Ooh, Where’s That From?

Hayley PerkinsFeatured, Homes

Interiors and heritage have always been a matchmaker. Dating back to the Ancient Egyptian times, the practice of interior design was adopted by those who decorated their native mud homes with basic furnishings, enhanced their surroundings by including animal skins, and even painted biographical murals and urns. Today, the practice is still seen as an art form, however, the provenance … Read More

Fiddes: for beautiful wood, since 1896

Katherine PeachBusiness, Business Articles, Homes

Originally manufacturing paints and distempers to the joinery and building market, founder Alfred Fiddes moved from Bristol to Cardiff in 1896 to set up a small manufacturing workshop on Trade Street, where he continued to develop and manufacture wood finishes over the next 30 years. His son-in-law Robert joined the business following the Second World War, and, seizing a new … Read More

East Meets West, Interiors Style!

Hayley PerkinsFeatured, Homes

-Words by PV Influencer, Hayley Perkins I’m not talking about Kim Jong-Un & Trump here, no no no, this is far more attractive relationship. The marriage of East and West is a beautiful one. The harmony of cultures complements each other by including dark and light woods on a contrast of pale base colours with added rich colour accents. You … Read More

De-Clutter FAST with Masons

Katherine PeachHomes

Daffodils are just starting to poke their heads up, which can only mean one thing: Spring is on its way! One of our favourite things about spring is the chance to freshen up our homes. And we can’t be alone in our Spring-cleaning delight, since decluttering expert Mari Kondo’s bestseller: ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ shot her to … Read More

How to choose the best building for your garden

Katherine PeachHomes, Uncategorized

There are a variety of benefits from spending time in your garden. Whether it’s mowing the lawn, planting a vegetable patch or sitting down to enjoy the weather- being in your garden is wonderful for your physical and mental health. But to maintain your garden and enjoy the magic of its beauty all year round, installing a garden building could … Read More

Bold Renovation Transforms a Tired Terrace

Katherine PeachHomes

-Words by William Stoker, of LeanCare Ltd What are your favourite types of projects to work on? Our favourite type of project is a house that needs complete refurbishment-the more work there is to do the better, provided that is reflected in the buying price. This is most difficult aspect-finding a suitable property at the right place and in the … Read More

Miffy Meets Reena Simon

Miffy ShawHomes

Miffy meets Reena Simon, PR guru and the lady behind Hygge for Home on Instagram, who gives us an insight into her ideas and discusses trends in the interiors world.                   How do you know when interior design is ‘good’? I think interior design is quite subjective, but there are some fundamental things … Read More

Jewels Canley Interiors Give Us Their Interior Trends for 2020

Katherine PeachHomes

-Words by Hayley Perkins of Jewels Canley Interiors, Penarth Hayley Perkins, of Jewels Canley Interiors, talks to Penarth View about the up and coming interior trends for 2020. From the best colours to maximise your space, to the on-trend fabrics to use around your home. Top Pantone colours to get excited about;   Sweet lavender: A soft subtle lilac meets … Read More