Talking Interiors – the blog

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The naturally occurring blues, aquas and greens of the sea make us feel at ease and help us unwind. Whatever the style of your home you can enjoy 'health through water' in your very own spa. No longer is the tub just a tub! White is considered a hygienic

For a happy smile put something on your desk or on your wall that gives you joy. Change it daily or weekly so you don't become blind to it. Ensure something from nature is visible whether it be a pot plant or a group of pretty

There cannot be a soul who doesn't find time outdoors in the country enjoyable and of course it will stimulate creativity. Fresh air and exercise in a green environment is beneficial to both mind and body. Use the therapeutic properties of plants and welcome them into

The colours had been set, the scene was developing and the furniture was on order so it was rather a nice surprise when I heard the announcement from Dulux UK that the Colour of the Year for 2016 was 'Cherished Gold' (pictured above). This rather unusual

Does your blog demonstrate more about you than any single page on your website? Blogging makes good business sense:- It makes you think about who you are writing for and ensures you clarify your sales message. This helps when you talk to people face to face, it makes you

A project of mine was given a three page spread in a Cambridge Magazine and not long after I was asked if I'd participate in the associated newspaper's 20 questions series. It was fun reading through some of the previous candidates' answers so I was keen to

I'm so pleased to see the pantry, or larder, coming back into vogue - it's such a great way to store food items, crockery, cutlery, candles, vases, large cooking pots and tabletop containers. Lower shelves can be used for the bargain bulk buys we all

Have you heard of Houzz UK? It's an online resource for everyone to use - especially helpfull if you are planning some changes to your home and you need to find a local interior designer or supplier. It's a brilliant way to gather ideas as