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Cool & Coastal: Get The Hamptons’ New England style this season

Cool & Coastal: Get The Hamptons’ New England style this season

This is the time of year when America’s great and the good decamp from their summer homes in The Hamptons: Long Island (south shore, darling), Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and of course our favourite – Nantucket island – all seriously cool in a kind of relaxed easy going way. But Hampton’s style isn’t only for the rich and famous, although expect to rub shoulders with a star studded crowd if you rent there in the summer. Back home getting The Hampton’s look is pretty straight forward, it’s all about stripped back simplicity with a coastal twist. Not surprisingly, elements of […]








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Instant Home Makeover

Instant Home Makeover

This is a short and sweet post on home makeovers featuring our good friend Maxine from WeLoveHome blog. Maxine has recently moved into her new home and has set about refurbishing the entire house! Here is her video featuring the dining room. For all of you interested in the styling tips here is her source book for the room: Walls: Nantucket Lighthouse White www.colourandpaint.com/nantucket Yellow Rug www.Ikea.com Table painted in Duck Egg Blue www.anniesloan.co.uk Tolix chairs: www.lakeland-furniture.co.uk   Here is Maxine’s blog Truly Brilliant Whites featuring our whites collection: Whites for purists: Liberty Chalk, Fleur Snow White, Nantucket Lighthouse Pure White Whites for […]








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Home decorating ideas for a wet weekend

Home decorating ideas for a wet weekend

So, what do you do with a wet weekend, week or month in February? The relentless wet weather of the last couple of months shows little sign of abating – so indoor activities prevail. With just a couple of months to the Easter break, this is the perfect time to get that tired looking room refreshed. Many of us will remember Changing Rooms, the long running makeover show that demonstrated what can be achieved in just 48 hours. Of course, some of the results may have left a lot to be desired. However, water based paints make a wet weekend makeover a reality, modern emulsions […]








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