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How to decorate your home with flowers

From pretty classics to more contemporary designs, I have picked out key floral patterns perfect for effortlessly replicating English inspired country house interiors. Read this blog to learn how to decorate your home with flowers and find the best interior websites to shop the country inspired look.

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Interview with Cornwall’s floral designer Jen Simpson

Twigs and Greens is a specialist florist designing floral arrangements for weddings in west Cornwall and beyond. Owner Jen Simpson has been working in the floral industry for nearly a decade, with a wide range of experience covering weddings and events in Cornwall and the Midlands. Her style and ethos is natural, rustic and beautiful, while being elegantly subtle. I was honoured when Jen agreed to meet with me and talk through her floral designs and approach. She is someone who really cares about her flowers and how they work together. 

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Natural interior design with leaf print artwork gallery on wall

Natural interior design

Summer is on its way! After one of the warmest bank holiday weekends here in Cornwall, I can’t wait to work in my garden and gather fresh herb plants and flowers to decorate the home. When bringing nature elements indoors we feel happier, healthier, calmer and at the same time more energetic and optimistic. Here are my top five tips for bringing the outdoors in.

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Interview with fused glass artist Dreya Bennett

With a glass studio in Newquay, Cornwall, Dreya Bennett specialises in fused glass wall art. Working in interior design, I love to collaborate with local businesses to offer clients something unique and bespoke for their home decor. Dreya’s fused glass artwork uses colour and shape to create designs which are irresistibly tactile to the eye. I caught up with Dreya to talk about her love for glass and the sea.

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Interior designed living space at Seamist Watergate Bay by Tracey Mannell

Coastal living spaces to recreate care-free beach days

Create the perfect coastal scheme for your home decor. Discover how to use nautical stripes and beautiful blue hues in your interiors that will take you back to sunny days by the sea.

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Orla Keily Sculpted Stem Towels from John Lewis

Freshen-up your home for spring

Spring cleaning your interiors.
With warmer days and lighter evenings on the horizon, its hard not to get excited about Spring! Here are a few tips on how to effortlessly uplift your interiors.

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Chi An Mor master bedroom contemporary interiors by Tracey Mannell

Playing with Spring colours

Transform your home interiors and add a splash of Spring this season. Whether you want to add drama with bright cottage florals or soften a look with delicate spring blossoms, Spring’s colour palette is perfect for breathing new and uplifting life into your home.

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Sun loungers in garden at Panorama, Mawgan Porth

In the Life of Interior Designer Tracey Mannell

People always ask me: what’s it like being an interior designer? Apart from getting up each morning, walking my dog Beanie, along Perranporth beach; no day is the same.

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