One-off handmade cushions in a Fife sitting room. Photo credit Caroline Trotter Photography

A new life: Repurposing old window treatments & fabrics

Creating bespoke interior design, window treatments and soft furnishings is a lot about having the vision, willingness and flexibility to turn my clients’

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curtain-maker hand-made curtains inside recess traditional arched window Fife

Curtains for arched windows

Unusually shaped windows are quite common in Scotland. Older properties can boast anything from double-height bay windows to dormer windows set in coombed ceilings.

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Contemporary Edinburgh living room with Charlotte sofas by Charlotte James

Downsizing with style

As their children left home, this couple was looking to downsize from their large family house in the west of Edinburgh.

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Calm contemporary Edinburgh bedroom with a blue and white decor

Let there be light: an Edinburgh interior design

My clients had bought a large single storey house in Edinburgh which was very much a blank canvas with white painted walls and outdated lighting.

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Inspiration board for a classic contemporary living room

A contemporary interior design scheme

A retired couple from Berkshire were looking to update their living room decor. Having started to look at fabrics, they found the choice of colour,

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Design details on double pleat curtain heading

Keep the draughts out & the heat in

This client approached me after suffering from an uninsulated bay window in her older stone built property that turned her living room into the coldest room in the house in winter.

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soft furnishings orange scatter cushions in James Hare silk

Handmade sitting room cushions

One of my favourite projects as I could help end a very long search. This client had a very specific idea in mind for her sitting room cushions but was frustrated after not finding what she was looking for after six months of searching.

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Grey and lime green seating in a contemporary Edinburgh cafe

Contemporary cafe design

Recommended by one of my clients, the owner of a soon-to-be reopened cafe in Linlithgow approached me for some help with her interior design.

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Bespoke red scatter cushions add impact to a neutral velvet sofa in an Edinburgh living room

A refreshed sitting room

A very good example of how a few alterations can transform a room without spending a fortune. Having last redecorated several years ago,

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Blackout lined blue, orange print roman blind in a Fife bedroom

Made-to-measure window treatments

After providing bespoke sitting room cushions, this client was so happy with my work that she has asked me back several times to add made-to-measure window treatments to a number of rooms in her home.

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