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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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The Big Floral Home Trend

May 22, 2018

Hands up who watched the Royal Wedding at the weekend? You too? Wasn’t it rather fabulous and even if you didn’t you wouldn’t have been able to avoid reading or watching the highlights. As with any high-profile wedding let alone a royal one, there’s always the guests and who wore what and if there’s one trend that goes hand in hand it’s fashion and interiors. I particularly fell in love with Carey Mulligan’s sweet floral print Erdem dress. And if…

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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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The Great Faux Plant Home Trend

March 30, 2018

There’s no getting away from the fact that we are embracing mother nature in our homes more than ever, especially when it comes to our love affair with houseplants. However, even I admit that sometimes the odd plant has failed and gone to plant heaven!  At least with faux plants, you remove the guilt factor of becoming a serial plant killer and that can be a wonderful thing in itself.   The Great Faux Plant Home Trend Personally, I see…

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10 Of The Best Nature Inspired Table Lamps

March 27, 2018
10 Of The Best Nature Inspired Table Lamps

A small disaster beset the I.E. household last week. Ok, not so much a disaster, but more of the breakage of a favourite kitchen lamp of which the I.E. Hubs is guilty. In his defence, it did happen whilst in the throes of decorating the other end of our kitchen dining space so all is forgiven. This has, of course, meant I’ve been doing a bit of virtual shopping in search of a replacement. With our new botanical look and feel of our…

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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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