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The Botanical Modern Boho Home of Judy Lynch

June 14, 2019
The Botanical Modern Boho Home of Judy Lynch

We’re ending the week with one of our wonderful @greathomestaketime winners, Judy Lynch aka @whynotknot. Her fabulous home is one to be admired for on her amazing plant collection alone that breathes life into every corner. And then there are the limitless textural delights in the form of thrifted goodness. Proving that you can create a warm and inviting home without all the paraphernalia of expensive decor and accessories. Ready to be inspired? I know I am. The Botanical Modern…

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Interior Inspiration Sustainable Living

Eco-Friendly Window Blinds for a Greener Home

June 11, 2019

Up until now, you might not have considered the environment when looking to update your windows in terms of dressing them up. Hopefully, you’ll find today’s post an interesting one as there are companies that are pulling out the stops to provide you with eco-friendly window dressings to help you create a greener home. Afterall, even the smallest of changes in our buying habits can make a huge difference. I thought we’d take a look at one such company Apollo…

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Home Trends Sustainable Living

The Natural Rattan/Wicker Trend

May 24, 2019

It’s a fact that we’re becoming increasingly more conscious of our environment and the effect that we have on it. It’s no surprise then that we are seeking more natural organic designs to fill our homes with. There’s also the element of what goes around comes back again and rattan is just one example that has seen a resurgence in our homes. Rattan/wicker was a huge hit in the 70’s and one that lasted a decade. It may well bring…

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Baa Stool – Handmade Sustainable Sheepskin Designs

February 13, 2019
Baa Stool - Handmade Sustainable Sheepskin Designs

The Joan Beauty Stool from Baa Stool made quite a statement to our dressing table back in January when I presented our bedroom makeover. And I have to say, we have been suitably impressed not only by her good looks but by the quality of her ever since. Of course, there is so much more to this fabulous UK independent company and I also wanted to do a more informative post about Baa Stool and the wonders of sheepskin in…

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Kitchen Edit Sustainable Living

Everhot – The Range Cooker With A Difference

February 4, 2019
Everhot - The Range Cooker With A Difference

When it comes to our kitchen spaces, cookers have to be one of the biggest investments that you’ll make. Get it right and you’ll be reaping the benefits for years to come. It pays to do your research and check out all the potential offerings out there. After all, a cooker is used daily and needs to stand up to the test of time. As someone who loves to cook and has owned a standard range for the last ten…

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Ecodesign Ready Stoves by Contura

January 25, 2019
Ecodesign Ready Stoves by Contura

Happy Friday everyone albeit another cold one and we’ve still got a while before it starts to warm up. We’re definitely weather challenged in the UK don’t you think? It’s such a British pastime discussing if it’s too hot or too cold. Either way, I do wish Spring would hurry up and get here. If you’ve been hibernating inside, (as I have), you might find today’s post an interesting one. We’re looking at heating our homes with eco-friendly designed stoves…

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