Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Living with an interior designer isn't easy...

Following on from my earlier post 2 posts in 1 day!... In true Katey style, pretty much as soon as the photo shoot was over, I had a wood burner fitted in my living room, so obviously HAD to change the wall colours to suit my new mood and look...! I don't know how my husband puts up with me ;) 

My home, my style, my love of colour!

Spring is finally here hooray, albeit a little chilly today and the sunhsine pouring over my desk is making me smile. I haven't shared much online of late however today I would love to share with you some images of my home, which Annabelle and Colin of Photoword came to photograph last year for a feature in 25 Beautiful Homes magazine. My husband, daughter and I have lived in this house for over three years now and as much as it's not our 'forever home', I have loved transforming it from its previous rather unattractive decor and layout to its colourful and modern design today.

Our Rotpunkt kitchen was supplied and fitted by Ross Pollard at Vision Installs who I cannot speak highly enough of.
The bathroom fittings were supplied by Nigel Gifford at Devon Bathroom Centre, again absolutely brilliant to work with.
For more info on suppliers please find them listed in 25 Beautiful Home magazine, issue May 2017.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Interior Monologues - an interview with Home Restyler

It's not often you get a free pass to waffle on about all things interior design, so I was delighted when Exeter Living magazine interviewed me for their latest October issue (no.199).

Not only is it an honour as well as a delight to be considered as one of Exeter's "most clued up interior designers" but its a lovely bit of PR for the industry locally as well as Home Restyler.

If you've got a few minutes you can click here to read interviews with myself and four other local designers including Hannah from Touch Design Group (who produce some incredible furniture as well as complete interior re-fits) and the lovely Annalisa from Duo Interiors (who I source a lot of my fabrics for soft furnishings through).

Monday, 20 June 2016

Before & after: contemporary, stylish kitchen

It has been a loooong time coming, but finally, upon delayed installation of the splashback (my own fault - I now have more empathy for client indecision lol!) I am over the moon and delighted to be able to say that my beautiful new kitchen is complete & ready for action!

I consulted Ross Pollard of Vision Installs to carry out the work and would highly recommend him and his team to anyone looking to fit a new kitchen in their home. Not only was Ross great to work with when designing the kitchen but the project ran smoothly, on time and to budget. Big ticks all round!

The hideous before:

The beautiful after:

Suppliers & source list;

I am so delighted with the final result, I hope you like it too *smile*

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Exeter Living magazine Spring Interiors feature

I'm on a mission today to update my latest media coverage. Keeping the blog up-to-date has taken back seat recently with so much work on but I love writing so much so I must make a deal with myself to make time to do it more often.

Here is some of my latest media coverage with lots of colour related hints and tips from my perspective...break the rules and have some fun!

Home Restyler name in lights...well in the Daily Mail!

So I've made it into a national newspaper, woo hoo, all very fun and pretty cool to be able to say that *smile*

Here's the first copy I've written and had included in the Daily Mail...