2019 Pantone Colour Of The Year: Living Coral
23 Jan

2019 Pantone Colour Of The Year: Living Coral

Pantone has announced that Living Coral is the Colour of the Year for 2019, replacing 2018’s deep and sumptuous Ultraviolet colour. We explore the phenomenon behind Pantone’s annual trend-setting statement,...

2019 Planting guide: How to build a vegetable garden
17 Jan

2019 Planting guide: How to build a vegetable garden

Are you trying to eat a little healthier this year? Or are you planning to live a more self-sufficient, environmentally friendly lifestyle? Was ‘getting outdoors’ your New Year’s resolution? Planting...

What does the new Clean Air Strategy mean for your wood burner?
15 Jan

What does the new Clean Air Strategy mean for your wood burner?

They’re big news in the interior world, but wood burning stoves and open fires might not be as environmentally friendly as you think. New restrictions will be brought in over...

Make the most of your space with these orangery extension ideas…
11 Jan

Make the most of your space with these orangery extension ideas…

Any extension should offer you additional room while transforming the look of your home. But how can you make the most of your new space? We reveal our top tips...

What is a loggia?
10 Jan

What is a loggia?

Often found attached to grand communal buildings in the Mediterranean, loggias can also be a stunning feature in residential properties, adding an element of theatre and grandeur to the exterior...

Pauline’s New Year Vegetable Soup
04 Jan

Pauline’s New Year Vegetable Soup

The start of the year is typically a time when we like to make some healthier choices. If you’re looking for a light lunch to start 2019 in the healthiest...

Our favourite blog posts of 2018
20 Dec

Our favourite blog posts of 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of year for a bit of reflection, and what a brilliant year we have had here at Westbury Garden Rooms in 2018. We’ve loved working...

The Westbury Christmas bouquet
19 Dec

The Westbury Christmas bouquet

Nothing says Christmas quite like a festive flower arrangement. We’ve collaborated with top Essex-based florist Debbie Sharpe of The Flower Room Essex to create The Westbury Christmas Bouquet; a simple...

Christmas canapé recipes by Humphrey Munson
11 Dec

Christmas canapé recipes by Humphrey Munson

‘Tis the season for entertaining, and there’s nothing better than a few tried and tested canapé recipes that are quick, easy and delicious. Louisa Eggleston, the Creative Director at Humphrey...

Client Testimonial: New England style garden room extension in the country
05 Dec

Client Testimonial: New England style garden room extension in the country

From time to time we ask our customers to write for our blog. Here’s Mrs C on how her garden room extension has created the family space they’ve always longed...

The royal history of the orangery: a duke & duchess’ choice
30 Nov

The royal history of the orangery: a duke & duchess’ choice

Frogmore Cottage is to become the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, after it is believed the couple were gifted the property by Her Majesty The Queen....

A room of their own: 100th women’s rights anniversary
29 Nov

A room of their own: 100th women’s rights anniversary

It’s been 100 years since women won the right to vote, and the anniversary has been marked with a range of commemorative events, exhibitions and cultural projects. To celebrate, we...

The unrivalled advent calendars for Christmas 2018
27 Nov

The unrivalled advent calendars for Christmas 2018

Once a simple festive tradition for children, the humble advent calendar has seen a complete transformation over the last few years. Gone are the days of opening a little cut-out...

Client Testimonial: Beautiful timber orangery with fireplace
22 Nov

Client Testimonial: Beautiful timber orangery with fireplace

From time to time, we ask our customers to write for our blog. Here’s Mrs G. on how her new orangery has made a difference to her home.

Amazing modern fireplace designs for a cosy orangery this winter
14 Nov

Amazing modern fireplace designs for a cosy orangery this winter

Here are six of our favourite modern fireplace designs we know will inspire you.