This, without a doubt is the question I get asked most. City living can be a stretch for even the most wealthy of occupants, so it's always amazing to have some go-to tips to create that statement, unique look without blowing the budget. This is my absolute bible of 10 easy ways to save money and STILL have a pad that impresses!Read More
So we've all heard of the affordable art fair which is a great way for anyone to become a collector. But the prices can still ring pretty high. I was contacted recently by the Director of Original Art Under £100, a website which does what it says on the tin - original artworks from great artists all for less than 100 quid.
I thought I'd take a look to see if it lived up to my expectation and was pleasantly surprised.Read More
Here's a moodboard I put together for a living room makeover using only Look Again home products for under £750. The look was inspired by London, with a colour palette influenced by rainy grey days. I call this one 'London Grey'. Want to update a room without blowing the budget? Read on for my 5 tips for a living room makeover on a modest budget that you can put into practice NOW!Read More
Is Olive the most sumptuous, sophisticated and grown up colour? Ok, deep breath, you can tell I'm a bit excited about this one. I just LOVE Olive. It screams grown up glamour. It works ridicuslously well in crushed velvet. But it always seems to be so damn expensive! So I took this simplistic and calm room and scoured the net for the best products to recreate the look for way less.
Enough already Sarah, just show them the room.Read More
Monochrome is HUGE at the moment! For me it's the easiest and most classy way to update an interior.
Now I know this one doesn't have my usual dash of antiques and vintage inspired influences but there was something about the inspiration image that I loved. I could see it working really easily in any home so get ready to throw away all of your colours and go black and white EVRRRYTHAAANG Kim and Kanye style. We call this one Mod/Mono (it's modern monochrome in a cool abbreviated way ok?).Read More
It's a common belief that it's near impossible to style your home with the look of a decor magazine or interior stylist unless you have a budget of tens of thousands. I thought this myself when I bought my first home, but I've found a great few workarounds and affordable solutions.
In 'Lifestyle for Less' I'll be finding some great styled decor images and then showing you how get the same end results on a fraction of the budget.Read More