativity in your home.” What do you think? Personally I like it […]

Introduction to Our 1970s Dream Home

Do (did) you dream about what your ‘forever home’ would look like? Well I did and it looked nothing like this! Don’t get me wrong I love our new home and truly believe in it’s potential but it’s not what I had imagined we’d end up in. I had wanted an Edwardian detached house with […]

6 Things You Must Share With Your Architect

Communication is key when it comes to how successful the relationship with your architect can be. Keep in mind that they don’t know you, your interpretation of certain descriptive words may be totally different to there’s. Don’t be afraid to be painfully obvious with what you want, even if you think it sounds like you’re […]


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