home: featured [ BHS ]

home: featured [ BHS ]

Another long established brand, British Home Stores [ BHS ] which already disappeared from our high street, is now sadly also disappearing from online too.

The brand had decided to maintain an online presence with their clothing, homeware and infamous lighting, but now, after not long at all,they are pulling the plug on that too.

Just another all to familiar sign of the British retail industry losing pace and saying goodbye to another long standing retailer.

Head over to their website now and explore their closing down sale. It’s a good time to get some great bargain homewares at up to 50% off.

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home:trend [ geometrics ]

home: trend [ geometrics ]

We have seen this trend before and geometric patterns are always going to appeal, but this time the focus turns away from soft furnishings like cushions and rugs and more about wallpapers, tiles and art.

We are spoilt for choice when it comes to tiles and whether it’s for the bathroom, kitchen or floor we can create bold patterns and experiment with colour. Create a focal point with a vinyl floor in a kitchen, leaving the walls a plain colour or maybe it’s a patterned wallpaper that takes your fancy, to act as a statement backdrop to the rest of the room.

A great way to introduce pattern into a room is with art. Choose a select few pieces to bring interest to a wall. Whatever you do be brave and embrace geometrics.

Guide:

Top row – wallpaper from cole-and-son.com, floor vinyl from atrafloor.com [ £59 ], print from desenio.co.uk [ from £6.95 ]

Middle row – floor vinyl from atrafloor.com [ £59 ], tiles from claybrookstudio.co.uk [ £6.29 per sheet ], floor tiles from claybrookstudio.co.uk [ £1.56 each ]

Bottom row – print from tindesign.co.uk [ from £19.95 ], wallpaper from grahambrown.com [ £24 ], wall tiles from britishceramictile.com [ £68.80 ]

home: trend [ pineapples ]

home: trend [ pineapples ]

Love them or loath them, pinapples are this years choice of fruit…again! Seemingly beating of the likes of the cherry, banana and watermelon, this year we will continue to see pinapples on soft furnishings, wallpapers and in the form of accessories.

Bring some fun summer vibes to a room with bright wall art or printed cushion or keep it sophisticated with a tonal wallpaper.

Selection of prints from desenio.co.uk

Show your love of pineapples with accessories, like lighting, kitchenware or bookends, anything goes and there is a huge array to pick from.

Guide:

Top row: wall sconce from grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £139 ], salad servers from hm.com [ £8.99 ], wallpaper from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £87 ]

Middle row: Wall decoration from laredoute.co.uk [ £15 ], mirror from asos.com [ £35 ], cushion from sassandbelle.co.uk [ £15 ]

Bottom row: bookends from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £49 ], ornament from trouva.com [ £35 ], wallpaper from johnlewis.com [ £59 ]

home: nice price [ wall hangings ]

home: nice price [ wall hangings ]

Great find at Joyful Home Company – these hanging cotton prints are steal at just £20 each.

The prints are 140cm x 69cm and come ready with a hanging baton.

Perfect unique piece of art. There’s three to choose from – butterfly, moth or fungi. Each a gorgeous illustrated print – reproduced from the genuine artwork and any blemishes, discolourations or superficial defects are reproduced from the existing plates – and in our eyes, add to their charm and quality!

home: found this [ prints ]

home: found this [ prints ]

A lovely discovery in this great little print shop – Little Dog Studio. A cool collection of prints both text and illustration based with prices from a super low £15! Whether it’s a quote to motivate you, an initial that’s personal or maybe something for the kids room, there’s something for everyone.

Have a browse of the Etsy shop and see what would be perfect for your home.

home: found this [ jujujust ]

home: found this [ jujujust ]

Possibly the most incredible find. There is nothing that can quite compare in the world of wall hangings to the works of the amazing Jujujust. Follow her on Instagram to find out when new pieces are being added to the Etsy store.

Her spectacular woven creations boasting incredible colour, texture and pattern are inspirational and a definite worthwhile investment. Make a statement in a room with these pieces of art.

Judit Just is the talent behind the brand, originally from Barcelona but now living in the US, she’s crafted from being a little girl inspired by her mother.

home: made [ punch rug art ]

home: made [ punch rug art ]

We spotted this gorgeous DIY project on fallfordiy.com and it’s pretty simple to achieve. These punch rug art works can be hung on the wall or lent on a shelf, either way they look great and will bring interest to a room [ kids & adults ].

The shopping list for this tutorial is quite small – embroidery hoop, yarn, hessian fabric and a punch rug needle – and it is for beginners, so we can all give it a go.