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Karen has been an inspiration to work with from our very first virtual meeting. From the initial concept, all the way through to the tenacity demonstrated in sourcing furnishings, fitting and scheduling of works, her dedication and attention to detail has been exemplary. A last minute paint colour change after a sleepless night is an indication of the personal care and thought Karen puts into her creations. She has an uncanny ability to help you explore and develop your own taste and style, which for me has proved to be quite an enlightening journey. Karen took my ramblings and vague brief and developed them into an exquisite design, and I now find I have a room that almost feels like it gives me a hug every time I walk in. I feel I am the very lucky custodian of a work of art that Karen has produced and am looking forward to transforming the rest of the house into a unique and personalised home.

M. Owen - Houzz Review

Timeframe: 6 months - completed January 2021

£: 15 full days plus initial consultation

Sitting Room Design Leeds
Antique Chest Drawers
Interior Design Leeds
Making Spaces Interior Design
Eclectic Interiors
Traditional Fireplace
Interior Detail - Making Spaces
Fireside Chair
Victorian Coach House - Making Spaces
Living Room Design Harrogate
The Coach House
Design Details
Design Details
Brass Reeded Handles
Scandi Inspired Family Bathroom
Family Bathroom
Birch plywood vanity unit
Built in birch ply bathroom storage
Built in birch ply bathroom storage
Laundry Bins
Monochrome Family Bathroom
Monochrome Family Bathroom with Brass Fittings
Monochrome Family Bathroom

Karen is exactly the type of no-nonsense person you need to knock some sense into you when designing a room. She knows what will work and what won’t, and isn’t afraid to tell you straight. This is what we needed for our bathroom. She came up with innovative solutions to make our bathroom a practical and beautiful space and we love it.

H. Healey, Rawdon - Houzz Review

Timeframe: 6 months - completed April 2018

£: 4 full days plus initial consultation

Featured in Livingetc

We got in touch with Karen last summer as we were at a dead end with our snug room. It was quite tricky for a number of reasons and after several failed ideas of our own we knew we needed expert help. It was the first time we had hired a professional. After an initial consultation, Karen came up with a number of themes and ideas, all of which were something we would never have dreamed of ourselves. I think the art of a good designer is to push you to the edges of your comfort zone which Karen did. The results were transformational as hopefully the photos illustrate. The proof of the pudding is we used Making Spaces again recently for input into another room. 

E&J Burns - Bramhope - Houzz Review

Timeframe: 6 months - completed January 2020

£: 3 full days plus initial consultation

Drinks Cabinet
Mural Wallpaper
Eclectic Interiors Leeds
Mural Wallpaper
Biophilic Design Leeds
Interior Styling Leeds
Sunken Living Room
TV Room Design Leeds
Interior Designer Leeds
Teal Green Walls
Vintage Interiors
Vintage Details
Vinyl Shelves
Dining Area
Copper Pendant Light
Dark Interiors
Gallery Wall
Gallery Wall Detail
Music Corner
Eclectic Interior Styling
Parker Knoll Armchair
Interior Styling Leeds
Yorkshire Living


Featured in HomeStyle Magazine and Houzz

Karen is a simply brilliant interior designer to work with. We weren't sure what to expect but she very quickly got under the skin of our requirements, and the end result is a quantum leap ahead of anything we could ever have done ourselves, whilst simultaneously fully reflecting our personalities.

R. Misra, Leeds - Houzz Review

Timeframe: 5 months - completed January 2016

£: 6 full days plus initial consultation

William Morris Compton
William Morris
Arts and Crafts
William Morris Project
Edwardian Bedroom Project
Log Burner & Fireplace
Gallery Wall
Cinema Strip Light
Antique Writing Desk
Interior Design Leeds
Drinks Cabinet
The TV
Design Detail
THE RED ROOM PROJECT - December 2017
Eclectic Living Room
Fireplace and Alcove Storage
Green and Copper
Vintage Chesterfield
Dark Green Living Room
Drinks Trolley


It was so much fun working with Karen. She transformed our cold, underused lounge into a comfortable, glamorous and stylish room that we love and enjoy everyday.

J. Hill, Leeds

Timeframe: 5 months - completed August 2016

£: 5 full days plus initial consultation

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