home: nice price [ affordable art ]

home: nice price [ affordable art ]

So you’ll need to buy a frame but finding a cool piece of art work for just a fiver is an incredible find. Hunting through the new home products at House of Fraser we find this gorgeous wrapping paper (3 metres for £5) that is so perfect it needs to be framed. Make a statement – find a great big frame (try the largest size in Ribba frame from Ikea or head to Desenio and pick one of their skinny profile frames) and cut the paper to size.

The pattern, the colour – it’s all on trend and would be perfect as a focus piece of art in a lounge or bedroom.

To ensure the paper stays smooth and flat, hunt out your local picture framers and ask them to ‘dry mount’ the paper to a board (this can cost around £20 for a 60×80 size piece)

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home: featured [ Mrs Robinson ]

home: featured [ Mrs Robinson ]

Well hello Mrs Robinson ! We are excited to have discovered this gem. A plethora of vintage and contemporary homewares available in their London stores. Have a peak at the type of goods they offer in their online store

Lighting, wall decor, soft furnishings, ceramics, glassware. Plenty to fill your home or products to make wonderful gifts.

home: found this [ serving tray ]

home: found this [ serving tray ]

We are a little in love with this new collection available at TwentyTwentyOne and picked this serving tray as our favourite piece. The collection pays homage to the brilliance of chair design in the last century, including designers like Eames and Wegner. The homeware pieces designed by Ella Dora collate the iconic designs from photographic imagery.

They say;

Created in collaboration with twentytwentyone, Ella Doran’s new collection sees the designer’s trademark eye for colour and pattern applied to iconic chair designs of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The new twentytwentyone collection of homewares are decorated with a design created from images of chairs from twentytwentyone’s archive, captured by photographer Mark Whitfield and portraying a unique and dynamic selection of designs dating from the 1930s to the present day.

Remarkable for their formal and technological variety, the chairs featured offer a snapshot of the ingenuity and creativity that has been applied to the design of this essential piece of domestic furniture.

The chairs featured include designs by Alvar AaltoRobin DayCharles and Ray EamesArne JacobsenJasper MorrisonGeorge NelsonVerner Panton and Hans Wegner – amongst others.

A must for design enthusiasts as well as those who appreciate colour and pattern, the twentytwentyone collection includes mugs, coasters and placemats alongside trays.

The twentytwentyone collection tray is available in round (with black background) or rectangular (with white background) designs.

Ella Doran trays are made out of single sheets of the finest Scandinavian birch wood, sourced for its fine grain and exceptional width. They have no joins and are coated with hard-wearing melamine, making them durable and dishwasher safe, as well as pleasant to look at and handle.

home: made [ Christmas wrapping paper ]

home: made [ Christmas wrapping paper ]

If you want to get creative and have a unique look under the Christmas tree this year, why not design, create and make your own wrapping paper?

Exploring online we found so many super ideas to inspire you to get creative.

Head to ;

HuffPost

Masshable

and

Buzzfeed

for numerous ideas and tutorials for making your Christmas gifts look extra special, unique and personal.

home: event [ Heals Christmas party ]

home: event [ Heals Christmas party ]

Head to Heals, Tottenham Court Road, this December…

They say;

Christmas Market Party | Tottenham Court Road

7th December 2017

Free

Join our team at Tottenham Court Road on the 7th December for the most festive shopping event of the year.

Complimentary drinks will be served, a DJ will be playing seasonal tunes and there will be live performances by a pop choir. We’ll also be hosting Christmas workshops, including bauble painting, paper crafting and decoration making.

Click here to register

home: trend [ cool tones ]

home: trend [ cool tones ]

It’s cool, it’s calm and allows you to create a sanctuary in your home. Follow the cool tones trend and fill your interiors with soft greys, cool blues, gentle pinks, pale greens – and textures of knit, linen, cotton and lace.

Use along side light wood or white furniture and keep accessories minimal to not clutter the look.

1 ‘Alpi’ cushion £38 Heals

2 ‘Croft’ bedding (from) £12 John Lewis

3 ‘Dorian’ paint £25.60 Graham & Brown

4 ‘Linen blend’ bedding £59.99 H&M

5 ‘Dusty Rose’ print (from) £11.95

6 ‘Corbin’ throw £45 Habitat

7 ‘Caspar’ sofa £999 Greysons

8 ‘Duck Egg’ wallpaper £18.40 Graham & Brown

home: found this [ cheap shot prints ] 

home: found this [ cheap shot prints ] 

We must congratulate the folks at CheapShot for succeeding with their crowd funding to launch their creative (and wittily sarcastic) new print brand. Their prints (and cards) are on the surface a pretty mix of flora and typography with a meaningful quote but look a little closer and realise the amusing full design of the prints with their witty undertone cleverly and discreetly written behind the main quote.

It’s genius, well priced and perfect to adorn your walls. 

Head to their Instagram feed now to find out more!