Category: DIY

Find It Fix It Flog It Feature

I was asked by the lovely people at Channel 4’s award winning daytime TV show Find It Fix It Flog It to design a bespoke retro fabric so the talented Gemma Longworth could kit out a classic campervan with it. I spotted Gemma on the telly box working her magic with my fabric to create some funky […]

DIY Floral Styling

I recently had quite a lot of dreaded business & admin tasks to get through, & after having a sort of my garden, I decided I needed a little creative break! We’re forvever needing new & gorgeous imagery for my Make it in Design classes as well as here in the blog so it was still […]

VW Serendipity Conversion Update!

In March I announced my #vwserendipity van conversion project in collaboration with Max McMurdo & a few months on the van is beginning to take shape. It is still a work in progress but I wanted to share a sneak peek into the goings on behind the scenes. If you want to stay up to […]

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!