This Midlands home boasts Edwardian and Victorian influences: elaborate tiling in the hall; intricate carvings and mouldings; leaded lights; a panelled ceiling and a most unusual copper fireplace in the back sitting room…Keep reading
Liz and Corentin Lamour have diversified their farm in Brittany, northwest France, by transforming some of the cottages and barns on site into unique holiday accommodation for people who want to escape to the country for a while. Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of styling and writing about many of their projects for editorial features, but this inspiring little cottage was the first…Keep reading
When I arranged to shoot this striking London home with photographer Rob Sanderson, I was thrilled that the homeowner, vintage dealer Tamara Broido, was totally up for an autumnal shoot so that I could arrive armed with boxes and boxes of majestic pumpkins and gourds, and some vibrant textiles that would encapsulate this incredible time of year…Keep reading
When I was the features editor at Period Living magazine many moons ago, one of my favourite duties was running the Readers’ Awards, an annual event that invited readers to put their homes forward to be featured in the magazine. When I received one particular entry, presented in a very organised binder full of pages that mapped out the journey this couple had taken, I knew straight away it was a winner and I couldn’t wait to visit in person…Keep reading
Catherine Ingleby is a talented artist who I met a couple of years ago when I styled her home for an interiors magazine feature in order to help her get editorial coverage for her work. Here, Catherine talks exclusively and openly for my blog about what it’s really like to be a working artist, and how she motivates herself when she gets that dreaded creative block…Keep reading
For this shoot I travelled to Brittany, western France, again, this time with photographer Brent Darby, to meet a Belgian couple who’d given up their home country to follow their dream of opening a B&B that offers gastronomy lessons celebrating the freshest flavours from land and sea…Keep reading
finding beauty everywhere
As an interiors writer and stylist specialising in real home features for interiors magazines, I get to travel all over Europe to style people's homes, so on this blog I'm going to be sharing some of the lovely homes I visit, as well as the locations that I end up in.
I'm also passionate about good food, nature, art, urban design and architecture so there'll be the odd smattering of posts that relate to what I get up to on my days off, whether on my own or with my family, Mr Jones and Lillie-Mae, and Daisy pup.
I hope you enjoy it,