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Category Archives: styling
A great way to increase brand recognition is by using your brand colour within your client face areas within your store, boutique or office interiors.
The Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, California is the first structure of its kind in US. A non-profit community centre for the independent living & disabled rights movement. The designer’s brief was to create an “eye-catching, functional ramp structure … while avoiding an “institutional” appearance”.
If you’re wondering how you can move away from the traditional Christmas colours of forest green and holly red and inject some of your own personal style this season, here are three very different styles and colour palletes to inspire you.
In the first of my new series ‘weekend decorator’ I’m featuring what is probably the most under utilised surface in your home, one that you can turn into a real design statement.
If you’re anything like me, with summer upon us I want to be living outdoors. So why not make the most of the glorious long daylight hours and balmy evenings by creating an outdoor living space. Even if you have a small patio or terrace, there is still so much you can do.
This is part of the colour & design surgery series, answering questions from clients and readers.
Question: “My partner and I are in our first home together and have, maybe out of laziness, decided to keep all walls white. You’ll see from our photo of kitchen that the cupboards & appliances are white too. We do love colour and would like to know what we can add to the flat to get some colour without painting the walls?”
- Charlene Hutsebaut
With all this glorious sunny weather there’s no easier way to bring the outdoors in than with plants. Creating your very own natural wonderland indoors… and they aren’t just beautiful to look at, they are good for our health too.
Cushions are a simple and effective way to inject colour and personality into your interiors. They also make a beautiful personalised gift. If you’re a bower bird like me and have a box full of ribbons, bits of fabric, odd buttons and sparkles, here’s a way you can put them to creative use.
Claire-Louise, renowned West End costumier who runs The ThriftyStitcher has kindly shared her 5 simple steps to making your own cushion. She’s also giving 10% discount on all her classes (see end of blog for details).
The UK has long been known as a nation of animal lovers with over 21 million cats and dogs! For many it would seem unthinkable to banish them outdoors and not share the home with them.
Just because you have pets doesn’t mean you can’t have a stylish, beautiful home. Here’s my top 5 tips how to create a stylish home yet still allowing the freedom for your furry friends to be part of the family.
Just for you, a *FREE* Sample Paint Pot. Yes, they’ve included a special offer of a free sample paint pot, but you need to be quick, offer ends 31st March 2011. How to get yours? You’ll find all the details at the end of this article.