home: trend [ gold ]

home: trend [ gold ]

It doesn’t have to be brash or over shiny, it doesn’t have to come across ostentatious or too blingy but this season, gold is the colour to embrace. From the, it seems, permanently on trend, metallics family, gold is a great colour to introduce in small homewares or be bold and embrace layering golds from walls, to floors, to ceramics to soft furnishings. Use either dark tones or soft blush and whites to sit along side.

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Top Row

Boston Lounge Chair £320 Amara / Stockholm Geometric Wallpaper £9.99 per roll Inspired Wallpaper / Newberg Cutlery £129 Made.com

Middle Row

Trouva Rug £67.99 Wayfair / Honeycomb Side Table £99 Atkin & Thyme / Tranquil Wallpaper £18.39 Debenhams

Bottom Row

Gold Print £15 Joyful Home Co / Vibe Cushion £9 Dunelm / Hammered Vase £29.99 Zara Home

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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.

home: made [ dying bed linen ]

home: made [ dying bed linen ]

We love this DIY for dying bed linen from A Merry Mishap Blog.

Straight forward and concise, this great tutorial will produce on-trend looks for your bed linen.

Get creative with old plain bed sheets and pillow cases or pick up plain bedding from high street stores including Argos, John Lewis or go for bargain bedding from eBay!

home: featured [ George at Asda ]

home: featured [ George at Asda ]

Head to high street supermarket Asda for some unexpected gorgeous finds in their George homeware department. Ticking lots of the current trend boxes and having great quality pieces across all departments.

Trends covered include marble, geometric, typography, copper and all black.

The affordable low prices make it super easy to give a whole new look to a room on a budget.

Our top picks are brilliantly priced bedding, including a lovely marble design, for just £16 for the super king size duvet. Other marble pattern pieces including lighting (£22) and tea light holders (£6). And we love the boho style floor cushion (pictures) (£25).

home: found this [ pom pom blanket ]

home: found this [ pom pom blanket ]

Explore Hammam + Home for bed, bath and home linens, fabrics and soft furnishings. There’s a beautiful range of towels and throws that can be used all over the home, in the garden, by the pool and on holiday.

Our favourite find is the Dill Stripe Pom Pom Blanket with its colour splash of mustard, but there’s lots in the range including monochrome patterned, plain and grey stripe.

They say;

Our Dill Stripe Pom Pom Blanket is beautifully handcrafted in Morocco using traditional hand-weaving techniques. Made in 100% premium quality cotton for a lightweight yet luxurious feel, and finished with large mustard yellow pom pom tassels for that ultimate boho artisan feel. A statement addition to a bedroom, sofa or floor;  this piece is truly Moroccan craftsmanship at its finest and will stand the test of time.

home: favourite thing [ pom pom blankets ]

home: favourite thing [ pom pom blankets ]

A big favourite of ours, Rockett St George has just launched a gorgeous selection of new arrivals and our pick is these stunning pom pom blankets.

These cotton blankets have been designed in house and handmade in Morocco using traditional techniques.

‘A delightful mix of old and new, the stunning Cotton Pom Pom Blankets are handwoven on traditional wooden looms using weaving and dyeing techniques that have not changed in over fifty years’

Available to pre-order now in 6 colour ways [ from £145 ]

rockettstgeorge.co.uk

home: found this [ bench ]

home: found this [ bench ]

A beautiful edition for any home, great in a dining room, bedroom or hallway – this tapered leg midcentury style bench has a perfect shape, solid wood legs with a walnut finish and with a textured upholstered seat in either a tweed or weave finish (two colour options)

Tufted Dining Bench from West Elm

Was £299 Now £239