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Save A Tusk With A Tea Towel – Sophie Allport’s Savannah Collection

July 27, 2018
Save A Tusk With A Tea Towel - Sophie Allport's Savannah Collection

Like many of you, the closest I’ve ever gotten to see some of the amazing creatures that walk our planet is at a handful of zoos over the years. Those memories of awe and wonderment have stayed with me, and as an adult, you realise just how lucky we are to have such beauty and diversity of wildlife in our world. It’s also heartbreaking to know that illegal wildlife trade continues to threaten these amazing animals. I don’t think I…

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Timeless Decorative Tiles – Original Style’s Capsule Collections

July 20, 2018
Timeless Decorative Tiles - Original Style's Capsule Collections

There’s something to be said about tiles in our homes. Their durability and low maintenance, particularly in high traffic areas such as kitchens, bathrooms and hallways make them invaluable especially if you have a family or pets. Decorative tiles, in particular, have become hugely popular in recent years with lots of bolder, colourful patterns widely available. However, these designs can be hard to live with especially across larger surface areas where they can become visually overwhelming.  You may well have…

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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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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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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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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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