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Retro Wallpaper: The Best Alternative To Keep Your Vintage Dreams Alive Vintage wallpapers always holds a special place in the hearts of wallpaper lovers. Their unique designs and timeless patterns trigger memories of a time long gone and create a unique atmosphere and vibe. It's no wonder that they have been sought after by those who seek to recreate a retro look.
WIN an Icelandic Sheepskin Rug from Idyll Home worth £95 Welcome to another week and another fabulous giveaway! This week I'm thrilled to be partnering with the lovely team at Idyll Home to offer one lucky reader this gorgeous grey Icelandic sheepskin rug worth £95. Icelandic Sheepskins are from rare breeds from Iceland, the grey sheepskin rugs are dyed providing a modern alternative to the white.
Amazonia Botanical Ceramic Tiles Working as part of the Saint-Gobain family, CTD Architectural Tiles is a high-end ceramic tile manufacturer, and their latest Amazonia range of botanical ceramic tiles is a perfect meeting point between art and design. Utilising a rustic style, and drawing on inspiration from the fashion world, these tiles conjure up a remote jungle landscape.
The New Reclaimed Wood Collection from Nordic House As we all become more aware of sustainable living and 'buying less and buying better' it makes perfect sense to adopt a new approach to our furniture buying too. This new range of wooden furniture and accessories from Nordic House is all about sustainable materials, traditional techniques, and the attention to detail that comes from hand-making.
The New Neutrals Interior Trend For 2019 Today, I'm sharing lots of clever decorating tips on how to use the new neutral interior trend which will transform your home from wild and unkept, to relaxed and zen. This is a post I have been dying to write for ages. As it is not often you see a new trend come through that would work in any home.
Monday Inspiration: 8 Beautiful Rooms Some weeks ago I wrote about The Red Thread - used by the Swedish to describe something that follows a theme. The idea of the red thread isn't new; Theseus followed a red thread given to him by Ariadne to find his way out of the Minotaur's cave in Greek mythology, and it has been used in various ways ever since.
Minimal space? Six tips for designing your child's room It's often the case that the smallest members of the family are given the smallest rooms in the house. However, children and clutter come hand in hand, and their toys can be big and clunky, taking up lots of space.
10 Steps to Spring Clean a Family Home It's time to Spring Clean! This year, with the ascendance in popularity of Marie Kondo, we are keener than ever to blitz our homes of clutter and clear the path for the new season. The longer days and sunnier weather has us itching to throw out our winter woollies and start adding in fresh, crisp spring-like linens and floral prints.
Interior Design Blog - My Journey from Student to Interior Designer - SBID SBID got in touch with Katie Thomas, Design Director of KTM Design and SBID South West Regional Director to discover more about her career in interior design and how her journey evolved, from studying interior design at university to becoming a professional interior designer and even co-founding her own design practice, KTM Design.
A Barn-Style Holiday Cottage Oozing With Rustic Charm This barn conversion holiday-let, dates back to the 16th Century and has been lovingly restored to retain its original features. The owners have used nature as the main point of inspiration for its interior, and they have added heavy textures and muted colours to create a charming and romantic get-away oozing with rusticity.
Five Ways To ReVamp Your Sitting Room Today I wanted to show you five ways to revamp a room starting with the sitting room for when you want to make a few changes but can't afford to change the.
Project Of The Week - Mombo This week's instalment of the #SBIDinspire interior design series features a sustainable and luxuriously designed African lodge for Wilderness Safaris' Premier Camp, Mombo.
Decorating the smallest room in the house: the downstairs loo Usually the smallest room in the house, the downstairs loo is often overlooked. In terms of decorating it often isn't an easy fix either. Perhaps you've inherited one with tiled walls that aren't to your taste or perhaps an ugly or old suite. Whatever you've got, there are always things you can do to freshen up the room.
My Living Room Refresh on a Cheap as Chips Budget I'm always advising others that a room can improve just with an inexpensive coat of paint, and now I have practised what I preach. The shade is Sulking Room Pink from Farrow and Ball and we've painted all four walls in it, which has effectively brought the whole room together, as well as warming it up.
Rugs by Wendy Morrison I'm excited to tell you about these rugs as I had a small, tiny, hand in the thinking behind them. Last year Wendy Morrison, a hugely talented designer with a background in fashion, wrote to me and asked if I would like to have one of her rugs for my bedroom.
Interview : Marcelle Chownes Dove of Martha & Me So I thought I’d share this great new shop with you and what better way to do that than through an interview with Marcelle so we can get an insight into her ethos, her style and what Martha and Me has to offer. Can you tell us a bit about your background?
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If You Buy One Thing: Woven Leather Bench This is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture you can buy and I have found it in white, brown and black so it should suit all colour schemes although I will confess to rather loving the white one.
Hello lino: an interview with artist and designer Debbie Chessell All images Debbie Chessell. Feeling inspired? Why not catch up on some of our previous interviews:. Comment. Name. EmailNot published. Website. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.
A Glamorous Hallway in Pink and Gold and How to Get The Look We could all do with a little glamour in our lives, and this hallway delivers in spades but still manages to look pared back and elegant. It's all due to the restraint used. The feature wall is a dusky shade of pink. Not too girly. And because it is inset within a white wall it doesn't overpower the space.
16 Of The Best Brighton Interior Instagram Accounts To Follow Discover Brighton's top 16 insgram accounts for interior inspiration hand picked by award winning interior stylist Maxine Brady.
Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms - Bathroom Special This weekly collection of rooms has always been a fairly random collection of spaces that have caught my eye during the past seven days - sometimes I try and do a walk-through every room in a house and sometimes, often, there are lots of of kitchens. This week, for some reason, I found more bathrooms so decided to turn it into a special edition.
The Sofa & Chair Company 'Partners' Pop-Up It's London Design Week this week and there are so many exciting new launches, products, collaborations and pop-ups that I can't wait to see! One that I've been looking forward to is the The Sofa and Chair Company pop-up.
Mattress Buying Guide: What to Look For and What to Avoid Buying a new mattress should be an exciting process, after all getting a great night's sleep as often as possible is essential for your health and happiness. However, I found that it always helps to do your research first, otherwise you could be facing sleepless nights and achy mornings once again, even with a whole new mattress.
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