Talking Interiors – the blog

"Browse my award winning interior design blog for news, ideas and inspiration." Yasmin

There's a lot to consider if you fancy extending your home into the loft. At first glance it might seem an impossible task - all those rafters and beams cluttering up the space. Of course your roof wasn't designed for living in so your attic

Did you know today, 20 March 2017, is the International Day of Happiness?  Time to shake off the Winter blues and open your doors to welcome in the colours of Spring. Time to dress the table, make cakes and issue invitations to friends and family. Flowers

"The season began with a good deal of anticipation about the Colour that will wear the crown this year and adorn our homes and interiors. Pantone has already announced Greenery 15-0343, a refreshing new shade, symbolic of new beginnings as their choice. Dulux declared Denim

Are you a savvy investor? Did you see the Midcentury Modern trend coming before it happened? I feel a bit nostalgic when I see things that remind me of home when I was a kid. But I was glad when my parents got rid of those uncomfortable

Brand new research says those who have a clean and tidy home not only admit to feeling more productive (45%) but have also stated that they feel psychologically better (48%)*. Is Spring cleaning an item in your calendar? Or is it a distant memory of conversations

My report for Cambridge Magazine on Pantone's Colour of the Year 'Greenery' is published on page 64 in the Interiors section. Take a look at the full magazine online. Palm Grove The feature image is called not Palm Grove but Palm Groove. It's by Pixers, a company that

This month I'm giving away a collection of FIVE fabulous items from exciting retailers and interesting people in the interiors industry. For your chance to win the whole lot click on the Mad March Giveaway link below from Rafflecopter. To celebrate Spring I have TWO large posters from

British homeware brand Lane launches the ‘Twin Tone Play’ Screen Print System, eight prints of two giant colour chips using carefully paired colours. They can be hung in any combination on walls of any size. As you know by now colour for me is key