Blogs

How We Can Help with Beautifully Bespoke Projects
Are you looking to refresh a room in your home? During the lockdown period and beyond we’ve been working closely with many customers to help them with bespoke looks for their homes. This can take the form of a virtual call or a social distanced face to face meeting. Whether it’s cushions, lampshades, wallpaper or fabric for curtains and blinds or to reupholster a beloved piece of furniture, we can help you pull this together.
Are You Ready To Join The Fashion Rental Revolution?

Would you ever consider renting an outfit to wear or think about renting items from your own wardrobe? 

Fashion as we know is up there being one of the largest global polluters and while the fashion industry is working toward big changes, we can ourselves make smaller shifts this area.

We're all becoming increasingly more aware of how some of our daily actions are impacting our beautiful planet. While we try and move to slow fashion and circular options, building capsule wardrobes created with longevity and versatility in mind, there are other options that may also work and can be integrated with your capsule collection.

Supporting Small Businesses Post Lockdown and Why It's Still Important to Shop Local

DesignPop Teddington has re-opened! It’s so lovely to be back.

It’s great to see everyone in the community again and be surrounded by the hub of creativity. Myself and Cassandra King have been overwhelmed by the support for our business during lockdown, and being back after all this time has made us appreciate each and every one of you even more! 

Read more about how to support small business and shopping local post lockdown.

How Upholstery can Reinvent Your Unloved Furniture
Using fabric and other materials to upholster an unloved piece of furniture can give it a whole new lease of life. In this blog, I want to share some lovely examples of my fabric being used by 3 very talented upholsterers, used to reinvent different types of furniture.
We’re celebrating the first Made in UK Day, 9th March 2021
As the appetite to shop locally and support local businesses grows, we’re taking part in the first-ever Made in UK Day on Tuesday 9 March 2021.     The Made in UK Day campaign has been created by Make it...
5 Simple Ways To Freshen Up Your Home

Are you fed up of looking at the same four walls this lockdown? 

Stuck at home, kids going mad, rubbish weather...are your four walls just another thing not bringing you any joy right now? Sometimes it all gets on top of us and it’s important to try and take a step back. 

In this blog I want to share some simple ideas on how you freshen up your home this lockdown. It doesn’t have to be the whole house, it could be the room you spend the most time in. Maybe it’s your home office, or the kitchen where you are homeschooling the kids. There are a few simple things you could do that will bring you some extra comfort in these challenging times and help you fall back in love with your home. 

5 Ways to Use Fabrics in Your Home Interior Projects
Did you start a new home interiors project in the last lockdown or are you looking for ideas for Spring 2021? Whether you have a new interior project in mind or you want to spruce up your home to keep...
A BIG Thank You and a Little Treat
Welcome to my last Blog of 2020. Thank you for joining, especially to those who are new to my blogs. I hope you are all keeping safe and well.   There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a tough year...
Cosy Interior Lighting Ideas for a Wonderfully Lit Home this Winter
Being in lockdown 2.0 has really made me think more about the spaces that we call ours, whether it's just a room or a whole house. We all want a private retreat where we can hide away with a good...
5 possible ways to becoming a sustainable UK lifestyle brand
As we moved into 2020, one of my biggest goals was to ensure my products are all environmentally friendly and my business ultimately sustainable. I’ve always had an awareness, but this has been heightened by my two daughters who are...
Christmas Gift Guide 2020 - 10 Gorgeous Gift Ideas for a Fabulous Christmas 2020
2020 has been one of the most unpredictable and unexpected years, but Christmas is still something we can look forward to. I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve definitely been thinking about it a lot more than I normally...
What is Athleisure and What is My Take on it?
What is Athleisure? It’s quite simply the idea that gym clothes are making their way out of the gym and becoming a larger part of people's everyday wardrobes. I think this is so true as you see people everywhere now,...
5 Top Tips on How to Have a Plastic Free Sustainable Summer
The Shocking Statistics About Single Use Plastic   Reducing plastic use and particularly single use plastic is not a new topic. I spoke about it on socials for Plastic Free July, but single-use plastic free living should be something we...
8 beautiful pieces of ladies luxury loungewear to make your world more comfortable
From sofa to soiree   Loose, casual and comfortable clothing have probably been your outfits of choice for the last few months. Seeing as we’ve all been spending extraordinary amounts of time indoors, comfort has been key. I’ve been the...
Top 5 Tips - How to Best Use Colour in your Home Interiors
Recently I’ve noticed my customers becoming braver with their colour choices and Interior designers are also getting bolder with their requests. I’m being asked more and more, “How can I best use colour in my home?”   I’m not a...