• September hotlist! What I’m loving this month (and hope you will, too…)

    by  • Thursday, September 15, 2016 • 1 Comment

    It’s that time: here is this month’s hotlist! As usual, it’s just a hodge-podge of all my favourite buys, the pieces I’ve had my eye on and ones I can’t wait to make my own…design-vintage-september-hotlist-ideal-home-home-shopping-spy

    Okay, so I don’t technically need a new stool – but I definitely want one! This little industrial beauty (£98.50, Design Vintage) is literally perfect. It would look amazing in a study, hallway or even as a side table next to a bed or bath. Gorgeous.

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    The cool new duo you need to know: Matthew Williamson x Papier!

    by  • Friday, September 9, 2016 • 0 Comments

    I’ve known about this little collab for a while now, and am so excited that it’s finally been announced! Iconic British designer Matthew Williamson has teamed up with stationery mavens Papier, to create a range of personalised pieces inspired by his own archive designs. The range includes invitations, menus, place names and personalised notecards, and they’ve been launched just in time for the party season – check out the designs below, then pick your favourite (Spoiler alert: it’s impossible. They’re all divine)papier-matthew-williamson-stationery-new-range-ideal-home-homeshoppingspy2

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    Six new wallpapers and fabrics you need to know about this September

    by  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 • 1 Comment

    I try my best not to wish the time away, but it’s tricky when I’ve had a the gorgeous new range from Lorna Syson sitting in my inbox for weeks – I’m so excited that I can finally share it! Her new British Garden collection, inspired by the flora and fauna found in British gardens, includes fabric, cushions, lampshades and plant pots. It’s got all the charm of classic country style updated with fresh colours and clean prints. Love it!Lorna-Syson-wallpaper-new-Home-Shopping-Spy-Ideal-Home

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    This season’s most beautiful ceramic buys

    by  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 • 0 Comments

    When discussing new products at Ideal Home HQ, we always end up channelling them into a category: practical or indulgent. A gorgeous vase? Indulgent. A new broom? Practical. Cilit Bang’s latest stain remover… need you ask? Then occasionally, there’s that dreamy product that somehow toes the line between the two camps, and that’s why I love ceramics. We all need kitchenware, but a hand-made, misshapen or patterned plate is also a thing of beauty – meaning it looks great and I can justify the purchase. Here are a few of my favourites to brighten up your table:Dassie-ceramics-interiors-Home-Shopping-SpyThe Pure Joy collection from Dassie delivers pretty much everything I want when it comes to ceramics: the bowls are misshapen, easy to style and handcrafted by artisans. I love the pretty watercolour tones, too – great if you’re after a more understated look. (From £8.75 for a side plate).

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    August hotlist: what we’re wishing for this month!

    by  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 • 0 Comments

    From the world’s most stylish shelf to fuzzy pompoms and a breadboard of dreams, here’s what I’m loving (and why!) this month…

    Whenever the joyful time of becoming a homeowner comes along, they’ll be one house-warming gift I can’t get enough of: breadboards. Wooden, slate, marble – take your pick (I want them all). This dipped black and white ceramic stunner, £22 from Rockett St George, is my latest crush. As display-worthy as it is practical, it’s a total kitchen winner.Rockett-St-George-breadboard-August-hotlist-interiors-Home-Shopping-Spy

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