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The Natural Handwoven Trend

April 11, 2018
The Natural Handwoven Trend

I’m sure you’d agree with me that there’s something quite beautiful about natural woven pieces that have been handmade by skilled and experienced craftsmen.  Their organic textural qualities bring our homes alive with their woven forms, offering interest and tactile surfaces that touch our senses as well as their ability to offer the decorative. The fact that they are often environmentally friendly both in design and choice of materials means that by opting for natural designs, you’re be avoiding the…

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Contemporary Metal Designers – AnthologyFive

March 22, 2018
Contemporary Metal Designers - AnthologyFive

When contemporary metal designers AnthologyFive offered me a chance at a behind the scenes tour of their engineering workshops, I literally jumped at the opportunity. After all, it’s not every day that you get to see the design process let alone understand the complexities of how a design comes together.  And, if you’ve yet to have heard of this relatively new and exciting company, I can assure you, you’re in for a treat.   Contemporary Metal Designers – AnthologyFive AnthologyFive’s high-quality…

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Eco-Friendly & Vegan-Friendly Bedding – The Fine Bedding Company

February 16, 2018
Eco-Friendly & Vegan-Friendly Bedding - The Fine Bedding Company

Our awareness of plastic polluting our environment has reached a critical point this year and I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s been shocking to see. It’s even had my 9-year-old talking about it!  But as plastic continues to dominate our shopping aisles, for now, it’s good to know that our efforts at recycling are going into newly created household items. This brings us on to  The Fine Bedding Company who have introduced NIMBUS Pearl SMARTDOWN® duvet and pillows. They’re made…

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Revolutionary LED Lighting Design by Well-Lit

February 6, 2018
Revolutionary LED Lighting Design by Well-Lit

Our attitude towards lighting has changed over the past few years, partly due to legislation but also because we’re appreciating the importance of good lighting in our homes. Lighting is fast becoming a lifestyle statement and what better way to do it whilst saving money and helping the environment in the long-term with LED lighting. If you’ve struggled with going green with your lighting and haven’t been enamoured by LED light bulbs (or lamps as they’re known in the trade)…

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Eco-Friendly Gift Guide – For Interior Lovers

December 1, 2017
Eco-Friendly Gift Guide - For Interior Lovers

Yes, we’re on the countdown to Christmas and whilst the mania of Black Friday has swept the country there will be those of us that have yet to start the festive shopping, myself included. Today we are looking at gifts for those interior loving friends and family members or you might just want to treat yourself. I thought we’d look at eco-friendly gifts rather than cheap mass marketed goods that have a drastic effect on our planet. It’s a great…

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An Alternative Eco-friendly Fireplace – Bioethanol Fires

November 28, 2017
An Alternative Eco-friendly Fireplace - Bioethanol Fires

There’s nothing more magical than a lit fire on a cold winters evening don’t you think? And whilst we don’t rely on them solely for heating with underfloor or central heating being the mainstay in our homes, you can’t beat them for providing visual comfort. A place to gather with the family and unwind, there’s nothing more soothing and relaxing than sitting in front of a fireplace with the flames flickering and the lights dimmed. From an interiors point of…

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