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Meet The Designer – BLANKTURE – Lighting Jewellery

September 29, 2017
Meet The Designer - BLANKTURE - Lighting Jewellery

  Being a lighting addict, and a lover of the natural world, I was thrilled to discover Blankture at the London Design Fair. These eye-catching lighting designs have taken their inspiration from nature in a decorative form, guaranteeing to attract my attention.     Swedish Designer, Jenny Schild is the founder of Blankture, and only launched her lighting collection in April this year, so I thought we’d show her some support tell you all about this talented designer.  You might also…

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Design Crush – Scraplights by Graypants

June 6, 2017
Design Crush - Scraplights by Graypants

If you follow me on Social Media, you’ll have seen that I recently visited Clerkenwell Design week in London. It’s a must see event featuring the very latest in design as well as touching base with some old favourites such as Scraplights by Graypants.   I have to say these decorative pendant lights hold me captivated every time I see them. It’s not just their swoon worthy, good-looking textured forms, or how they provide warm, intimate ambient lighting that gets my attention.…

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Interior Inspiration Texture

5 Ways to Use Natural Woven Materials to Create A Warm & Welcoming Home

March 10, 2017

5 Ways to Use Natural Woven Materials to Create A Warm & Welcoming Home No matter what your style, most of us want to create a warm and welcoming home. It’s actually very easy to implement just by adding a few natural materials to your spaces. Today’s focus is on woven materials such as wicker, and rattan, which add texture, depth and interest to create those warm vibes. SEATING/FURNITURE Woven materials have seen a revival in many shapes and forms, and some such as…

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Lighting Sustainable Living

#Recycled Paper Lights – Sustainable Living

February 1, 2017

How are we all? If you managed to get through Dry January without a drop, well done to you!! Personally, I’ll be raising a mug or two of coffee to the arrival of February as I’m currently feeling under the weather, but still, here’s to Spring knocking at our door…… Cheers! Right, let’s get down to business with today’s post…… #Recycled Paper Lights – Sustainable Living It’s becoming easier to adopt an eco-friendly approach to decorating our homes as designers are providing us with…

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Interior Inspiration

Show Us Your Legs – Unique Bird Inspired Designs

January 27, 2017

How are we all? I hope the week has treated you kindly. I must admit I’m struggling with the groundhog days of winter darkness, cold, and wet on a continuous loop here in the UK. Let’s hope Spring pops its head round the corner soon!! That’s me finished with the typically British moaning mention about the weather, let’s get on to today’s subject of legs. Bird legs to be exact….. Show Us Your Legs – Unique Bird Inspired Design There’s no doubt that…

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The Lighting Guide – Part 3 – How To, Tips & Cheats

December 9, 2016

Yay Friday has arrived, and today you get to read the final part of the Lighting Guide. We have already covered the basic principles of lighting to your homes here and here. Today, it’s all about how to go about implementing the perfect lighting scheme, as well as some helpful tips. So without further ado, let’s go! Plan The key to a successful lighting scheme is to plan ahead, and not when you’ve finished decorating. If you are going for a complete redesign of…

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