May 2012 archive

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Fashion For Home: A Glowing Review

I think everyone is probably aware that I have been incessantly on the hunt for lovely things for my new home – but I’ve also been trying to stick to a budget. This can be hard with limited high street choices – the likes of stylish but pricey stores like John Lewis’s, Heal’s, Habitat’s and […] Read more…

Toast Summer 2012: House and Home

Hello Toast Spring/Summer collection! With glorious weather like this it’s easy to believe it could last forever. While it does – i think it’s appropriate to dip into Toast’s Home catalogue which as usual has the ability to transport the reader away into exotic climes with white-washed walls, floaty linens and airy rooms. I need […] Read more…

Stylish Beds: Letti and Co.

I need one of these in my life right now! This beautiful and unusual bed brand Letti and Co. was launched earlier this year by Italian company Gervasoni and creative genius Paola Navone. I love how the collection mixes traditional Italian styling with modern comfort. Lots of layered upholstery detail and mix and match patterns […] Read more…

Online: Shop Bamarang

Over the years I’ve gained a pretty good handle on the content of online homeware stores in the UK and while they are filled with beautiful product by great British designers – I’ve pretty much seen it all before. But lately there has been a flood of exciting new online home shopping sites with a […] Read more…

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Industrial Lighting: Urban Cottage Industries

On the hunt for the hard to come by but very popular filament light-bulbs for our home – I stumbled across a gem of a site – UK based Historic Lighting a part of an industrious family run company Urban Cottage Industries. The simple site sells all the components you might need for your industrial […] Read more…