home: trend [ marble ]

home: trend [ marble ]

We have seen a huge increase in popularity for marble over the last few years and it’s a material that is being used in prety much every homes.

Whether it’s in the form of kitchen accessories, table tops, tableware, printed soft furnishings, marble is such a gorgeous material with a beautiful pattern, you will always feel you have a unique piece in your home.

This year has seen marble mixed with pastels and metalics; copper, brass & gold. We now see marble in a more basic form, appreciating its character without the additions of colour working alongside it.

Table tops are being seen with simple black metal or wooden legs, and vases and accessories apear less fussy. [ Look out for the additions of black & white to compliment a piece ]. And of course this means you can opt for any wall colour you like as you won’t need to worry about clashing tones.

Guide:

1. Table from oliverbonas.com [ £210 ]

2. Wallpaper from johnlewis.com [ £175 ]

3. Marble effect planter from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £28 ]

4. Set of 2 pots from made.com [ £29 ]

5. Clock from trouva.com [ £249 ]

6. Chopping boards from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ from £14.95 ]

7. Table from habitat.co.uk [ £295 ]

8. Table from westelm.co.uk [ £399 ]

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home: found this [ jute rug ] 

home: found this [ jute rug ] 

The Urban Outfitters sale is a great place to get hugely discounted homeware and furniture. Often full of unique on-trend pieces to update the home. 

Their rugs are always great designs and quality. 

We found this large natural jute rug with a little dash of colour reduced from £120 to £60. 

‘Rounded area rug with a colourful border made of sustainable natural jute…… Woven from jute plant fibres that are super durable – perfect for a covered patio, entry way or high traffic area.’

home: featured [ Jackson & Levine ] 

home: featured [ Jackson & Levine ] 

Authors and culinary geniuses, Alice Levine and Laura Jackson, two women synonymous with the famous supper clubs in London, have joined Habitat and released a gorgeous collection of homeware. A combination of organic and influenced by nature styles, with earthy ceramics, coloured glass, printed leaf fabrics and woods. Beautiful pieces with prices from £8



‘As founders of the “hottest supper club of the year”, Laura Jackson and Alice Levine know a thing or two about throwing the dream dinner party. They also know that creating a space that is as impressive as the food is the recipe for the perfect evening. Recreate their supper club vibe in your own home with their top picks, including the must-have pieces from their debut home collection for Habitat.’



home: trend [ out of Africa ] 

home: trend [ out of Africa ] 

Embrace the pattern, layering and textures of the Out Of Africa trend.


Build up natural tones, textures of faux animal skins, furs and dark woods but inject colour with the plethora of bright and colourful African fabrics in cushions and throws. 


For storage use woven baskets and wooden boxes, add in accessories of ornamental elephants and masks and bring the outside in with lots of indoor planting. 


1 Odi Pouffe £399 Evasonaike 

2 Raffia Kuba Vintage Stool £395.68 DjemOverDyedRug (on Etsy) 

3 Berber Rug (from) £70 Next 

4 Gold Faux Bull Skull £120 Rockett St George 

5 Faux Leopard Rug £175.95 Fabulous Furs 

6 Babuka Throw £68.08 KuduHome 

7 Adder sea grass basket £95 Habitat 

home: trend [ natural tones ]

home: trend [ natural tones ]

This year the home takes on a natural tone with creams, stone and woods. Create a calming, no fuss space which is clean, yet cosy. With a colour palette of nuetral creams, greys and browns there is little that can go wrong when creating this look.

Focus on soft furnishings like throws and cushions to enhance a sofa or chair, making sure you go for textured fabrics to bring a different element to all the muted colours. With furniture Mid Century and Scandinavian influences work the best, strong design with a great use of wood and fabric, especially leather.

When decorating your room, look at two possible options. Firstly paint the wall a pale cream or grey and accent the space with white furniture and accessories or reverse the look with all white walls, bringing in the addition of other tones in everything else. What’s nice with this trend is that you don’t necessarily have to stick to 2/3 colours, use as many as you like. Look at the palette below.

Guide:

1. String shelving – string.se 

2. Coffee table – Westelm.co.uk [ £199.95 ]

3. Light shade – johnlewis.com [£30 ]

4. Wool throw – Ikea.com [ £25 ]

5. Pair of leather chairs – made.com [ £159 ]

6. Vases – Westelm.co.uk [ from £12 ]

7. Armchair – swooneditions.com [ £369 ]

8. Cushion – sainsburyshome.co.uk [ £14 ]

9. Nest of marble tables – rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £255 ]

10. Coffee pot – trouva.com [ £39.95 ]

home: found this [ vase ] 

home: found this [ vase ] 

With so much nature inspired  homeware this season from fern leaf print fabric upholstery and wooden accessories to woodland scenes in wall prints and floral designs on glassware, we couldn’t help but fall in love finding these gorgeous cabbage design vases from the great online store Mia Fleur

These would look great both single and minimal on a shelf in the sunlight full of tulip stems as well as clustered with colourful wild flowers. 

It’s a beautiful white vase at just £15.95 which would be a great gift, treat for yourself or even a beautiful, elegant centre pieces for a wedding table.