home: made [ DIY interiors book ]
With a lot of time at home, many people are turning to extra DIY and home improvement projects.
Our pick of the books, you should get you hands on to help with styling new looks for your home, is Mad About The House, by Kate Watson – Smyth ;
A practical how-to guide from the author of Mad About the House, the bestselling book and UK s number 1 interiors blog. This easy-to-use dictionary of interior design answers all those questions you wanted to solve but were afraid to ask.
The book begins with the most important questions of all: Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? The aim is to answer these before you start any decorating scheme and you will avoid the most common mistakes, save money and, most importantly, create a home that works for you and the people who live there. Mad About the House: 101 Interior Design Answers is the super-practical guide that allows you to dip in and out so you can solve all your decorating dilemmas.
Available from Amazon for £14.99
home: nice price [ IKEA shelving ]
If you are looking for well priced basic shelving, with a touch of modern style, then Ikea should be your first stop off.
This shelf, called MALMBACK is made from coated steel, and is perfect for displaying pictures, plants and small ornaments.
Build up a few to make a wall display or add three in a row for an extra long shelf. A great alternative to a picture ledge
The minimal design means it will work in most homes, and there is a choice of dark grey or white. At only £5 each, why not grab a few.
home: favourite thing [ sofa ]
We love a simple pop of colour in a neutral room. This mustard sofa from Cult Furniture is a dream silhouette, colour and style and a great way to update a room.
The mustard colour would also sit great with the jewel tone trend, mixed with strong tones like emerald and turquoise or work with a bright white interior with a few other pops of colour.
Upholstered in rich mustard velvet, the Belgravia 3 seater sofa brings an air of elegance into modern and contemporary interiors. Available in a choice of velvet colour options.
A smart style that brings together the best of mid-century modern with contemporary taste, this sofa features square arms, gold-tipped legs and a quilted back. The vintage style notes of this large sofa make an instant impact on your living space.
home: featured [ La Redoute ]
If you are yet to discover French brand La Redoute, then you need to take a look. Full of gorgeous homeware, with masses of style and great prices, La Redoute has something for everyone
The website is vast with loads to choose from, but if you have a product in mind it’s really straight forward to find what you want.
Choose from furniture, lighting, and home accessories with both modern and traditional style. Trend led prices are always appearing and don’t miss out on their offers, which are always really good.
Head to laredoute.com to see what you have been missing.
home: found this [ Urban Outfitters Lita range ]
We love this new furniture range called Lita, from Urban Outfitters. A collection of bedroom pieces all made from Mindi wood and feature a slatted design on the front.
The range includes a nightstand, cabinet, drawer dresser and a low sideboard. There is also a bookshelf and even a bed to match.
These items work great as stand alone pieces, or as a coordinated range in the bedroom.
[ from £199 ]
Available more from urbanoutfitters.com
home: follow friday [ Paint This Pad ]
Love the idea of having great colour and interiors inspiration in one place? New kid on the block, Paint This Pad on Instagram, is the perfect one to follow.
Get inspired to go bold and strong with colour on the walls and gain knowledge on combining hues and working an interior based on one colour.
home: nice price [ poster print ]
Creating that perfect home working environment? Look for some inspiring graphic design – try Red Bubble. We love this Bauhaus print. Great design, great impact and great to give the workspace some colour.