• Key colours for 2015

    by  • Friday, September 19, 2014 • 0 Comments

    I love the sound of Farrow and Ball’s trend colours for 2015, ‘to take you away from the stresses of modern day living’. Pink Ground, Light Blue, Breakfast Room Green and Tanner’s Brown promote a sense of relaxation and calm. Pale and soft, these colours will help create a space that breathes.

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    farrow and ball

     Estate Emulsion, £36 for 2.5l, £63 for 5l; floor paint, £22 for 750ml, £56 for 2.5l, £94 for 5l, Farrow & Ball, 01202 876141

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    Mid-century enamelware

    by  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • 1 Comment

    Hot off the press and launching this week is a super-exciting collaboration between Garden Trading and interiors brand, Miss Print. Garden Trading love working with British brands and have worked with Joules in the past. This Muscat pattern (originally a wallpaper design) in grey and yellow includes mugs, storage pots, a milk pan, kettle and utensil holder. Prices start at £12.50…
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    A touch of midas

    by  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • 1 Comment

    In our latest October issue, we ran a series of makes inspired by the big metallic trend seen this season. Using Washi tape, gold leaf and metallic paint we came up with four easy ways to bring a little bling into your home. Starting with our mood board, scroll down for our ideas and a link to step-by-step instructions…

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    metallic trend, a touch of midas, housetohome, makes, ideal home, home shopping spy

    From the top: Update a plain vase using Washi tape. Stencil a cushion with metallic paint. Make over a pendant light with spray paint and decorate a bowl with gold leaf. For step-by-step video instructions follow this link to our Craft Corner.

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    New from H&M

    by  • Friday, July 18, 2014 • 6 Comments

    H&M, homeware, kitchenware, home shopping spy, ideal home, alice humphrys, housetohomeThere’s nothing like a new collection from H&M and their AW14 pieces are tip top. This is just a little round-up of some of my favourite kitchenware finds. Marble, zinc and rustic wood. The perfect combo for a cool kitchen.

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