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The Natural Environment Biophilic Design, Our Homes & Our Wellbeing

June 25, 2019
The Natural Environment Bioliphic Design, Our Homes & Our Wellbeing

I thought we’d take a closer look at our connection with the natural environment, biophilic design and our homes and the effect that it has on our wellbeing today. You may or may not be aware but we all invariably take some visual comfort from mother nature. Our connection with the outside world is without a doubt a powerful one. And we’ve been stimulating our senses with nature-inspired decor and other elements for thousands of years. It’s no surprise that…

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The Botanical Modern Boho Home of Judy Lynch

June 14, 2019
The Botanical Modern Boho Home of Judy Lynch

We’re ending the week with one of our wonderful @greathomestaketime winners, Judy Lynch aka @whynotknot. Her fabulous home is one to be admired for on her amazing plant collection alone that breathes life into every corner. And then there are the limitless textural delights in the form of thrifted goodness. Proving that you can create a warm and inviting home without all the paraphernalia of expensive decor and accessories. Ready to be inspired? I know I am. The Botanical Modern…

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Eco-Friendly Window Blinds for a Greener Home

June 11, 2019

Up until now, you might not have considered the environment when looking to update your windows in terms of dressing them up. Hopefully, you’ll find today’s post an interesting one as there are companies that are pulling out the stops to provide you with eco-friendly window dressings to help you create a greener home. Afterall, even the smallest of changes in our buying habits can make a huge difference. I thought we’d take a look at one such company Apollo…

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Affordable Design Finds Furniture Design Outdoor Spaces

The Perfect Affordable String Garden Furniture

June 3, 2019

AD: I’m thrilled and honoured to announce that the wonderful people at Sue Ryder have asked me to be their blogger for the month of June. This means I not only get to share some fabulous affordable designs with you but hopefully, encourage you to shop with a conscience. 100% of their sales go towards this worthwhile charity which helps those with end of life care. Something that no one, or their families, should face alone. They also help those…

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The Natural Rattan/Wicker Trend

May 24, 2019

It’s a fact that we’re becoming increasingly more conscious of our environment and the effect that we have on it. It’s no surprise then that we are seeking more natural organic designs to fill our homes with. There’s also the element of what goes around comes back again and rattan is just one example that has seen a resurgence in our homes. Rattan/wicker was a huge hit in the 70’s and one that lasted a decade. It may well bring…

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The Creative, Bold & Colourful Home of Paola Roder

May 16, 2019
The Creative, Bold & Colourful Home of Paola Roder

Today’s home tour is like no other I’ve featured before. Bold, colourful and full of pattern, it’s the perfect representation of how, when you have the confidence to, you can make your home a true reflection of your personality and style. This fabulous home belongs to the super lovely Paola Roder and her husband who won our @Greathomestaketime over on Instagram. The Creative, Bold & Colourful Home of Paola Roder When I feature a home, I always ask for a…

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