I believe that interior design shouldn't cost the earth – I always look for ways to reuse, create or upcycle to deliver a design which is kind to the planet and to your wallet.

  • Painted piano colour block Home Made Productions
    Made, Upcycle Projects

    Painted piano

    I grew up with a piano in the house and I really wanted my girls to too. But there always seemed to be something better to spend the money on. And then…

  • Dulux colour blocking sitting room Home Made Productions
    Home, Homes

    Colour blocking

    I loved our Middle East meets Oxfordshire sitting room but I think interiors should evolve with you. Like a relationship you need to keep it fresh and exciting. Over the last year or…

  • Ikea lack hack lego table Home Made Productions
    Ikea Hacks, Made

    Ikea lack lego table hack

    In October 2016 – a mere 7 days after moving in – we made this Lego table for my eldest. A spare IKEA LACK side table + 15 mins = I swear…

  • Plant hanger easy how to Home Made Productions
    Made, Other Creations

    Plant hanger V3.0

    I love plants so when I spotted this stunning vanilla orchid for 19,95€  I couldn’t resist putting it in the car and driving it back to England. It’s a hanging plant which…

  • Dulux Spiced Honey Home Made Productions
    Blog

    Spiced Honey

    Last week Dulux announced their colour of the year 2019: Spiced Honey. It’s a lovely warm colour which makes you want to snuggle up at home. Quite apt as it seems the…

  • About HMP
    Blog

    One off production

    As an interior designer, I can work in lots of different ways to suit your budget and involvement. You can hire me the old fashion way, in person, to work on a…

  • Fab Hab Kilimanjaro Outdoor Rug
    Blog, Fan Mail

    Outdoor rugs

    As part of my deck project, I researched outdoor rugs so I thought I would share my favourites with you – and they are all well under £100. I was looking for…

  • Deck grey and yellow styleboard
    Blog, Fan Mail

    Deck inspiration

    When we lived in Canada we really discovered and fell in love with deck living. It’s been on the house to do list since we moved in 18 months ago but as…