Bold accents

When Emma Pocock, a designer, and her husband, Ben Clarkson, found this London property, formerly inhabited by students and untouched since the 1980s, she realised she’d have to think outside the box. Her approach has been one of creating clean lines – think white-painted floorboards and simple plantation shutters – and introducing flashes of inspiration with patterns or texture. “I wanted to try to maximise interest in everyroom,”she says.


A distressed cabinet brings the old-rustic feel to the room.

The kitchen-diner is a good example. Extending it was the obvious solution to gain space and light, but Emma, cofounder of interior design company Turner Pocock,was determined to create a slightly industrial read more

Simplistic Adonise Ideas of Home Improvement for Decorating Guest Room

City areas are jam-packed with high rise buildings and classy apartment. Nowadays every house has a guest room or spare rooms for guest. So, it is important to decorate your guest room as per your taste. Below, I discuss some simplistic adonise ideas for decorating your home guest room.

A modern and stylish guest room (Image Credit:, CC: Some Rights Reserved)
A modern and stylish guest room
(Image Credit:, CC: Some Rights Reserved)

Organizing task a fore to start the remodeling work

You have to remember few things before starting the improvement work which are—

  • Choose a corner room near to the entrance.
  • Buy necessary instrument prior to start work.
  • Perform simple repairing task.

Above things are important when you decide to start the remodeling work. If you are ready to do some repairing work for saving money you can try out some tips to work smoothly. You can easily find the important instrument from online store. In case you guests sleep on their side, you need to choose the best mattress for side sleepers which can be purchased easily on online store.

Some Convenient Tips for Furnishing Your Guest Room

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A study in blue and white

Next year is the 200th anniversary of perhaps our best-loved china pattern – ‘Blue Italian’ by Spode, a range of blue-and-white earthenware that has graced dressers across Britain and America since 1816. The original transfer-print design was a blend of imagery: a romantic pastoral landscape based on a 1638 painting by the French artist Claude Lorrain, bordered by flowers and leaves copied from a Chinese  porcelain plate of 1735. ‘It’s a lovely Italian scene with oriental touches that’s proved as timeless as “Willow”,’ says specialist dealer Sue Norman, who hunts out early pieces for collectors. The famous ‘Willow’, too, was an early read more