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The Recipe For The Perfect Lounge Lighting Scheme

The Recipe For The Perfect Lounge Lighting Scheme

Lighting really does have the power to make or break a space. And creating the right ambience and warmth is incredibly important in our lounges and...
Cosy Up Your Home This Autumn

Cosy Up Your Home This Autumn

Those blustery winds, browning leaves and crisp mornings mean one thing. Autumn has well and truly arrived. With those balmy summer days feeling a ...
5 Updates to Brighten Up My Home

5 Updates to Brighten Up My Home

I want to do something a little different on the blog this week. Here in Yorkshire, we've spent the summer busy working on some updates around the...
How to Breathe Life Into Your Old Sofa

How to Breathe Life Into Your Old Sofa

The humble sofa is a cornerstone to family life in homes across the world. It's a place to escape, have a laugh, a cry, to entertain and relax. It'...
A Guide to Decorating with Cushions

A Guide to Decorating with Cushions

We all have them dotted around our homes, but more often than not, I find clients don't feel confident with finding the perfect arrangement for the...
How to Design Your Home to Support Your Wellbeing

How to Design Your Home to Support Your Wellbeing

In 2020 we learned what perhaps we already knew deep down. That our homes are so much more than a place to eat meals and go to sleep. They’re wher...
5 Benefits of Hiring an Interior Designer

5 Benefits of Hiring an Interior Designer

I'm a firm believer that hiring an interior designer is a worthy investment in your home and life. The process of working together can make your h...
Grandad's Shed in 2021

Grandad's Shed in 2021

I'd love to help you to create a space that works in harmony for you and your family. First up, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Vicki, the face ...
Bringing the Outside In and Inside Out This Summer

Bringing the Outside In and Inside Out This Summer

Ah, summer! A time for sunny garden drinks with friends and endless hours spent over the BBQ whatever the weather. The doors are thrown open wide ...
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your New Blinds

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your New Blinds

Blinds and curtains are like bread and butter here at Grandad's Shed and Vicki Kress Interiors. We design and make a variety of handmade curtains ...
5 Clever Built In Storage Solutions

5 Clever Built In Storage Solutions

It just takes a quick scroll through our Instagram or Facebook profiles to know that here at Grandad's Shed in Yorkshire, we love a clever storage ...
How to Nail the Cottagecore Interior Look

How to Nail the Cottagecore Interior Look

It's safe to say coronavirus and the following lockdowns have completely shifted how we live and work. You can take a look here and here at some o...