Tag Archives: 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 […]

Interiors Roundup – Pretty Pouffes!

Happy Thursday Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! Today we’re taking a peek into the world of pouffes, so sit back, put your feet up & enjoy! Pouffes, footstools & ottomans have long been a part of home decor, with styles coming & going throughout the years. At the moment, pouffes are especially […]

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 […]

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 & […]

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 […]

Amazing Spaces – Shed of the Year 2018

I recently announced that I submitted my outdoor studio for Shed of The Year 2018, a programme which is shown on the UK’s Channel 4 & is produced by the same people behind Amazing Spaces with George Clarke. You can now see my submission on the Shed of The Year website, any comments on the site would […]

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!  

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 […]