• Idyllic Cotswolds cottage

    Posted on May 15, 2012 by in General

    Just back from a wonderful couple of days working in the Cotswolds. Stunning cottage transformation, amazing scenery and lovely friendly owners. It’s no secret that I thoroughly enjoy my job as an interiors writer and on days like these it doesn’t really get much better! 🙂

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    Stylish furniture solutions

    Posted on May 4, 2012 by in General

    Aha! A brief glimpse of sunshine and time to share Beverley Bramwell’s solution to tracking down stylish furniture. When this innovative and extremely creative designer struggled to find lovely outdoor and indoor pieces for her own home she simply took matters into her own hands. The result is a fabulous collection of pieces that look […]

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    Pallant House Gallery Open Day

    Posted on April 28, 2012 by in General

    Great to see art lovers of all ages out in force at the Pallant House Gallery Open Day in Chichester today. The gallery, which is right on my doorstep, boasts a world-class Collection of Modern British Art and is a fabulous place to escape the showers, switch off and wander around at your leisure. We were […]

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  • Fancy a ‘handmade makeover’ courtesy of Kirstie Allsopp?

    Posted on April 24, 2012 by in General

    Just doing a bit of research for an interiors feature and noticed that TV star Kirstie Allsopp is looking for people who would like a ‘handmade makeover’ in their home to take part in a brand new craft series. If you’d like Kirstie to give your home a bit of crafty TLC then call 0141 […]

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  • Ivory & Pitch homewares shop is well worth a visit

    Posted on April 19, 2012 by in General

    Great buzz at interior designer Caroline Ivory’s super new homewares shop Ivory & Pitch in Westbourne, West Sussex. Caroline has a wonderful eye for design and colour as I discovered while writing a feature about her home recently. This very talented lady has sourced a fabulous range of stylish homewares to suit all pockets and […]

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    Using an interiors feature to help sell your home

    Posted on April 9, 2012 by in General

    I’ve noticed that homeowner and businesswoman Kate Teofilo-Sanchez blogged one of my features as a way of helping to sell her home. This is just one of the many great benefits of having your home featured in a national interiors magazine. Kate is a freelance designer who runs her business What Katy Does from Bampton […]

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    What a cheek!

    Posted on April 8, 2012 by in General

    It’s all up when you spend your weekend decorating the hall, stairs and landing and your son pipes up: “It doesn’t look any different!”. Honestly! After much deliberation and buying several test pots, the final choice was Farrow & Ball’s Matchstick. Contrary to popular belief (!) I think it all looks so much fresher. Now, […]

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  • Feature inspiration

    Posted on April 8, 2012 by in General

    I couldn’t help but be inspired by the sight of an absolutely beautiful Magnolia spotted in an idyllic rural village while on a recent shoot at a fabulous home. Thankfully this photograph was taken just before it turned chilly again! 🙂

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  • Interiors feedback

    Posted on April 3, 2012 by in General

    Just received some lovely feedback following a fun photoshoot at a fabulous coastal home in West Sussex last week. The owners very kindly dropped a line to say how much they enjoyed the experience – always makes the job worthwhile! 🙂 The lady is an avid reader of interiors magazines and is really pleased that […]

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  • Magazines I write for

    Posted on March 31, 2012 by in General

    Hi, Welcome to my first blog post ever! I’ve been busy working on updating my website over the last few weeks. It’s still not quite finished but I’m getting there. My Clients page is the latest update. I think it’s colourful, bright and breezy and showcases the wonderful publications that I have the privilege to work for when […]

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