Category: On trend

Sunny with a chance of smiles

Look out your window, what do you see? Maybe a little sunshine’s bringing smiles our way. Sunny with a chance of smiles We’ve just booked an Airbnb to Bergen in Norway for the Summer. Will we see the Northern Lights? Asked the kids. So I

The art of the garden

Painterly florals put the garden on your walls The art of the garden Our cultural whirl finds us this week at The Royal Academy of Arts for their show Painting the Modern Garden featuring gorgeous garden paintings from Monet, Matisse and Renoir (and many others)

Walls à Lacroix

Christian Lacroix’s irrepressible designs on wallpaper at wallpaperdirect. Walls à Lacroix Christian Lacroix designs for a contemporary fantasy world oozing original luxury, and wallpaperdirect is delighted to be home to four fantastic Lacroix wallpaper collections: Nouveau Mondes, Belle Rives, Carnets Andalous and Air de Paris.

Your week in colour

It started with Black Friday and Blue Monday. Here’s our colours for every day of the week… Your week in colour If Black Friday is an elbows-out scrap for online bargains, and Blue Monday is the year’s most miserable day, what about the rest of

Wall trends 2016

Trends in colour pattern and feel for wallpaper this year Wallpaper trends 2016 Our studios are filled to the brim with pattern books, swatches and samples helping us keep ahead of the trends. Be inspired by modern geometrics, understated pastels, and refreshing aqua designs. GEOMETRIC

The art of Liberty

An iconic collection from an iconic British brand. The art of Liberty Just around the corner from swinging sixties fashion mecca Carnaby Street, one of London’s most iconic fashion and textile stores frames high fashion and art nouveau in a 1920s mock tudor frontage. Arthur

Ginger Lilly Tea

Q&A with our lovely fellow bloggeuse Keri-Anne of Ginger Lilly Tea fame Ginger Lilly Tea This week we’re delighted to bring you a Q&A with the very lovely Keri-Anne, product photographer, craft queen and bloggeuse behind the wonderful Ginger Lilly Tea WD What’s the best

Hunker down time

The nights are drawing in, the days are cooling down, it’s hibernation time. Hunker down time Once in a while, luxuriating under the Summer sun on holiday I close my eyes and imagine what it might be like to be a soaring eagle, a majestic

Dazzling deco decor

A visit to Eltham Palace – London’s best-kept deco interior secret Dazzling deco decor It’s Spring Bank Holiday weekend. With an eye on the weather (rain on a bank holiday – surely not?) I’ve got a trip up my sleeve that will make any day

Decorex 2015

A visit to Decorex reveals the hot trends Decorex 2015 We took ourselves off to Syon Park (Kew Gardens’ West London next door neighbour) this week. Once again it was the lovely alfresco venue for Decorex – one of the trade’s most important events of

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