Category Archives: Homes and Gardens

An Outdoor Project – A Pergola or An Arbor?

After lots of planning, choosing materials, revising our plans over again, the groundwork was in place ready to build our outdoor space. We chose materials from Home Depot, a few delays in supplying the materials. As I write this we … Continue reading

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The Next Outdoor Project. Part 1.

So what are we up to now at the Looker household. You may well ask! This time we needed help as this project was definitely out of our capabilities. We moved from the indoors to the outdoors. Our deck area … Continue reading

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Home Improvements.

Home Improvements, Here we go again. Before we can really get to grips with our back garden, we must sort out the outside of our home. Having attracted an unwanted woodpecker, who obviously had eyes on drilling holes into our … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home? Before the For Sale Sign Goes Up, Here Are Some “Must Do’s”

Those of us who have moved house know how stressful it can be. Selling and buying another property simultaneously can push your stress levels literally through the roof. You maybe be contemplating a house move for a variety of reasons. … Continue reading

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Current Home Decor Colour Trends 2018

Interior Fashion – Home Décor There is no doubt that the fashion world and the catwalk influence home décor and design, from colour, prints, patterns and textures. Each season there is something that translates from the clothes rails of London, … Continue reading

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The Markay Gallery – Marietta Square. Home of Art & Design. Part One

Luminaries of Art & Design Last weekend I had the pleasure to accompany my lovely friend Kathy Phillips of Project Style Interior Design to A panel Discussion at the newly opened Markay Gallery. The topic. ‘Expert Tips for Simplifying, Beautifying … Continue reading

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Let it Snow

A Picture Postcard. Last Friday, it arrived here in Georgia in abundance. Over the weekend between 7 & 1/2 i to 12 inches of pure white snow. Christmas scenes worthy of a picture postcard. A winter wonderland of snow. Beautiful … Continue reading

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Habitat Muse: Interiors: The Hottest Trends 2018

Habitat Muse: Interiors: The Hottest Trends 2018 We have already seen the influences from Sherwin Williams 2018 colour palette. Sincerity, Unity and Connectivity and the depth of the chosen colour for 2018 Oceanside. Whether your tastes are bold or serene, … Continue reading

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Cozy Up on a Chilly Autumn Day

It isn’t often that I wake up here in Georgia to a bleak, dismal chilly Autumn morning. However, it would seem that today will be one of those rare days. The leaves have already turned and the trees are almost … Continue reading

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Top Secret Project – All is revealed!

It was a privilege to be asked by my friend Interior Designer Rachel Oliver to accompany her to assist with staging a home. I had no idea what was in store or who would be involved initially until we were … Continue reading

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