Tag Archives: shelf decor

3 steps to creating a blue M&S shelfie

Hello and welcome to a new week Recently, I suggested a challenge to @marksandspencerhomepr – to show people how M&S homewares could be combined with vintage and found objects that you already own to produce eclectic, contemporary shefies. Shelf styling is that it can be daunting, especially if you think that a good shelfie means spending […]

Shelfie tip: start with white props

Someone asked me the other day how to start a #shelfie styling project if you have no idea where to begin. An empty shelf can represent great opportunity and potential but I also know it can be quite daunting. My advice? Start to gather a simple white collection. That way you can curate objects you […]

Green shelfie

This green shelfie is one of a series I did to show how different shelfie colourways work on the same Made.com shelf unit. I wanted to show how one unit could be made to look different depending on the colours, shapes and backgrounds you use. Changing things up is fun – that’s how I see […]

Shelf styling with a white wall

When I started doing Shelfies at Colour File HQ around 18 months ago, I began with what I playfully dubbed my ‘shelfie noir’ series. The black @farrowandball background behind most of my shelves makes the perfect backdrop for colourful Shelfies. Recently, however, I have found myself hankering after the calming effect of a white Shelfie wall. Multicoloured […]

Where my shelfie inspo came from

Naturally, I’m faffing about with shelves today. Apart from realising that one of my shelves is bowing slightly and I need to sort it out (Top tip: learn from my mistakes and avoid MDF if you’ve got heaps of books) I’ve been reminiscing about something that undoubtedly informed my passion for shelves and still life […]

The shelfie props I take on holiday

What’s the strangest item you’ve ever taken on holiday with you? Whatever it is, I bet I can totally out-strange you. Before I go away, I often pack some favourite colourful shelfie objects to take with me, namely: ✅ Vintage Penguin books ✅ Vintage cotton reels ✅ Multicoloured ocean/marine plastic I mean, perish the thought […]