Interior Trends for 2016

Interior Trends for 2016

15th May 2016

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Almost half way into 2016, it’s a good time to reflect on what we’ve found to be popular in the world of interiors for this year. Here’s what we’ve found interesting and inspiring…

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Designer Insights with Alisa Bowen

Designer Insights with Alisa Bowen

16th March 2015

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We have been featured on ‘Designer Insights’ for Terry’s Fabrics. Courtesy of: Terry’s Fabrics Terrys Fabrics – Transcript – Designer Insights with Alisa Bowen 1) In your own words describe your unique style and creative aesthetic? I have an eye for items that are elegant, beautiful and timeless and together with my creativity I achieve luxurious interiors not limited by a budget. 2) When starting a new project, what is your creative process? I often find an item that I (and my …

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DIY Blackboard Wall

DIY Blackboard Wall

15th March 2015

DIY Blackboard Wall

DIY Blackboard Wall You might remember a while back I posted this photo across social media and I’ve had many people ask where and what it’s for. The wall I painted is not very large and is in my home office. The reason for it was to create an area in the office to use as a notice board, to jot down ideas and make quick notes. The paint I used was from Wilkos, 500ml cost £5.95. It was …

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Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

14th March 2015

Best of Houzz 2015 Award

Inside Studio Ltd Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Cast Their Vote For Top-Rated Home Building, Renovation and Design Professionals in the UK and Around the World On January 22, 2015 – Inside Studio Ltd was awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The fresh and vibrant Interior Design Company was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users …

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Interior Design Trends 2015

Interior Design Trends 2015

16th February 2015

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Interior Design Trends 2015 The interior design trends of the past decades are obvious: the 1920’s art decor and the famous Great Gatsby Style; the melamine and bold colours of the 1950s; the chintz pattern of the 1980s. But what happened when we got to the Millennium? Was there a trend for 00’s? What about the 2010s? Are we in a design decade now that will be studied in books years later? In recent years, we’ve moved towards styles that …

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The Winter Palace

The Winter Palace

17th January 2015

The Winter Palace

Rooms of Royalty BBC have created an amazing documentary revealing the fascinating history St Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum. If you haven’t watched it yet, I highly recommend watching it on BBC iPlayer We visited the Hermitage last year, we only had one afternoon to take it all in, which really wasn’t enough! As both an art lover and interior designer, I wanted to appreciate everything about the Hermitage, but apparently it would take 9 years too see the …

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Festive Gingerbread Biscuits

Festive Gingerbread Biscuits

24th December 2014

Festive Gingerbread Biscuits

Festive Decorated Gingerbread Biscuits Holidays are in full bloom, and festivities are taking place! Why not bake some gingerbread biscuits today? I read a few recipes and concluded with the below, which I tried and it has been tested by the rest of the family and loved! The biscuits are just the right combination of gentle crunch and softness. Preparation time: 20mins Chilling time: upto 1 hr Baking time: 10mins Makes Approx 30 biscuits Ingredients 2 1/4 cups plain …

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Christmas Cushion Covers

Christmas Cushion Covers

23rd December 2014

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DIY Christmas Cushion Cover You can easily add a festive touch to your home by making Christmas cushion covers in under two minutes! Watch this tutorial to find out how to make a No-Sew cushion cover…

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White and Gold

White and Gold

17th December 2014

White and Gold

Advent Day 17: White and Gold Christmas Decorations The simple combination of white and gold is such a glamorous way to decorate for Christmas this year. To create these : 1. You will need air drying white clay and follow my sister’s tutorial – I used festive cookie cutters from Poundland. 2. With a damp cloth wipe the ornaments to remove the clay dust. 3. Once dry, paint subtle gold decorative elements. 4. Once the gold …

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Ice Fires

Ice Fires

16th December 2014

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Advent Day 16: Ice Fires – Make Your Own Ice Candle Holder A perfect way to extend your festive decorations creatively outside on cold winter evenings. Pour water into a large container, put a smaller container in it, so as the water freezes it creates a bucket shape. To slide the ice out, poor water over the outside container and as it begins to melt the ice, it will slide out easily. You can then place several tea lights …

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