Buying my first house – what I wish I had known

*This is a paid collaboration with Local Heroes When I left university I moved straight into a rental flat with friends in Brixton where I lived for three very fun years. However, as flatmates moved…

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A neutral bedroom with lots of natural textures

As I showed you this week I’m getting very close to finishing our bedroom. There are still a few finishing touches that I want: a lamp with any one of these lampshades (a birthday gift,…

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Creating a tranquil bedroom

*This is paid collaboration with DFS Someone left a comment on my recent house tour for the US site Apartment Therapy saying that my house wasn’t dramatic or bold or avant-garde enough. They wanted to…

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Decorating tips for Airbnb properties

*This is a paid collaboration with GuestReady* Two weekends ago I went and stayed in an Airbnb with my two sisters, one of whom lives in Manchester so we chose a place half way between…

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A house tour for Apartment Therapy

I was so pleased recently to be asked to be part of Apartment Therapy‘s The World At Home series, which takes readers on mini tours of houses around the globe focusing on the influence the…

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