home: found this [ octopus bowl ]

home: found this [ octopus bowl ]

You may not have thought you need an octopus bowl but we think this might change your mind.

This beauty from homeware fave Audenza is an investment at £148 but what a statement it would make – especially if it had a chilled bottle of fizz in it, too.

It’s a clear glass bowl on an aluminium stand designed with an intricate moulding of an octopus. Clever, beautiful and a unique home accessory.

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home: trend [ pouffe ]

home: trend [ pouffe ]

It seems the home accessory of the season is the pouffe. Firmly back as a key piece of furniture in a lounge (or any other room) and with floral flouncy ones a distant memory of the 80s; the pouffe is now the perfect accessory to add a splash of colour or pop of pattern into a room.

There’s a plethora to choose from across the high street, designer and online stores and whatever trend you use as your styling guide, there’s a pouffe to suit the look.

We’ve picked a selection of our favourites to suit current trends including – colour pop, embellished, midcentury monochrome, maximalist, traveller and artisan.

Picture guide;

Top row

Lux, £69 Made.com / Iceberg £110.00 Maison Du Monde / Falun, £194.99 Wayfair

Middle row

Objects, £427 Skandium / Nala, £97.50 Habitat / Hampton, £229 Made.Com

Bottom row

Woollen, £144.99 Bear & Bear / Stockholm, £195 Ikea / Global Fusion, £129.00 Myakka

home: favourite thing [ storage basket ]

home: favourite thing [ storage basket ]

Just when you think you’ve got all the baskets you need we find these handy hangable large hemp ‘Mira’ storage baskets from The Little House Shop.

Perfect for all over the home; toiletries in the bathroom, magazines in the lounge, laundry in the hallway or even toys in the nursery.

£38

home: nice price [ candle holder ]

home: nice price [ candle holder ]

With cactus’ sticking around in interior trends – we love this sale bargain at H&M.

This cute antiqued tone metal candle stick is the perfect little metallic home accessory to add to a room. Use a few on a mantelpiece, table centre or with other pieces clustered on a coffee table.

home: featured [ BHS ]

home: featured [ BHS ]

Another long established brand, British Home Stores [ BHS ] which already disappeared from our high street, is now sadly also disappearing from online too.

The brand had decided to maintain an online presence with their clothing, homeware and infamous lighting, but now, after not long at all,they are pulling the plug on that too.

Just another all to familiar sign of the British retail industry losing pace and saying goodbye to another long standing retailer.

Head over to their website now and explore their closing down sale. It’s a good time to get some great bargain homewares at up to 50% off.

home: favourite thing [ floor lamp ]

home: favourite thing [ floor lamp ]

A little overwhelmed by the beautiful design of the ‘Luna‘ light by J By Jasper Conran, available from Debenhams.

It’s midcentury style, concrete and metallic – a perfect addition to the modern midcentury Home.

They say;

This floor lamp from The Collection is a great option for lighting up modern desk and bedside spaces. Offering a minimalist mid-century-inspired design with a hint of contemporary charm, its gold accented style features a brass finish and a marbled base with an additional table feature on the metal frame.

Currently on sale at £90

Reduced from £180

home: favourite thing [ candle holder ]

home: favourite thing [ candle holder ]

Sometimes it’s the little details that make all the difference. Add a little pop of candy colours with these scandi style wooden candles holders from La Redoute.

At just £10 each and currently you can get a further 25% off with discount code SAVE.

Available in blush pink, emerald green or sage green.