Hazel's Blog

Joining Notonthehighstreet.com

May 26, 2016 Hazel Morris

Right at the very beginning of the secret craft house's life, the dream was to end up selling on Notonthehighstreet.com. I've been a customer and a fan since 2006. Way back when shopping online was in its early days, I remember discovering Notonthehighstreet and never looking back, it became my go-to place for wedding gifts, birthday gifts and the place I looked first for original nursery decor and inspiration when I found out we were having a little boy. It made sense to me then that my customers would be looking for personalised and bespoke products such as mine on...

Nursery styling ideas: dark walls

February 12, 2016 Hazel Morris

Dark wall colours are smokin' hot in the world of interiors this year. Whilst not being the obvious choice for baby's room, they can make a delightful and fashion forward choice. How do you use them successfully in a nursery without creating a dark and dingy space? Easy! A word of warning to begin with; you must have the right type of room to pull off these darker colours. They work best in airy rooms with a lot of natural light. Sadly for us, living in a character property with small upstairs windows, dark paint would simply swallow up the light and create a...

Nursery styling ideas: monochrome

February 01, 2016 Hazel Morris

One of my favourite styles of decor for little people's rooms at the moment is the monochrome trend. The minimalist black and white nursery interior has a distinctly Scandinavian feel and is a very 'grown up' way to style your baby or child's bedroom if you are not into pink and fairies or blue and dinosaurs!  A crisp brilliant white wall is a perfect backdrop to display black and grey, with the added bonus that newborn and small babies will be able to focus on the contrast in colours. If you aren't so keen on decorating with stark white paint,...