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An Alternative Eco-friendly Fireplace – Bioethanol Fires

November 28, 2017
An Alternative Eco-friendly Fireplace - Bioethanol Fires

There’s nothing more magical than a lit fire on a cold winters evening don’t you think? And whilst we don’t rely on them solely for heating with underfloor or central heating being the mainstay in our homes, you can’t beat them for providing visual comfort. A place to gather with the family and unwind, there’s nothing more soothing and relaxing than sitting in front of a fireplace with the flames flickering and the lights dimmed. From an interiors point of…

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Sustainable Living

The Eco-Friendly Living Room & Guide

October 17, 2017
The Eco-Friendly Living Room & Guide

  A fresh new week has begun and all is looking rather rosy now I have my new glasses and can see properly again. Although, I have to say there was a positive side to my not writing as much with more time to daydream think about design and interiors. One such moment caught me procrastinating about our environment and the effect we have on it, especially when it comes to redesigning our homes. Today’s post is the result of my…

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Lighting Meet The Designer

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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Soft Furnishings Sustainable Living Texture

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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Design Crush Lighting Sustainable Living

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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Form & Function - Design Finds Small Space Living

The Copenhanger – Vertical Storage Solution

May 12, 2017

Yikes somehow we’ve arrived at Friday again. With the weekend inviting us to sit back and relax, it’s a chance for us to take five, breathe, and recap before starting all over again on Monday. But first, a little inspiring design post for you today. The Copenhanger – Vertical Storage Solution I’m forever on the look out for innovative designs that are not only functional, but also provide us with good-looking pieces for our homes. I’m sharing the Copenhanger with you today, as…

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