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Tom Raffield’s Latest Collection – The Green Range

June 15, 2018
Tom Raffield's Latest Collection - The Green Range

And in a blink of an eye, Friday has arrived again. I thought we’d end the week on a high with one of my all-time favourite eco-friendly designers Tom Raffield and his latest collection of swoon-worthy designs. If you’ve been hanging out with me for a while, you may recall one of my first ever Design Crush posts celebrated this incredibly talented designer and his remarkable steam bent designs. If you missed it you can read part of his design…

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Handwoven Floor Art For Lovers of Colour – Angie Parker Textiles

May 18, 2018
Handwoven Floor Art For Lovers of Colour - Angie Parker Textiles

We all need some colour in our lives don’t you think? Especially with the weather we’ve been experiencing lately. One minute full-on glorious sunshine, the next grey, wet and miserable. I say why not make your own sunshine by bringing some colour into your lives. Today I’m going to be doing just that by introducing you to  Angie Parker Textiles and her wonderful rainbow of textural delights in the form of handwoven rugs.   Handwoven Floor Art For Lovers of Colour…

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Cable & Cotton Ball Fairy Lights – Review

May 8, 2018
Cable & Cotton Ball Fairy Lights - Review

If you’re looking for some fun, colourful and subtle lighting that also adds a decorative element to enhance areas of your homes, you’re in the right place today. Perfect for children’s bedrooms and play areas and I’ve been kindly sent a set of Cable & Cotton’s LED fairy lights to review. And I have to say that they’ve made quite an impact in the daughter’s bedroom. And although she can’t be really classed as a child at 19 (she also stands…

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Home Trends Sustainable Living

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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