Room Reveal | A Camo Kids Bedroom

Room Reveal | A Camo Kids Bedroom

I recently worked on a fun camo kids bedroom for some lovely clients based in Surrey. Having traded their smaller London home for more space in the country, they wanted to make their 7 year old son’s bedroom special, especially since it’s the first time he hasn’t had to share a room with his twin sister. The design was fully driven by the little man himself, and he loves camo. Before Here’s where the room started. They’d just moved in,…

My Go-To Source for Affordable Custom Blinds | Mood …

My Go-To Source for Affordable Custom Blinds | Mood Board | Boy’s Room

I gave my son’s room a mini update not long ago. I added a mid-century dresser, moved his keyboard in, and switched the furniture around, but it still wasn’t completely finished. Today, I’m sharing my go-to source for affordable custom blinds, and talking about the impact the right window treatments can have in interior design. There were a few niggly issues in this room that needed addressing. The rug was too small, the bedside cabinet had seen better days, and the curtains…

Design Inspo | Sweetpea & Willow

Design Inspo | Sweetpea & Willow

I was invited to visit Sweetpea & Willow‘s Isleworth showroom a couple of weeks ago. It’s packed with lovely things, and heavy on the glam. There was a lot to like, including stunning floral arrangements by Stems and Bows. This event was where I spotted that bed. Swoon-worthy enough to inspire a whole mood board. Look at those legs! And I always love textured bedding. It wasn’t the only gorgeous bed there. Sweetpea & Willow do seating just as fabulously…

Summer Home Tour

Summer Home Tour

Today I’m taking you on a summer tour of my home. I live in a rented three-bed terrace in Mortlake, South West London. I design interiors in an eclectic mix of styles, but have focused on a combination of global, mid-century and industrial design features in this 90s-built house. The Dining Area The dining area is at one end of a long living room, which is also my husband’s office. Because the room serves so many functions, I keep the styling…

DIY | How to Make a Boho Wall Hanging …

DIY | How to Make a Boho Wall Hanging with Wooden Beads

I made a DIY boho wall hanging with wooden beads to go above the bed in my daughter’s bedroom. It was very simple, and I love how it turned out. For Your Wall Hanging, You Will Need: Yarn in the colours of your choice – I used white, mustard, blush pink and lilac Metal rings – mine were 12cm and 25cm in diameter Wooden beads in assorted sizes Scissors A plan (that’s what’s on the sheet of paper in the pic) 1. Plan…

ORC Reveal | A Global Boho Kids Room

ORC Reveal | A Global Boho Kids Room

It’s One Room Challenge reveal day. The One Room Challenge is a design event in which a range of interior design bloggers makeover a room in their homes (or a clients) in six weeks, posting weekly updates. For this round, I gave my little girl a global boho bedroom makeover. Learn more about Emmerson & Fifteenth’s interior design services here. Boho Kids Room Design Plan I started with a bland space and mismatched furniture (see the before pics in week…

ORC Week 5 | DIY | How to Hang Removable Wallpaper

ORC Week 5 | DIY | How to Hang Removable Wallpaper

The removable wallpaper for my daughter’s boho bedroom makeover is mid-way through installation. Today I’m talking about the process, and sharing a few tips that make this DIY a little easier, if you want to try it yourself. Wallpaper can make a huge impact on a space. Our home is rented, though, and traditional wallpaper can be tricky to remove. Spoonflower has been on my radar for years, as they have a huge range of wallpaper designs, all of which are…

ORC Week 4 | Textiles & Furniture

ORC Week 4 | Textiles & Furniture

We’re in week four of the One Room Challenge, and I’ve made some progress on Eleanor’s global boho bedroom design. Bits have started arriving and things are moving forward, although there’s still a lot to check of the to-do list. Catch up on other Spring 2017 ORC posts here: BOHO BEDROOM MAKEOVER PLANS (WEEK 1)BEFORES & DETAILS ON THE PLAN (WEEK 2)WALLPAPER OPTIONS (WEEK 3)TEXTILES & FURNITURE (WEEK 4)HOW TO HANG REMOVABLE WALLPAPER (WEEK 5)THE REVEAL (WEEK 6)BONUS: HOW TO MAKE…

ORC Week 3 | Removable Mudcloth Wallpaper

ORC Week 3 | Removable Mudcloth Wallpaper

This One Room Challenge is going to be down to the wire. The reveal is three weeks away, and the one key design feature of this bedroom makeover – the removable mudcloth wallpaper – won’t arrive until the last week, if I’m lucky. BOHO BEDROOM MAKEOVER PLANS (WEEK 1)BEFORES & DETAILS ON THE PLAN (WEEK 2)WALLPAPER OPTIONS (WEEK 3)TEXTILES & FURNITURE (WEEK 4)HOW TO HANG REMOVABLE WALLPAPER (WEEK 5)THE REVEAL (WEEK 6)BONUS: HOW TO MAKE A DIY WALL HANGING The removable…

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