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Scandi Modern & French Vintage – Real Home Tour – Elle Hervin

July 17, 2018
Scandi Modern & French Vintage - Real Home Tour - Elle Hervin

As much as today’s real home tour will delight in every sense, it’s also one that shows just how, with a little creativity and thought, you can create a beautiful and unique family home on a budget. The home in question belongs to Elle Hervin, her husband and 3 little ones and I literally can’t wait to show you around. I’ve even included a few concept boards at the end of this post if you’ve been inspired by Elle’s home…

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Home Trends

The Terrazzo Trend- Inspiration For Your Home

July 10, 2018
The Terrazzo Trend - Inspired Look & How To Use It

Whether you follow trends or not there’s always something we can take away from the latest in interiors. Today we’re looking at the latest Terrazzo inspired designs that have been filtering into the interiors world. Terrazzo itself has been around, albeit in a rough inventive kind of way, since the Neolithic times.  And I have to say its graphic like aesthetics work well in our modern home settings.  It may even be your preferred choice over the cool look of…

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Form & Function - Design Finds Furniture Design

The Perfect Hidden Guest Bed – Loaf

July 3, 2018
The Perfect Hidden Guest Bed - Loaf

I’m doing a bit of forward thinking today (which is a rarity in itself) and it has to do with the news that the daughter is flying the nest or should I say the departure lounge that was the eldest sons bedroom, that became hers and which will now become the youngest’s. His words “bigger bedroom” are still ringing in my ears from when I told him of his sister’s announcement. Mine was of how did my baby girl suddenly…

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Accessories Form & Function - Design Finds

10 Shelving Designs To Get Your Shelfie Fix

June 26, 2018
10 Shelving Designs To Get Your Shelfie Fix

When it comes to adding personalised decorative touches to our homes, you really can’t beat adorning a shelf or two with carefully curated pieces. Shelves are a fantastic way to express yourself and you’ll be amazed by how much you can tell about a person just from how they’ve styled them. They pretty much reflect our interests, tastes and personalities. And with so many ways to style them, they provide us with the opportunity to get creative and change the look…

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Interior Styles Real Homes Tour

A Modern Victorian Home Tour – Estelle Derouet

June 22, 2018
A Modern Victorian Home Tour - Estelle Derouet

My first Real Home Tour went down a real treat with you all so today I thought we’d take a wander around a distinctively Modern Victorian styled home of Estelle Derouet and her family.  She also happens to live in my hometown of Epsom in Surrey.   A Modern Victorian Home Tour – Estelle Derouet It would be rude of me not to introduce you before we go poking about her wonderful home. So meet Estelle who was born in the…

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Lighting

How To Use Decorative Lighting In Your Homes

June 19, 2018
How To Use Decorative Lighting In Your Homes

Welcome to the start of a new week and as it’s been a while, I thought we’d get a lighting fix today with some Decorative lighting. This form of lighting is best described as jewellery to your homes. It helps them sparkle and shine with definitive forms that transform and manipulate light whilst enhancing your decor. There’s also nothing quite like decorative lighting to be able to inject some personality and individuality. From showstopping chandeliers to the unusual, you can really unleash…

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