• Christmas buys from the Ideal Home Boutique

    by  • Friday, December 19, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Soft lighting, cosy, fair isle knit cushions, a snuggly sofa and the fire on…oh and a hot cup of tea in hand! Browse the Worldstores Ideal Home Boutique and you can have all this to warm up your home just in time for Christmas. Here are some of my top picks…

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    1. Metal pendant light, £22.99; 2. Gary Birks Chintz mug, £19.99; 3. Nordic Fair Isle cushions, from £31.99; 4. Dorsten 2-seater sofa, £599; 5. Dimplex Courcheval 2kw white stove, £149.99, all Worldstores.

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    Hot trend: Indoor plant hangers

    by  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    House plants are hip. I have a succulent in almost every room now but I haven’t had any greenery in my home since I was 16 when I struggled to look after a spider plant. People are decorating with plants more and more and a trend we’ve spotted are these fab indoor plant hangers. They are cropping up all over the high street – a great way to inject a bit of greenery without hogging any surface space. From metallic, woven, metal and ceramic there are lots of styles to choose from…

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     From the top: Gold plant hanger, from £19, Bloomingville. Knotted rope plant pot hangers, from £15, Knotted Interiors. Riskorn plant hanger, £6, Ikea. Rectangular planter, £15, Rockett St George. 

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    A simple Scandi scheme

    by  • Friday, December 12, 2014 • Seasonal buys • 0 Comments

    I don’t want a lot for Christmas but sometimes I wish I was Scandinavian and then my home would look like this…

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    Pared-back and sophisticated with a touch of luxe. This beautiful photography is from House Doctor who have done it again with their pretty Moments collection. Flicking through their catalogue wistfully, I love the mix of pale wood, copper, marble and cool greys. This Christmas scheme is casual but that is what Scandi’s do so well – effortless chic. To see more, visit their online catalogue, here or check Bodie and Fou who stock the largest selection of House Doctor product in the UK.

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