Simply Interiors

89 Kingsbidge Road, Reading

Vivienne Simmonds (Viv to all her clients) is a female decorator with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts and over 20 years' experience of decorating domestic interiors; also hand-painted kitchens and furniture.  A friendly person, Viv has a passion for her work and you are assured that the finish will be to the highest possible professional standard. Reasonable prices. Great references. Fully insured (£1m).

Locations: Reading, Tilehurst, Tidmarsh, Theale, Pangbourne, Whitchurch, Purley, Calcot. Burgfield Common, Mortimer, Three Mile Cross, Spencers Wood, Swallowfield, Riseley, Shinfield, Arborfield, Earley, Lower Earley, Woodley, Sonning, Caversham, Mapledurham, Emmer Green, Sonning Common, Kidmore End, Goring Heath


Services include: Interior Decorating; Hand Painting of Kitchens, Furniture etc.


Mobile: 07932 672897
Year entered The Directory 2021

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Viv of Simply Interiors has worked for me prepping walls and papering in my lounge.

I found she is very professional and tidy and the standard of work is very high. Her price is very reasonable for the high level of work. I will be employing her to do other rooms within a month or to when I have had other building work done.

PB 02 21

Viv Simmonds painted the kitchen and a bedroom of our two-bed terraced house recently. 

Viv is polite and friendly, punctual, and gets straight on with the work. She painted our kitchen walls and ceiling to a very high standard indeed, around a variety of fitted units, windows (including Velux), radiators and appliances, using paint we had purchased for the job. I still admire the crispness of her corners months later. She prepared the surfaces thoroughly and was very clean, quiet and tidy in her work - no radio blaring - it was almost as if she hadn't been there at all, except that we had a beautifully painted kitchen to enjoy. For our bedroom, she was happy to offer us advice as to a colour and she sourced all the paint for us. We had tried to paint the room ourselves initially and ended up with a mixture of silk and matt on the walls, which Viv had to rectify. We didn't need to move the furniture out, just ensure she had enough room to work (she covered the furniture with dust sheets). She did the radiators, all the woodwork and the ceiling too. The work was completed in a timely fashion and we were kept informed of progress. The cost was very reasonable. There was no mess left behind at all. We were lucky to have found her and will be asking her back to paint the rest of our house as soon as we are ready to go.

AW 02 21

Simply interiors have decorated my bathroom, kitchen and lounge. I found Ms Simmonds to be an extremely thoughtful decorator. She was efficient and did an excellent job. She left no mess behind. She got straight to work on arrival. Her prices were very competitive. Having a female decorator made the whole process more relaxed. 

JS 02 21

Vivienne Simmonds painted my bathroom, loo and kitchen last year. She was prompt, professional and paid thorough attention to detail, producing a very good standard work. I was very satisfied with her work and recommended her to my friends who also had work done by her.

SP 02 21

Viv is a hidden gem: professional yet friendly, knowledgeable yet very reasonably priced. She did a wonderful job on our kitchen: the corners are sharp, the lines are clean, and the finish is impeccable. We'll be asking her back to do our other rooms, and wouldn't consider going to anyone else, as her work is top quality.

AP 02 21

Last year Viv decorated my dining room and kitchen. I was very pleased with the result and I found her very tidy, helpful and the price was very good. She is starting on my lounge next week.

JH 02 21

Viv was very professional and transformed our home into a fresh space. She offered some great recommendations on colours, in keeping with our furniture and room sizes and was reasonably priced. Viv did a fantastic job and we would highly recommend her.

KB 02 21

I have no hesitation in recommending Viv. Her work is very professional, she arrives when she says she will and has excellent creative ideas. Tidying up after work is done very well as is her use of dust sheets. An all-round excellent tradesperson.

RB 02 21
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