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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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Design Crush Sustainable Living

Tom Raffield’s Latest Collection – The Green Range

June 15, 2018
Tom Raffield's Latest Collection - The Green Range

And in a blink of an eye, Friday has arrived again. I thought we’d end the week on a high with one of my all-time favourite eco-friendly designers Tom Raffield and his latest collection of swoon-worthy designs. If you’ve been hanging out with me for a while, you may recall one of my first ever Design Crush posts celebrated this incredibly talented designer and his remarkable steam bent designs. If you missed it you can read part of his design…

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Handwoven Floor Art For Lovers of Colour – Angie Parker Textiles

May 18, 2018
Handwoven Floor Art For Lovers of Colour - Angie Parker Textiles

We all need some colour in our lives don’t you think? Especially with the weather we’ve been experiencing lately. One minute full-on glorious sunshine, the next grey, wet and miserable. I say why not make your own sunshine by bringing some colour into your lives. Today I’m going to be doing just that by introducing you to  Angie Parker Textiles and her wonderful rainbow of textural delights in the form of handwoven rugs.   Handwoven Floor Art For Lovers of Colour…

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Idyll Home – Shop Love

May 11, 2018
Idyll Home - Shop Love

Shopping online has become mainstream for many of us including buying for our homes. It’s also meant that the web has become a place of discovery where we’re able to find new and wonderful companies that offer you something different from the usual High Street sameness. Companies like family run Idyll Home who have put thought and care into the collections they have to offer. Ensuring that your homes remain as individualistic as you are and not something out of…

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The Beauty of Handcrafted Wood – William Firth Woodcraft

May 1, 2018
The Beauty of Handcrafted Wood - William Firth Woodcraft

If there’s one way to add warmth and character to our homes it has to be through the use of the wood with its natural textural qualities. And what better way to introduce it but in the form of useful accessories that have been lovingly handmade by skilled craftsmen. Today, I’m featuring one such skilled artisan, William Firth, who has an independent woodwork workshop based in the heart of Lancashire here in the UK.   The Beauty of Handcrafted Wood – William…

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Home Trends Sustainable Living

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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