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Before & After: A Client's Lounge Project

Before & After: A Client's Lounge Project

Three years ago I helped my client redesign her lounge. We bought in a completely new scheme to add impact and colour, truly transforming the spac...
9 Quick Tips to Freshen up Your Home Office

9 Quick Tips to Freshen up Your Home Office

Our Tips to Transform Your Home Office blog has been one of the most popular. It's safe to say that with the year we've had, we can certainly see w...
Vicki Kress Interiors & Design

Vicki Kress Interiors & Design

Now taking Bookings For Home Consultations: I'd love to work with you to create a space that works in harmony for you and your family. My experien...
The Cottage Diaries #2

The Cottage Diaries #2

Wow, we were blown away with your love and support around our last Cottage Diary entry. It turns out we all love a before and after! If you haven...
Your Living Room Makeover Checklist

Your Living Room Makeover Checklist

If you are planning on undertaking a living room overhaul then there are a few crucial items you’ll need to consider for your to do list. I've put ...
My 2021 Interior Design Predictions

My 2021 Interior Design Predictions

After the year we've had, we’re all craving more comfort in our homes. It should probably come as no surprise that the home interior trends for 202...
The Cottage Diaries #1

The Cottage Diaries #1

If you follow us over on Instagram and Facebook, you'll have already seen some snippets of a personal project of ours. If you haven't, let me show...
3 Tips for Adding Character to Your New Build

3 Tips for Adding Character to Your New Build

New build properties are often painted with the same imaginary brush, one that suggests they are blank boxes that lack personality. Over the years ...
3 Interior Design Lessons From 2020

3 Interior Design Lessons From 2020

2020 has been a testing time for all of us with the Covid pandemic. As we've had to adapt how we live and work, we’ve found that our home isn’t ju...
5 Cosy Winter Recipes

5 Cosy Winter Recipes

I don't know about you but this year I've found myself spending endless hours in the kitchen cooking up a storm during these dark evenings. Whether...
Our 2020 Gift Guide for the Interior Lover

Our 2020 Gift Guide for the Interior Lover

It's that time of the year again when we start to get serious about planning those Christmas Gifts. It can feel overwhelming, can't it? That's why ...
Lighting Tips for a Cosy Home and a Tour of Lighting Around My Living Room

Lighting Tips for a Cosy Home and a Tour of Lighting Around My Living Room

It might be dark and cold outside but you can create magic in your home with imaginative use of lighting. Soft diffused light works best in creatin...