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As the Autumn season gently moves into Winter, with it comes a definite change of light. With a cooler filter and earthy colours more evident, our own environment also starts to take on a different impression. Here I have chosen some images which portray precisely this, in one of my most favourite of all locations […]

5 Rules for Decorating with Bright Colours

With vibrant Spring flowers everywhere this time of year it’s no surprise we tend to gravitate towards decorating with bright colours. But it can be daunting transforming your home with beautifully bold colour schemes, so I’ve come up with a few golden rules to abide by: 1. Keep your colours anchored When it comes to […]


Decorating with Farrow & Ball’s Modern Organic Trend

Although the nights are still long and the mornings still dark, we’re in need of fresher colours this side of Winter; something to lighten the sombre January mood. Farrow & Ball just so happened to have the perfect palette to inspire me, in their Winter inspirations post. The Modern Organic trend has the perfect Spring undertones, with […]

The Best Stocking Fillers for Interior Lovers

I always think good stocking fillers are far harder to find than main presents. So I thought I’d steer you away from nightmare novelty presents and towards stocking fillers that they’ll love to use! Feel free to leave this page open in full view of whoever is in charge of your presents too… Boxfiles Our […]

How to brighten up your home in winter

…with cleverly placed lamps and cosy linens The clocks have gone back and while that means lighter mornings (for a week or two!) it also means the nights are drawing in. But just because the weather is bleak outside, it doesn’t mean your interiors should be! In fact, there’s little more enjoyable than closing the […]

Revealing my New Collection at Decorex 2016

This year’s Decorex was particularly exciting for me! I revealed 4 brand new designs & 3 gorgeous new colourways for existing designs. We had an absolutely wonderful time meeting all our lovely clients, as well as making lots of new ones! The new designs draw influences from India and Japan and mix together beautifully for a […]

Bring the Sunshine in with Yellow in the Home

Yellow Decor for the Summer When this time of year rolls around I can’t help but think yellow: sunshine, flowers, sandy beaches. If Summer had a colour it would be most certainly be Yellow! Whether you prefer mellow and muted or a magnificent mustard, yellow is the perfect colour to introduce into your decor this time […]

Summer Florals for the Home

2 ways to use the floral trend in your home decor this Summer From ancient China to medieval India, flowers and floral motifs have long inspired textile artists. There’s just something about a flower, we always have them dotted around the studio; a flower at your desk is just so uplifting, it doesn’t matter if […]

Gorgeous Glastonbury

British Festival Fun Living in Hampshire, I’m a huge lover of the countryside and all those quintessentially English things we associate with it. For me Glastonbury is just as much of a British institution as Cream Tea or Pimms. We aren’t going along this year, although I so wish we were; my daughter Frankie Forman […]

How to Mix Patterns in Your Home

Kate’s Top 5 Ways to Mix Patterns Well It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to decorating with patterns. It’s all very well flicking through immaculately styled pictures in glossy home magazines, but how do you apply that to your own home? Well I’m going to share my top tips on how to mix patterns […]