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Life of a Designer

My Top 5 Colours for 2017

Over the last few months of the year, various ‘COLOUR EXPERTS’ announce their decision for Colour of the Year for the upcoming 2017 year. And now that the new year is finally here… it’s time for a recap!

From my least favourite to the one that beats them all and won my heart… let’s count them down.Read More

Client Collaboration

I love my clients and I love their homes… I get to live through them! I mean, most of us can only afford to have one home. So I appreciate having my clients because it’s as if I have several homes of my own that I can style and design. Yes, it’s my job after all but still… don’t you think it would be fun to have a say in your neighbour’s home? Perhaps you love their French balcony but you think it would look more French with a different railing? Or maybe your boss’s house has shutters and you’ve always wanted shutters around your windows… wouldn’t it be great to say to them, “I think you should paint your shutters a deep, forest green”?Read More

A New Year – 2016

We were going to send you a great big ‘Wishing you a healthy and prosperous new year’ but we got to thinking about our own New Year and what we wanted to achieve. So we came up with a simple list of goals… probably not so different from last year’s goals but none the less, they’re important to make note of.Read More

2016 Colour of the Year

If I’ve chosen any kind of colour palette for you in the last 5 years, I can almost guarantee you have this colour somewhere in your home. Simply White (OC-117) by Benjamin Moore is one of my absolute favourites. So when Benjamin Moore announced it as the colour of the year of 2016, I was like…. well, duh!Read More