What the Heck is Staging?!

What the Heck is Staging?!

Staging Your Home Staging is all about getting your home ready to go on the market in order to appeal to the widest audience and ultimately to sell quickly and for the best price. It involves a lot of hard work, a fair amount of time but actually doesn’t have to cost...

The Four C’s Of Dealing With Clutter

The Four C’s Of Dealing With Clutter

With snowdrops (hopefully) about to make an appearance you might be thinking about having a good old-fashioned spring clean at home although it appears that this ritual our mothers used to go through every spring has now be re-named as ‘de-cluttering.’ We now carry...

The 3 Mega Important P’s of Staging

The 3 Mega Important P’s of Staging

Why a realistic asking price, a pro-active Agent and a well-presented property are the key ingredients when selling.   Presentation The majority of house buyers now shop online and if they don’t like what they see they’re not going to pick up the phone and book...

Planning For A Successful Build Project

Planning For A Successful Build Project

The key to the successful execution of any project is in careful planning. The following guidelines will take you through the process and may help you to save both time and money when planning your own project. Define the purpose of the space This may seem really...

Move or Improve?

Move or Improve?

Having spent the festive season at home and with spring around the corner this maybe a question you’re currently pondering. According to Rightmove, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day are the busiest days of the year for online property viewing which is interesting given...

It’s not all about colour clashing and cushion plumping!

It’s not all about colour clashing and cushion plumping!

I’m often asked where I start with a new client project and what the process is that goes on behind the scenes prior to the big reveal. As we’re currently working on two major home refurbs for different clients these insights will hopefully be helpful when you’re...

Becoming Colour Confident

Becoming Colour Confident

Choosing colours for your home... Choosing colours for your home can be a really stressful prospect for some people and if you’re nodding your head reading this I can guarantee that you play it safe; you might add the odd brightly coloured scatter cushion here and...

5 reasons you wouldn’t work with an Interior Designer

5 reasons you wouldn’t work with an Interior Designer

For a long time I struggled with the term ‘interior designer’ and would try to come up with other ways to describe what I do such as ‘home styling’ or ‘room makeover expert’ none of which rolled easily off the tongue. I ‘did’ interior design but I didn’t want to use...