This week's obsession is not the Royal Wedding for me, but the amazing new wallpapers which I keep seeing everywhere as new designers embrace the digital printing possibilities that are now available. It seems that interior trends are embracing large scale and bright patterns, and while they may not be for everyone's taste I love … Continue reading Object of Desire – Bespoke Wallpaper
As mentioned in the last post, the final item left to complete was my door to nowhere. This the odd doorway/architrave mid way up the top stairs. A nice, but quite bizarre period feature in the house (?!). You know that song 'We're on the road to nowhere' by Talking Heads, it has now morphed … Continue reading My ‘Door to Nowhere’..
This was a very old kitchen. It is orange wood, is really tired and the expense of the recent roof-light saga has put a replacement total replacement kitchen on hold. So I had to do something to make it less hideous for a minimal cost and which was less brutal on the eye. It … Continue reading A Quick Kitchen Makeover on a weeny budget
It's raining, in August as usual, and I am sitting looking through a window at a waterlogged garden. So I have a quick moment of calm to post about the cupboards that I mentioned recently were being built. They were fitted in a day, have a load of space inside and then it was my … Continue reading Wallpapering Wardrobes
I saw this today online and had to share... it's like porn for interior enthusiasts! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zirBcP5xWhY I love the old colour, the music, the voice-over and most of all the skills and time involved in making the papers. I know some papers today are hand-printed and hence very costly, but this film will make me … Continue reading Wallpaper – The proper kind…