Posts tagged lighting
WHEN YOUR TV SYNCS UP WITH YOUR MOOD LIGHTING LIKE WOAH!

So you might remember a few months back hubby and I got very excited at installing our new Philips Hue lighting system. The Philips Hue system basically gives you full control over the mood of lighting in your home. Each Hue lightbulb can be controlled by your smartphone and changed to any colour you like - perfect for creating ambience or a change in mood.

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I FINALLY GET TO TRY GLASSBLOWING

I'm one of those people who is obsessed with weird videos of molten glass or squishy slime. Have you seen those videos on instagram? If not, you're missing out- #slimetherapy. Glassblowing has always been on my list of things to try out but I didn't think it was going to happen as lots of the studios were either very expensive for a class or quite far away. But then the lovely people at Rothschild & Bickers got in touch and asked if I'd like to go and take a look around their glass studio where they handblow their beautiful glass lights.

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DINNER & DECOR: THE TOM DIXON DESIGNED BRONTE

The recently opened Bronte on London's Strand has been making waves in the design world, as does anything that Tom Dixon does really. Is there anything this man can do that the public won't adore?! You'd think we'd all be bored of his aesthetic by now but, nope! It's still going strong and I still love it. 

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MEETING MICHAEL ANASTASSIADES, LIGHTING DESIGNER

A couple of years back, a certain light kept popping up and turning heads. Comprising of a sphere suspended from a hanging wire attached to what seemed an impossibly thin brass rod arm, It was the Art Deco 20s opal light done 2014 stylee. I was a huge fan, so when FLOS recently invited me down to a breakfast to meet the designer himself, I jumped at the opportunity to see his new pieces and hear all about the inspiration behind these designs from the man himself. 

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INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT: HEYTHORP STREET BEDROOM MAKEOVER, PART 2

A few weeks back I shared part one of a bedroom makeover that I was doing for a fab client. Haven't seen that yet? Click here to check it out! In this post I'm going to share an update of where we are at so far and some pics from along the way. Oh and there was one MAJOR mistake I made that really pissed me off...

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10 CONVERSATION STARTING PIECES FROM OUT THERE INTERIORS

You know this blog is all about pushing boundaries and taking risks with your interiors and being bold and all those things I keep chewing your ear off about! So imagine my absolute joy when I got a 'hello' email from the online homewares store Out There Interiors. I mean, the name just says it all right?! there was no way I wasn't going to do a little round up of my favourite pieces and intro you guys to this fab new place to spend your hard earned pennies. I've put together a list of my top ten pieces they sell that will help you create that 'out there' interior that you know will make mummy Sarah so proud! Just check out some of this...

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THE 5 STEP GUIDE TO SPRAY PAINTING STUFF GOLD

Let me tell you, I have been looking for months to find the right kind of light fixture for our bedroom. It needed to spread a lot of light, ideally upwards, have a retro look, not cost the earth... and of course be gold. I also wanted to spend less than £100. I know, who am I kidding right?! I don't ask for much. But low and behold, when Homebase got in touch and asked if I wanted some vouchers to try out some of their products, by George. - I flippin' cracked it. All thanks to a little thing called gold spray paint...

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GIVEAWAY: COPPER D-LIGHT FROM LUMENS & WOOD

Ok, I'm so jealous. Why? Because you could be in with a chance of winning this fab copper D-light from Lumens & Wood and I really, reaaaaally don't want to give it away! Look how amazing it looks in my living room just casting that warm filament bulb glow around the room... sigh. But because I love you I'm taking one for the team and it's up for grabs if you read on! WOOP!

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10 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME MORE STATEMENT-Y

I noticed pretty early on in my interiors career that it was actually super simple to create a statement space with a ton of style and confidence by just doing a few key things. In this blog I'm sharing ten ways that you can create that effortlessly cool statement look that everyone loves. 

Pens at the ready!

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MERRY MONDAY WEEK 2: WIN A VINTAGE SILK KIMONO LAMPSHADE

It's Monday, but there's no reason to be sad! In fact, get ready for a Merry Monday as we move into week 2 of my christmas giveaway! Every Monday in the lead up to xmas I'll be doing a giveaway. Today I've teamed up with The Bespoke Boutique to offer one very special reader this absolutely beautiful Navy blossom lampshade made from a real vintage silk kimono from Japan. How frickin' cool is that?!

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