Kitchens are thought of as being the heart of the home. It’s the place where people congregate at parties and where a storm is cooked up! With this in mind, I always think that your kitchen should be one of the main spaces in your home to reflect your personality and interests.
Here are a few images that I’ve collected of beautiful kitchens for future inspiration. There is plenty more where this came from on my Kitchen Lovin’ Pinterest board.
Stripes are huge this season – in the home and on the catwalk. I find stripes to be an eye catching trench that works perfectly when you’re wanting to make a bold statement. I love candy stripe wallpaper and beautifully cut stripe trousers. Yum.
Have you gathered a love affair with ‘the stripe’?
This is the stunning home of designer, Erin Fetherston. Welcome.
Erin’s home is in New York and has drawn inspirations from her previous Parisian home, enchanted by a vintage charm. The flat has feminine touches, but combines modern and vintage beautifully. I love the luxurious fabrics used throughout her home and large windows that glow light into the apartment. My favourite rooms have got to be the bedroom and Erin’s dressing room – the perfect spaces.
As we’ve approached September, the nights are beginning to draw in and we’ll soon be welcoming the chilly mornings and crisp leaves…I’m pretty sure that a room like this in my home would be a stunning escape from the elements of winter.
In the last few years, the quality and designs of wall stickers has improved ten fold and they’re easy to apply to painted surfaces. I adore this idea of incorporating vintage china into this bird and tree wall sticker – it gives the impression that the birds are ducking and diving inbetween the plates. Beautiful.
The colour red is associated with passion, courage, rage and desire. Deep, ruby reds first came into our homes during the Victorian era, a statement colour of grandeur which was seen in libraries, dining rooms and entrances. This coming season, red is seen in the home and on the catwalks and is vibrant and uplifting.
I’m unsure why, but I sometimes find rooms with wooden floors to be a little cold, almost clinical. When I’m home I like to walk around bare foot and I like the feeling of my feet being cushioned by carpet … Continue reading →
Everyone’s home is injected with their own personal style, their likes and loves and I enjoy ‘reading’ the story of people’s personality through the home they live in and how things are placed and arranged.
I recently learnt that the placement of objects on your favourite side board or console table is called ‘Vignetting’ (I just presumed it was homely touches but I’ve now learnt otherwise!).
Do you have a beautifully styled vignettes in your home?
With a lot of attention on the UK this year, what with the Olympics and the Queen’s celebrations, why not inject a bit of English style into your home with the fabulous Jubilee fabric collection from Liberty’s!
This fabric collection is a debut home furnishings collection from Liberty and is inspired by the London store’s archive of exquisite vintage designs, which have been popular within the fashion houses of Chanel and Erdem for decades. The Jubilee Collection is an eye-catching and eclectic range of prints on quality velvet and furnishings linen.