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The Big Velvet Home Trend

February 27, 2018
The Big Velvet Home Trend

If there’s one texture that will add an air of opulence and elegance to a room it has to be Velvet with its tactile qualities and luscious good looks. It’s been growing in popularity for the past few years and this year it’s set to be one of the biggest, dare I say it, trends.   The Big Velvet Home Trend I’m not one to usually be led by trends because for 1. I basically hate being told what to do as a…

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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 Importance Of Rugs & How To Use Them

June 13, 2017

I see rugs in our homes as shoes are to a well-dressed outfit. You wouldn’t go to the trouble of selecting your best outfit for a night out and then go barefooted. It’s the same principle with rugs. Shoes complete an outfit and, in some instances, will actually outshine what you’re wearing, if you want them to that is. It’s the same with rugs. They can be a game changer on how a room looks and feels.  Rugs can either…

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Add Texture To Your Walls With Decorative Wall Hangings

May 23, 2017
Add Texture To Your Walls With Decorative Wall Hangings

I adore texture and how it can take a room from blah to wow! If you’re wondering why it’s so important check out my post Texture, Your Secret Weapon here. Today, I thought we’d look to our walls and provide us with some wonderful textural inspiration rather than the usual suspects of cushions and throws. Our walls tend to play host to art work, and although they add colour and interest to the room, they don’t necessarily always provide textural qualities to…

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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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How To Make your Home a Welcome Retreat For Winter Using Texture

October 11, 2016

Yes, it’s time to finally embrace the transition from summer to autumn, as the leaves fall from the trees and the crisp air catches us unawares as we venture out on early starts and late finishes.  We tend to look to our homes with eagerness as they become welcome retreats from the changing weather. It is definitely time to think about snuggling up and getting cosy. The colder seasons get me thinking of all the wonderful textures that we can…

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