CHARMING IS A CHOICE

Fresh from filming the next series of Dragons Den I felt inspired to talk about business and a few things close to my heart that have impacted upon me and how I do business.

FIVE WAYS TO MOTHER’S DAY

For me my mother has been my mentor, my life-long role model and the most honest person in my life. I think every day should be Mother’s Day but it obviously can’t be so what better than to acknowledge the … Continue reading

THE INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN OF KIBERA

I recently went to Africa with Sport Relief to celebrate International Women’s Day to visit two projects working hard to empower young women living in the continent’s biggest slum. Here are the some of the many things that inspired me … Continue reading

FOLLOW YOUR PASSIONS WITH EBAY COLLECTIONS

I recently launched my ebay collections alongside fellow curators Reggie Yates, Dannii Minoque and Alex James. As a designer I use Pinterest obsessively so when ebay asked me to participate in this project I lept at the opportunity because I … Continue reading

FIVE WAYS TO STEP INTO SPRING

Spring is a time of awakening after a long dark winter and when people feel inspired to clean out and refresh their homes. There are new fresh smells, sounds and life all tantalising your senses inspiring you to regenerate your … Continue reading

EVERY HOME NEEDS FASHION

London Fashion Week is upon us again and more and more we are seeing that what influences the catwalk impacts the rest of the design world. It’s important for interior designers to keep their eye on top trends and see … Continue reading

EVERY HOME NEEDS LOVE

Yes, it’s ‘that’ time of year again, but this year there’s one more reason to get excited as we have gifts galore for that special someone at www.kellyhoppen.com So, get searching and start dropping those hints!

In Praise of Digital

Like me, I’m sure many of you start your Saturday and Sunday with a review of the newspapers giving special attention to the magazines. I love this relaxing weekend ritual, but I’ve recently found myself pulling papers and magazines up … Continue reading

I’M A NATWEST EVERYWOMAN!

Yesterday I had the honour of spending the day with a room full of female entrepreneurs at the Natwest Everywoman Awards Ceremony.

ACHIEVING THE HOME OF YOUR DREAMS YOUR WAY

For some people, the idea of re-designing your home can be a little daunting: where do you start, how do you go about it, what do you need and how much will it cost? I’ve been designing homes for people … Continue reading