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Iconic furniture from TV and film – can you name them all and add to them?

Seeing a single item of furniture from your favourite TV programme or film can send you right back via the nostalgia train, to the time and place where memories were made – back to the 1990s where our Friends sat on the couch in Central Perk, Frasier’s Dad’s well-loved Barcalounger chair… And new memories are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

Jo’s favourite products from designer Alison Cork – what’s yours?

  With botanicals a pervasive interiors trend this season, the Botanical Cushions range from Alison at Home will add interest, style and a welcome pop of colour to bedrooms and living rooms. The cushion features a hummingbird – a symbol of life and happiness in Southern and Central America. It is printed and woven in […]

Check out Linens Direct’s favourite interior trends

Welcome to the blog Linens Direct’s favourite interior design trends and ways of updating your decor, but which one is your favourite? Bring The Outdoors In ‘Getting back in touch with nature and bringing outdoor themes into the home is a key trend for 2014. We’ll see lots of raw forms, such as stone and […]

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Bright interior design ideas to brighten your day…

Bright Interior Design for dull days! Well, we have had a wet and miserable winter and the wind seems to be hanging on into spring, but I’m hoping this feature on using bright colours in interior design will bring some sunshine into your day! Brights. It’s all about impact… Style Firstly, choose your style. You […]