Category Interior Design

Celebrity Interior Designer Interview: Meet BBC and C4 designer and presenter Celia Sawyer

Meet talented and totally awesome interior designer Celia Sawyer, star of BBC TV’s Your Home in their Hands and C4’s Four Rooms, producer of gorgeous interior designs, and wearer of some of the highest shoes on TV! Celia spent 20 minutes on the A Passion for Homes sofa answering some of our most burning TV […]

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From buds to blooms, floral inspired interior design is worth growing in your home!

Summer is here at last and it’s the perfect time to tend to your blooms – inside your house, as well as in your garden!  Floral interior design has been a popular interior design trend for decades – from vintage inspired sweet rose buds to the dizzy designs of the impact blooms of the 1970s […]

Pastel perfect interior design

Pastel perfect interior inspiration with A Passion for Homes and Checkatrade.com Soft and sophisticated or funky and fun, the pastel trend in home interior design continues in popularity this year. With spring just around the corner, tones of greens, pinks and lemons are starting to flower in home interiors and fashion. Colour Well, yes, the […]

Indoor slides to put the fun and speed back into your home!

Ever had a sneaky slide down the stair bannister rail when you were a kid (or a big kid!). Yes, so did we! Definitely not just for kids, an indoor slide is the best fun your house can provide! Welcome Jane Blanchard to the blog, with her take on the indoor slide… ‘You might say […]

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Interior design with Marsala pantone colour of the year

Interior Design with the Pantone colour of the year – Meet Marsala! Every year Pantone LLC (the leading authority on colour) choose an on-trend colour to be the colour of the year – to inspire and induce colour creativity. This year the earthy warm robust red of Marsala is set to be a key influencer, […]

Now’s the time for vinyl flooring to shine – from stripes to metallic…

Visiting my friend in her lovely new build home, I was very interested to see the significant use of vinyl flooring by the developers. In the kitchen and bathrooms (nothing unusual there) but also the hallway in a wood design which looked so ‘real’ that I had to stop and take a closer look (and […]

Some of the most expensive homes in the world and who owns them!

So, bet you think that in terms of the most expensive house in the world it’s impossible to beat Buckingham Palace, the $1.55B royal residence of British kings and queens, but it turns out there’s a house in London that’s worth even more. It’s owned by Elena Franchuk, a Ukrainian oligarch. Her “humble abode” is […]