All Five Senses

Guest Blog by Andrea Higgs, OLIO Interiors I’ve always loved the beach (yes, that’s me in the photo!). I generally do most of my living inside my brain. I feed, water and exercise my body. But basically I do these things so my body will continue to carry my brain around for many years to … Continued

More is More

Guest Blog by Andrea Higgs, OLIO Interiors I’ve had to ask myself whether I’m truly qualified to deliver a presentation about global style. My overseas travels have tended toward major cities rather than more exotic locales. My family tree is not peppered with a collection of far-flung countries. In fact almost every leaf on my … Continued

Breakfast in Bed

Guest Blog by Andrea Higgs, OLIO Interiors Buying a great bed is the place to start, but you’ll need a few more steps before your bedroom’s truly ‘Breakfast in Bed’ ready.   First of all – colour. Even if the rest of your home is light and neutral, your bedroom is the perfect space to … Continued

Mid Century Modern styling night

Are you inspired by the iconic design of the 1950s,1960s and 1970s? The post war years introduced us to many design elements we still love in our contemporary homes, such as large windows, open plan and indoor outdoor living. It was a time of experimentation in furniture design with new materials and techniques. Mass produced … Continued

Bedroom make over with The Travelling Stylists!

Bedroom Makeover Is your bedroom a sanctuary, an escape, a peaceful retreat? If your bedroom doesnt meet that description don’t despair. At Kimberly James Furniture we are thrilled to be hosting The Travelling Stylists Jacquie Dunn and Trudy Newson at our next styling night. Two enthusiastic and talented designers who are passionate about sharing their … Continued

Interior Design Workshop – Embracing Colour

Explore the 2018 Dulux colour trends, Embrace the colours you love and learn how to gain confidence to bring them into your own home courtesy of professional Interior Designer Andrea Higgs (OLIO Interiors),Dulux and Kimberly James Furniture. Secrets will be shared in an intimate and relaxed group setting during a ‘hands-on,’ fun home styling workshop … Continued

Trending Outdoor Furniture Materials for 2017-18

In this article, James selects the current most popular material combinations used in the manufacture of outdoor furniture, goes through all the pros and cons and shows off some stylish contemporary examples of each. Different materials are suitable for creating different styles. The differing properties of materials also means some perform better than others in … Continued