January is always the time of the year when everybody starts talking about DIY, cleansing the home, revamping rooms and this is great. But if you are struggling for ideas and need some guidance then there are loads of fab books available to do just that.
We have picked 6 of our favourites ranging from DIY hacks to colour inspiration. These books are there to pick up and put down whenever the need takes you, full of interesting ideas and photos to really kick start your creative juices.
Low hanging stylised pendant lights have the power to transform any room into a stunning spectacle thanks to the simple beauty of a single shade. Constructed in black and dark grey smoked glass, this edgy pendant is fashioned in a rounded tulip shape for added interest and features a black chrome fixture. Hang next to neighbouring pendants at staggered heights as seen in interior glossies. Part of the Concrete and Rose Gold trend.
High street giant Argos is definitely one to put on the list for great homeware and furniture.
With Habitat and Sainsburys Homeware under their belt and their own great home designs, the range of products to choose from is vast and offering great design, on trend pieces, super value and ample choice.
Industrial, Green and Faux Planting all feature in their new season collection and it’s easy to create entire room styling solely from them, from the sofa and shelving down to the ceramics and cushions.
There’s even same delivery on some products!
To make it even more appealing there’s even more all under the same (virtual) roof to help you out – from toasters and kettles, mattresses to fridges and even all you need for the garden too!
The style and silhouettes of midcentury design in furniture is on-trend, beautiful and available in both original versions as well as many many replicas and furniture designed ‘in-the-style-of’ across the high street.
Laid back mid-century lounging, this mustard yellow velvet upholstered accent chair is the perfect spot to kick back and relax. Complete with soft cushioning, an exposed wooden frame with gold capped legs this lounger will slot into most interiors seamlessly.
Hard to ignore and easy to adore, the Nelly lounge chair is available in a range of rich velvet colours.
As quite often with trends they come and go, and then come back again, and one of those is marble. With so many marble products available it’s coloured examples we look at today.
Gone is the white marble and in comes black, green and pink. You will start to see this on coffee tables, kitchenware, shelving and lighting. This material works really nicely with mixed metal & black accents.
Marble also goes beyond table tops and can be seen on home accessories including clocks, bookends and coasters. Get your little marble fix without breaking the bank.
A now classic style of mirror, this leather strap example from hm.com is perfect for a bathroom or hallway. It’s simple design will work in most styles of home, and what’s better is it’s currently on sale.
Looking for a special investment piece of furniture, a talking point, a beautiful yet functional piece of storage?
Head to French Connection homeware department and seek out this incredible wine cabinet for £425
Make light work of hosting duties with our striking wine cabinet. Crafted from blonde-finish mango wood and iron, the androgynous, contemporary bar has an contemporary, industrial feel. Featuring hooks for glass storage as well as a large shelf, ten spaces for wine and two further drawers, the sleek bar is the perfect statement piece for any room. Complete your home ahead of party season with this timeless piece.