Author: Ulla Kloster

  • How to shop for Gift Ideas at the Garden Centre

    How to shop for Gift Ideas at the Garden Centre

    Garden centres were among the first shops to open after lockdown and perhaps rightly so. They’re an oasis of peace and tranquility and really lift the spirit even for non-gardeners like us. But what to look out for…? Here’s how to shop for gift ideas at the garden centre and unique presents. One really doesn’t […]

  • Irving Penn: How to style your home with fashion photos

    Irving Penn: How to style your home with fashion photos

    Nothing like a warm spring evening with a glass of wine at a gallery listening to the experts talk – about fashion and art. The two go well together. And Marlborough Gallery’s latest exhibition made me think of this: Irving Penn: How to style your home with fashion photos. Haute couture has become almost as much […]

  • How to create a garden atmosphere indoors

    How to create a garden atmosphere indoors

    One of my all time favourite rooms in my first London apartment in 1995 was the living room because of its breezy look and outdoorsy feel. So here’s how to create a garden atmosphere indoors with tips on mixing outdoor and indoor furniture and accessories. I searched auction houses and second hand stores as well […]

  • How to Sow and Grow your own Sunflowers and Marigolds

    How to Sow and Grow your own Sunflowers and Marigolds

    It is almost half a century (time flies) since I tried to grow flowers or tomatoes in a pot from seed to final product. Back then we used those plastic trays with wet cotton wool and seeds neatly placed in long straight lines. After a few days, by some miracle, a tiny leaf would pop […]

  • Affordable Art Fair returns with Colour and Verve

    Affordable Art Fair returns with Colour and Verve

    Even if you’ve got millions to spare on a Picasso or Basquiat, the Affordable Art Fair returns with unmissable bargains and investment pieces for the keen talent spotter. It’s one of our favourite events in London and every season we can’t wait until the doors re-open. Briefly, the maximum price of each piece on show […]

  • 10 Things We Look Out for when Viewing a Property

    10 Things We Look Out for when Viewing a Property

    One of the first of 10 things we look out for when viewing a property to buy is the ceiling height. We love high ceilings with all their interior decor potential. It’s so easy to fall in love with a new property and get carried away with brilliant ideas and dreams. But reality kicks in […]