Design Trip – Denmark

I recently returned from a design trip to Copenhagen, where the Interior Design department visited many museums, galleries and buildings to develop our practice.  What I noticed on the trip was how I have started to question design in relation to my visual cultural studies since starting the academic year. In relation to areas in … Continue reading Design Trip – Denmark

Dressing for Success

Styling accessories in your home is something which creates mood, can turn a bland spot into a point of interest and enhance your decor.  If you know this site, you know that 'things' abound in my own house and I am forever arranging vignettes and little corners. People spend hours looking at them when they … Continue reading Dressing for Success

Selling the house, it’s all happening fast…

We have decided to move back to the big city, and although I have loved living in our little country town I am quite excited about future events. I am sharing some beautiful pictures of the house that the agents' photographer took.  Those wide angled lenses certainly make it look lovely, and I cleaned and … Continue reading Selling the house, it’s all happening fast…

Planning Christmas table decorations

Yes, I am really a bit sad, I freely admit it!  I spent this afternoon messing about with the dining table, china, glasses, cutlery and so on, so as to plan upcoming Christmas entertaining in advance. We have 3 lunches to do over the Christmas period, including the biggie on Christmas Day, and rather than … Continue reading Planning Christmas table decorations

Designs on Autumn and Halloween… Part 1

Pumpkins and spice and all things nice.... So now, as we head into Autumn, my thoughts are turning to russet tones, cosying up the house and prepping for Halloween here.  Although it is not a huge deal in the UK compared to the States, my daughters still love it and it is nice to see … Continue reading Designs on Autumn and Halloween… Part 1