http://mikescarpetconnection.com/2015/04/completed-projects/_essexstvertical/ The imaginative interior of this converted barn certainly proves that small does not have to be dull, and in fact offers the opportunity to design quirky open-plan spaces…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 Lynda Thomas wrote to me to tell me about the massive project she’d undertaken on the Essex coast, combining two Victorian semi-detached houses into one home, I was more than a little intrigued. And when she sent me some snaps of her finished home, I didn’t waste any time in arranging a photo shoot…Keep reading
This glorious house in the woods was my first photo shoot as a freelance writer and stylist. It made a magical start to the new chapter in my life: Phil and Philippa’s warm welcome was a wonderful way to begin my journey into the unknown world of self-employment. And their home makes a wonderful location not just for our incredibly festive photo shoot but for the dozens of friends and family members who drop in over the Christmas holidays…Keep reading
Home, such a small word with such a big meaning. To me, it should be not just practical and functional, but personal too, and that’s what should make it beautiful; I firmly believe that our homes should tell the stories of our lives. I’ve been inspired by so many people I’ve met over the years, and I endeavour to make my own home as personal to me as those I visit are to their owners.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,