They say all good things come in threes, so I thought I’d round off this very odd year with a Transylvanian Trilogy of blogs about Mind The Gap. I started with selling their wallpapers but now, due to their prolific designing and huge popularity they have moved on to cushions, fabrics, furniture, wall art, lamp shades, even notebooks – so much that I just can’t keep up! Continue reading →


If you’re even a casual follower of my blog, you’ll know that my interior design philosophy often leans towards the classics. Recent entries have highlighted Gothic, Georgian, and other inspirations from centuries past that have stood the test of time.  Today I’m going to highlight something that’s more of decades rather than centuries in age-old inspiration, but immediately invokes a sense of nostalgia that would suit many modern homes. Continue reading →



Interior Design Trends Autumn 2017 : September is always a busy month for an interior designer as the Trade Shows loom and all the magazines post their predictions for the coming season. As a shop owner as well I need to absorb all these ideas and turn them into merchandise I think my customers and clients will enjoy. Continue reading →


I just LOVE Georgian architecture so was absolutely thrilled to come accross this blog on Desire To Inspire, (one of my favourite current reads and one you should definitely try) of this fabulous house in Spitalfields.  The Huguenot Physician’s House, as it is called, has been refurbished quite spectacularily by Chris Dyson Architects To read more about it check out their website, full of varied and interesting projects, but it is all too clear they also, like me, love Georgian. Continue reading →



I get so very excited when visiting Decorex as the highlight of the show is definitely the unveiling of the new designs from the Mistress of Surprises, aka Jo Bound for Boeme. Undoubtably my favourite fabric house as it is such a delight to work with, Continue reading →