Archive | Interiors


An Evening at Malmaison


When entering your room in Malmaison Birmingham you are greeted with an awful lot of goodies; snacks galore such as Propercorn, Convivial Yorkshire Crisps, fancy chocolate bars, bottles of wine and fresh chocolate strawberries. Talk about being spoilt; Malmaison really know how to impress. You know how some hotels put on the basics such as […]

A Life With a View


For those of you who read this blog will know that I love a candle in fact I adore them. Come into my house and you will find candles everywhere; bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom. I am long over my obsession with interiors but I still like to indulge now and again in things for […]

The Stripy Louis


When I bought my house almost seven years ago I kitted it out in mostly IKEA furniture. The Swedish company was perfect for those essential pieces that you needed to store your items as well as small knick knacs. However you need the odd piece that adds character to your home and something that stands […]

TV and Film Apartments


I moved into my house quite a few years and ago and I renovated it and decorated it straight away which was lovely but the problem with doing that is that your home starts to fall apart at the same time. I am now looking for ideas for my next renovation. I have my usual […]

From Bedroom to Boudoir


When I think of the world boudoir, I think of a room that represents elegance and decadence. A bedroom can be much more than just a place you go to lay your head at the end of a busy day. It can be refuge, a place of relaxation and peace, a space of supreme comfort. […]

Top Design Trends For 2012


I always thought of Laura Ashley as a prim and proper outlet that sold lots of lacy items with flouncy frills. Last year I had an appointment at their headquarters and I took a peek at their stock and was impressed by their gorgeous home furnishings. Embracing the best of British, Laura Ashley is stacked […]