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Six New Milton & King Designs by Jacqueline Colley

Milton & King are thrilled to announce 6 new designs by Jacqueline Colley.  We’re going to go deep on each of these beautiful pieces and introduce you to this wonderful and creative talent.

So who is Jacqueline Colley?

Jacqueline Colley was born and raised on the British Island of Jersey.  She moved to London at the age of 18 to study at Chelsea College of Art and Design and graduated in 2008. Selected by H&M’s graduate scheme, she moved to Stockholm and worked as a print designer. For six years she worked for High Street fashion retailers before going freelance in 2014 to focus on developing her own prints and illustrations. She also produces her own range of products and limited edition art prints.  That’s where our paths crossed.  We were absolutely smitten with Jacqueline’s own designs and we thought that these would make fantastic wallpapers! We narrowed down our favourites to six designs that we’re so excited to launch: The Roadtrip, Palm Springs, Jungle Tiger, Hawthorn, House Plants and Woodland Birds.

The Roadtrip

Inspired by her own 2016 California roadtrip, Jacqueline features some of the most notable attractions that the Golden State is known for. The Golden Gate Bridge, the Pacific Ocean, the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, Hollywood, the Mojave Desert and Joshua Tree are just some of the places she highlights in this design.  She even includes a hop across the State Line for a quick stop in Las Vegas.  Jacqueline captures the fun of California’s open road with a feeling of 50’s nostalgia and uses colours inspired by desert hues and sun-bleached roadsigns. This fun retro design could suit a multitude of applications including commercial spaces such as a cafe, burger joint to cute little bungalows and powder rooms.

The Roadtrip Wallpaper by Jacqueline Colley featuring popular tourist attractions like The Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood, Las Vegas

Palm Springs

There was one spot on Jacqueline Colley’s roadtrip that was a particular favourite, so much so it deserved it’s own dedicated design. Palm Springs looks exactly how you would it expect it to look:  pink flamingos, swimming pools and palm trees.  This design is a soft and feminine take on the geometric trend so prevalent in Mid century architecture. The pastel hues were inspired by the sugar pink and sky blue doorways of elegant homes of the 1950’s. This wallpaper oozes vacay vibes and will transform any wall into a statement. It’s light and fun and makes me want to go for a round of golf followed by a quick dip with a cocktail.  Who’s got the floaty?

Palm Springs wallpaper by Jacqueline Colley featuring Mid-century architecture, swimming pools and pink flamingos

Jungle Tiger

Jacqueline was born in the year of the fire tiger so it would only make sense for the ginger-haired artist to have a fascination for the big cats.  This opulent wallpaper oozes sexy and cool with bold and beautiful colours.  The ooohs and aaahs it involuntarily conjures is a testament to it’s visceral sensibilities.  The rich blues perfectly capture the look of botanical palms bathed in moonlight. The coral coloured Sumatran Tigers sit so beautifully in this tropical nighttime jungle .  This print offers a sophistication and intrigue to any space it adorns. From a nightclub VIP area to a cosy personal bedroom, its design versatility is just one of its many strengths.

Jungle Tiger Wallpaper by Jacqueline Colley featuring Sumatran Tigers among a tropical jungle in midnight blue hues


Hawthorn is a botanical celebration of English gardens. It features shrubs and climbers to a plethora of creatures including lady bugs, peacock butterflies and bullfinches. The diversity of colour in this print boasts of deep greens with bright oranges, yellows and reds.  There is a pleasant sweetness inherent in this art. One could imagine that Jacqueline Colley must have looked out her window and captured the type of beautiful moment that must happen daily in the English countryside. You will bring your interior to life with this organic spring blossom design

Hawthorn wallpaper by Jacqueline Colley featuring birds, ladybugs perched on branches


House Plants

Jacqueline dedicated this print to her ever growing collection of plants. She also can’t resist quirky ceramic pots and where there’s a pot, there’s a place for a plant. This obsession made it’s way to the canvas and we’re so happy it did. She was particularly inspired by the shapes and markings of the calathea medallion and fishbone cactus. It’s a bight and bold design featuring a variety of stylised house plants, perfect for bringing greenery into the home! It’s organic, modern and a fresh take on the tropical trend that will bring colour and joy to any space.

House Plants Wallpaper by Jacqueline Colley featuring luscious green potted plants

Woodland Birds

Inspired by memories of running through the wild fields as a child, Jacqueline Colley created a print that captures the woodland edge. It features an intricate and lively botanical setting with cowslips and daisies nestled among thistles and long grasses. Six varieties of birds strut through this English pastoral scene including a jeweled pheasant and red legged partridge, each illustrated with stunning detail. This is a large scale pattern that would look stunning in any environment.

Woodland Birds wallpaper by Jacqueline Colley featuring British Birds

Jacqueline Colley has brought so much talent, colour and personality to these designs.  The diversity of this series is a testament to the artist’s versatility.  If there was a common element to all the prints it has to be the element of play.  Each design is so fun that you can’t help but feel good when looking at them.  These prints could make a bad day good and a good day better. Visit to get one of these brilliant new designs into your space.

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Ayana House: A Project by The Designory.

Ayana House is an immaculately designed family home.  It is finished down to the finest detail. This is just the latest project by The Designory, a Sydney-based design studio with a team of talented designers, draftsmen, decorators and consultants who specialize in end to end transformations of residences, small-scale commercial and hospitality projects.

Ayana House was designed for the Director of The Designory, Melissa Bonney and her family. It was a complete renovation from the front exterior to the backyard pool and everything in between. Walls had to be removed, redefining living spaces both downstairs and upstairs to create a haven that was filled with light and custom-made with signature natural materials and finishes.

The team at The Designory used high end appliances, bespoke joinery, solid walnut, luxe wool carpet, natural stone, sheer linens, plantation shutters and so much more throughout the home. These features helped to create the relaxed tropical vibe that the family was seeking. Upon entering the home, one would find a new stacked stone and timber clad facade. Then there is a custom designed outdoor shower and seating area. The design team did a beautiful job creating a secluded relaxation space.

A second living area was created and crucial for the family of five.  Their teens needed different zones than the toddlers.  But there also needed to be a space for everyone to be together. Separating the front of the house from the rear is a cavity slider. When opened, it reveals a massive open space where the kitchen becomes the main hub. The living areas have skylights and bi-fold and sliding doors allowing for maximum natural light. The backyard has a tropical inspired pool and leafy garden with a built in BBQ.

However, when retreating upstairs where the bedrooms are, it’s all about serenity. The bedrooms are finished with beautiful bespoke joinery, luxurious wool carpets, built-in desks and mini walk-in wardrobes. There is a stunning curved wall featured in the master suite as well as a walk-in wardrobe and a balcony surrounded by palms.

The toddler’s room continues the sense of calm with cool blue colours coming off the Shibori Stripe wallpaper from Milton & King.  The Designory cleverly hung the wallpaper with the stripes vertical rather than horizontal. This creates the illusion of a room with higher ceilings. See a few of the photos from Ayana House below and for more details and photos of this beautiful project by The Designory visit

Boys bedroom with Shibori Stripe Wallpaper hung vertically with a basket of stuffed animals and a bookshelf full of childrens' books.
Boys bedroom with Shibori Stripe Wallpaper hung vertically shelving
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Bringing The Outside In

Sometimes we don’t necessarily want the inside of our homes to feel…well…so indoorsy.  Being inside doesn’t necessarily mean that we want to disconnect from nature and all the life and beauty it can add to our surroundings. You can adorn your walls with graceful designs that capture the grandeur of nature. Our line of Wallpaper Republic designs by Russian-based artist and illustrator Maria Khersonets does just that. She has an amazing talent for harnessing the nostalgic elegance of the natural world. 

We feature six of her beautiful wallpaper designs on in various colour palettes.  From the gorgeous floral trail and vigorous curves of scrolling foliage in Dandelions to the delightfully romantic blend of bold and soft colors in Clover Fields, any home can come alive by bringing the outside in.

Governors Rose is an opulent design that features gorgeous bouquets of roses that evoke the sensibilities of a traditional English cottage garden with a dramatic floral motif. While Winsome is more subtle with nestling birds, delicate leaves and a pop of coloured blossoms.

Wallpaper designed by Maria Khersonets manufactured and sold by Milton & King called Winsome showing birds nestling in gorgeous flowers and delicate leavesphoto: Winsome

A free flowing botanical pattern of linear leaves and delicate bell shaped flowers graces the scene of Snow Drop, providing instant elegance to any interior.  Whereas the bold rich colors with soft pastels in Mimosa with berry-like flower heads creates a warm and inviting ambiance that will leave anyone feeling cradled in nature’s splendor.

Maria Khersonets’ designs pay homage to the understated glamour and sophistication of English Textile icon, William Morris. She achieves beautiful color combinations, texture and depth. Don’t allow your walls to shut out everything that’s wonderful about the world just outside your door. We can all use a little bit of nature’s touch. Check out all Maria’s designs and the various colour options here and check out our little video below.

Wallpaper Republic Designs by Maria Khersonets from Milton & King on Vimeo.

Designer Spotlight: Oh Eight Oh Nine
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Designer Spotlight: Oh Eight Oh Nine

She may be donning a toddler on one hip while bearing the craziness of mother hood, but let it be known that said toddler has impeccable style, and there is no doubt he got it from his mother. Opting not to go back to her dream interior design job, Tarina decided to prioritise being at home with her toddler, Chet.  With grace and elegance, Tarina Lyell is a full time super-mum and owner of interior design blog, OH. EIGHT. OH. NINE.

Having amassed a significant social following just shy of 300K on Instagram, the Perth entrepreneur shows her flair for colour palettes and textured pairings through beautifully curated imagery and simplified tips, making her work easily accessible for audiences of all interior design skill levels.

In a recent post, Tarina details how you can take a kids room from drab to fab with modern and luxe décor choices that are easy on the eyes and still super practical. She has you totally covered, in her post she also outlines some simple alternatives if you wish to opt for a more unique route. And don’t worry; Tarina knows that being being a kids room, it must be kid-safe.

We love how she created a refreshing and paired-back kids room using our very own Tile Progress wallpaper. The simplicity of keeping the modern white and timber tones consistent throughout the room, created a comfortable and quirky space that has longevity for a growing child. This wallpaper is timeless and can be versioned in the coming years of pre-teen and beyond!

Read how you can recreate Tarina’s post here, it’s totally fabulous.

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Based in sunny California, Allison may be an emergency dispatcher by day but come nightfall she is a designer, blogger and the mastermind behind the interior and DIY project blog, A home + a dog. Not only does she treat her 74,400 Instagram followers to DIY ideas that suit any home for all different seasons but she gives them a raw insight to the work that’s been (and is still being) put into her home that her and her husband built in 2014. Alison is easily one of our favorite influencers and we are so happy she choose Milton & King to showcase how functional wallpaper is and how creative you really can be with it. We adore how she used our Tile Progress wallpaper by Ingird + Mika to deck out the inside of her cupboards to give them an unexpected facelift.

With 2016 coming to an end this is a great little DIY project that you can try in your home! There’s nothing like bringing in the New Year with freshly cleaned out and revamped cupboards, just like Allison has done!

You can read all about the project on her blog here or you can check out the process in the photographs below!

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Home With Keki | Milton & King
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Influencer Spotlight: Home With Keki

Based in Chicago, Cecilia (often referred to as Keki) is a professional interior stylist and stager who knows a good wallpaper when she sees one! Along with being a successful interior stylist and stager, Keki is also the creative genius behind Home With Keki, a home interior blog and Instagram showcasing her own, as well as her clients, renovations. With close to 8,000 Instagram followers, Keki is one of our favorite influencers and we’re so happy she chose Milton & King to help renovate her client’s powder room. We love how she has used our Wildflower wallpaper by Joel Dewberry as an accent in the room, only installing it on the upper half of the walls.

You can read all about the renovation on her blog here or you can check out the process in the photographs below!

Home With Keki | Milton & King

Home With Keki | Milton & King

Home With Keki | Milton & King


If you are afraid of using a bold pattern, do what Keki did and use it as an accent rather than a full feature. You can get some more inspiration of what else you can do with our versatile wallpaper by reading our blog post 16 Wallpaper Projects To Try.


Sarah Grace Home | Milton & King
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Influencer Spotlight: Sarah Grace Home

Based in Southern California, Sarah is an Instagram influencer who posts gorgeous shots of her amazing family home. With soft touches of color like pinks, blues, and greens, her home is a beautifully styled and decorated. You can check out her lovely Instagram feed of her home here.

Recently, Sarah undertook a mini makeover on her bookshelf with the lovely “Flower Garden (Peachy)” wallpaper by designer Love Mae. This floral wallpaper is perfect for adding some soft color and interest to a bland interior. We love that she used the wallpaper in a unique and fun way.

Check out the final transformation below!

Sarah Grace Home | Milton & King

Sarah Grace Home | Milton & King

Sarah Grace Home | Milton & King


We love the cute vibe it brings into the room! If you want some more inspiration for other ways you can use wallpaper in you home, here are 16 more ways!

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Influencer Spotlight: Hannah Matthew Designs

Hannah is the mind behind Hannah Matthew Designs, an online hub for all things home decor and interior inspiration. Hannah’s home features subtle colors and various textiles to convey a gorgeous, luxurious vibe in every room. Recently, Hannah picked up our cute wallpaper “Paris” by Little Cube featuring various cartoon French landmarks and adorable puppies, however, she wasn’t ready to commit to wallpapering an entire wall in her son’s bedroom entirely so she decided instead to opt for making the print into some stunning art pieces for his room. We love how she used the wallpaper in an unconventional way and ended up with some amazing framed artworks to keep!

You can read all about how she created the two art pieces in her blog post here or you can check out the step-by-step process in the images below.





We love that Hannah turned our wallpaper into art! Such a fantastic idea and shows that wallpaper really is so versatile and can be used for a number of interior projects if you think outside the box. If you want to find out some more projects you can do with wallpaper, you can read our blog post about 16 Wallpaper Projects To Try In Your Home for some inspiration.

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Influencer Spotlight: Ashleys Decor Space

Ashley is a fantastic home decor blogger for Ashleys Decor Space and Instagrammer with over 17,000 followers on her account. She is known for her light and bright home decor pictures and her gorgeous Hampton-esque styling choices. Recently she undertook a refresh of the often overlooked area below the stairs to turn the area into a gorgeous focal wall. For this challenge, Ashley opted to use a wallpaper to revive the area and picked out one of Milton & King’s most popular designs in “Twigs“. “Twigs” is a stunning, black and white simplistic design that was exactly what Ashley wanted in her home.


Check out the full transformation in her blog post, including the entire application process and her handy tips here, or check out the images below!


Ashleys Decor Space | Milton & King

Wallpaper application

Ashleys Decor Space | Milton & King

Wallpaper application

Ashleys Decor Space | Milton & King

Wallpaper application

Ashleys Decor Space | Milton & King


We love how well this wallpaper matches Ashey’s personal interior styling preferences! We think it looks amazing!


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Influencer Spotlight: White Buffalo Styling Co

Lindsay is the creative mind behind the hugely successful interior and design blog The While Buffalo Styling Co. In addition to her blog where you can catch up on all her latest renovations and styling project in her South Carolina home, you can also follow her on Instagram, where she has amassed a follower count of more than 22,200!  Recently, Lindsay decided to undertake the One Room Challenge in which she aimed to tackle a renovation of her master bedroom in only 6 short weeks! To give her bedroom that sophisticated touch, Lindsay opted to use one of our wallpapers, the Wildflower design by Joel Dewberry, and applied it as the focal feature of the bedroom on the wall behind the bed. Prior to beginning her renovation, she based the entire design around the gorgeous wallpaper pattern and the stunning red rug she wanted to use in the room.

Check out her process of transforming her master bedroom, from brainstorming and install all of the new features to the final reveal (coming soon!) on her blog, or check out the images below!

The White Buffalo | Milton & King

Wallpaper Application

The White Buffalo | Milton & King

Progress Shot for One Room Challenge

The White Buffalo | Milton & King


You can read more about Lindsay and her master bedroom transformation and get her tips on how to install wallpaper on her blog here. We love the interesting combination of the feminine floral pattern with the stunning, bold rug!

Stay tuned! We’ll have images of Lindsay’s final room reveal on the blog in the next couple of weeks!