We chat interiors with one of our panel judges - blogger Ella Gregory
Today is a very special day, as our panel judges will be meeting to choose the winners of six categories within the EKBB Influencer Awards! With the event around 3 weeks away now the excitement is definitely building and we can't wait to see lots of you there.
One quarter of the expert judging panel is fashion blogger Ella Gregory who runs the hugely popular fashion blog Coco's Tea Party. We of course took a moment to ask Ella all about her interiors style...
We heard you are moving into a new apartment soon - can you tell us a bit about it and your plans for decorating?
I’ve been trying to get my feet on the property ladder since the beginning to the year, and it’s been a very emotional and drawing process. Earlier this summer I finally had an offer accepted on a charming one-bedroom in South West London, so I’m crossing my fingers that it all goes through without a glitch. I feel in love with the space because of the high ceilings, airy open-plan living room and kitchen, and the fact that it needs little to no work (a huge plus point when you’re a first time home-owner).
What interiors trends are you loving at the moment?
I’m very much into copper and brass accents at the moment. Whether that be in the legs of a coffee table, the base of a lamp or small details like draw pulls and candlestick holders.
Where are your favourite places to shop for new homeware in London and why?
I love the Jonathan Adler store on Westbourne Grove. It’s somewhere I always visit for inspiration and ideas. Anthropologie is another favourite of mine - especially when it comes to candles and kitchenware. And I also can’t get enough of West Elm at the moment. Their nesting tables in marble and brass are currently at the top of my wish list!
Who do you love following on instagram for interiors inspiration?
I love the American bloggers Harlowe James, Taylor Sterling and Sara Mueller. They all have quite similar taste when it comes to interiors - white walls, vintage rugs, touches of copper and brass, neutral fabrics and lots of texture. It’s very much my style too - so I love to keep an eye on their home updates and see which pieces they’re buying as the seasons change.
What home gadget or kitchen tech/appliance can you not live without?
A hand-held steamer. I absolutely hate ironing and find it much easier to steam everything. It’s particularly handy for getting kinks out of long evening dresses, which are always a nightmare to iron.
If you could splurge on one piece of furniture for your home what would it be?
I’d love one of Gray Malin’s limited-edition aerial beach prints. I absolutely adore Gray’s work, and one of his 36” x 54” prints would make a fantastic centrepiece for a living room or bedroom.
Top image by Claire Menary
Middle image Odetta nightstand, £798, Anthropologie
Article by: EKBB