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12 Reasons To Love The Ongoing Geometric Trend

September 14, 2018
12 Reasons To Love The Ongoing Geometric Trend

There’s something rather wonderful about introducing geometric pattern to our homes with its interlocking tessellating shapes. A sense of harmony and rhythm is achieved whilst being visually stimulating. And like the floral trend, geometric patterns have never really gone out of fashion. From the Greeks to the Moroccan’s geometric patterns have been used in interiors and architecture for centuries. And whilst pattern can evoke images of highly colourful displays for the bold and the dramatic, it doesn’t necessarily have to be.…

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The Beauty of Blue In Your Home & How To Use It

May 4, 2018
The Beauty of Blue In Your Home & How To Use It

Blue skies are heralded this bank holiday weekend and with this in mind, I thought we’d take a look at how blue can add its own sunshine to our homes. And with over half of the population in the world embracing blue as their favourite colour, I thought it’s about time I wrote about it.   The Beauty of Blue In Your Home & How To Use It Having been distracted by the kitchen makeover which has led to my…

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How To Use Ultra Violet – Pantone Colour of The Year 2018

January 9, 2018
How To Use Ultra Violet - Pantone Colour of The Year 2018

For some, last years Pantone Colour Of The Year Greenery may have been the wrong shade of Kermit the Frog green. This year’s Pantone’s colour choice is Ultra Violet, which going by what I’ve read and heard may very well be the wrong colour full stop. As with all things colour related, it’s all too easy to have a knee-jerk reaction to it. You either find yourself instantly repelled or have a full-on love affair with specific colours. A few will be…

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How To Create The Perfect Home Office – The Complete Guide

November 7, 2017
How To Create The Perfect Home Office - The Complete Guide

  Having found the perfect desk design last week by Isabel Quiroga, I got to thinking about those of us that work from home.   I discovered there’s a whopping 1.5 million of you in the UK alone so there’s a chance that you may be seeking how to create the perfect home office. Or maybe you’re looking to improve your working environment. Hopefully, today’s post will inspire and provide you with the inspiration to do so.   How To…

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The Colour Edit – Yellow

May 16, 2017

I set out today to write a completely different post but instead found myself thinking about colour and how it makes us feel. The weather may have been a contributing factor as it’s been decidedly miserable. Oh, and I got to wear my new Barbour raincoat (a birthday present from the OH). Its bright yellow and apart from keeping me dry, it actually cheered me up. Yellow has a way of making us feel that little bit better don’t you…

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Bite Size Design Tip – Decorating in One Colour

March 24, 2017
Bite Size Design Tip - Decorating in One Colour

There’s no doubt that the Georgians were probably the best at creating the perfect homes to live in. Their success was born about by their attention to scale, proportion and symmetry. Whilst we may not all be fortunate enough to live in a Georgian property, we can utilise a popular trick of this era, and that is to choose ONE colour to paint our rooms in. So today, we are embracing this strategy to decorating our homes as it provides a simple, but effective…

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