I loved the Designers Guild Portier wallpaper we had at our old house. I still love the colour scheme but am thinking of going with a slightly darker variation of the Portier wallpaper.
People say that cloakrooms are where you can get a bit edgy. It’s a small room and a bit of drama will go a long way. Some examples of simple yet sophisticated cloakrooms. Contemporary Cloakroom by Hallandale Interior Designers & Decorators 2id Interiors Contemporary Cloakroom by Bozeman Architects & Building Designers Reid Smith Architects Contemporary Read Post
In a small space, a frameless shower is ideal for giving the illusion of space. I have started seeing more of these shower and bath enclosures. Useful if you have limited space but have someone who likes to splash a lot in their shower. Also, handy for bathing kids I think!
I showed you how the kitchen and bathrooms turned out in our London flat after the extensive renovation. It took 6 months instead of the projected 8 weeks. We had serious issues with the management company who were particularly useless. They held up the job for a couple of months with endless paperwork and permits. Read Post
I never got around to posting about the flat renovation I did last year. The flat got finished during the summer when I was back in the USA. Here’s a quick refresher of what the flat used to look like – good bones but seriously dated. It was a large 2 bedroom flat with one bathroom. Read Post
Here’s the bottle which I bought at House by Betty. It is a simple Indian Kingfisher beer bottle transformed by a hand-drawn pattern. I have it on a window ledge together with a favourite quote from Robert Browning, a Victorian English poet.
I love this quirky store, House by Betty, in Narberth Wales. It’s got design-led homeward and gifts from all around the world. I bought a hand-painted Indian beer bottle which I love. Have a look!
We loved this porch swing from Key West Hammocks so much that we bought it! Our version is in wood but with blue fabric. I can just see us sitting on the front porch with a glass of lemonade watching the world go by. Of course, we may have to pry the kids off the Read Post
I loved this wall covering which I saw in the Icelandic restaurant, Fish Market, one of the best restaurants in the capitol of Reyjkavik. Yes, the food was great but what kept my interest was this tableau across the room from us. The covering is simply strips of raw silk fastened onto a board in Read Post
We’ve finally gotten planning permission last week for our house from the local Council! Yay! Almost a year later. Delays in Design To be fair, we had to resubmit plans because the planning officer because she hated how modern the first plan was. God forbid, we build anything other than a bog-standard 1930’s Mock Tudor Read Post