This the fourth series of Hotel Inspector opens with a 43 bedroom hotel called The Castle of Brecon bought on a whim by Natasha and Leon Ricci. The award winning hotelier Alex Polizzi is on a mission to help salvage this rapidly declining business. In doing so she decides to refurbish one of the bedrooms (hanging CanvasRus
digital prints) as a stark comparison to "Natasha’s shambolic approach to interior design."
Grubby and a tired looking bedroom 18 is the chosen room to be given a sophisticated facelift. This simple makeover completely transforms the room from dark and dingy to open and inviting. An eye catching deep red feature wall is off set with dark woods, cream walls and fresh white bed linen. Hung above the stunning black lacquered desk is the artwork supplied from CanvasRus’s Floral Gallery
The 20x20" floral canvas prints, Blossom A
and Blossom B
, compliment the room’s feel and elegance. Hung side by side they create strong visual impact compared to the three widely spaced tiny picture frames Natasha had decorated room 53 with. As Alex explains about hanging these three tiny frames "in my opinion you never put anything like this [wide apart]. You put up something big or lots of little things together. It’s a rule."
The sample bedroom 18, Alex creates, is to be used as a template for Natasha to decorate and comparatively cost the remaining hotel bedrooms against. The over all effect of the makeover is of quality and luxury yet it only totalled to between three and four thousand pounds, half of what Natasha had previously spent on another room’s refurbishment. The two canvases used are £45 each and finish off the room perfectly.
If you’d like to see the canvas pictures in situ or the room’s amazing transformation visit Demand Five
and click on Hotel Inspector episode 1.