Get nostalgic with these fab retro school chairs with a contempory hand painted stripe. We love chairs and these are great to mixed with other chairs around a dining table, as a desk chair or just in the corner of a room creating a statement.
These sustainably sourced beech wood chairs come with four different coloured stripes. It’s hard to pick a favourite!
The herringbone trend has had a rise in popularity during the last couple of years, although it’s never ever really been out of favour.
It’s a classic look, a design-minded pattern and now this herringbone format has found new places to feature, not just floors and walls in wood or ceramic, but also cupboard fronts, kitchen doors, table tops and the pattern even transfers into fabrics and of course has always been a knitting pattern – thriving at the moment for throws and cushions.
Evey summer over the last couple of years we always get an overdose of tropical prints, including plants, animals and fruit. Although this trend never really goes away throughout the year we tend to notice it more now.
This year we have seen it is less about the bright colours and clashing prints and more a subtle take on what’s gone before, with layering prints and textures in different shades of green.
Green on green action is big this year, whether it’s tableware on complimentary table linens, art and ornaments layered against a wallpaper backdrop or tiling in a bathroom with similar tone bath towels and accessories. The calming and refreshing colour of green mixed with patterns in different shades will bring an exciting and bold look to any room.
And then on top of that fill your home with indoor plants – real or faux – to get the maximum look.
Looking for a cute easy project to make some great kitchen magnets? We found three great online projects
First, a fun simple project. Metallics are very on trend so how about getting some colourful alphabet magnets and spraying them with a metallic paint? It’s so quick and effective. They’ll be fun for the kids but still look stylish in your kitchen. Head to Kojo Designs for the full tutorial.
Second, a handy mini storage project. Create magnetic little boxes to pop pens, cutlery, plants or anything else small that might need containing – using vintage tins or tins from certain food products and then attach good strong magnets to them with strong glue.
And third, try hand painting some stones and attach magnets to make handy memo holders! Use geometric designs for a great on trend look and paint with colours to match your interior. Or even add initials on to personalise them.
It doesn’t have to be brash or over shiny, it doesn’t have to come across ostentatious or too blingy but this season, gold is the colour to embrace. From the, it seems, permanently on trend, metallics family, gold is a great colour to introduce in small homewares or be bold and embrace layering golds from walls, to floors, to ceramics to soft furnishings. Use either dark tones or soft blush and whites to sit along side.