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    Cornish coastal gem stars in 25 Beautiful Homes

    Posted on July 26, 2016 by in General

    After a five-hour trip from West Sussex to Cornwall, it was an absolute delight to step into this gorgeous coastal home and receive such a very warm welcome. Luckily (considering the rather touch-and-go weather we’re having this year!), it was a case of sunshine all the way for the memorable, fun-filled shoot with photographer colleague, Andreas von Einsiedel. Creative interior […]

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    Homely welcome at Kenton Budd Estate Agents

    Posted on July 13, 2016 by in General

      Hats off to Kenton Budd and his wife Tracey who are going from strength to strength with their stylish estate agents, right in the heart of Chichester’s bustling city centre. When this enterprising pair took the brave step of launching their own business, they’d a clear vision of how they wanted their office to […]

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    Carole’s sun-drenched coastal home shines in Good Housekeeping

    Posted on July 7, 2016 by in General

    So thrilled with the coverage of Carole and David Sweetnam’s gorgeous coastal home in this month’s Good Housekeeping magazine. This super couple’s stunning three-storey home, located right on the beach at Bracklesham Bay in West Sussex, was once a tired little bungalow in desperate need of a total renovation. Thankfully, with help from their enterprising […]

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    Magical mystery tour delights

    Posted on July 1, 2016 by in General

    What a fantastic week! The highlight was a ‘magical mystery tour’ to the heart of rural West Sussex, where I met talented ceramicist and landscape artist Sian van Driel in this absolutely jaw-dropping location. It’s the first time that Sian has exhibited both her atmospheric paintings and ceramics in her studio. I can honestly say, […]

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    I’ve been framed!

    Posted on June 20, 2016 by in General

    Sarah and Victor Christou couldn’t be happier since making the move to their character home in the quaint market town of Saffron Walden in Essex. Not only are they now living in a beautiful period house, full of warmth and personality, but their quality of family life has been totally transformed – for the better. […]

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    Check out Mary’s renovation success story in House Beautiful

    Posted on June 13, 2016 by in General

    Hats off to retired homeowner Mary Orhan who has had the guts and vision to creatively transform a dated 1920s property into a colourful house that she’s justifiably proud of. I was delighted to see Mary’s reaction when I called recently with a copy of this month’s House Beautiful for her. It was a lovely […]

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    Sshh…behind the scenes at a country cottage shoot

    Posted on June 6, 2016 by in General

    Sneaky peek of this laid-back cat, spotted napping during a totally relaxed and fun shoot at a stunning country cottage. The owners have poured their hearts and souls into this rural property over the last five years, and it’s now simply adorable. I just can’t wait to show you the rest of this pretty home. If you’d like me to […]

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    Sally’s tale of courage in 25 Beautiful Homes

    Posted on May 18, 2016 by in General

    Such a privilege to interview courageous Sally Finney for 25 Beautiful Homes this month. After a riding accident, Sally, who runs Lincolnshire-based Sally’s Sporting Seats, sold her rambling farmhouse and channelled her energy into a putting her mark on a new home that’s very much in keeping with its rural surroundings. This brave upholsterer’s story has […]

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    Enchanting home with magical Retrouvius touches stars in The London Magazine

    Posted on May 11, 2016 by in General

    Fascinating to step inside the wonderful Highgate home of best-selling novelist, Maeve Haran, and her TV producer husband, Alex Graham, for my feature in this month’s issue of The London Magazine. When busy author Maeve and Alex – the man behind the hit TV series, Who Do You Think You Are?, decided to move, the pair stumbled across a […]

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    Homeowner’s first-hand account of being featured in a magazine

    Posted on May 10, 2016 by in General

    I’m just so incredibly touched that Nicky Keen of Joy Interiors took time out of her busy life to write this lovely blog after her delightful cottage was featured in House Beautiful recently. I have to say that her words brought a tear to my eye! Nicky has kindly allowed me to publish her first-hand experience below:   ‘Excited is […]

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