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Styling your Home - MAISON: PARISIAN CHIC AT HOME by Ines de la Fressange and Marin Montagut, Flammarion, 2018 - Styling Secrets

Styling your Home

MAISON: PARISIAN CHIC AT HOME by Ines de la Fressange and Marin Montagut, Flammarion, 2018 - Styling SecretsOne of our favourite books this Autumn is MAISON: PARISIAN CHIC AT HOME by Ines de la Fressange and Marin Montagut, Flammarion.

We absolutely adore the style and approach of this utterly charming book. Packed full with page after page of glorious imagery, it is an absolutely wonderful stylish collection.

The book starts with Ines and Marin describing each other’s homes, highlighting the little intimate touches that make their homes totally unique to them. Continue reading “Styling your Home”

Shelly Tea Set - Styling Secrets

Vintage and Modern Treasures

Here at Styling Secrets, one of our favourite activities is looking for vintage and modern treasures, which are exquisite and beautiful.

We also love that items purchased earlier in our lives, often become rarer and more valuable over time. For example purchasing Troika pottery in St. Ives, in Cornwall, when it was first produced, and loving it because of the designs, colour and texture and then finding out years later that it had a value and was highly collectable. Continue reading “Vintage and Modern Treasures”

Tricia Guild Paint Box - Tricia Guild - Styling Secrets.co.uk

Colour Inspiration

One of the reasons why we created Styling Secrets is a love of colour, pattern and texture, we love the way that each element can create an emotion and add so much to a room, or an image. The colours you choose, and the textures you introduce can dramatically change the way that you feel when you enter a room, or how others engage with your images. Continue reading “Colour Inspiration”

DIY Textured Styling Board Tutorial - Styling Secrets

DIY Textured Styling Board Tutorial

Follow along with me in this fun and easy DIY textured styling board tutorial.  As a calligrapher I have seen a lot of gorgeous textured styling boards* popping up all over Instagram and thought it would be fun to have a go myself!  I was delighted with the results and it wasn’t too hard if you have the right tools.  Continue reading “DIY Textured Styling Board Tutorial”

Styling Inspiration

When looking for inspiration, look beyond the obvious, think laterally. Put a thought in your mind and let it sit there, overnight, on a journey, while you are showering, cooking, doing something completely different. Always have a small notebook with you, technology is great for recording, taking a photograph, but sometimes you need to draw a vision, or scribble your embryonic ideas, and nothing else captures those thoughts quite as well as a notebook. Continue reading “Styling Inspiration”