home: made [ concrete candle holders ]
With concrete still such a strong trend, it’s great to be able to make a DIY piece of concrete homeware.
We love this DIY from Design Mom which shows you simply how to create beautiful concrete candle holders.
Simple, effective and wonderful to make as gifts!
home: featured [ A New Tribe ]
We love finding new brands and today we share A New Tribe – an exciting curated collection of textiles and objects all sourced from independant makers.
A lot of the items are handmade or produced in small batches making them very individual and appealing.
Choose from painted ceramics, woven rugs, cushions and stationary.
Head to anewtribe.co.uk or visit their store.
92a Chatsworth Road, London, E5 0LS
home: nice price [ TKMaxx ]
It’s definitely a good time to head to high street favourite TKMaxx. Their homeware department has some strong key pieces for current trends.
Hunting round in store is always good to have a bigger choice but there’s some great products online.
Top finds include luxury branded candles, incredible patterned and textures throws and unique designer lighting.
home: featured [ River Island ]
High street fashion giant River Island has joined the ranks of Zara, HM and French Connection and introduced a homeware department to their already popular fashion clothing brand.
Their launch products are small homewares, including vases, candle holders and dishes and soft furnishings, including cushions, rugs and bedspreads. It’s a mix of luxe boho and wild jungle and has got the usual RI sparkle and panache.
home: trend [ colour block ]
Colour block – a trend that comes and goes across the interiors world but with the abundance of strong products on the current market, it’s definitely sticking around for now, is proving popular and is an easy look to achieve and evolve with homewares through the changing season – refreshing with different cushions, throws or artwork. Plus it’s also easy to update with a fresh coat of paint on a single wall.
It’s about picking a few strong colours that sit well together and emphasising with accessories in the same tone. For example -A bright yellow wall, a green sofa with green cushions and then dashes of orange in the curtains or rug. Keep patterns to a minimum and break up with lots of white and wood to ensure the few colours stand out strong and bold.
This trend is really aided by the great selection of bold coloured modern silhouette sofas currently filling high street homeware stores. Head to Made, John Lewis or Ikea for a range of affordable options. There are great options in the perfect colours of the year – emerald greens, mustards and deep rich blues.
Guide to products (main image)
chair, Made £149 / paint, Wickes £12 / cushion, Heals from £39
curtains, Dunelm from £30 / chair, Anthropologie £398 / cushion, Sainsburys
sofa, Maisons Du Monde £394 / rug, Amara £89 / set of bottles, Made In Design £223
home: featured [ Dunelm ]
For a designer look and trend aware furniture and homeware, we’ve headed to Dunelm and discovered some incredible pieces to work with some of the current trends – including jewel tones, traveller, natural textures and midcentury.
Create modern looks for each room on a low budget with Dunelm’s purse friendly prices.
There’s lighting that makes a bold statement, furniture pieces that give you the amazing design style of more expensive stores and on trend home accessories to finish the look perfectly.
home: trend [ decorative detail ]
This season we have started to see more decoration and pattern on furniture and accessories. Side cabinets, consoles and coffee tables have inlaid tiles and wood with decorative patterns and colours.
A brand where you can see a lot of this is anthropologie.com with gorgeous designs and colours.
We are also seeing decoration on ceramics like vases and bowls. They become textural and tactile.
Wood is clearly a big choice for all, with a lot of mixed materials being used on furniture. Parquet finishes and carved wood feature heavily. This carved look also translates to bed headboards and room dividers.
Top row: bedside table / anthropologie.com [ £598 ], mirror / hm.com [ £24.99 ], headboard / urbanoutfitters.com [ £350 ]
Middle row: console table / westelm.co.uk [ £1,499 ], sideboard / westelm.co.uk [ £1,199 ]
Bottom row: coffee table / grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £395 ], vase / johnlewis.com [ £ ], console table / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £1,600 ]