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11 Ways To Elevate Your Houseplants

January 19, 2018
11 Ways To Elevate Your Houseplants

Not to be put off by lack of surfaces to add my growing plant collection to, I’ve been doing some research on some wonderful new designs that will quite literally elevate your plant collection. Whether you like to mix things up with faux and real, or are an avid green-fingered collector, you really can’t have enough plants to add some instant greenery goodness. 11 Ways To Elevate Your Houseplants Plants are continuing to grow in their popularity and it’s really no…

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Interior Inspiration

Marble – The Ongoing Home Trend

September 19, 2017

Regardless of what’s in or out in the interiors world, there’s no doubt that marble has grown in popularity over the past few years and it looks set to stay for a few more yet. Today I thought we’d take a closer look at this marvellous natural material for our homes.   Marble – The Ongoing Home Trend   Favoured since the Roman times’ marble was, and has been, a statement of wealth. Now accessible to all, it’s grown in popularity…

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Botanical Wallpapers & How To Use Them

July 25, 2017
Botanical Wallpapers & How To use Them

  You know you’re kind of obsessed with botanicals when your latest acquisition happens to be a dress that’s covered in banana leaves.  The I.E. hubs may think I’ve gone a bit bonkers, but then he doesn’t really pay that much attention to interiors and fashion world so I’m ignoring the “It’s err very green darling” comment. In the meantime, until I find somewhere to wear it, I’m going to imagine myself sipping cocktails with Club Tropicana playing in the background…..…

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Colour Inspiration Interior Decor

The Colour Edit – Pink

July 4, 2017
The Colour Edit - Pink

On a recent school run, my son and his friend got talking about their favourite colours. His friend said pink was his and so began a discussion of colour between them both.  As 9-year-olds, I was equally surprised and happy to hear them state that even though pink was seen as a girly colour it really didn’t matter. It was all about personal choice, and that is what counted. How fab is that!   Obviously, being interiors obsessed, I began…

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Ethical Soft Furnishings – Maud Interiors

June 23, 2017
Ethical Soft Furnishings - Maud Interiors

It dawned on me that I haven’t actually dedicated a whole post to soft furnishings, and so I  felt compelled to put that right today. Soft furnishings are so important in adding texture, pattern, colour and interest to our spaces. They also provide us with a feel-good factor and comfort. I also believe that if we can, we should look to ethical brands and I happened across one on my recent visit to Clerkenwell, Maud Interiors. ETHICAL SOFT FURNISHINGS – MAUD INTERIORS…

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The Cactus Trend

May 19, 2017

I thought we’d have some fun today with the Cactus.  It’s been a growing trend over the past couple of years, but this year, it appears we really are embracing the Cactus along side the triumphant Pineapple. You may even want to consider displaying them along side each other.   I’m not one to follow trends per se, but I do love how the cactus provides sculptural forms, and texture to a space. They have a way of catching our eye don’t you think?…

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