Category Archives: Interior Design

Home Styled v Professional Interior Design

The interior design of any property generally reflects the owner installed at the time it was last set.   I belong to a general interest group and a couple of the members are experienced seamstresses and undertake regular recovering of chairs, making of matching curtains, blinds and other soft furnishing items.  This to them makes the […]

Choosing Window Dressing By The Room

To make a truly grand job dressing the windows in any room needs some  preparation work first.  As with all decor related activities, cleaning around the framework to get rid of all those creepy spiders and other insects and creepy bugs.  Then the glass needs a really good clean – perhaps with lemon juice in […]

The Window Cover Of True American Apple Pie

When I was walking down the town last week I couldn’t help noticing that two of the little cottages I pass have either changed hands and are now owned by the same family, or there’s someone offering a grat deal in these attractive american style wooden window shutters.    Before this, I can’t really say I’d […]

Victorian Splendour Making A Homely Comeback

I have noticed lately that some of my younger family friends have been adopting a more classical approach to their choice of soft furnishings and window dressings.  After years of that rather grim combination of grey, black and grey, red-black-grey etc.  I am sure this is because of the rather wonderful selection of blockbuster tv […]

Tips For Spring Cleaning Window & Dressings

That lovely time of year is upon us again – light showers and then bright sunshine.  It’s the perfect time for freshening up everything around the home.  Curtains and blinds should come down to be cleaned and the window spaces thoroughly wiped down.  It isn’t easy to do this sort of thing when the window […]