New Forest Designs provides bespoke interior design for your home. Design, plan and deliver is our motto and we always do this with you at the forefront of our mind.
With your help, we can make your interior design dreams come true. New Forest Designs is a place where art meets reality and where your aspirations can be brought to life in line with your budget.
Whether your interior design project is a bespoke handmade roman blind or a full-scale refurbishment, our work will be delivered to a high standard and promptly.
We take pride in all aspects of our work and we always design with passion, so the result exceeds your expectation.
Our team has many years joint experience in construction, property, management and interior design so your project is in safe and experienced hands.
We will begin your interior design journey with the concept stage, which is a creative and satisfying process, we will take you from here through to the inspiration board which brings us closer to the design development stage. Next, everything is brought to life with the sample board where you can see specified materials, products, drawings and 3D visualisation. You can envisage the combination of stunning new colours and textures that will adorn your home. We think interior home design should be an exciting and stress-free experience, so we offer full project management from design to delivery.
Bespoke and handmade window dressing is a popular service for our clients. Further to bespoke handmade curtains, we create bespoke handmade roman blinds of the highest quality. All the window dressings are made by us. We offer a complete experience from free measurement, quotation and professional advice through to the order of materials and fabric and finally the delivery and fitting of your new bespoke window dressing. We work with a vast range of suppliers such as Clarke & Clarke, Studio G, Linwood, Elenbach, Titley & Marr, Hallis Hudson, Evans Textiles, Rol-Lite Blinds and Velux, to provide made to measure Velux blinds, roller blinds, Venetian blinds and much more.
As part of our home interior design service, we also offer upholstery. We can change the look of a modern set of dining chairs so that it blends beautifully with a new home colour scheme or we can give a tired and priceless family heirloom a new lease of life. Using a combination of modern and traditional techniques we can transform your out-dated or spoiled furniture into fresh, comfy, practical and stylish pieces that you can be proud of.
The magical touches to any home are the bespoke furnishings that make it unique. We create headboards, cushions and even lampshades designed to complement the style of your décor and existing colour scheme or even to match your newly handmade window dressings. Magical touches are only such if they have been designed and created especially for you thus offering something unlike anything factory mass-created and found on the shop shelf.
"I can't recommend Catherine highly enough - it has been brilliant working with her over the last year on curtains, blinds and upholstery for a house renovation. I'm so pleased with everything she has created. Thanks again."
by Sharon Williamson
"Thank You Catherine. I am so pleased with all of my bespoke roman blinds and retractable blinds. It's been the finishing touch to the bedroom and bathroom. Thank you for your professionalism and expertise."
by Lucy Lewis
"We absolutely love our new office designed by Catherine with bespoke hand crafted fold down desk, shelving, fabulous paint/ lighting, luxurious carpet and beautiful accessories in our chosen Cairngorm tartan. Thank you Catherine and team for transforming our boy's former bedroom and creating such a lovely space to work and host overnight guests."
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1st December , 202201 / 12 / 2022Thursday, 1st December
There are lots of choices of flooring types on the market. The good old herringbone style has been growing back in popularity over the last few years. Many clients are looking into solid wood flooring even though the material cost is much higher than laminate or vinyl. The main reason is that it's timeless, can be resanded, it's environmentally friendly, suits traditional and contemporary interiors, natural feel under the feet and it's simply beautiful.
Pawel who has been working with us for the last year. He takes time to ensure superior quality of the finished floor. These project has been delivered to a lovely local Lyndhurst couple Lou and Rob. They desired a rustic look rather than smooth and polished finish. These wooden planks have many imperfections and vary slightly in dimensions.
We have availability for early next year! Don't hesitate and contact us and we will not only book time for your project but also provide a free quote including supply of the flooring and labour plus you will receive free samples! Be tempted for an interior design service to achieve a coherent look of beautiful floor, colour scheme and much more within your transformed room. Call Julia on 07823599338
27th November , 202227 / 11 / 2022Sunday, 27th November
Magic touches and quick transformations.... Changing pull handles or knobs is a very effective way of a quick makeover without a large expense. Bring new life into your old chest of drawers or a wardrobe. Here I used IKEA leather pull handles as the old knobs weren't attractive. IKEA also provides similar leather handles that are great for wardrobe doors. More on this project for a lovely couple Teresa and Will will follow shortly.
25th November , 202225 / 11 / 2022Friday, 25th November
Wave curtains have even folds. They create a simple look without fancy pleats at the top providing often desired modern finish. The fabrics that work best with wave are plain, optionally inspired by nature for more traditional feel or geometric to continue with the contemporary finish. I suggest avoiding very small patterns as it would look too busy. These curtains tend to be light so you don't need strong and overpowering poles but a slimline track usually is the best option. In this case the coving was absolutely beautiful and so we fixed the track on the wall rather than ceiling which would be the case in majority of other projects. The roller blinds provide privacy when the curtains are open.
23rd November , 202223 / 11 / 2022Wednesday, 23rd November
A lounge makeover for a lovely local couple Helen and Kevin. The design was created a couple of years back. The works took place last year and now the space is providing a wow factor on the very entry. Helen loves combination of light blue, fresh white and natural sandy shade which we brought into her and Kevin's lounge. The couple achieved a grand final effect which has elements of contemporary and New England styles. It has been a pleasure working with them both.
21st November , 202221 / 11 / 2022Monday, 21st November
Home, a place you live in, space for hopes and dreams... This is where you are truly yourself and where you invite your family and friends. The best way to show your personality without words is to make your home speak for you.
If you are struggling to express you through your home design then let us help you. Call Julia on 07823599338 or email us to arrange a free consultation firstname.lastname@example.org We can ensure that your soul shows through without compromising the necessary practicalities of the space.
18th November , 202218 / 11 / 2022Friday, 18th November
Meet Julia 😀
Julia is a qualified interior designer who has very recently joined New Forest Designs. Julia has graduated at Arts University Bournemouth. She will be meeting clients and delivering home design consultations, managing projects where required and creating designs with my help and ongoing support.
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16th November , 202216 / 11 / 2022Wednesday, 16th November
Guess what you can see on the photo here.....
It's a beautiful reflection of the sun gently hiding behind the clouds, the ripples on the water, warmth in the air, nature at its best, toned blues mixed with off white clouds contrasting with darker low level hills on the horizon, weathered timber on close up in that almost silver grey finish...
Guess where I am.....
Well, I can actually say on the other side of the World - New Zealand....
Please read more on our website within News section https://www.newforest-designs.com/news?aid=28377
20th April , 202220 / 04 / 2022Wednesday, 20th April
Acorn Cottage in Corfe Castle where New Forest Designs provided handmade and bespoke curtains and blinds for the entire property. You can book your next holiday there. It is gorgeous @acornscottagecorfe This room is my favourite - calming green on the walls complements the blind. The best way to connect indoor space with the outdoors is to start from observation - what surrounds the house and what fabric will make a real impact.
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