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Give Your Corridors and Hallway a Modern Update

Are you guilty of ignoring the hallway and corridors in your home? Show them some love with these stylish tips for making an entrance Houzz contributor and UK-based freelance journalist with more than 5 years experience… More Often the most neglected spaces in the home, entrance halls should really stand to attention and make a strong statement. After all, they ...

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How to Create a Country Mood When You Step Through the Door

Soothing neutrals, floral fabrics and wooden furniture will give your hallway a taste of the country, wherever you live Houzz contributor and UK-based freelance journalist with more than 5 years experience… More If you appreciate the grain in a piece of wood or feel instantly soothed by pretty florals, you’ll feel at home with country style. And where better to ...

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10 Steps to a Smarter Staircase

Longing to turn a boring flight of stairs into something special? Step this way… Susannah E James 13 July 2014 As a flat dweller, there’s something house-owners have that I want. Not a garden, not my own front door, but a staircase. That might sound a little strange, but to me stairs aren’t just a way of getting from one ...

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Finding the Perfect Furniture Partner for Your Entrance

The key piece in a hallway has to tick a lot of boxes, but we have them all covered… Houzz contributor. I also write about interiors and houses for leading UK magazines… More A console does the job, but must be slim. A boot box is useful, but must be beautiful. What makes the perfect hallway piece? Here are 10 ...

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Smart Ideas for Maximising a Small Hallway

Compact hallways needn’t be bland. Jazz up your space with everything from colour to lighting. After all, first impressions count… Houzz contributor and UK-based freelance journalist with more than 5 years experience… More Have you forgotten all about your hallway? Do you drop your coat and brolly and rush on by? Then pause a while. This room could be airy, ...

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Genius Storage for a Clutter-free Entrance

Shoes, coats, bikes, more shoes… If this sounds like your hallway, read on immediately for brilliant ways to keep the tide in check Susannah E James 5 June 2014 We Brits build the smallest properties in Europe, with the average new home coming in at a teeny 76 sq m. That means every inch needs to be put to good ...

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10 Ways to Make a Stylish Entrance

Set a smart tone from the off with these easy ways to create a hallway that works hard and looks great Houzz UK Contributor. I have been an interiors journalist since 1995, writing several… More Poor old hallways. They’re so often overlooked because they’re not ‘real’ rooms, but these much-used areas deserve some love. After all, first impressions count and ...

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No Hallway? No Problem. Here’s How to Create a Welcoming Entrance

With some clever styling and considered furniture placement, you can replicate the feel of a purpose-built hallway Houzz Contributor with over 15 years as an interiors writer, stylist and content… More A designated entry has many practical benefits, and it also sets the tone for the overall feel of your home. First off, a welcoming hallway immediately establishes a good ...

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12 Ways to Make the Most of Your Porch

Reinvent this mini area by your front door to add style, storage and a warm welcome Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More When it comes to your home to-do list, I’m guessing making over your porch doesn’t even come in the top 100. However, you could be missing a trick. This tiny area that, ...

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How to Paint Your Way to More Beautiful Stairs

Pretty up your purely practical stairs with a lick of paint in hues you think are heavenly Houzz Australia editorial team. Journalist/photographer specialising in design, travel… More That first dip of the brush into a freshly opened tin of paint often brings with it a sense of trepidation, especially when you’re getting creative in your house and doing something a ...

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