I’m Changing Focus This Christmas

I’m Changing Focus This Christmas

I could provide you with a Christmas gift guide, like many other bloggers, but instead I'd rather promote the support of a good cause. I keep saying that I want to do more for charity but I often end up prioritising other things and I never end up getting round to it. I've literally bought [...]

Pushing The Boundaries In Furniture Design: The Wing By Leda®

Pushing The Boundaries In Furniture Design: The Wing By Leda®

Engineering Responsive Design: The Wing By Leda® Product Review It's fascinating to find brand new furniture products for interior design projects I'm working on, but it's even more exciting when you discover British furniture brands that are pushing the boundaries. I'm usually intrigued the most by Italian design, however this time round a particular British product [...]

Why I’m Falling Behind On My Blog

Why I’m Falling Behind On My Blog

I've not been able to give my blog my full attention this past month and it's really frustrating me. A few things have been to blame but that's life, you can't do everything at once! One of the main reasons why is because October and November are historically the busiest months of the year in [...]

Styling Our Victorian Home For Christmas Day

Styling Our Victorian Home For Christmas Day

Styling The Open Plan Kitchen Diner For Christmas Last week the Christmas tree went up, the 'presents' were wrapped and I was running around like a headless chicken trying to buy last-minute finishing touches for my Christmas home styling project. So... Christmas came eight weeks early in the Holden family home. Shock shock horror! Anyone who [...]

Little One’s Chat | The Girl Who Gave It All Up To Go Travelling

Little One’s Chat | The Girl Who Gave It All Up To Go Travelling

Six months ago I ventured to the other side of the world on a spontaneous trip to visit one of my oldest friends Laura. With two weeks notice I set off on an exciting 18 hour journey to Bali, Indonesia with no plan and no idea of where I was staying. All I knew is [...]

Shop The Look: Chic And Sophisticated With Teal And Brass

Shop The Look: Chic And Sophisticated With Teal And Brass

  Keston 3 seater sofa designed by Terence Conran, Made.com £1,299  Buy Me Pharaoh rug, West Elm £499 NEW Buy Me Gem cut side table, West Elm £249 Buy Me Design Project No.021 Throw, Evergreen / Grey, John Lewis £120 Buy Me AYTM - Medium Globe Vase - Forest & Brass, Amara Living £52 Buy Me [...]

Interior Blog Awards 2017: What A Fabulous Night! #IBA17

Interior Blog Awards 2017: What A Fabulous Night! #IBA17

Amara Interior Blog Awards 2017 What an amazing night it was on Wednesday! I spent a fabulous evening at the Amara Interior Blog Awards, mingling with fellow interior bloggers from all over the world. The interior blogging community and industry professionals all gathered for one night at  The Design Museum in Kensington, London to celebrate international [...]