When we bought our tired 1930s house I knew it had potential and it came with quite a sizeable established garden, a converted garage, a very useful but slightly ugly pebble dashed workshop and … ahem … an outside bar …
What do you think the link is between this incredible cake and one of the most influential artistic dynasties of the last 100 years? Designers are often multi-talented, turning from one discipline to another, but this cake design not only took my breath away because of its lifelike cactus decoration but because it was created by British designer Cressida Bell.
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?
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!
I spent most of last year obsessing about pale pink creating a Pinterest board of inspiration so when I found out that ‘Rose Quartz’ or pale pink had been chosen as one of two colours by Pantone for 2016, I was pretty excited. Not just because it was the colour of my first childhood bedroom, nor because it is the colour of one of my favourite flowers the Peony, but just because it has so many applications. Continue reading “Pale Pink for 2016”