A few weeks back I popped into the International School of Colour + Design (ISCD) to throw back a champers and celebrate its 30th birthday. Despite it not looking a day over 21, the school has been educating a slew of stylists, designers and artists-in-the-making for over three decades - including me!
I've had many a moment standing in my living room trying to work out why it doesn't feel right. If you've ever had a similar scenario in your own space, this post is going to help, by pointing out five key issues that are stopping your living room from working - and how to fix them!
Nothing says 'Summer escape' quite like tropical decor does, and this edition of Real Rooms - featuring the gorgeous home of TLC reader Cathy Scullino - proves this perfectly. Decking out her cottage in the most marvellous coastal homewares and furniture, Cathy has created a space that not only looks amazing but feels cool and casual, too! Let's take a closer look.
You know how food always tastes better when someone else makes it for you? That's kinda how I feel about fair-trade endorsed homewares. There's a feelgood factor to decorating your home with such items - and it doesn't hurt when they look as good as the storage solutions in today's post, either!
Tonight's House Rules reveal showcased some amazing design ideas and a few that left a lot to be desired. The walk-through from Brooke and Grant did illustrate that there actually are moments in time when Brooke seems genuinely happy. It's just that they don't last long. On with the House Rules recap!
As with most TV shows, Mad Men is memorable for many things that have nothing to do with interiors. But when I watch a show, it's ALL about the set design. It's actually where I source a lot of my own home styling ideas. Carrie's famous New York apartment was where I first fell in love with the vintage black telephone. But enough about SATC. Let's take a look at the Mad Men set and steal some style!
I'm a huge fan of both Joan Rivers and Jonathan Adler, so I was rather delighted to discover that Adler was the man behind the iconic Fashion Police set. It's no surprise really; this Hollywood Regency design has his name all over it. On the blog today, take a closer look at the products used to create this look and find out how much it would cost to have this look in your own home.