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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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Home Trends Sustainable Living

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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The Versatile Brick Tile & How To Use It

May 7, 2019
The Versatile Brick Tile & How To Use It

There’s something about the simplicity of a tile in the form of brick that makes it a popular choice for kitchens and bathrooms. It also lends itself to a variety of pattern formations allowing you to create different looks to your home. There’s also the latest colours and different finishes to consider too. The brick tile’s familiarity in our buildings formations and repetitive pattern (no matter what layout you use) is reassuring to the eye too. I’ve compiled 7 ways…

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The Importance Of Rugs & How To Use Them – Updated

April 16, 2019

Pulling back one from the archives today because you may well have only come across this blog and two, it’s always good to recap on some design ideas for your homes. Rugs are an important aspect to creating a fabulous home and deserve a second mention don’t you think? The Importance Of Rugs & How To Use Them – Updated   I see rugs in our homes as shoes are to a well-dressed outfit. You wouldn’t go to the trouble…

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Furniture Design Small Space Living

Snug Shack The UK’s First Sofa In A Box

April 12, 2019
Snug Shack The UK's First Sofa In A Box

Can you believe it’s been nearly two years since I wrote about Choosing The Perfect Sofa for Small Spaces? So when Snug Shack’s email dropped into my inbox with their Sofa in a Box, I have to say I was intrigued. Space or lack of it is seriously lacking in most of our homes and then there’s the inconvenience of having to wait weeks/months for delivery. Snug Shack The UK’s First Sofa In A Box With the influx of mattresses…

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