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    Indulge your passion for interior design

    by  • Sunday, April 17, 2016 • Decorating and interiors, News, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Here at Ideal Home HQ, we’re guilty of getting sidetracked by our dream decorating schemes pretty much every day. Whether it’s a gorgeous lifestyle shot on Pinterest, last night’s home makeover show, an ongoing house purchase or a gorgeous moodboard, it doesn’t take much to steer us away from our screens and open up some sort of deco-debate.

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    This week we love…

    by  • Monday, August 17, 2015 • Lovely websites, News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Bild pears poster, 50 x 40cm; £4, Ikea

    Yes, it really is £4! This chic pear print (if pears can indeed be chic) will make a minimalist statement against a plain white wall. For a super cheap update, try sticking the print up with a flash of neon washi tape or add a Ribba frame for just £7.


    A Rose is a Rose is a Rose; Honey Honey; I Do I Do I Do posters, 50 x 70cm, £55 each, One Must Dash

    Although still in their signature monochrome finish, the latest offering from One Must Dash is a change from their usual bold, graphic prints. These delicate florals look beautiful displayed in a trio or if you can make your mind up on which one, try framing a single print for a simple but striking piece of art work.

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    The joy of a beautiful desk space

    by  • Friday, August 10, 2012 • Decorating and interiors, News • 8 Comments

    After a two week break I’m feeling quite rejuvenated, sunny and actually a little excited to be back at my desk at Ideal Home HQ. On my return our new September issue had just arrived and if you haven’t yet bagged yourself a copy, it is packed full of stylish storage solutions and ideas to help organise your life (it’s in the shops now, hint hint!). One quick flick through and I felt overcome with calm and order. A little something to share are these two home office shoots our stylish stylists did. The first is from our Cash Clever feature on how to create a work area for less than £215…

    Chair, £39, Ikea + Picture frames, £65.96, Ikea + 5 magazine files, £45, The Holding Company + Lamp, £60, John Lewis + Two jars, £4, Sabichi = £213.96. Bargain!

    You may have also spotted this fab industrial style home office from our ‘Class of 2012’ decorating feature. I love the metal school-style cabinet from The Old Cinema and the lovely Conran desk for Marks & Spencer and there’s a place for everything with wall mounted storage ideas galore! No excuse for a messy desk. – Alice 
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