Posts Tagged ‘Shopping Guide’

Bridget Bodenham Australian Ceramics

I don’t tend to use phrases like ‘crushing on’ but if I ever let my preconceptions about this phrase slide – this is an instance that I would be using it. I haven’t talked about Australian ceramics a lot on this blog – i don’t know why – they are great – and being a […] Read more…

10 Organic & Monochrome Pieces from Zara Home

Fringed Floral Placemat (set of 2) £11.99 Sometime’s Zara Home slips off my radar for a while – they’re not that big on advertising – although they have some amazing lookbook campaigns and the home business seems to take a backseat to their main ( 68 Zara stores vs 13 Zara Home’s in the UK). However once […] Read more…

Sainsbury’s New Restoration Collection

You could be forgiven for thinking this image is from a ‘Mid-century California’ Pinterest board. The trailing plant and minimal kitchen with retro vibes particularly alludes to this but for me it was those smooth and weighty ceramic storage jars with the lovely oak lids that said “those look just like those elusive and expensive Heath Ceramics […] Read more…

New Shop To Watch : Handpicked By Kate

I get a lot of emails from new homeware shops introducing themselves. I like to support small businesses as I have one myself and it’s exciting to get access to businesses in their early days without all the bells and whistles of commercial thinking which can lead to things feeling a little homogeneous. At this […] Read more…

I Love Conran’s 2017 Collection for M&S

I remember when the first Terence Conran for Marks and Spencers collection came out in 2011, the limited range of products felt a little conceptual in comparison to the rest of M&S’s Homeware in store at the time (take a look at the slideshow here). There was a glass dome with a thick black base that was […] Read more…

Soulful Interior Design: No 8 Project

Lately I’ve become besotted with the elegant and soulful Facebook and Instagram feed of Swansea based interior design service the No 8 Project which has been like stepping into the cosiest of Toast catalogues. Thrillingly it is in-fact the creation of Toast’s ex-senior designer Tamsin Leech-Griffiths (she has also designed for Loxley England and Paul Smith). Tamsin has […] Read more…

10 Beautiful Pottery Lamps

Two things I’ve never been able to get enough of is pottery and table lamps… every room in my home has at least three lamps and well pottery…i’ve lost count. It will come as no surprise then that i’m a sucker for craft inspired pottery table lamps – rustic lamps, mid-century lamps, glossy glazed lamps, chalky […] Read more…

India Travels: Nicobar

So the name on everyone’s lips across the Arabian Sea is Nicobar, a gorgeous new fashion and home label set to define the ‘modern Indian voice’ by the geniuses at Good Earth (an iconic Indian home-store). The new label combines a whimsical aesthetic with contemporary pieces inspired by India – think diaphanous Kurta style dresses with inky blue […] Read more…

Habitat Blogger Dinner + Christmas Gift Guide

Nothing beats filling your boots on festive spirit in London’s West End – the show-stopping windows, million dollar Christmas lights and the fact it’s never quite as cold as the rest of the city in winter because of the sheer density of shops and people looking for a good time! For me – Tottenham Court Road has always been my […] Read more…

Glad Tidings: Homeware with Feelings

Somehow the festive season and a marked ending of a year brings out sentiment and poetry in all of us. During this time, I’m partial to accessories adorned with whimsical words and phrases that enhance the excitement of the season, warm the cockles and spread good cheer. Christmas entertaining to me is about building the […] Read more…

Halloween at Sainsbury’s

I never miss a chance to attend a Sainsbury’s Home preview. Every season their collections are just spot on – on trend but classic, covetable and excitingly affordable. This season you can find elegant linocut floral accessories and embroidered cushions amongst other beauties – take a look at their homeware here. Best of all Sainsbury’s do Halloween really well. Lets […] Read more…

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