home: event [ the basics store ]
In London this December? – a definite stop-off for shopping is the beautifully curated Christmas concept store at 40 Earlham Street, London.
‘Give + Receive’ has been curated by Marina London and Appear Here, and brings together some beautiful homeware and lifestyle retail brands under one roof for almost a month long pop up shop.
Runs from the 8th – 23rd December
home: trend [ winter florals ]
Deeper colour palette, rich tones and the flora abundant in winter, brings all the warmth to an interior for winter.
Using reds, purples and oranges, various sizing of floral patterns and dark woods, this winter floral trend combines a love of maximalism and floral interiors.
Break up the mix of pattern with dark plain walls or plain seating fabrics. Use dark greens, charcoals or reds in wall paint with burnt oranges, rich purple or bark for curtains and throws.
cushion £16.50 Oasis / wallpaper £150 Joyful WallpaperCo / duvet from £17.50 Kaleidoscope
paint from £18.33 PeriodPropertyStore / rug from £386 TheRugsWarehouse / wallpaper £150 Joyful Wallpaper Co
cushion £15 M&S / curtains from £50 Next / cushion £15 WallpaperDirect
home: trend [ earth tones ]
Natural, organic and getting back to basics with the earth tones trends. These colours will calm and relax an interior, give it depth and richness.
Deep bark tones, gentle shades of oatmeal and subtle green sage amongst other natural earthy shades.
Choose natural materials, a little texture and wood.
Paint £45 Farrow & Ball at B&Q / Rug from £99 The Rug Seller / Cushion £15.60 Marks & Spencer
Floor cushion £156 Urban Outfitters / Sofa £1399 Made.com / Rug from £150 John Lewis
Cushion £18 Dunelm / Armchair £995 Habitat / Throw £10 Ikea
home: featured [ Aerende ]
Beautiful, ethical and with a story behind each piece of homeware, Aerende is a wonderful curated range of products, made in the UK, by talented creatives that face social challenges.
Aerende (a-ren-day) An Old English word meaning care or message
Aerende is a lovingly sourced collection of handmade items for your home. All of our products are created in the UK by people facing social challenges. Produced in low-volume batches and designed to improve with age, each purchase from our range of ethical homewares directly supports and provides opportunities for our talented makers.
Our range will enhance your home, yes, but it also treads lightly on the world beyond your door. Hence our strapline of life-improving homewares. By uniting heritage skills with environmentally sustainable materials and ethical business practices, each limited-edition item exemplifies our commitment to beauty, utility and integrity. Welcome to our world.
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: featured [ Zara Home ]
With every animal print you can imagine being worked into fashion design, across the high street, it was inevitable that it would also feature strongly in homeware design too.
We headed Zara Home and discovered the brand who has sell out animal pieces in their clothing collections, also has some key pieces in homeware using patterns inspired by zebras, leopards and snakes.
The bathroom, bedroom and lounge are all catered for.
Head to Zara Home now