If you're a wheelchair user you will be well aware of the design challenges as you go about your daily business - lack of dropped kerbs in a city, restaurants you can't access, lack of accessible toilets, shop aisles being too narrow and counters being too high. When hunting for a home there's likely to [...]
Category: Interior Styling
Interiors Inspiration: How to find the accessible in the inaccessible – Insta Famous homes!
That's an odd title isn't it? How can you find accessible interiors inspiration from inaccessible places? Fact is, I think you can get interiors and accessible design from anywhere and everywhere. Just because a space isn't technically accessible, it can still give you some ideas for how you might be able to adapt it to [...]
My Top Tips for buying a Storage Bed
Find your interiors style – by making mistakes…
We've all done it haven't we? We've all had a great decorating idea and after we've finished, (or even halfway through doing it) we've stood back and held our head in our hands because it doesn't look how you thought it would. Many people stick to neutrals for this reason, they don't want to make [...]
Is the Tropical Trend here to stay in 2018?
Are Silver Tones set for a return in interiors in 2018?
The last couple of years you couldn't move in the interiors world for copper, gold, rose gold and bronze accessories. Everything from stationery accessories to furniture to wallpaper - they have all embraced the warm metallics and poor old silver got shoved out of the way after taking prime place for so long. But could [...]
Add a bit of Glamour with a Velvet sofa
Velvet always evokes this feeling of luxury, it's a beautiful, textured, tactile fabric that always gives you a feeling of glamour and decadence. Velvet sofas are on the rise again (if indeed they ever went away!) and there are a brilliant choice of colours and shapes to please everyone - and they're not as expensive [...]
Moving into Autumn with Colour – my Favourite High Street pieces
I'm rather enjoying some of the colours I'm seeing out and about on the High St at the moment. With autumn approaching thoughts naturally turn to warmer colours and apart from 'Halloween Orange' there's a going to be a lot of rusts, terracottas and oranges coming your way as we go through the autumn and [...]
My Favourite Patterned Wall Tiles
Yes, you read that correctly - patterned wall tiles. But I don't mean chickens, peaches or twee country scenes, there's a re-emergence of patterns in the past year or two. There are wall tiles including those influenced by Moroccan design, as well as geometrics and other designs inspired by Victorian or retro mid century influences. [...]
How to create a bright and colourful garden deck or patio using paint
Regular readers to my blog will know that I'm a big fan of Annie Sloan paint. I've used it on bannisters and ceiling beams, bedroom furniture, my TV Cabinet and I've even painted my lampshade (more to come on that in another post). This time I decided to take my paint outside and brighten up the [...]