Interior design and decoration

Dulux Colour Forecast – 2021

It's that time of year again where Dulux have released their forecast for the coming year. This year they have gone with 3 palettes in total that evoke feelings of familiarity and comfort. Not really a surprise given what 2020 has thrown at us all. They have called...

Decorating with plants

Decorating with plants

I know I’ve talked about this before but now more than ever we need to bring some calm and tranquillity into our homes. A very good friend of mine messaged me the other day saying I had inspired her to bring more plants into her home, there’s no greater complement...

SPOTLIGHT – ARTIST HAYLEY WILLS

  Some of you may have spotted in my own home photo’s the vibrant and colourful artwork above my kitchen banquette seating. And if you’re following me on Instagram you’ll have seen me mentioning the artist behind those beautiful pieces – Hayley Wills. When I...

KITCHEN DESIGN KNOW HOW

Hi Guys! Ok so last time we talked about bathroom design, I’d just finished that lovely little bathroom for my Naremburn clients. This week I wanted to focus on kitchens. Kitchen design is a different process and I work this in collaboration with my joinery supplier...

Recent bathroom design and renovation

Through these last few months, I’ve still had plenty of projects moving forward in terms of the renovation and construction aspect. This bathroom at a client’s home on the lower northshore was no exception. If you haven’t been following my stories on social here’s a...

Choosing the right neutral tones for your interior

Every good design starts with a base of materials and colours. I think about this right from the beginning, at moodboard stage. I think abut things like how contrasting we want the materials to be, less contrast creates a calm balance, more will bring energy and...

CHOOSING THE RIGHT BUILDER FOR YOU

I’m finding in these more challenging times, the quoting process for a build a lot more fraught with emotion and potential pitfalls. To be honest it’s never easy deciding which builder to use on your home build or renovation. It’s a big amount of money to spend with a...

How will Covid-19 impact the way we design our homes?

I’ve been thinking a lot these past few weeks about how living differently with covid-19 is becoming the new norm. People are talking about whether we will actually go back to working, living, communicating and interacting in the same way once this is all over. I...

My new e-Designer service        

Hi all, so I mentioned last week that I had launched a new service called e-Designer. This launch is two-fold for me, one – so I am able to reach a larger geographical area and service those clients that I just can’t get to see each and every meeting, and two – to...

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