Colour trends 2022, Dulux Restore

Colour inspiration and trends- Dulux 2022 Colour Forecast

Colour can play such an important part in our energy and mood so I’m always excited when the Dulux Colour Forecast lands in my inbox with its insightful and inspiring perspective on all things colour.  Colour is a great way to bring some fresh energy and positive change to your space, and it’s a great opportunity to add a little magic to your home.   Given another uncertain year living through this pandemic, it’s no surprise then that we are…

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Spring Refresh! 6 simple steps to rejuvenate your home

Whether you notice a significant change of season where you live, or not, there is undeniably a sense of freshness and optimism that comes with Spring.  The longer days, warmer weather to come, new growth in the garden and a general sense of positivity and optimism… it’s just what we need after another tough year thanks to COVID-19. I’m passionate about design and believe that your home, and the spaces where you spend most of your time, can have a…

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How to get the most out of your Interior Design Consultation

It seems more and more people are reaching out to work with an Interior Designer for the first time, as design services become more accessible and appealing to more people.  If, like many of my new clients, you haven’t worked with a Designer before you may be wondering how it all works, and what to expect from your Design Consultation. These days most Interior Designers charge for a Design Consultation, so it’s only natural to want to understand how to…

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9 Impact Reno Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

We’ve seen a huge uptake in people deciding to renovate their homes lately and the design-build industry is bustling. If that sounds like you, and you’re thinking about making some changes at your place but just not sure where to start, then read on! We’ve got nine high impact renovation and design ideas that can help you freshen up your home, improve your lifestyle and enjoyment of your spaces… and all without breaking the bank! Fresh colour scheme Probably the…

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How to choose the perfect rug for your space

Rugs are a great addition to a room and really help a space feel complete… a bit like the icing on the cake. Given they can have such an impact on the look and feel of your room, and they are also generally an expensive investment, we find many people are daunted by the thought of selecting a rug for their space. In fact, this is probably one of the most commonly asked questions we get from clients. Given how…

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5 Ways to warm up your home in time for winter

With daylight savings now well and truly behind us, and the nights cooling down quickly, it’s time to start thinking about how to cosy up your home in time for winter. I always love the change of season into Autumn, where the weather is generally settled with lovely sunny days, cool evenings and the gorgeous colours of the leaves starting to change.  It’s a great time to think about those little changes you can make in your home to embrace…

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After - fresh and contemporary bathroom makeover

Want to transform your tired and drab bathroom into your own slice of heaven?

Many of us dream of having a beautiful, spacious, day-spa-like bathroom that oozes luxury and calm, however sometimes space and budget just seem to get in the way, right?  Well, let us show you how, with some clever tips and tricks, that it doesn’t need to prevent you from creating your own slice of bathroom-heaven.   This month we thought we’d take you behind the scenes of our #glebebathroom project with some always popular before and after photos, and a bunch…

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How to pick the perfect white paint colour for your home

Although we are seeing a lot more colour sneaking onto our walls, sometimes nothing beats a simple classic white finish to lighten and freshen a space.  It’s perfect for both small spaces, helping it feel bigger and brighter, and also in larger rooms creating a clean, contemporary look.  It also provides a lovely, fresh back drop for furniture, artwork and accessories to shine.   But picking the right white is a little trickier than you might first imagine, and with over…

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Key interior design trends for your home this year

One of the things I enjoy with the start of a new year, is the opportunity to step back and explore some of the major interior design trends that we can expect to see in the year ahead. With the year that we’ve just had, there are some clear, new macro trends driving these predictions.  The increased time at home over the last year has us re-thinking the way we use our homes, with an even greater focus on multi-functional…

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Working with an interior designer – what you need to know

No matter how big or small your brief and budget, an interior designer can ensure your renovation or decorating project runs smoothly, is less time-consuming and is more enjoyable for you.  So, whether you are building, renovating or just looking to freshen up your space, it is worth considering the help of an interior designer. Still not sure?  Then keep reading for some more reasons to engage an interior designer on your project… What does an interior designer do? Most…

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