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.

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home: trend [ natural lampshades ]

home: trend [ natural lampshades ]

With the Winter nights upon us, it’s now the time of year to focus on lights in the home. Create cosy spaces for the evening and bright work spaces throughout the day. A big trend this year has has been rattan and woven lampshades and this is not going away through into 2019.

This style gives a relaxed feel to a room and will work with most decor. The natural fibres and woven form soften a space and allow for any colour backdrop.

Wood accents are also big for next year, so this is a great way of introducing this through lighting.

Guide:

Top row: rattan pendant / dunelm.com [ £49 ], bamboo dome / habitat.co.uk [ £84 ], wicker lamp / nukuku.com [ £195 ]

Middle row: woven lamp / maisonsdumonde.com [ £89.99 ], bamboo pendant / trouva.com [ £130 ], bamboo pendant / ikea.com [ £40 ]

Bottom row: layered rattan shade / made.com [ £69 ], straw lampshade / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £40 ], rattan shade / johnlewis.com [ £60 ],

home: featured [ Garden Trading ]

home: featured [ Garden Trading ]

A company that started out as a garden focused business, Garden Trading is now well established as a homeware supplier of timeless classic pieces as well as modern industrial items.

With all designs and development carried out in the UK, Garden Trading uses artisans and makers from around the world to bring their ideas to life.

Choose from country house inspired dining tables & storage units, industrial lighting & shelving, and utilitarian kitchenware & accessories.

Be sure to take a look at gardentrading.co.uk and keep up to date on Instagram

home: featured [ Okla ]

home: featured [ Okla ]

Beautiful, bright and eclectic – the wonderfully curated collection of artists, brands and makers at Okla, brings together great shopping for the home (and more).

For the home, there is lighting, ceramics, art, mirrors, cushions, throws and more.

They say;

We opened our doors in 1997. Today we’re the biggest independent gift shop in Manchester. Showcasing independent artists and makers; it’s important to us that we work closely with independent companies and individuals – celebrating handmade, fair trade and ethical goods.

Our aim is simple — to provide you with a fun, vibrant and inspiring collection of gifts and homeware to suit every pocket.

Okla is a sister company to the famous Oklahoma Gift Shop located in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. It’s your one-stop shop for everything from handmade jewellery, exceptional home & kitchenware, retro tin toys & novelty items, beautiful stationery, books, wrap & cards, plus much, much more. With an emphasis on seeking out more unusual products & working with smaller independent makers & designers, as well as larger more established producers, we’re able to bring you an eclectic & unparalleled collection of products.

Manchester’s biggest independent gift shop has become a firm favourite with locals, day shoppers and tourists. With thousands of different products in-store at any time, there’s always something new around the corner; keeping our customers surprised, amazed and inspired.

Spread out over 2000 sq ft of floor space and packed to the rafters with vibrant & colourful homeware & kitchenware, handmade jewellery, cards, books & stationery, tin toys, novelty items & curiosities from around the world.

home: trend [ new Nordic ]

home: trend [ new Nordic ]

It’s calming and quiet, with soft tones of greys, pink, sage green and lilac. The new Nordic trend has the usual Scandi feel but with more relation to the earth with textures of leather, wood and influences from global prints.

Don’t over complicate with too much fuss but choose pieces with purpose and need. Keep minimal but textured for a warmer less clinical environment.

Top row

Cushion £21.25 Ideas4Lighting / Ceramics from £14 NOTHS / Cushion £91 Made In Design

Middle row

Storage £24.00 Hurn & Hurn / Plate £10.20 ScandinavianShop / Shelving £937 Tylko

Bottom row

Print £34.99 Scandivis / Pots from £5.50 Rose & Grey / Rug £665 Skandium

home: nice price [ lighting ]

home: nice price [ lighting ]

If you are looking for attractive and functional lighting then you should consider the HEKTAR range from ikea.com. This industrial inspired collection comes in different forms including pendant, desk lamp and wall lamp.

Available in grey or cream these lights are a great neutral colour that would fit in most rooms.

[ £15 – £50 ]

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