home: found this [ desk ]

home: found this [ desk ]

Always keep your eyes open for great homeware and furniture in places you don’t expect.

Scrolling through Amazon we were delighted and surprised to find this gorgeous midcentury style desk for £169.00

Its a great size, lovely walnut veneer finish, perfect iconic midcentury clean lines and silhouette, and practical with good desk space and storage.

This product also comes with so many positive reviews. It always pays to read the feedback and reviews when buying furniture online.

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home: trend [ denim blue ]

home: trend [ denim blue ]

Not so long ago we talked about using blue in the home, and going into Autumn we are still talking about it.

This time the focus is on denim blue and much paler, washout examples.

This can be found on a lot of ceramics and furniture, with blue becoming more popular in glassware too as an alternative to smoked grey or Amber, which we have seen a lot of in recent years.

Be Bold with a blue sofa or armchair. or tone it down by just using some cushions to accessorise.

A bright and airy space lends itself to denim blue, but if your room is darker then go for a more rich royal or navy blue.

Guide:

Top row: wallpaper / cole-and-son.com, vase / hurnandhurn.com [ £17.95 ], cushion / frenchconnection.com [ £55 ]

Middle row: armchair / made.com [ £149 ], bowl / hm.com [ £6.99 ]

Bottom row: wine glass / zarahome.com [ £7.99 ], bar stool / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £95 ], cabinet / ikea.com [ £179 ]

Love this great little DIY from A Pair And A Spare to make handy (and on trend) little concrete desk organisers.

It’s a simple and straight forward tutorial and can be adapted for your needs – just change the size or shape of the moulds.

Follow the great blog for other fab diy homeware ideas and projects.

home: nice price [ table lamp ]

home: nice price [ table lamp ]

This gorgeous ceramic table lamp from zarahome.com is a great choice if you want to bring some interest and character to a space. Perfect for a reading corner or bedside table lamp.

The raised geometric shape will lend itself to most interest and you ca of course change our the shade dependant on your style.

[ £49.99 ]

Available now at zarahome.com

home: favourite thing [ console ]

home: favourite thing [ console ]

We are still in love with all things rattan and rattan style. There’s a steady stream of new homeware and furniture coming to stores so the trend is definitely still strong.

This rattan and oak console table from La Redoute is a beautiful piece of furniture, great extra storage and perfect for a narrow area where a surface is needed.

£399

home: featured [ Botany ]

home: featured [ Botany ]

Founded in 2014, this gorgeous plant & lifestyle store can be found in Hackney, London.

Botany is primarily a store to get your hands on some lovely houseplants and succulents, but you can also choose from handmade ceramics to put them in, plus a collection of skincare and clothing.

Botany champion’s independant designers and makers and also hosts seasonal workshops. It’s a must-visit shop if you are in the area.

Head to botanyshop.co.uk to explore more.

home: event [ vintage plate up cycling ]

home: event [ vintage plate up cycling ]

A date for the diary if you want to give a new lease of life to old crockery. Get creative at these up cycling workshops at Heals. Book in for one of the two available September dates via Eventbrite

They say;

Give life to your vintage china in our upcycling class at Heals. First choose a pre-loved plate or teacup from The Indytute’s very special vintage china collection. Each piece has been rooted out by the Indytute china scout, who has scoured garage sales, antique stalls and junk shops to select the ideal pieces to upcycle. The idea of this workshop is to give you plate a new lease of life and turn it into a work of art you might spot in Harvey Nics. These plates make great presents and they also make a shelf very happy