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The Lighting Guide – Part 3 – How To, Tips & Cheats

December 9, 2016
The Lighting Guide - Part 3 - How To, Tips & Cheats

Yay Friday has arrived, and today you get to read the final part of the Lighting Guide. We have already covered the basic principles of lighting to your homes here and here. Today, it’s all about how to go about implementing the perfect lighting scheme, as well as some helpful tips. So without further ado, let’s go! Plan The key to a successful lighting scheme is to plan ahead, and not when you’ve finished decorating. If you are going for a complete redesign of…

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Lighting Guide – Part 2 How To Become A Firefly & Fall In Love With Lighting

December 6, 2016

Lighting Guide – Part 2 How To Become A Firefly & Fall In Love With Lighting Welcome back to Part 2 of the Lighting Guide. Last week we covered light and shadow and the importance of lighting in general to your homes. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Today, the focus is on introducing the specific layers of lighting within your homes. But first….. Lighting & Our Mood Lighting can have a major impact on our mood, and you…

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Lighting Guide – How To Become A Firefly & Fall In Love With Lighting: Part 1

December 2, 2016

It’s been a while since I wrote about lighting, and to be honest, I have found it a bit of a struggle not to. I am seriously like a firefly when it comes to all aspects of lighting, I am so fascinated by it. You may be happy to know that I have restrained myself purely because…… 1. I do understand that there are those of you yet to pick up the lighting bug. 2. Lighting to you, could just mean that one hanging pendant, and an…

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Lampshade Making With The Brilliant Artist & Designer Anna Jacobs

November 4, 2016

If you happen to follow me and Facebook and/or Instagram, you would have seen that I attended a lampshade making event held at Heals in Kingston Upon Thames last night. It was hosted by the fantastic artist, and designer Anna Jacobs. As you can imagine, I was a tad bit excited to be able to combine my love of lighting and art, with hands on experience! I first came across Anna on Instagram and you can follow her here to see her range…

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The Light Bulb – 5 Fun & Stylish Ways to Light Up Your Homes

October 18, 2016
The Light Bulb - 5 Fun & Stylish Ways to Light Up Your Homes

If you haven’t guessed by now, lighting happens to be one of my favourite obsessions. So today, I thought I’d share with you some light bulb inspiration. There is something pure, simple, and reassuring about the familiar light bulb design. Todays lighting designers have ensured that the bulb design is celebrated, and appreciated in all its naked form. It is no longer necessarily to hide it inside a shade or pendant. Did You Know……. It is thought that there were over 20…

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I’m In Love With…… Any Old Lights, Reclaimed Maritime & Industrial Lighting Specialists

October 4, 2016

You may have noticed that the title of today’s post is  ‘I’m In Love With….’, which is pretty much about my journey as an interior designer; finding new products, ideas and inspiration.  I thought I’d start sharing this particular part of my life with you, and I am kicking off with my all time favourite, lighting combined with sustainability! Every year, my family and I holiday in beautiful Cornwall. This year, I happened across this fabulous specialist lighting shop  Any Old Lights .  It’s a treasure…

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