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Brown Paper Packages Tied Up With String

pon discovering that a lot of wrapping paper isn't accepted for recycling, I resolved to opt for a more eco-friendly option - and turned to my old friend Pinterest for brown paper Christmas wrapping ideas. Should you be feeling the same - here's a round-up of some of the best ideas. …

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How to Create a Gallery Wall

We have a bit of A Thing for gallery walls. Looking at this picture of Lisa Dawson's staircase might actually make us swoon a little. So I thought I'd do a little post dedicated to how to create a gallery wall. …

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How to Decorate with Grey Paint

One flat. One owner who loves the idea of grey paint, but is baffled by the array of shades on offer.(Forget 50; more like 350…) One interior designer who can see through the maze of grey. Want to see what happens next?…

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6 Paint Dilemmas: Solved (by an Expert)

“I am”, said my friend and fellow journalist, Claire, “actually losing sleep over paint samples.” She was 8 months pregnant, with a toddler and a job clamouring for attention, in the throes of moving and doing up her new flat. I knew exactly what – or rather who – she needed: our favourite interiors guru Laura Stephens, here to answer every one of her – and your – paint dilemmas. (Check back in next week to see Claire’s flat…)…

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Home Again. Not just a movie, but a house. You *have* to see this…

I was lucky enough to see a preview of Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon and directed by Nancy Meyers. Now, I make no pretence of being a film critic (although read on for my review), but what I am is an amateur interiors critic. And the interiors in this movie are insanely good. The Home Again house might actually be my dream home.…