Monday, 14 August 2017

Designers Guild - William Yeoward Philippine Wallpapers

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I can't get enough blue and white in my home, so when I saw Designers Guild's William Yeoward Philippine Wallpapers, it was instant love and instant "want".

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Indah Island's Blue and White Style



If you follow my blog you will know I am totally obsessed by blue and white interiors, a timeless combination that never fails to transport me to holiday mode. This week while searching for some new inspiration, I came across designers Indah Island, who have a wonderful, tropical feel about their work.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Decorating a Holiday Rental - The Kitchen/Dining Space

Above: A holiday rental in Alabama with cabinets by Vance and Sons 

Want to find out how to create a desirable holiday home on a limited budget, today we focus on the kitchen/dining area. This is part of a series of posts to help get maximum bookings for your holiday rental.

Friday, 14 July 2017

A Transitional Home in California


Image via Thomas Towne Reavy

As a design blogger I am exposed to many styles and without a doubt I am drawn to interiors with a more transitional look. Today's house tour has some Spanish influence and organic touches, described by its interior designers as 'transitional' in style.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Decorating a Holiday Rental - Part One, Living Room


This holiday rental was designed by Vanessa Wood Interiors 

The past few weeks I have been focusing on rental properties with advice on curb appeal, home staging and photography tips for advertising, (links at the end of this post). Today I want to discuss decorating and furnishing a holiday rental, focusing on the living room. I will cover colour palettes, furnishing and decorative tips and my "go to" sofa that won't cost you an arm and a leg, believe me you can still have a gorgeous looking room even on a tight budget.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Photographing a Holiday Rental


Above - A holiday rental beautifully styled and photographed for a client by Vanessa Wood Interiors

My blog is very much about beautiful images and the beach homes featured, often have me dreaming of summer holidays by the sea. Why then, do many holiday rentals use boring and uninviting photos, it's no wonder when you check their availability they have few bookings. It doesn't take much to have a holiday home look utterly irresistible when it is beautifully decorated and photographed correctly.