Category: DIY

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 […]


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, […]

Garden Design Project – Part 1

  I’m finally writing & sharing about the full process of re-designing my garden. Apologies for the delay but please be patient with me… It’s been eventful to say the least! I initially wanted to create a big before, during & after post however there’s far too much to share for one comprehensive blog post. […]

Designing a Bespoke Floor Vinyl

Hi everybody! Some of you may know (if you follow me over on Instagram or have looked on #rachaeltaylorhome) that I have been having my garden completely renovated just in time for the Summer & within it I have had my dream outside work studio created in the form of a summer cabin! It’s still a work […]

Tuesday Inspo – Bring on the Summer Decor!

Hello Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog – we hope you’ve all had a lovely bank holiday weekend & are looking forward to the summery weeks ahead. Summer is fast approaching & many of us will be getting our indoor & outdoor spaces prepped for barbecues, garden parties, lovely brunches in the sun […]