Midsummer interior styling ideas at Petersham Nurseries

If you want to experience a cross between a magical midsummer night’s dream whilst entering the secret walled garden of a genteel country house (one whose Victorian glass house has charmingly ‘seen better days’) ¬†– then Richmond’s Petersham Nurseries is the place for you!

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Mothers Day story


Styling and photography on IPhone, Chariswhite.com

As an interior stylist, you are informed about all sorts of new products, from the latest wallpaper or fabric from one of the companies at Chelsea Harbour Design Centre to super cool squashy sofas from Notting Hill emporium or shop openings in Shoreditch and Glasgow.

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Bucklebury Trading’s The Corner Shop


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”

Scottish style

Top left: Photography, Catherine Gratwicke, styling, Charis White; middle: fabric, Voyage on Pinterest; right: Ralph Lauren on Pinterest; bottom row left: wallpaper Timorous Beasties; middle: plate, Anta, Dundee cake, styling by Charis White; right, curtain edged with Romo Fabric, styling, Charis White

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