My clients in their sixties, who live abroad, bought a 60m2 flat in Fulham for their son, now 33, around 10 years ago. They reached out as they wanted a French speaking and style interior designer based in London, to work on a complete re-arrangement and renovation of the flat, and a full project management,…
Redesign of a contemporary & sustainable home
A sustainable home by the river in Twickenham, a few miles away from central London, in need of personality? This was a job for Belle & Cosy’s designer! Green roof, solar panels, odd wall angles… I was eager to decorate this newly built and well-designed sustainable contemporary house, being so used to renovating old properties….
Table decorating in Provence
Week-end of celebration in Provence for a client’s 50th birthday. Every little design details counted to make this a special occasion, including a beautifully styled dinner table, with lavender and craft menus!
Teenagers and youngster’s bedroom redesigns
This client’s 3 children’s bedroom needed an upgrade as all had grown up into either a teenager or a young woman or man. A fun project to work on! 13 year old girl’s bedroom Have a look at this newly redecorated teenage girl’s bedroom. I had to take into consideration the red and black as…
Renovation of a maisonette in Sheen
Watch this video to discover this London maisonette renovated for future rental. See the before and after of the transformation achieved through my work.
Home staging project
My client had asked my help for some ideas to style her living room for a future sales. We worked together to identify simple ways to spruce up the room and make it more welcoming. The whole family then asked for their room to be redone, and what started as a one room project ended…
Design of an office space in Paris
This project completed for an engineering services start-up in Paris, required tto start with for me to find an appropriate office in terms of space and location. With offices in a tired, old-fashion and dark space, this small business in need of new branding as well, was looking into having new offices to welcome…
Hallway and staircase redesign
Before & After Never underestimate the entrance and staircase of your home! They are the first impressions you give your guests. These before and after pictures of a renovation project, illustrate how a dull hallway and common staircases can be turned into a welcoming, full of character room in itself.
Bathroom renovation projects
BEFORE & AFTER Time to share another before and after of my designer’s projects. Below a bathroom project I recently did where my client wanted in this tiny space, a walk-in bathtub for her older days. An interesting challenge to integrate a rather senior feature while still making the room stylish and pretty. In order…
Classic interiors for an Edwardian home
This property which used to be my client mother’s house was very out of date. Emotionally attached to this home, the owner wanted to have it re-designed to be able to live in it, now that her mother had passed away. The main challenge was to declutter the property of furniture accumulated by her mother, keeping…
Re-design of a local fitness centre
SW14 Women Fitness cruelly lacked personality, warmth and uniqueness to compete with surrounding gyms and attract customers. Belle & Cosy was tasked with the challenging re-designing the gym in a weekend and on a very low budget!
Bringing vintage in your interior
Vintage is very trendy today and can bring a lot of style, personality and distinctiveness.
An ethnic feel in an old farmhouse in Provence
Our latest work involved decorating an old 18th-century farmhouse in Provence. It had just been fully and extremely well renovated a few years before, keeping its original features (stone walls and wooden beams) while adding an industrial twist through the treatment of the doors, flooring and windows. We just had to add our touch to give…
A creative journey to define a personal style
Identifying one’s style is an important part of the designer’s process. Let me take you on the journey I went through to identify my style, using my personal reflective journal, that little notebook where I gather loads of ideas, sketches, notes and materials. I have always enjoyed drawing, collage and arts in crafts in general….
Cosy living room
With winter on its way, feeling cosy at home is important. A fire place, some autumn flowers and a cosy decoration are simple ways to make a living room the perfect place to relax as the cold days approach. In this room, we have blended exotic objects, nordic designs and natural materials, with the period…
Teenage girl bedroom in pastels
A cosy bedroom is important for teenagers. A room where they feel cocooned and secure, while studying, watching TV series or simply relaxing with friends. Pastel colours, loads of cushions on a bed and fairy lights are simple ways to bring that cosy feel to a bedroom. Keep it tidy but fun with practical storage (Ikea…
Summer garden ideas
Pallets used to create a cosy lounge outside, a nice rug and some colour decorative items, will do the trick to completely personalise your garden and create a cosy and welcoming corner. Enjoy your summer!
Redecorating a family home on a low budget
The owners of this lovely cottage in South West London had just moved in and were a little overwhelmed by their recent move, struggling to organise their clothes and toys, and wanting their children and guest to feel at home in their new house as soon as possible. The budget needed to be reasonable as many…
Mediterranean feel in South West London
This family home had a wonderful potential for its tenants who were looking to make it more welcoming and cosy on a small budget. From the Mediterranean region, they wanted to bring a bit of their roots to the place. See the rooms before here. Belle & Cosy helped create a proper desk space in…
Teen boy room’s clever comic book shelves
Teens tend to have a lot of things that they want accessible quickly, but that we would like to be a little bit organised! Comic books are one example. In this room, we used the wall behind the door and next to the bed, to put up some picture rails to store all the comic…