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Design Crush – Scraplights by Graypants

June 6, 2017
Design Crush - Scraplights by Graypants

If you follow me on Social Media, you’ll have seen that I recently visited Clerkenwell Design week in London. It’s a must see event featuring the very latest in design as well as touching base with some old favourites such as Scraplights by Graypants.   I have to say these decorative pendant lights hold me captivated every time I see them. It’s not just their swoon worthy, good-looking textured forms, or how they provide warm, intimate ambient lighting that gets my attention.…

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#Recycled Paper Lights – Sustainable Living

February 1, 2017

How are we all? If you managed to get through Dry January without a drop, well done to you!! Personally, I’ll be raising a mug or two of coffee to the arrival of February as I’m currently feeling under the weather, but still, here’s to Spring knocking at our door…… Cheers! Right, let’s get down to business with today’s post…… #Recycled Paper Lights – Sustainable Living It’s becoming easier to adopt an eco-friendly approach to decorating our homes as designers are providing us with…

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The Lighting Guide – Part 3 – How To, Tips & Cheats

December 9, 2016
The Lighting Guide - Part 3 - How To, Tips & Cheats

Yay Friday has arrived, and today you get to read the final part of the Lighting Guide. We have already covered the basic principles of lighting to your homes here and here. Today, it’s all about how to go about implementing the perfect lighting scheme, as well as some helpful tips. So without further ado, let’s go! Plan The key to a successful lighting scheme is to plan ahead, and not when you’ve finished decorating. If you are going for a complete redesign of…

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Lighting Guide – Part 2 How To Become A Firefly & Fall In Love With Lighting

December 6, 2016

Lighting Guide – Part 2 How To Become A Firefly & Fall In Love With Lighting Welcome back to Part 2 of the Lighting Guide. Last week we covered light and shadow and the importance of lighting in general to your homes. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Today, the focus is on introducing the specific layers of lighting within your homes. But first….. Lighting & Our Mood Lighting can have a major impact on our mood, and you…

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Lighting Guide – How To Become A Firefly & Fall In Love With Lighting: Part 1

December 2, 2016

It’s been a while since I wrote about lighting, and to be honest, I have found it a bit of a struggle not to. I am seriously like a firefly when it comes to all aspects of lighting, I am so fascinated by it. You may be happy to know that I have restrained myself purely because…… 1. I do understand that there are those of you yet to pick up the lighting bug. 2. Lighting to you, could just mean that one hanging pendant, and an…

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Lampshade Making With The Brilliant Artist & Designer Anna Jacobs

November 4, 2016

If you happen to follow me and Facebook and/or Instagram, you would have seen that I attended a lampshade making event held at Heals in Kingston Upon Thames last night. It was hosted by the fantastic artist, and designer Anna Jacobs. As you can imagine, I was a tad bit excited to be able to combine my love of lighting and art, with hands on experience! I first came across Anna on Instagram and you can follow her here to see her range…

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