All in Colour Inspiration
Come and meet Rowana from South Island art who beautifully create artwork based on favourite location and interesting colour combinations straight from your paint colour card. Hear about her creative process and how and why she think colour, memories and places are powerful ways to create a more happy and joyful home!
Purple is probably not your go-to colour for your next interiors project but I’m here to try and convince you that the soft and subtle shade of lilac is a really versatile colour and works quite well as a neutral. I’m giving plenty of examples for each room from kitchens, to dressing rooms to bedrooms and lounges and as with all my Colour Story blogs there is a little bit of science as well as my own associations thrown in there too. Enjoy!
Inspiration for the rooms in our home can come from anywhere! And this week I’m considering how the themes of my favourite music festival Neverworld lend itself to three interiors trends that not only do I love but am planning to use in my own home. We don’t always need to go to Pinterest as our first port of call!
Picking the kitchen cabinets is definitely one of the most important decisions you make when designing a new kitchen and I’m here to talk you through how I arrived at quite a creative yet affordable way of doing it. Naked Doors are a great place to start for upcycling your Ikea cabinets or if you’re renovating a brand new kitchen like us. Read how I got on…
A book for all colour lovers out there and a great tool to help you be a little more courageous with colour in your home. I’ve reviewed this brilliantly colourful book on the blog and am happy to report that it resonates with all my thoughts about approached to room design and the important role that colour plays in creating the right mood for your rooms. Get a sneak peek inside the book here!
Yellow is such a fun and happy colour but can it really enhance our well-being? And if so can I paint the walls or are there other options? All your questions answered here. Yellow is a great colour so discover some shades and ideas you may not of thought of yet. Yellow room inspiration just for you!
Last Friday I took part in the Living Etc. House Tours entailing walking on a self-guided tour through some of Hackney’s beautiful old streets and visiting some eclectic and inspiring homes. So come with me and re-visit some of the truly WOW-ful rooms and find how we can learn a few great interior design tips from these great spaces…
Have you ever fancied a feature wall in a room in your home but not keen on one block of colour or wallpaper? Then why not design your own geometric design with tester paints you have lying around the house! That’s what Cath did to create this wonderful wall in her kitchen and she’s here to tell you all about it…
Step inside the Victorian home of Hazel Nicholls, Print Designer and Screen printer from SE London. Discover colour and some amazing tips for family living.