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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...
Come Behind the Scenes on a Customer Project

Come Behind the Scenes on a Customer Project

Today’s blog is one I’ve absolutely loved writing. Why? Well, because I’ve been reflecting on an incredible Interior Design Project from my archive...
Simple Ideas to Get Your Home Ready for Autumn

Simple Ideas to Get Your Home Ready for Autumn

Isn't it magical? Nothing excites me more than the arrival of Autumn, it gets me every year, maybe because we live somewhere that is surrounded by ...
Choosing a Colour Scheme for Your Living Room

Choosing a Colour Scheme for Your Living Room

Let’s face it, our living rooms are the heart of our home. Whether it's relaxing with a magazine, catching up over a cuppa or watching the latest e...
Creative Ways to Use Wallpaper in Your Home

Creative Ways to Use Wallpaper in Your Home

At Grandad's Shed here in Yorkshire we've always been huge fans of wallpaper for injecting some personality into your home. There are so many beaut...
Where Do I Start With My Home Makeover?

Where Do I Start With My Home Makeover?

Are you about to start redesigning your newly built extension? Or perhaps you’re planning to redecorate the bedroom? This blog is going to be for y...
How to Make the Most of Your Frenchic Paint

How to Make the Most of Your Frenchic Paint

There's a brand of paint that is taking furniture painting by storm. I’ve had so much fun with these paints and since we are also retailing them in...
'Find Your Style' ....

'Find Your Style' ....

'Find Your Style' will help you identify your home style for your next decorating project it will help inspire you and give you the confidence to make your own creative decisions. Vicki x