home: event [ the basics store ]

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

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home: found this [ west elm ]

home: found this [ west elm ]

Browsing the West Elm website this week for Christmas ideas we came across this lovely collection of items for the home. Their Pop Art print features across four products – coasters, plates, cushion and dining chair, and by chance they are all in sale.

This quirky retro print will look great in a minimal home, injecting a bit of colour and pattern.

Set of 4 coasters – now £20.30

Set of 4 plates – now £35.20

Cushion cover – now £9.95

Chair – now £179

westelm.co.uk

home: trend [ drinks trolleys ]

home: trend [ drinks trolleys ]

Now here’s a piece of furniture which has risen and fallen throughout the decades with popularity but is having a definite resurgence. Now it is looked at with far more versatility and the options for what it can be used for far greater. Adorned with gorgeous glassware and liquor bottles is the obvious use, but we see them in dinning rooms with tableware, in bedrooms with toiletries and make up, in home offices and even playrooms!

Across the retail market there are so many options in materials and styles used for making, there’s something to suit every current trend – marble, metallics, wood, industrial, linear, gold, black, terrazzo, mosaic and Art Deco ! So there is something to work in any home interior.

1 Urban Outfitters £200

2 Freemans £340

3 Dunelm £160.30 (sale price)

4 Vinterior £817.00

5 Venoor £385

6 Oliver Bonas £375?

7 Made £199

8 Rose & Grey £155

9 The Vintage Trader £1,550

home: nice price [ storage ]

home: nice price [ storage ]

There’s great savings on this Finchley Storage Ottoman from Dunelm. Originally £299.00 now £209.30, the stylish mango wood unit would be great in any room whether it’s storing dinnerware, linen, clothing, toys, office goods or even shoes.

They say;

Inspired by contemporary and simplistic styling, the Finchley range is beautifully made from solid mango wood with a sturdy metal base. Crafted with an antique lacquered finishing, this fully assembled range features black metal tapered legs and coordinating handles, a perfect statement piece for any living space.

Patterned with a marquetry design, this elegant storage ottoman features three ample-size cupboards with auto closing hinges and round handles, perfect for additional storage space.

home: favourite thing [ armchair ]

home: favourite thing [ armchair ]

IKEA is a great go-to store to find furniture, especially if you are on a budget. The Scandi brand knows good design and of course it keeps us coming back.

We spotted this cute armchair in store and think it’s prefect for an additional seat in a living room or bedroom. It’s compact and simple shape means it’s great for small rooms, and the padded quilted sides brings some interest to the design.

EKERO armchair [ £135 ]

ikea.com

home: featured [ Cissywears ]

home: featured [ Cissywears ]

Home to a beautifully curated selection of homewares (and lovely stuff for babies and children), there’s an awful lot to love at Cissywears.

Gorgeous minimal design, ethical and morally sourced pieces, a lot of midcentury style to fill your home, and something to make every room unique.

There’s everything from blankets and throws to wall hangings and prints. There’s ceramics for the kitchen and dining, and lovely tableware for the kids that you’ll want to use too. Fall in love with a few carefully selected items of furniture, keep warm in gorgeous to touch quality bedding in the best shades of colour or simply stock up on incredible scents of candles for your home and for gifting.

home: trend [ winter florals ]

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.

Top row

cushion £16.50 Oasis / wallpaper £150 Joyful WallpaperCo / duvet from £17.50 Kaleidoscope

Middle row

paint from £18.33 PeriodPropertyStore / rug from £386 TheRugsWarehouse / wallpaper £150 Joyful Wallpaper Co

Bottom row

cushion £15 M&S / curtains from £50 Next / cushion £15 WallpaperDirect