Following my experience competing on this year’s BBC2 amateur interior designer series, The Great Interior Design Challenge, I was approached to design a new interiors scheme for local boutique salon Hair by Kirby Blythe, based in Messingham. The owner’s brief was to create a fresh and feminine scheme to increase light and introduce a spa feel where customers would feel welcomed and relaxed.  Light grey, rose gold and white tones were used throughout to complement the existing flooring and vintage chesterfield sofas.  Rose gold chandeliers above each station and a huge...

  I've been designing the festive windows and in store styling of Queen Bee, a local hair spa/beauticians for a couple of years now.  I have a lovely relationship with the salon owner and was thrilled when she asked me to help her with the re-design of two of her treatment rooms as well as a client lounge area. The existing scheme was mainly beige, cream and grey with dark wood and chrome fittings.  The treatment rooms are mainly used for massage, facials etc and as such I wanted clients to feel...

I wrote a couple of pieces back in the new year and thought it was about time that I started to share my musings.  I've really surprised myself by how much I love sitting here banging stuff out, anyone who knows me knows I love a good chin wag so I guess it's much the same, but on here I hopefully get to share with more people (fingers crossed).  I follow many other bloggers via Insta and always enjoy popping over and catching up on their latest posts.  Some of...

  Anyone that knows me knows that I love nothing more than creating beautiful spaces, I'd been a fan of the show since it's first series so at the end of the last series as the credits rolled and there was a call for entrants for the next series I thought why the hell not, you only live once, so encouraged by my other half I emailed the production company. A couple of months later I received the application forms, and within a couple of weeks there was a crew at my...