Category Interiors

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 […]

Tower Power – could you live in the tallest home on the street?!

From a derelict country folly to a renovated windmill or water tower, the power of living in a tower is the unique character of such a quirky and special building. Outstanding views from the top, one-off features, odd shaped rooms and, of course many stairs, living in a tower is a special experience. They can […]

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 […]

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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, […]

House proud? Are you one of the UK’s 43% home perfectionists…!

Check out this very interesting research done by Carpetright – do you agree, are you shocked, is this reality? House Proud Britain: A nation of perfectionists, who care more about their homes than themselves. According to an online survey carried out in November 2014 on 1,773 individuals by Carpetright, we live in a nation of […]

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 […]