I focus on the balance between practical and inspirational - creating designs which are easy to live with but inspiring to live in.

  • Casa
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    casa

    casa is a great affordable French interior shop. I discovered it as a student living in Avignon. Like a lot of affordable shops, it was worth a regular visit to search out…

  • Antoinette Annie Sloan
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    How to Marie Antoinette

    A few of you lovely people have asked how I come up with my room designs so I thought I would talk you through the creation of the Marie Antoinette tween bedroom. Like all good…

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    Melamine

    In 1997, my Big Granny died. (I had a very tall granny and a short granny aka Big Granny and Little Granny.) My uncle asked if I wanted anything of hers. I…

  • Pantone Pale Dogwood
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    Pale Dogwood

    Pale Dogwood? No I haven’t gone mad, it’s a Pantone colour for Spring 2017. And like Greenery – the Pantone colour of the year – you will see this pink influence all things…

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    Home, My Homes

    Middle East meets Oxfordshire

    I wanted our sitting room to reflect where we have lived as a family: London, Dubai, Canada, Oxfordshire and of course our French/English roots. But I also wanted it to feel warm…

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    #ihavethisthingwithfloors

    This is a Facebook post from when I was house hunting and walked into our now home for the first time. As I said at the time, the house had me at…

  • Une bouteille de lavande
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    Une bouteille de lavande

    My mum taught me how to made bouteille de lavande (lavender bottles) when we moved to Provence, France when I was 9. Apparently I then stole some lavender from the local field, made…

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    No30

    If you follow my blog, you’ll already know that my mum is why I’m obsessed with interior design. She is a curtain maker by trade and a serial house flipper. And one…