Beach style interiors

 

 

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Top row: Small bay, Polruan, seashell door canopy, Polruan, seagull wallpaper, bedlinen, Minimoderns; Bottom row: staircase, painted with stripes, Pinterest; SS13 Coastal Collection, styled by Charis White, Photography, David Garcia, Laura Ashley; Saronic Isles, Greece.

Beach-style interiors is a trend that surfaces each Spring pretty much without fail. I must admit to being one of the many willing ‘goldfish’ who forget from one year to the next that its jaunty style isn’t actually anything new. Continue reading “Beach style interiors”

Bucklebury Trading’s The Corner Shop

 

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The Corner Shop, Woolhampton: Photography, by IPhone, http://www.chariswhite.com

How do you create a successful lifestyle boutique which is both inspirational and¬†financially viable? Do you begin with an online business first and then, when you know it is going well open a shop, or do you open the shop first and let the online business follow?¬† Continue reading “Bucklebury Trading’s The Corner Shop”

‘New Brights’ decoration at Ham Yard Hotel, London W1

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Bright wall covering and frame at Ham Yard Hotel, photograph taken on Iphone, Chariswhite.com

There has always been room in interior decorating for ‘Brights’, these are the colours which are the antithesis of neutral and dark – but how to interpret them in 2016?

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Farrow & Ball paint colours 2016

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Farrow and Ball 2016 paint swatches, styled by Charis White

Today is one of the days in the ‘Interiors Calendar’ or season, that I most look forward to. For me, it is like waiting for the morning after the Oscars, when we get to see who wore what on the red carpet in Hollywood – I actually have a few butterflies in my stomach!

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