home: favourite thing [ G Plan sofa ]

home: favourite thing [ G Plan sofa ]

We spotted this 3 seater G Plan sofa in John Lewis recently and fell in love. It’s classic mid century design and big range of fabric finishes make it the perfect statement piece for your living room.

The Sixty Five range also comes in a 2 seater and armchair.

Available now at johnlewis.com [ £1550 ]

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home: featured [ Kuishi ]

home: featured [ Kuishi ]

Such a great concept, such well curated products and with a real motivational ethos behind the brand to make you want to shop their products.

The environmentally friendly goods, make you think about your way of life, the products you do and don’t need, and allow you to dip your toes into a more sustainable way of living, and a simpler everyday life.

Explore the departments of soft furnishings, and storage for kitchen or bathroom plus some gorgeous vintage finds too and even be able to choose colours for the products you select.

They say;

Kuishi (ku-we-she) meaning ‘Live‘ in Swahili.

Kuishi is a home and lifestyle brand based in Cornwall. Our ethos is to embrace living a simpler life with products that bring joy to the home as well as showing consideration for the environment.

Why

Kuishi was born out of a personal need to change the way I live my life. This did not mean I had to stop having nice things, cutting back on the things that make me happy or making massive changes to my lifestyle. It was about making simple choices about the small things that make me feel good, by reducing the impact my spending habits have on the environment and people.

How

I do this by providing simple ideas and solutions that can help make a difference to our environment through change. Whether it’s reducing the amount of plastic items we purchase or buy items made from sustainable resources that reduce soil erosion and don’t harm the environment.

What

I just happen to provide beautiful products that will help you not only make a small difference to the environment but will improve the look and feel of your home and your lifestyle.

home: event [ Midcentury Modern ]

home: event [ Midcentury Modern ]

Back again for its Spring show is Midcentury Modern at Dulwich College, South London.

Find yourself amongst vintage furniture, lighting, and accessories from Scandinavia, America and the UK. Design classics and hidden gems are up for grabs, so make a date and head down to East Dulwich for this one day event.

With over 50 dealers all in one space, you are sure to find a little something to take home.

18th March – 10am – 4pm

£10

modernshows.com

home: found this [ cushions ]

home: found this [ cushions ]

Hidden amongst the gems of sparkly dog collars, bow ties, rainbows and smiley face bags are these brilliant cushions from PupTart

We love these fruit and veg handmade creations. Unique, fun and ready to make themselves at home on your sofa.

£35 each / visit the PupTart Etsy shop

home: trend [ artisan]

home: trend [ artisan]

We saw this look grow in popularity last year, and it’s continuing this year. Focusing heavily on independent makers and designers but also handmade, hand woven products.

Move away from mass produced factory homeware and look at handcrafted goods. The detail and time spent making them is what appeals, and every piece becomes unique.

Soft furnishings is a a great place to start with fringes, raw edges and heavy adornment on cushion covers and throws.

Wicker, rattan and woven furniture is having a huge comeback – Habitat has just launched a new collection of rattan furniture, with John Lewis going for a woven look with their range. The Leia range of outdoor dining furniture has a fishermans rope weave on its chairs and sofas.

John Lewis Leia range

This woven style extends to pendants lights giving a very relaxed Boho feel. Lots of layered soft furnishings and natural colours. Go as bold or as subtle as you want.

Two of our favourite sites to get this look are nkuku.com and dassieartisan.com

Guide:

Top row – wooden bowls from nkuku.com [ from £9.95 ], woven baskets from dassieartisan.com [ £43.95 ], stoneware jug from reste.co.uk [ £32 ]

Middle row – cushion cover from hm.com [ £19.99 ], bar stool from decoratorsnotebook.co.uk [ £140 ], rattan lampshade from nkuku.com [ from £79.95 ]

Bottom row – hanging baskets from anthropologie.com [ £128 ], rattan bed from habitat.co.uk [ £595 ], blanket from bohemiadesign.co.uk [ £450 ]

home: made [ DIY macrame workshop ]

home: made [ DIY macrame workshop ]

There’s many many tutorials online but there’s nothing better than being taught in person, shown how to make and create and having the support and guidance if you make mistakes.

If you’re in the Cumbria area, why not try ByMe ‘s workshops – there is a macrame workshop class on Thursday 15th February at the Lingholm Estate and there’s still places available!

Book now HERE

£45

Full details ;

Come and join us and make your very own macrame plant hanger in the beautifully restored greenhouse, amongst the stunning surroundings of The Lingholm Estate

Learn a variety of macrame techniques, from choosing your cord, making some basic knots (and more complicated ones if you fancy!) to hanging your favourite plant in it at home. 

All materials and equipment will be provided plus delicious tea and cake from the Lingholm Kitchen. 

This course is suitable for anyone-there are limited spaces available so book now and have a go! 

The course will be held at: 

The Lingholm Estate
Portinscale
Keswick CA12 5TZ

home: nice price [ Desenio ]

home: nice price [ Desenio ]

This is certainly not the first time we have featured Desenio on a Wednesday, but we just love them.

If you want modern, on-trend and quirky prints then look no further. Their new collection features monochrome typography, digital portraits, florals, fruits, and geometric designs, all in shades of pink, green and blue ( as well as black & white ). A gorgeous collection to pick from.

The range is huge so you will be sure to find something, and with prices starting from under a fiver its not going to break the bank.

Go check them out at desenio.co.uk