Posts in Star Tips
5 lessons I learned reinventing myself as an interior stylist

Earlier this month, I celebrated two milestones - Stella + the Stars turned 3 (it's like having another baby!) and on the same day, we had our second Dubai-nniversary! Time flies is the understatement of the year and sometimes I completely forget how far I have come. I am officially on maternity leave, it's literally the final countdown, and I thought my last post before I take some time off for the new baby should be some sort of reflective one where I impart my wisdom with you all. Just kidding, I have no idea what I am doing on a daily basis but I have learned so much in the past few years, and I often get asked how I changed careers and launched Stella + the Stars, I thought it would be worth sharing some key lessons with anyone out there who finds themselves in the same spot.

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Festive table styling with Bits&Pieces

I recently ran a fun interior styling workshop with a lovely brand - Bits&Pieces - all about festive table styling... If traditional red and green decorations aren't your thing this holiday season, then pop in and have a look how I broke all the rules to style three ridiculously over the top festive table sets, using pops of neon, gold (lots of gold!) and a touch of monochrome... 

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How to create the perfectly imperfect gallery wall

I do love a salon-style display - that's the interior stylist's technical term for a gallery wall of artwork of various sizes, colours and types. It's a great way to display an existing collection of art in one place. Obviously there are many ways to create, display and hang an instagram-worthy gallery wall but here are my 5 tips to create one that is perfectly imperfect, reflects your personality and won't cost the earth... 

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[Styling Workshop] Mastering the art of the #shelfie

I am mega excited to announce that I'll be hosting a little interior styling workshop in collaboration with NOOK, one of Dubai's coolest interiors stores

Taking place next week, the 90-minute class will focus on the art of the #shelfie! It will be a fun and interactive morning during which I'll give you my top tips to style the perfect bookshelf and you'll get a chance to style your own shelfie, live, using Nook's beautiful collection of home accessories. The workshop is totally free and there may or may not be a little goodie to take home with you from the store... [insert emoji of monkey covering his mouth here].  

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