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    Trend alert: discover the open wardrobe

    by  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 • Latest trends, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The humble clothes rail is the saviour of the temporary storage solution (often becoming an accidentally permanent fixture). Renting or the need for multi-use rooms, means there’s even more of a need for squeezing storage in the tightest of spaces. The ‘open wardrobe’ is a stylish upgrade on this practical piece, spawning many ingenious examples of DIY rails made from scaffolding poles and copper piping solutions (all over Pinterest).

    At B&Q’s press show last year they installed the open wardrobes (below) with copper piping and wood shelving, (I have safely stored the images for when I eventually get round to having a go myself!)



    Made by and with materials from B&Q

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    There’s more than one way to say it….

    by  • Friday, February 12, 2016 • Decorating and interiors, Latest trends, Seasonal buys, Stylish shopping, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Of course nothing beats saying it with flowers, but here are some creative ways to say I love you on Valentine’s Day…


    Valentines-day1. Love pillowcases, £29.95, Lush Designs at Illustrated Living; 2. Personalised Love Triangle mug, £13.50, Veronica Dearly at Notonthehighstreet; 3. Valentine’s Day Love Heart Scratch Card, £4.20, Sarah & Bendrix; 4. XOXO gold letter balloon kit, £6.95, Candle & Cake; 5. Johnny Cash song lyric cushion, £40, Fine Cell Works; 6. Pink Love panel marquee lights, £250, BHS; 7. Bones in blue, £40, The Calm Gallery; 8. Limited Edition, You Light Up My World jar of gold tea light candles, £7, Collectie




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