Further to a previous blog post about the Clapham mews house, I’ve completed the work and the house is now on the market. Yesterday, Friday 10th May 2019, the property was featured in The Times as House of the Week ! Sadly I’m not mentioned in the article as the interior designer neither Shelley Hugh-Jones who I used to design the courtyard garden and terrace planting, but it’s great to see the house featured in the newspaper.Read More
Do these three dilemmas sound familiar?
1. There are so many paint brands and they all have loads of colour options. Where to start.
2. You see your friend’s home painted in various shades of grey (yes it’s still the popular choice!) and you think it looks nice.
3. You want to freshen up your home and add some colour but don’t know where to start.Read More
Large Edwardian family home in Tooting, South West London, with a well established bed & breakfast Parklands Bed & Breakfast.
I was contacted by the client to revamp the guest suites and communal areas with new colour schemes and to restyle each room with different accessories. In most instances I was able to recycle all the accessories in the property.Read More
Single professional male; first home he has owned; South West London two bedroom ground floor Victorian apartment; east facing.
The client had no furniture when he moved in except a deck chair! The whole apartment needed to be painted, decorated and filled with furniture and accessories. His brief was for a stylish and comfortable design as his previous abode had been a real bachelor pad! And all on a very small budget.Read More
30 something professional couple; first home they have owned; South West London first floor two bedroom apartment; south facing; adding a loft conversion to give them a master suite.
The clients initially sought my help with paint colours for the whole flat but I ended up providing a full interior design service for many of the rooms.Read More
One of the biggest problems with posting my projects on my website is the fact that the projects are ongoing. My clients are all residential and the projects don't have a start and end date mainly due to budget restrictions or the time it takes to source a particular item(s). I'm happy to roll with it - dip in and out of the project as and when the client needs me but it makes it difficult to share the finished article with you. So I've decided that I'll share my projects with you as a work in progress.Read More
The trend for grey interiors continues, at least in south west London where I and most of my clients live. Most paint their interiors in various shades of grey and then wonder what they can do to brighten them up. After all, it's grey outside most of the year in London so why would you want to bring that indoors?!Read More
Find out how I helped the owners of this newly renovated South West London Victorian home to come up with colour schemes and finishes, working with the existing furniture to give a contemporary edge to the original period features.Read More
Read all about the most radical makeover I've done to date. Out of this nicotine-stained man-cave I created a classic yet contemporary and comfortable snug, as a gift for my client's husband.Read More
It's so important to create an instant visual impact because people form an opinion of your home within the first 20 seconds of entering. Here's another beautiful stair runner I created.Read More
Here I gave a contemporary look to a client's extended Edwardian home. Given the passion the owner has for their outside space, it was crucial that the colours used in the kitchen/diner complemented the soft colours of the garden.Read More
This client wanted me to transform their sitting room from a bland space into a sophisticated room for adults to relax in. This post includes ideas and inspiration for revamping your own sitting room.Read More
Converting a large Victorian family home can be a challenge for anyone, so I love being able help guide the interior decorating process. See how this kitchen and dining area has been given a new lease of life.Read More
This 80s-styled bathroom was in need of a makeover. Find out how I made the transition to a more modern, sleek look.Read More
Choosing the final touches for your renovation can be daunting. See how I helped Balham local, Faye, choose the floor covering for her loft conversion.Read More
Just by changing one or two items in a space can make a huge difference to the look and feel. In my hallway I have just changed the small table and hung a rug on the wall and the transformation is amazing.Read More
Finding the right furniture pieces to suit your style can take time, but it's worth the wait to bring the perfect blend of your personality to a room. See how I finished my sitting room and stairs.Read More
What a difference a little fabric makes. Here, I've reupholstered my 'coffee table' ottoman and replaced the sitting room rug, and the effect is splendid.Read More
Don't be afraid to change your mind when it comes to interior decorating. If something's not working, you can fix it. That's what I did when my stair revamp didn't quite work out the way I planned the first time.Read More