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Non-Toxic Candles – The Natural Choice For Your Homes

November 24, 2017
Non-Toxic Candles - The Natural Choice For Your Homes

And I’m back after what has been a fraught week dealing with some mind-boggling technical issues with the blog. Thankfully all has been resolved and the I.E. family has finally come out of hiding! To help get over the stress of it all, I thought we’d go all calm and tranquil in the home today by talking about candles. Non-Toxic Candles – The Natural Choice For Your Homes Candles happen to play a massive part of my every day-to-day and apart…

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Meet The Designers – The Curious Department

November 14, 2017
Meet The Designers - The Curious Department

I hold my hands up to not writing nearly enough about art and accessories for our homes. Considering these elements are as important as the paint we put on our walls or the chair we choose to sit upon, I thought I’d introduce you to this weeks Meet The Designers – The Curious Department. They address both in a somewhat curious way that I’m sure will delight all of you that seek the unique and different for your homes.  …

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The Cactus Trend

May 19, 2017

I thought we’d have some fun today with the Cactus.  It’s been a growing trend over the past couple of years, but this year, it appears we really are embracing the Cactus along side the triumphant Pineapple. You may even want to consider displaying them along side each other.   I’m not one to follow trends per se, but I do love how the cactus provides sculptural forms, and texture to a space. They have a way of catching our eye don’t you think?…

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The Importance of Accessories & The Do’s & Don’ts

November 15, 2016
The Importance of Accessories & The Do's & Don'ts

When redesigning any space, no matter how large or small, there is one element that should never ever be overlooked, accessories. The Importance of Accessories & The Do’s & Don’ts Without accessories, your spaces, no matter how beautifully decorated or furnished, will be left looking and feeling incredibly unloved. Think of accessories as the icing on a cake,  offering visual interest, and detail. If you source your accessories during the design process, your room/s will look complete. The Importance of Accessories They…

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How To Make your Home a Welcome Retreat For Winter Using Texture

October 11, 2016

Yes, it’s time to finally embrace the transition from summer to autumn, as the leaves fall from the trees and the crisp air catches us unawares as we venture out on early starts and late finishes.  We tend to look to our homes with eagerness as they become welcome retreats from the changing weather. It is definitely time to think about snuggling up and getting cosy. The colder seasons get me thinking of all the wonderful textures that we can…

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Through The Looking Glass – Magical Reflections

July 1, 2016

I was walking past a local interior shop and saw these beautiful ‘window’ styled mirrors, which got me thinking about Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through The Looking Glass’ and how magical mirrors are within our spaces.     Mirrors, of course, create illusions of space, reflect and add light, but by playing around with the size and form, they can offer you more than just your reflection or your typical over the mantel decorative mirror. I like how powerful and exciting mirrors can be in…

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