Below are behind-the-scenes images from my recent styling work for major high street store Next – when I was asked to shoot their gift guide. Let me walk you through my Christmas styling and explain how to produce your own similar shots for your own blog or instagram or just for fun – so that […]

  • Rosanna Alicia Design - Love this post Maxine! I really enjoyed this shoot; I had no idea how much time went into this kind of imagery. So much tweaking and scrunching! It’s all in ‘the claw’! Dead excited to pick up a copy of the guide in store. Thanks for the shout out 😘 Rx1st December 2017 – 9:25 amReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Awh – you’re the cutest. Lovely to work with you – and for taking this photos.5th December 2017 – 10:06 amReplyCancel

  • Sally Worts - I’ve spent a lovely 45 mins reading through your posts on flat lays, how to become an interior stylist etc – really informative and inspiring – your work is beautiful11th December 2017 – 8:18 amReplyCancel

Merry Christmas everyone! Today, I’m going to show you how to add bling-bling to your Christmas dining table with the help of festive-lights.com.    As an interior stylist, I decorate Christmas several times a year for magazines and TV shows.  Over the years, I’ve picked up decorating styling tricks to spice up your Christmas table with […]

  • Candy Pop - It looks absolutely gorgeous – I love your dining room! x24th November 2017 – 2:29 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Thank you27th November 2017 – 3:42 pmReplyCancel

  • Fiona Duffy - This has got me sooo in the festive spirit, amazing tips and lights! Thanks Maxine! Love the video present too xxx24th November 2017 – 3:34 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Awh. Yes it has got me in the Christmas spirit already27th November 2017 – 3:42 pmReplyCancel

  • Hannah Trickett - great ideas, I love little lights on the table24th November 2017 – 3:36 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Thanks. Glad you liked the post27th November 2017 – 3:42 pmReplyCancel

  • Kate - Oh I love white fairy lights at Christmas! The perfect way to add a festive touch without being too OTT. Beautiful styling as always x24th November 2017 – 3:45 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - They are a Christmas classic!27th November 2017 – 3:41 pmReplyCancel

  • Katy - Great tips! I always forget about the surfaces around the table so I’m definitely going to remember that one. Gorgeous table x25th November 2017 – 9:01 amReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Yes- go for battery fairy lights everytime27th November 2017 – 3:41 pmReplyCancel

  • Carole King - It looks lovely Maxine. I like to add lights too and lots of candles. Love your dining room x25th November 2017 – 12:05 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Thank you Carole27th November 2017 – 3:41 pmReplyCancel

  • Shireen Dhaliwal - Love the oversize floral and foliage centrepiece! And I’m swooning over the gold cutlery – perfect all year round!8th December 2017 – 5:20 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Thank you so much for saying and for being so kind to take the time out to tell me.11th December 2017 – 9:32 pmReplyCancel

Did you know that Danish lifestyle concept of ‘hygge’ – an appreciation of calmness, cosiness and enjoying life’s simple pleasures – has taken Britain by storm? This movement has been given a very British twist by Author Simon SInclair. He thinks us Brits can all achieve happiness, peace and security at home without changing very much […]

  • sophie - After being in work all day, tired, and hungry. Sitting in the front room, cuppa tea, the latest autobiography and my fleecy throw to keep my toes warm! PERFECTION!17th November 2017 – 8:59 amReplyCancel

  • Grace - I like this concept and it fits in with my theory that your home should be your sanctuary. I am going to incorporate this concept a bit more in my home.28th November 2017 – 11:01 pmReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Oh I’m so pleased5th December 2017 – 10:07 amReplyCancel

What is the point of running an award-winning interiors blog if you can’t give a shout out to your Brighton besties every once in a while. Today, I want to showcase my friend Hannah (the beautiful model below) and her talented partner Mark, AKA Curly Mark. Mark makes Perspex art which has quickly become my […]

  • Kate Evans - Hello Maxine, very nice and appreciated blog! This is a great post for making home creative and attractive. Thanks for sharing such wonderful things.30th November 2017 – 12:48 pmReplyCancel

Autumn is here. That’s why I want you to paint your garden. Yes, I do mean right now! In this post, I’m going to explain why autumn is the perfect time to tackle this vital garden job. And I’m going to show you a garden transformation, using paint that will blow your socks off.   

  • Vicki - I absolutely love the colour! I have loads of fence panels and the though of doing mine horrifies me but I know how great it can look by your photos. It looks great!9th November 2017 – 3:26 pmReplyCancel

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