Archive of ‘Homeware’ category

Five Velvet Beauties from Darlings of Chelsea

The trend for velvet home furnishings is going nowhere fast and velvet furniture which was once relegated to a bygone era is now getting a contemporary update from brands using modern colours making the plush accessory the statement of the moment. Gloriously named sofa brand Darlings of Chelsea handcraft their equally glorious velvet sofas here in the UK and […] Read more…

Its All in the Eyes: New Trend + Valentines Gift Guide

Golden Eye Mirror £19.95, Graham and Green With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the shops and the internet are guaranteed to abound with heart shaped objects – but at the risk of sounding a little lewd I think other body parts are often overlooked as poetic and poignant reminders of love… I’m talking about the eyes… They are the gateway […] Read more…

30 Christmas Gifts Under £15

Metallic Monogram Sticker Patch £5 Anthropologie  With a mere few days left until Christmas like me you’ve probably got all your key gifts sorted (no?). For me however, it’s always the Secret Santa’s and the friendship gifts where you have a budget to stick to that are the trickiest ones to buy for. I always […] Read more…

Halloween Pompkins DIY

We have been saying the words Pompkin with glee all weekend in my household. Isn’t it a wonderful word? We haven’t had a craft project on the blog for a really long time so when Morgan Webber, a good friend and the craftiest person I know offered up a Halloween themed craft – how could […] Read more…

Celestial Ceramics from Michele Quan

My thoughts have been ruminating on a celestial note this past month… i’ve been watching Neil Gaiman’s epic blockbuster on TV – American Gods (a clash between the old Gods and the new) – there’s plenty of star-gazing and mysticism. I’ve also re-discovered everything Fornasetti and fallen in love with the delicate Astronomici collection. So when […] Read more…

Perfectly Plain Rugs from Farrow and Ball

Have you ever seen something so simple that takes your breath away and in the same instance cannot believe that something so simple can indeed take your breath away? A company who have mastered the art of simplicity and attention to colour regularly tknocks me for a six is Farrow and Ball who have just taken their […] Read more…

Showstopping Autumn Lighting At Rockett St George

It is a universally known fact in the interiors world that eclectic online homeware emporium Rockett St George have cornered the market in show-stopping, original and most importantly affordable lighting. Whenever I am working with an interiors client who wants a statement light I point them straight to these guys – their pieces are always full […] Read more…

A Couple of New Things To Pick Up at Ikea

MYRHEDEN Frame/ Noticeboard £12 We all know that Ikea has nailed the home market for impulse buys. Who amongst us can admit that they have never raced around the aisles (I always seem to be on a deadline) throwing attractive looking items into their trolley like they were a contestant in a particularly frantic episode of […] Read more…

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