home: nice price [ duvet set ]

home: nice price [ duvet set ]

Palm and leaf prints have been huge this year in wallpapers, soft furnishings and art.  We have found this Monstera leaf duvet set from Urban Outfitters which we love.

urbanoutfitters.com [ from £30 ]

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home: favourite thing [ armchair ] 

home: favourite thing [ armchair ] 

Fall in love with the John Lewis Draper armchair in chloe emerald. With greens being such a big colour influence this season in the home, this chair could be the perfect introduction to this colour in a lounge design. It’s a modern midcentury style with its classic lines. 

£1299
The Draper is a contemporary sofa with elegant, classical lines. Featuring a button effect seat and back cushions that provide a comfortable yet supportive sit. Modern proportions take on vintage design and offer a deep, inviting lounging experience. Thoughtful design details combined with tailored arms and slender legs will make this a stylish yet functional addition to your home.

home: trend [ green & pink ]

home: trend [ green & pink ]

This year has seen an array of colour in the home including yellow, blue, berry red, green and pink.

Sometimes a combination of colours seems so random but somehow works and this time round its green & pink. They have had their moment as stand alone accent colours, but now try and mix the two and witness the gorgeous result.

[ image from Pinterest ]

Pale, moss, apple, olive, whatever the shade of green, there is a pink to compliment. Paler shades of pink can look great next to richer greens.

[ image from Pinterest ]
Add some metalics like gold and brass to bring a lux feel, in accessories and chair legs. There are no rules to colour, it’s a very personal choice. We can only inspire and share what we are loving right now, and this colour combination is one of the best.

Guide:

1. Wallpaper from joyfulhomecompany.com [ £99 ]

2. Armchair from made.com [ £599 ]

3. Bowl from roseandgrey.co.uk [ £18 ]

4. Brass wall hanging from miafleur.com [ £68 ]

5. Image from Pinterest

6. ‘Calke green’ paint from farrow-ball.com [ from £43.50 ]

7. Image from Pinterest

8. Chair from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £580 ]

9. Plant pot from hm.com [ £17.99 ]

home: trend [ Art Deco ]

home: trend [ Art Deco ]

Following on from the beginning of this year Art deco inspired interiors are still big. Introducing this 1920s look into your home will bring glamour and opulence, wether a small corner or a whole room.

You can hint at this trend or go full on, but be careful not to over indulge as you don’t want it to look themed or staged. This look focuses mainly on two key areas, pattern and furniture, with bold gold designs set against black and rich blue backgrounds on wallpapers and art.

Mural from muralswallpaper.co.uk

The furniture comes in the form of drinks trolleys and statement armchairs. A good place to start is with a classic round trolley with marble shelves, a design that mixes straight lines and circles, very much echoing the strong print designs of the Art Deco era.

Combine this with a statement chair – velvet is a must – with brass or gold legs and you will have the perfect start to the look. Keep the walls dark to create more drama with dark green, blues and of course black.

Accessories to consider would be classic angled mirrors and perhaps a quirky lamp influenced by the 1920s. As well as this you could continue the feel with soft furnishings like a fringed pillow [ pictured ].

Guide:

1. Fringed pillow case from hm.com [ £8.99 ]

2. Wallpaper from cole-and-son.com

3. Butterfly picture from miafleur.com [ £75 ]

4. Drinks trolley from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £395 ]

5. Print from desenio.co.uk [ £22.95 ]

6. Lamp from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £87 ]

7. Wallpaper from iwantwallpaper.co.uk [ £15.99 ]

8. Armchair from sweetpeaandwillow.com [ £1090 ]

9. Mirror from dunelm.com [ £70 ]

home: found this [ marble table ]

home: found this [ marble table ]

Oliver Bonas have got some great new arrivals in store currently, including these marble topped tables. Continuing our love of bronze these tables eye -catching design and green marble top will make a real statement in any room.
Small side table £145

Large side table £195

Oliverbonas.com 

home: nice price [ storage boxes ]

home: nice price [ storage boxes ]

Freshen up an office desk with these rectangular storage boxes. Made from wood the paneled edges bring interest, with the green colour giving a spring feeling. Perfect for storing stationary, jewellery or even displaying plants in. Available in 3 sizes these boxes start at the great price of £12.99.

hm.com

home: trend [ olive green ] 

home: trend [ olive green ] 

Green is a colour associated with nature, harmony, safety and has a restorative effect. Olive green specifically is traditional colour of peace which is strong evidence that it’s a wonderful colour to use in the home. It’s a great colour to use on a big scale whether it’s wall paint, tiling or a large rug but what is particularly effective is layering up shades of a green and building a strong on trend look with the throws, sofas, cushions, paint on walls – all being in that olive tone. There are various shades of olive so the look can have a tonal variance. 

Create texture by using knits, weaves and patterns in soft furnishings all in green and use pewter, warm or dark wood and black in other furniture with metallic highlights in small homewares. 

1 Tiling from Bellissimo from £26 

2 Hygena Lexi Sofa from Argos £349.99 

3 Paint from Wilkos £10 

4 Rug from a selection of green rugs from Benuta