Living and working in East London means I am constantly surrounded by the colourful artwork that adorns the streets and buildings of Bethnal Green and Shoreditch.Â For someone who has an appreciation of art, design and illustration; I love it and for that reason I wanted to share my favourite pics with you!
Monthly Archives: June 2009
On June 22nd, 2009 by Pippa Jameson.
Pippa Jameson Interiors has teamed up with Interiors expert Oliver Heath to provide 5 essential tips on selling a home in a recession. Over the coming weeks we will advice you on what to do and not to do when preparing your home for sale. These are tough times that we are facing, especially if you are in the position of trying to sell your home in a market that has collapsed. That said, there are still buyers out there but just not as many. For this reason your home has to really hit the mark when it comes to presentation.
“You want to leave potential buyers with a sense that the property has been well maintained and looked after so that that they don’t get the sinking feeling that as soon as they move in there’ll be lots of things that need doing”.
PART 1: DECLUTTERING
There is nothing that puts of a buyer more than clutter! Even though you may adore your little collection of porcelain cats and dogs I can guarantee that your buyer will not. Things that are personal to you mean nothing at all to a buyer; harsh but true. So put away all the little nik naks that are lying around and invest in some good storage. If you have things rammed into overflowing cupboards it is going to look like the house is too small to cater for your belongings and give the impression of being cramped. (more…)
On June 15th, 2009 by Pippa Jameson.
Â Back in January 2009 I posted trend predictionsÂ for 2009/2010.Â One of the stories I wrote about was ‘Colour blocking’ and how it would start off as a fashion trend and then slowly filter down into the interiors market.Â Well, I have just attendedÂ the Exclusively Housewares trade show at The Business Design Centre where thereÂ was a huge selection of gorgeous homeware accessories and ‘Colour blocking’Â a plenty’!