Next up on our list of Christmas decorating styles is one that hearkens back to childhood. The rustic look is one that many of us are instantly comfortable with as it seems familiar and cozy all at once.Read More
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Over the next few weeks I’ll be showing you how to steal some of the most popular decorating looks for Christmas for your own home.
We’ll start with the very popular, and very gorgeous, Scandinavian Christmas style.Read More
Winter isn’t coming, it’s here - if the temperature outside this morning is anything to go by, anyway. The colder it gets outside, the more we instinctively try to burrow down at home.
If you are looking to create a cozy haven in your home, one of the simplest ways to achieve this through texture.Read More
People often stick to one metal, rather than mixing metals in home decor. If you are truly a fan of chrome and that's what you love, then why not?
But mixing metals is a great way to add a bit of visual interest to your room. It's an old interior decorating myth to think that you can't put warm and cold metal tones in one room.
A few weeks back we talked about not neglecting the greenery inside your home, and esuring that what your plants go in is as considered as any other element in your home.
This week we're looking outside to your yard, deck, patio or balcony., Not matter the size or type of space, it can always benefit from a bit of seasonal greenery, and you want it to look its best.Read More
I'm just back from two and half weeks driving around Normandy, Brittany, and the Loire Valley. A great way for Steve and I to recharge and reconnect, not to mention the glorious food and wine ;)Read More
What goes around comes around, especially in fashion and home decor. Some trends are revived that arguably could be left alone (looking at you macrame) and others are given a fresh take. The current trend for terrazzo is the latter …Read More
Sherwin William Hunt Club green is a classic on the lines of British Racing Green. It's a deep, mature color that can add drama and depth to your space. You can go bold with a deep color on your walls (or thing fireplace mantel!) or use it around the room to create stunning touchesRead More
With colder weather is setting, it's the perfect time to think about getting cozy indoors. But cozy doesn't necessarily mean country. You can create a warm and inviting space while still hanging on to your urban style.Read More
It's the time of year when we think about gifts for that friend who loves to entertain, or even for your own home. This holiday season, make anyone's home merry and bright with some of the beautiful gifts that have made my Dear Santa list this year.Read More
One of the biggest trends this season in home decor is adding a bit of opulence to your look. Of course you could spend a fortune adding richness and a bit of glamour to your spaces, or you could take our tips and have a look at a few beautiful items. Using these as a guide, think about how add small touches of luxury and sumptuous texture to your home without breaking the bank.Read More