home: found this [ Red Faces Prints ]

home: found this [ Red Faces Prints ]

Trawling through the creative world of Instagram we discover a beautiful find. The talented unique prints of Red Faces Prints are unique limited edition screen prints of beautiful, popular, much loved places across London and beyond.

Find your special place amongst the range in their Etsy shop and have an original creative work of art on your wall.

These would make perfect gifts so this could be Christmas sorted for someone special!

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home: made [ printing ]

home: made [ printing ]

We discovered the amazing printing projects on Finnish photographer Kreetta’s blog Gretchen Gretchen, when browsing the Remodelista blog – and fell in love.

So creative and such simple printing ideas that are so very effective in creating beautiful modern print led patterns.

Create your own fabrics from her tutorials to in turn, make into table cloths, cushions, napkins, or even curtains – the ideas are endless.

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home: made [ printing with leaves ]

home: made [ printing with leaves ]

Every so often we come across a truly beautiful diy project and this from We Are Scout is no exception.

To take such a simple idea of printing with leaves and fabric paint and produce such beautiful homeware is very clever

Follow their simple tutorial and get creative. This process will produce modern organic printed fabric – it could be used for a table cloth, curtains, cushions, tea towels – the options are endless.

It would also make a lovely design for a wrapping paper.

home: trend [ denim blue ]

home: trend [ denim blue ]

Not so long ago we talked about using blue in the home, and going into Autumn we are still talking about it.

This time the focus is on denim blue and much paler, washout examples.

This can be found on a lot of ceramics and furniture, with blue becoming more popular in glassware too as an alternative to smoked grey or Amber, which we have seen a lot of in recent years.

Be Bold with a blue sofa or armchair. or tone it down by just using some cushions to accessorise.

A bright and airy space lends itself to denim blue, but if your room is darker then go for a more rich royal or navy blue.

Guide:

Top row: wallpaper / cole-and-son.com, vase / hurnandhurn.com [ £17.95 ], cushion / frenchconnection.com [ £55 ]

Middle row: armchair / made.com [ £149 ], bowl / hm.com [ £6.99 ]

Bottom row: wine glass / zarahome.com [ £7.99 ], bar stool / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £95 ], cabinet / ikea.com [ £179 ]

home: event [ Choose Love exhibition ]

home: event [ Choose Love exhibition ]

Back for a second year, Print Club London presents an exhibition of its favourites artists and their works in order to support Help Refugees.

Artists have taken the iconic ‘Choose Love’ slogan, originally created by Katherine Hamnet in the 1980s and each created a one off piece.

It has so far raised over £50,000 for the charity and seen artists such as Sir Anish Kapoor, Alexa Coe, Stanley Donwood, Mustafa Halusi and Noel Fielding contributing artworks to the project. Each piece is available to buy throughout the exhibition, and then later via Print Club London’s online gallery

[ 26th July – 01 Aug ]

Head to somersethouse.org.uk for more details

home: featured [ Antipodream ]

home: featured [ Antipodream ]

An explosion of perfect colour palettes and gorgeous design all the way from the other side of the world.

Australian brand, Antipodream, has made its way to the UK and is making a big impact. Interiors bloggers are loving the colourful well curated range and infamous pieces like the ‘Nudie Rudie’ bath mat is regularly seen on Instagram.

They say;

We love bright colours + bold prints.  Preferably together!

Antipodream brings you a range of exclusive products for your home from some of the most exciting new ‘Antipodean’ artists, designers and brands from Australia and New Zealand.  Our brands include Kip & Co, Sage x Clare, Society of Wanderers, Castle and Things, Bride and Wolfe, Mister Fly, Armadillo & Co, Pete Cromer and Printspace.

The Antipodream collection features bright colours, bold designs and gorgeous prints.  Every item has been carefully selected with an eye for quality, durability and sustainability.

home: made [ stencilled walls ]

home: made [ stencilled walls ]

If you love the look of modern patterned wallpapers – dots, arrows, paint daubs, triangles, or Victorian and Moroccan prints – but need a more affordable options, try stencilling.

There’s been a huge rise in modern style stencils available, especially on Etsy, that offer an affordable creative way to achieve great feature designs on a wall without having to use wallpaper.

The advantage is it’s easy to change as you can paint straight over the paint, as opposed to painting over wall paper or stripping the wallpaper!

We found some great options to buy online to create a unique look for any room

Geometric Nola Tile from £8.11

Honeycomb from £4.67

Dalmatian Spots £32.58

Medina from £14.99

Herringbone from £34.62