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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 […]

Amazing and inspirational interior design lighting

I am thrilled to welcome to the A Passion for Homes blog, the award-winning interior and lighting designer Susan Quirke, who shares her design ideas illustrated by her award-winning portfolio of lighting work. Amazing lighting for your interior design inspiration for any room, from kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, dining room and open plan living, Susan has […]

Enhancing the Hallway – a home styling interior design story – Episode One

Enhancing the hallway – Home Styling Interior Design project – Episode One… At the moment I’m starting on an interior home styling interiors project journey – would you like to join me? Over the next 6 months each stage of the project will be talked about on the A Passion for Homes website and on […]

June Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes ‘How to’ – care for paint brushes

Monthly ‘How to’ from Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes Our very popular monthly ‘How to’ blog in conjunction with the online trades vetting company checkatrade.com and their panel of experts continues with – how to care for your paint brushes: By Wayne de Wet, independent multiple award winning painter and decorator and a mate […]

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

Monthly ‘How to’ from Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes Our very popular monthly ‘How to’ blog in conjunction with the online trades vetting company checkatrade.com 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! […]