home: found this [ rattan lampshade ]

home: found this [ rattan lampshade ]

We are a little obsessed with rattan at the moment and you can currently spot it in furniture and lighting everywhere.

We have picked out these fun lampshades from made.com available in black and natural. Choose from 3 different designs for a modern take on a 70s classic. These shades will look great in any room.

[ from £49 ]

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home: trend [ indigo ]

home: trend [ indigo ]

All the richness, all the luxury, wrapped up in one colour – indigo. This dark shade is currently best on mass to make a super rich feel to an interior. Embrace wall colour, rugs and soft furnishings to create the strongest look with small metallic, blush or other rich jewel tone highlights.

For a lighter look match indigo with clean white, to lift and brighten a room. Use rich blue tones on walls and furniture, but use white for floors, ceilings and in patterns on the soft furnishings.

1 wallpaper / from £34.85 Fashion Interiors

2 ‘sanela’ cushion cover / £6 Ikea

3 rug / £266.99 Wayfair

4 ‘midnight navy’ paint / Crown

5 ‘Turin’ sofa / £1699 Swoon

6 ‘cortina’ throw / £120 MaisonDuMonde

7 bedding / from £11.40 Murmur

8 ‘Cosmo demim’ tiles / from 92p Porcelain Superstore

home: made [ picture frame ]

home: made [ picture frame ]

We love these Scandi inspired hanging frames, made simply from some wooden rods, magnets, cord and your favourite prints.

Perfect for adding to a picture wall, or in a kids room, you can quickly and easily swap pictures around when you fancy a change.

Head to homeyohmy.com for all the details

home: favourite thing [ shoe rack ]

home: favourite thing [ shoe rack ]

A lot of the time the simple things in life are the best, and this includes furniture.

We have spotted this gorgeous Midcentury shoe rack on westelm.co.uk and the bonus is it’s currently on sale

Perfect for a hallway or bedroom, this piece will fit with most interior styles.

[ was £199 now £139 ]

home: featured [ rattan at Habitat ]

home: featured [ rattan at Habitat ]

Rattan, popular on and off throughout the last century, especially from the 1950s to 1980s in various styles and forms, is back in fashion and across the high street.

Habitat, known for its midcentury styling and strong designs from the key rattan era, is definitely the go to place for rattan and other materials that have a similar look – wicker, cane, bamboo, and other woods. Beds, shelving, chairs and more all embracing the current new trend.

So why is rattan different to other materials that look so similar? Rattan is a specific material, hence rattan furniture is crafted out of rattan only, but wicker furniture may be crafted out of different materials such as bamboo, straw and even rattan. Recently, synthetic materials are also being used for manufacturing wicker furniture.

It sits perfectly within either a clean minimal interior or equally amongst an eclectic bohemian styled room. It worked in the 1970s and still works now. Avoid mixing with chintzy florals – not to end up looking to 1980s.

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

home: event [ macrame workshop ]

Get yourself along to this fab workshop hosted by Lark & Fable at West Elm, Tottenham Court Rd. Learn how make a classic macrame plant hanger, acquiring all the techniques along the way.

A great evening spent learning a new skill and of course going home with a new plant hanger. Plus you can take your own drink along to enjoy throughout.

Get tickets from eventbrite.co.uk [ £25 ]

Thursday 28th June