I first met Tara in September 2018 when she invited me into her newly purchased home. Her intention was to refurbish the entire property into her soulful home. The cottage was originally converted from a barn and had been extended in several places, giving it a higgledy piggledy feel. I used to get lost inside […]
6 of the most effective ways to make a beach home cozy Over the last 12 months Tara Leaver and I have been designing the renovation of her clifftop beach home and have been giving away the designs of each room. This is the last post in the Soulful Home series until the Before and […]
Most of us produce our best work when it flows through our fingers naturally. Whether that be whittling wood, laying bricks or writing a novel. When we get into the flow at work we become in tune with our process.
The most versatile home office layout As part of the Soulful Home series I have been taking you behind the scenes of artist, Tara Leaver’s clifftop barn conversion, and sharing all of the interior designs room by room. With only the home office layout and living room designs still to share, we are nearly at […]
Tara Leaver, artist and owner of the barn conversion that we are currently renovating, asked me how to make a cozy bedroom. Having worked together to produce her ideal design, I would like to share the 6 easy steps that we took to achieve it, as well as the designs themselves. (Before and After photos […]
Case Study: Artist Tara Leaver, Project: An open plan kitchen diner In the first post of the Soulful Home Series, I asked Tara What makes a soulful home? …… “A soulful home to me is a sanctuary that reflects and supports who I am at the deepest level, how I live day to day, and how […]