It recently occurred to me that, whilst it may appear that I’ve spent the last 40-odd years decorating houses, what I
have actually been doing is solving problems and translating concepts and dreams into reality. No two houses,
projects or sets of curtains are the same and so over the years I have researched and experimented exhaustively to
achieve the desired effects. The result is a broad ranging and encyclopaedic knowledge!
I hope that you find this series of short articles, drawn from just some of my experience, both helpful and
Kitchens: Using Your Cooker as a Key Part of your Colour Scheme
Range cookers, Aga, etc., are now available in a huge selection of colours and so have become a key part of the kitchen colour palette.
Choose a white Aga to anchor a neutral room and add accent colours. Or alternately, choose a dominant colour for your Aga to inject some drama into a pastel paint scheme as we did with the green kitchen shown here.
Window treatments in a kitchen "finish" the room and give one the opportunity to add the softness of fabric into a functional environment. At Bruisyard Hall the roman blind in the kitchen window pulls together the blues and neutrals of the kitchen cabinets and dining table.