Category: DIY

Reloved Upholstery Collection – Grand Designs Live

Last week we have you sneak peek at Rachael’s upcoming collaboration with Reloved Upholstery for a live demonstration at Grand Designs Live. Today we wanted to give you a better look at the designs Rachael provided for Simion’s Ottomini live build (a small & cute version of an ottoman/footstool). The demos will be on May 8th & […]

Sneak Peek at Grand Designs Live Collaboration!

We’re very excited to announce that Rachael has collaborated with Reloved Upholstery for a demonstration at Grand Designs Live! Simion from Reloved Upholstery will be showcasing the Ottomini (a cute mini ottoman!) on May 8th & 10th at Grand Designs Live, located at London Excel. You will see Simion building the footstool from scratch & […]

VW Serendipity with Rachael Taylor & Max McMurdo

Hello Everyone! Exciting news! In celebration of ten years flying solo with her design business, Rachael has teamed up with upcycling and furniture guru Max McMurdo on a brand new and exciting project titled VW Serendipity. The project, which will oversee a complete conversion of a Volkswagen T6 Kombi Transporter Van into a portable mini design studio & […]

Pinterest UK Interiors Awards 2018 – Shortlist!

We were very excited to find out that Rachael has been shortlisted for the Pinterest UK Interior Awards & for the Best Imaginative Idea 2018! All thanks to this pin: This bespoke vinyl floor exclusively designed & created by Rachael features over 50 of her unique patterns, creating a colourful, patternful design for a truly […]

Reloved Upholstery Footstool Course

This year I’ve really been trying to expand on my skills so I decided to sign up for the Reloved Upholstery footstool course in Manchester! I had my popular ‘Organic Origin’ design printed onto luxurious velvet with Fashion Formula, which I tool with me to use on the footstool. The first day was a really […]

Bespoke Lampshade

Hello everybody. Today I’m sharing with you an exciting bespoke lampshade project I recently worked on with the amazing Lampshade Parade! Ever since I created a gorgeous orange version of my popular ‘Bohemian’ design for my wedding I’ve been in love with it. For the wedding I had quite a lot of fabric printed to […]

#Shelfie

Hey everybody! I absolutely love a good #shelfie pic & I’ve had so much fun styling some shelves in my own home with everything from floating shelves to funky pieces! Below are lots of examples of my #shelfie styling ideas. Connect with me on Instagram & share your creative shelving ideas!  

Tuesday Inspo – #paintedrocks!

Hello Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We hope you all had an amazing Monday & are looking forward to the rest of the week. If you follow Rachael on Instagram, you may have spotted that she’s been spending some time working on her dream garden studio, all as part of the #rachaeltaylorgarden & […]

Garden Design Project – Part 6

I’m so excited to be at the stage within this blog series where I am able to start showing you the progression of my garden renovation with prettier photos & most of all colour! As lovely as the Global Stone & Bradstone landscaping materials are, without colourful plants & styling the garden still felt like a […]

#rachaeltaylorhome & #rachaeltaylorgarden

If you’d like to keep up to date with all of Rachael’s home renovations that have been going on this year then you can read the renovation blog series, the garden project series or check out: #rachaeltaylorhome #rachaeltaylorgarden Here’s a little peek at all of the inspiration you can find for your own home projects, […]