• YOUR GUIDE TO COLOUR CONFIDENCE

    YOUR GUIDE TO COLOUR CONFIDENCE

    While taking risks with a bright or dark colour is second nature to me, I can appreciate how much of a daunting task it can be, especially if you’re used to living with white walls. Many people think if you have a smaller space, darker shades won’t work but this isn’t necessarily correct. 

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  • 3 TIPS TO MASTERING MONOCHROME

    As we step into spring everyone is talking about pastel colours and neutral textiles – that is so not me! Don’t get me wrong, I love a splash of pink plush and rich plum but I am all about breaking those usual trendsetting seasonal rules. To step aside from the usual Easter colours of spring, I am […]

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  • COMMON PAINT DILEMMAS

      I get questions all the time from people who are fully signed up to taking the plunge and going to the dark side, but are suddenly hit by a load of other dilemmas. Sure, you’re committed to painting your walls the most sumptuous, intoxicating, sexily sophisticated inky hue imaginable, but what about all the woodwork? And […]

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  • QUICK COLOUR UPDATES TO TRY NOW

    First things first I wanted to let you guys know that there are a few places left on the very last design masterclasses of the year next weekend if you fancy attending. It’s a fun-packed day at my home in London – we’ll break open the bubbly and talk about how to utterly transform your pad into a place you […]

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  • HOW TO JOIN THE PAINT REVOLUTION

    It’s a crazy ass day today. Got up at 4 am quickly bathed (shower has broken which is not the best news in the morning) and whizzed up a matcha latte and now I’m off to ER (Essex Road to instal our new botanicals). Then if the plan works, Gem and I are off to […]

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  • YOUR ARGUMENTS FOR CONVERTING TO THE DARK SIDE

    I feel as though I haven’t pitched in ages about the pros of converting across to the dark side. Luckily I have the coolest, boldest, most stylish instagram followers on the planet, and you’ve been doing the job for me! I wanted to take today to showcase my favourite #abigailaherncolour photos across social media.     […]

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  • REASONS TO PAINT YOUR CEILING

    REASONS TO PAINT YOUR CEILING

    When it comes to decorating I push boundaries, not crazy boundaries but ones that I have found over the years are pretty transformative. One of the single most important things you can do to a space any space – big, small, old and wonky, new and modern, poky or palatial is to paint the ceiling […]

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  • THE WORST THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH PAINT

    THE WORST THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH PAINT

    Probably the most questions I get asked on the blog and across social are about paint. Questions like – if I have a small room and if I go dark will it look depressing? (nope); or in summer months won’t dark colours feel too dark? (on the contrary they feel mesmerising) on and on I could […]

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  • IS THIS REALLY THE “WORLD’S UGLIEST COLOUR”?

    IS THIS REALLY THE “WORLD’S UGLIEST COLOUR”?

    Colour is incredibly personal as I always say. You might find that your spirits lift at a deep burgundy, a rich chocolate brown, a zesty chartreuse or even a pastel pink (hey I’m not judging). So I was pretty interested to hear that there’s been research into finding the “world’s ugliest colour”. Crazy I thought, how can there […]

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  • TOP COLOUR POSTS OF 2015

    It’s been a particularly colourful 2015, I must say! As you know I am totally, utterly obsessed and evangelical about colour. It’s the best bang for you buck ever – nothing transforms a space quicker, cheaper or more completely. Upshot is I’m always banging on about it on the blog. So there were tons to choose from, […]

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  • 5 reasons to go dark in the hallway

    5 reasons to go dark in the hallway

    Hallways are not the easiest spaces to make homely or stylish. They’re often narrow, with long stretches of uninterrupted wall, so colour is super important. Go bold with your colour choice and it’s an instant game changer. Now colour is personal of course, but obviously I’m going to try and continue on my crusade to convert you to […]

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  • Five colour experiments to try now

    Morning, its so nice to be home, it was our craziest, busiest, shortest but best trip ever. Please forgive me for not responding to comments quickly. Our heads were crowded with plans, ideas and concepts as we travelled throughout China. We had meeting after meeting, I put us on the craziest schedule, 2 hours here, 3 hours […]

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