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    Calling all coffee lovers…

    by  • Sunday, September 13, 2015 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    It’s Sunday, which means it’s the luxury of leisurely breakfast and two rounds of coffee; unheard of during the week, unless I want heart palpitations during Monday catch up meeting.



    Love, love love, this bargainous coffee-for-one cafetiere 

    Copper Effect Cafetiere, 350ml, £5, George

    So this is my little weekend coffee set up, although it’s a classic arrangement, seeing all the options that are out there, I think maybe it’s time for an update (although it does make me feel a teeny bit like I’m in a Parisian cafe).



    Bialetti espresso maker, six cup, £35, Selfridges; Picardie glass, from £1.50 each, Duralex range, John Lewis


    Take the plunge with these new cafetieres…


    Gold Cafetiere, 3 cup, £25, Linea range, House of Fraser; French Press copper coffee maker, £32.95; Leopold Vienna range, Haus




    White ceramic cafetiere, £49, Sophie Conran; Stoneware cafetiere in Coastal Blue, £49, Le Creuset


    Small cafetiere, Freud range, £66, Eclect Design; Pulcina Moka Pot, £49, Alessi in collaboration with Illy, launching at London Design Festival and available from Selfridges from the 19th – 30th September, so get in there fast!

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    Sneak Peek: House of Fraser to launch brand new Home and Fashion collection for Autumn 2015

    by  • Thursday, July 23, 2015 • Favourite shops • 0 Comments

    It may not be launching online and in store until the end of August but we’re so excited about the new Gray & Willow collection from House of Fraser, that we couldn’t keep it to ourselves!


    3 seater sofa £1,899, side table £259, cushions from £45, basket knit throw £100 and grey etched textured vase £35 all from Gray & Willow.

    Designed and curated in-house at House of Fraser, the gorgeous new collection explores a ‘Scandi inspired approach to interiors that demonstrates relaxed versatility within a sanctuary of modern style’

    Featuring a palette of soft greys, putties, oatmeals and dusty lilacs, it captures a mood of a relaxed and rustic lifestyle.


    Wooden bench £499, marble vase £30, large marble frame £30, slate frame £20, cream etched vase £25, grey etched vase £35, candle holder £18 and basket knit throw, £100 all Gray & Willow.

    Heralding traditional making methods and natural material and taking a relaxed approach to cooking, dining and entertaining, the kitchen collection combines acacia wood boards, utensils and lidded glass jars with light and dark marble serveware, and organically shaped, glazed dinnerware.

    We love the simple, understated feel of the striped linens and brushed steel cutlery, both of which would work well with existing crockery and glassware.


    Acacia round board £45, dark marble placemat £30, acacia utensils £12 each, rectangular roasting dishes from £30, round roasters from £32, striped napkins, £16 for 4, all Gray & Willow.



    Elska dinnerware from £6 and striped napkins £16 for 4 both Gray & Willow.

    Moving through to the bedroom, the collection continues the relaxed, laid-back living feel, which through extensive customer research was identified by the buying team, as a key essential thus achieving daily calm and more time for rest and relaxation. Something we can all relate to!


    Double bedstead £999, Tromso flannel stripe double duvet cover £80, Stonewashed bedspread £150 all Gray & Willow.

    With such pretty bedding of timeless washed slub cotton yarns and linen fibres with brushed flannel for an organic quality it creates a lovingly laid-back feel that just makes us want to curl up among it with a cup of tea and a good book!


    Pillowcases from £25 for a pair, Gray & Willow.

    If like us you love this look for your home, then you’ll be pleased to hear the Gray & Willow collection extends to fashion too so look out for this launching at the end of August too. We’ve already got our eye on several lovely pieces!


    Gray & Willow at House of Fraser,

    launching online and in store

    from the end of August 2015.

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    Sneak Peek: Dickins & Jones Home

    by  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014 • Latest trends • 2 Comments

    Who wouldn’t want to brighten up their home with the new range from Dickins & Jones? Launching for Autumn Winter 2014, this is the latest exclusive house brand from House of Fraser. We love the rich pops of colour and country-style..

    Dickins and Jones, House of Fraser, Homeware, Home Shopping Spy, Ideal Home, AW14, Autumn Winter trends

    The range includes enamel storage and ceramic bakeware, floral textiles, checks and heritage prints. Available in store from September.

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