Christmas should be all about creating a magical atmosphere in your home. This can be easy to do by spending a little time planning your colour scheme and accessories. For a dining table to impress. Go stylish with a traditional look using whites, greys, silvers, golds and greens. A bare wood table or neutral colour […]
In the run up to Christmas it’s always nice to have a bit of festive joy in every room of your home. Less is more, so a subtle festive hint does the job just fine. Always try to choose decorations that will look good at any time of the year.
For a child, a bedroom is more than just a place to sleep. It is a place to do homework, play games, read, daydream and play with friends. When planning the layout for children’s rooms, you need to make sure that they are comfortable and practical for many years to come. The ultimate experts on […]
Why buy British? For many people this may be to do with patriotism and pride for our country. But on a wider scale, buying British is also about defending our identity and values by supporting British business. For the average Briton ‘Made in Britain’ can carry big value. It shows pride in the goods made […]
The design brief: Full re-design of the master bedroom in an Edwardian period property in Kent, creating an elegant and relaxing bedroom. The overall look should complement the existing silver furniture with it’s more traditional styling but also have a contemporary twist. Edwardian properties are known for their large windows and their rooms boast generous proportions. […]
Last year I started looking for a range of room fragrances that the Vanessa Grape online boutique could sell to complement our own style but I also wanted them to be made in the UK. There were quite a few products around in the shops but one range in particular caught my eye – and […]
I started my interior design boutique, Vanessa Grape, with the aim of inspiring people to brighten up their neutral interiors. The website has been designed to help you to be more confident when choosing the right colours for your home. We are surrounded by beautiful colours in the natural world, why not bring them indoors? […]