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    Everyday items can be beautiful too…

    by  • Friday, February 27, 2015 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Just because something looks good, it doesn’t mean it can’t work well. Here at Ideal Home we’re big into beautility and love the mash-up of the two words (yep, you’ve guessed it) beauty and utility. Seek out household items that can turn the everyday into something more beautiful. Here’s a little round-up of some of our favourites that are just too good to store away

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    Main image: Utility chic items, from £9 for an enamel jug, Garden Trading. 1. Chambray striped laundry bag, £15, John Lewis. 2. Sting shelf, £113, Skandium. 3. Pestle & mortar, £8, Tesco. 4. Wirework trug, £18, John Lewis. 5. Marble lemon reamer, £10, BHS

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    Scandilicious enamelware

    by  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Mini Moderns

    How delightful is this enamel kitchenalia from Mini Moderns? It’s so cheery! London designers, Mark and Keith drew inspiration from their own range of Scandi cookware that they’ve collected over the years. The collection includes the happiest kettle I’ve ever seen, storage pots, measuring jugs, a butter dish and a milk pan with a beech wood handle. You might recognise the band of pattern that runs along the bottom as it’s taken from their Paisley Crescent wallpaper design. You won’t be able to get your hands on it until May but here are some lovely pictures to wet your whistle..!

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    Kettle, £39.95. Small jug, £14.95. Milk pan, £23.95. Butter dish, £19.95.

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    Global inspired prints

    by  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 • Designer secrets • 1 Comment

    If you don’t already know about Korla then you’re in for a treat, and if you do…well, we just wanted another opportunity to bask in their beautiful textile designs…

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    As for a little background on the brand, it was launched in 2011 by the Creative Director Jane Bonsor, who began her career as a fashion buyer, before starting her own fashion label, which eventually evolved into interiors. The fabrics are inspired by global travels; check out their huge range of bold and delicate patterns in both bright and neutral colours.

    The latest full collection, Ink, was launched last year. We’re in love with the colour palette of Ink blue, lovely Lake Green, and gorgeous grey Steel.

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    Alongside their fabrics, you can have your favourite designs made into curtains, blinds, cushions and lampshades.

    Recent collaborations with Sofa.com and Button & Sprung show off their striking designs to a tee!

    korla41. Fabric swatches: Inkat in Steel; Portia in Lake Green; Splatter in Ink; Quadria in Steel; 2. Avalon two seat in Korla, Portia Steel, £1,250, Sofa.com, 3. Campion Bedstead Double  Korla Cubes Steel  £1026, Button & Sprung.

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