Have you made the decision to put your house on the market in the hopes that it will get snapped up on the first day of viewing? Although I can’t promise that will happen, I have put together a list of what I believe to be the most important and effective changes you can make […]

We have been running our workshops for 2 years now so I thought it was about time that I gave you a little peak inside what the days look like. For a bit of background I founded the design school shortly after starting my interior design business Lauren Gilberthorpe Interiors. I love sharing tips and […]

It’s right about now when the Christmas decorations come down and reveal that your house is in a rather desperate need of a house refresh. I’m not sure exactly what it is about the need for a complete sort out, maybe the start of a new year and a fresh start or the stark shock […]

When choosing furniture or styling a room it’s so important to balance the elements and create contrasts – matchy matchy everything is a no go! If you want a room that speaks volumes, catches your eye and stays interesting then you need to mix and match your pieces. A common area that people worry about […]

How to choose the perfect colour scheme for any light If you’re about to embark on painting a room, before you get your brushes out, stop and read this post. There could be a factor, other than that gorgeous colour you’ve got in mind, that you haven’t considered. The light. Colour schemes and light go […]

1. Can you give us a little bit of background on your career? After leaving Loughborough University with an Industrial Design Degree, I searched for a lighting design job.  I initially wanted to design lighting products but I found a job with a great company called SKK in Piccadilly.  This being my first job I […]

A well styled bedside table might sounds simple but I do believe there is a certain art to achieving an effortlessly curated and personal look. Flicking through interior magazines you’ll definitely know what I mean about a bedside table that just looks…perfect! Although perfect might look different for different people, there are definitely some must […]

When people think of interior design they often assume that doing up and styling a room comes with a hefty price tag. Don’t get me wrong, it can be expensive and sometimes there is a need to spend a little extra on special pieces. However I am a serious advocate of finding and using high […]

Flicking through house beautiful magazines gives us a rather idealistic view of what our kitchen’s should look like and in an ideal world the countertops would always be clutter free and beautifully minimalistic. However we all know that with the kitchen often operating as the hub for the family it can actually become a bit […]

I’m so excited to share today’s blogpost with you, we caught up with Lauren Aston to hear all about her amazing knitwear business. If you haven’t already you must head on over to her Instagram, it is every cosy interior lovers dream and you be definitely spend a good half an hour drooling over her […]