Monthly Archives: May 2014

Advice on choosing room colours – infographic from Homebase

If choosing colours for your home worries you, or you think there is just too much choice, then this interesting infographic from Homebase may help, plus they have a very interesting colour quiz on their Facebook page – check it out, it’s fun  – apparently I should be living in an Irish Castle (I wish!) […]

And so to bed – but which one? Information and design suggestions from A Passion for Homes

And so to bed…. but which one? It’s a commitment purchase that needs to last for years, it needs to be comfortable (for all occupants!), there is massive choice in bed frame (to divan or not to divan!) and what about the hardness of the mattress too?! Little wonder many people feel daunted when it […]

May and A Passion for Homes ‘How to’ – plaster over Artex (with safety warning!)

Monthly ‘How to’ from and A Passion for Homes Our very popular monthly ‘How to’ blog in conjunction with the online trades vetting company and their panel of experts continues with how to plaster over Artex, by Lloyd Fry, Owner, Gem Ceilings and Walls Specialists. ‘For many decades, Artex was a very popular […]

My top metallic choices for this spring, and some insights into my style…

Recently, an interview took place – with me! Blush! Terry’s Blinds have got a very interesting section on their website blog called Designer Insights where you can meet a whole host of interesting people, all with the common theme of design and interior design. I was honored to be asked to join them! Double blush! […]

If you’ve ever thought of building your own home, check out this infographic!

Thanks to for this interesting infographic – gives a great summary of some interesting starting points! If you are building your own home, would love to see some pictures and hear your story! Jo x PS – cover picture kindly supplied by Anglian Home Improvement   Also, don’t forget to visit the main A […]