b'HAMMONDS PEOPLEWhen it comes to loving your home, its about creating a place that makesMELISSASyou feel relaxed and happy. TheresLove your spacenothing worse than walking into a room and feeling stressed by clutter. styling tipsA clear and organised space, with lots of storage that works hard for you,1. looks beautiful and fits the space, Find your style. Theres so much is what I aim for. A home shouldinspiration out there, in homes reflect your personality and make magazines, Instagram and Pinterest. you feel comfortable. Create moodboards of images you The room I love most in my home islove, so you can look at all the pictures my walk-in wardrobe with pale pinktogether. It makes it easier to pickwardrobe doors. I thought aboutout a themethe style you keep choosing pale grey, white or blackcoming back to. Be ruthless and MELISSA DENHAM, HAMMONDS STYLIST cupboards but I kept being drawn backdiscard any photos that dont match to the blush colour with brass handles!your chosen look.From the tiles on the floor to theEvery time I go into that room, I feel kettle on the counter, interiors happy. Its a big decision when youre2.stylist Melissa Denham helps to investing in your home and you dont give Hammonds furniture a home- want to get it wrong, but if you pickPick a focal point. If youve found a from-home look in our showroomsa design you know youre in love with,wallpaper, an artwork or even a cushion and photography. We find out herthats individual and unique to you, you love, use that as the foundation of style secretsit will be worth it. your colour scheme and pick flooring, My job is about designing dreamfurniture, fabrics and paints that coordinate with it.spaces everyday, explains Mel. The beauty of Hammonds is that there are3.so many ranges and finishes to choose from. I think about the combinationsBe adventurous. Fitted furniture isthat will inspire customers, then adda lasting investment but that doesnt the details that finish the lookthemean you cant follow trends. Switch bar stools at the counter, the wallup the look from time to time with new colour and flooring, even what kettle iswallpaper, paint or accessories and it on the work surface.will be like having a whole new roomto fall in love with again.Marden in Dove GreyVOLUME 16 |THE LOVE YOUR SPACE EDITION 13'