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Style Warrior Secrets: Nadia Singleton

If you caught my last blog post you’ll know I’ve introduced a new fortnightly series called ‘Style Warrior Secrets’ where I interview and feature the homes of inspirational people who express a unique style and individuality within their home using art and creativity.…

style warrior eclectic living room Jasmine Edwards

Style Warrior Secrets: Jasmine Edwards

I’m so excited to introduce the first post of the new ‘Style Warrior Secrets’ series where I’ll be talking to  inspirational people who express a unique style and individuality within their home using art and creativity in imaginative ways. It’s not about one look or style, it focuses on people who are brave and  experimental, those who are not afraid to show off their personality as well as those who make beautiful spaces on a budget.…

image of a dog in an art gallery

How Buying ‘Good’ Art Can Save Your Life

The art school degree show season has just kicked off and last week I went along to the first of the ‘Big Four’ in Scotland -Dundee (DJCAD) where I studied many moons ago and wow was it exciting stuff! I never tire of witnessing a new wave of talent emerging with sparkling fresh ideas.…

Typographical garden art

The Ultimate Place To Put Type Based Art

Type based or typographical art is still the popular choice for eclectic interiors and pocket sized ‘street’ philosophy can now be seen on at least one wall in just about every home in the UK – some specimens more creative and insightful than others I have to say and don’t get me started on the ubiquitous LIVE, LAUGH, LOVE or I might just implode.…

artists painted curtain artwork in a garden in southern france

How To Bring Art Into Your Garden

An artist’s garden is a fantasy of mine. I have several garden fantasies ever since we got our own garden after living three floors up in a flat for years. One of them and you’ll know this if you’ve read my Amazonian Garden blog post, is to create a tropical paradise in our little Scottish garden (!).…

A Secret Coastal Hideaway

Now that everyone’s in a hurry to plan their Easter holidays, can I ask a question -do you know Henry’s? Well if you do you’re in on the secret and if you don’t, well I’m going to share the secret. It’s a tale of a special place, run by special people for you to have a special holiday experience – these are creative spirits, natives of a different sort of place and you’ll find them …..in the middle of nowhere. …

Daniel Pirsc in his porcelain worshop

The Porcelain Wallpaper Maker

Porcelain wallpaper – are you thinking what I was thinking? What could that possibly look like?  The idea was starting to make my head hurt so whilst on our travels through Europe, we decided to seek out the maker of this magic and ask him to explain himself and this witchcraft.…

Image of shoe on display as an artefact

How To Turn Lost Love Into Art For Your Home

As an artist I love to see creative ideas come out of everyday life experience so when I saw a beautiful and unconventional approach to lost love being turned into art I was infatuated! I’ll give you a little background to this inspiring discovery and then read on for my tips for creating art out of memories.…

2017 Home Styling – 5 Retro Art Movements You Need To Know

Hey my first blog post of the year woohoo! January is gone ( hopefully along with its weather!) – always a month of resetting, reflecting and forward planning and now that we stand peering out at the year ahead, it may seem a bit frivolous to be talking about interior trends when the walls of the world appear to be cracking at the seams.…

Inigo Scout

There’s something about saying the word blanket that sounds comforting. B-l-a-n-k-e-t, it just peels off the tongue rises into the air and gently comes to rest around your shoulders with a soft ’t’. ‘Onomatopoeia’ I think they call it – always wondered when I’d have a need to use that word!…

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