Art Attack

MY TIPS FOR USING ART AS A BASIS FOR A SPRINGTIME INTERIOR REFRESH

We recently purchased our forever home, a Georgian country pile that is hopelessly stuck in a time warp and in much need of some major renovation. I made a promise to my husband that we would not touch it or buy any new furniture for two years. To give us time to live in it and to get excited about our over extravagant, and way too ambitious, plans for it’s transformation.

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Holidays are coming...

A FEW TIPS FOR EFFORTLESS AND STYLISH SEASONAL DECORATING

I officially allow myself to start thinking about Christmas the moment Halloween is behind us (since having children Halloween has suddenly become high on the agenda). 

However, in reality Christmas and the holiday season is at the back of my mind throughout the entire year. Shopping for a living does mean that I’m one of those people who buy as they go. And whether it’s February or August I’m constantly picking things up for family and friends ready for the annual exchange of gifts. 

In contrast, getting the house ready and decorated is only allowed to happen in the month of December, usually half way through, and usually any planning involved is very much last minute if at all. 

Here are a few tips for effortless and stylish seasonal decorating.

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