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Keep up to date with all the latest trends in Interior Design right here! Whilst I may not be a slave to the latest fashions I do like to keep my eye on the ball. Trends often give a nod and a wink to the past. Take the recent reemergence of the lowly pineapple for instance! Once known as the fruit of kings it’s been around for centuries in both architecture and design.

Here you will find what’s big, about to be big and also the trends I would like to see in interior design. Think mood boards, concept drawings, and most off all how we can achieve the looks on a budget. Because ya know, just because we have a lemonade budget doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a champagne interior!

Interior Design

Dark Paint Dark Walls Should I go for it?

Home Inspiration With Schneider Electric

My home has been many colours over the years. We’ve been light and minimal (hated that and blame the husband). We’ve also been Laura Ashley circa 1990’s (better but still not me). And dark but colourful, thinks reds, greens and navys. But that’s the great thing about decorating our homes. It’s an extension of our personalities. And whilst some aspects of our personalities remain constant others ebb and flow. And one of those that changes is our taste in clothing, colours and decor. For me the question of dark paint dark walls should I go for it? Came as a direct, I think, revolt against our light and minimal phase. It felt sterile, I never felt quite at home. And so this post is all about yes, you should go for it. And the reasons why painting a room dark works. Continue Reading…

Interior Design

Home Inspiration With Schneider Electric

Home Inspiration With Schneider Electric

This post is sponsored by Schneider Electric. Well April is upon us and with it comes the season of DIY. As the warmer weather approaches we do need a bit of sunshine right now, our nation of DIYers traditionally make a start on home improvements from the Easter Bank Holiday onwards. So with a nod to being sensible, because we don’t want to add extra workload onto the our doctors and nurses let’s use our extra time at home for the better. Let’s make those small changes. Or make plans for the bigger ones. Not only to make our homes a better place to be but to keep us mentally and physically active too. So be it the garden or bedroom. Kitchen or downstairs bog let’s get inspired and make some changes transforming our homes for the better? I’m teaming up with for Schneider Electric for a dose of home inspiration to introduce you to their amazingly stunning, designerΒ  light switches and sockets. What better way to make a small change that’s big on impact and all with the flick of a switch. Continue Reading…

Interior Design

A Garden Room Transformation

A garden room transformation by raspberry flavoured windows

One thing I love about my job as an E Interior Designer is not only creating a design but getting to see ‘the After’ pictures too. When an email pings into my inbox and I know it has pictures attached it’s like all my Christmases have arrived at once. This was certainly the case with a recent garden room transformation. Now when it comes to gardens and green things I am not normally one to go for when it comes to design. But this is quite different, it’s the most amazing space built at the end of a garden. A space for chilling, watching TV, eating and socialising. Continue Reading…

Interior Design, My Living Room

Raspberry Flavoured Windows – The Shop

Raspberry Flavoured Windows Limited Edition Art

Hello lovelies, can you hear the fanfare playing in the background? No! How about the drum roll? No?? Surely you can. I’m letting you into a little secret, guess what? Yep, that’s right. The clue is in the title. I’m only launching a THE shop here on Raspberry Flavoured Windows! Eeekkkkk! Please be gentle with me. Well currently it’s more like a single product but hey, from small acorns and all that…… Continue Reading…

Interior Design, Other Rooms

My Plans for a Glam Man Cave Bedroom

My Landing

Way back at the beginning of this year I created 2 posts. Both were wish lists for the things I’d like to achieve with the house. A bit like a decorating New Years resolution list. One list is for all the boring practical things that need doing. The other for the more exciting decorating and faffing. I’m secretly so happy that I wrote these posts as I’ve been going back to them to tick them off and link them to posts as I go along. And actually I’ve given myself a pat on the back too, I didn’t realise I could achieve this much in 6 months that’s for sure. So now’s the turn of Eldest RFW. Here’s my plans for a glam man cave style bedroom for him. Continue Reading…