home: trend [ modern folk ]

home: trend [ modern folk ]

Taking inspiration from traditional homeware from the past couple of centuries, and objects and colourful patterns of the past, but with a modern twist, this trend can be a bold or subtle look depending on the colours chosen.

Image via Pinterest
Modern folk touches from Ikea, LivingItUp and WallPaperDirect
Living Etc showing the perfect influence of Frida Kahlo on this trend

Bringing together your collated items from travels and things that were inherited, sitting alongside new treasured pieces. Bold patterns, rich colours and discovery of your own identity in the homeware and furniture that are styled in a room. With a cultural feel from travelling, this look can be continually added to with pieces that have a story or a personal meaning.

Top row

Lamp £24.99 TKMaxx / Cushion £20 Urban Outfitters / Plant Hanger £60 Urban Outfitters

Middle row

Quilt £120 Cissywears / Pouffe £98 Bohemia Design / Rug £99 Culture Vulture Direct

Bottom row

Rocking Chair £150 Ikea / Tapestry £26.65 Red Bubble / Paint from £4.25 Chapel Interiors

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home: featured [ Aldi ]

home: featured [ Aldi ]

Home of the bargain delicious cheeses, place to get decent wine at low low prices, destination for all sorts of tasty cheaper food – but also the perfect shopping haunt for homeware and furniture with so many great pieces for the home – head to Aldi in store or online to kit out your home.

Whether your style is monochrome, marble, scandi or boho – there’s some pieces that will suit your home.

home: event [ boot fair ]

home: event [ boot fair ]

Time to get up early because you’ll want to grab the best furniture and homeware bargains first. Date for your diary – Boot fair on Sunday 9 September, from 11.30am, get yourself to East Dulwich!

At;

Goodrich Community Primary School

Dunstans road

East Dulwich

London

SE22 0EP

35 sellers packed Full of vintage,retro items clothes, toys book, furniture

home: trend [ statement rugs ]

home: trend [ statement rugs ]

To bring a room together or to give you a starting point for styling and picking colours for a room; a statement rug is the place to start.

The two main routes to take for interior designing from the chosen rug is to keep the rest of the room simple and minimal and take colours from the rug for small highlights around the room or follow the maximalist trend and continue from the statement rug with bold walls, patterns in soft furnishings and layer textures.

Picture guide :

Top row

Maison Du Monde £103.50

Habitat £600

Benuta £59.95

Middle row

French Connection £155

Rugs Direct £385.99

Made £299

Bottom row

Modern Rugs £959.20

Ikea £250

La Redoute from £99

home: made [ table cloth ]

home: made [ table cloth ]

Simple, stylish and perfectly on trend, Curby have created the nicest, easiest little DIY to make a great scandi table cloth.

The simple cross design in black and white is minimal and perfect for monochrome lovers but could just as easily be translated using other colours to suit your choice.

And the finished printed fabric doesn’t necessarily have to be a table cloth but could be turned into cushions, curtains or napkins!

home: featured [ Lisa Valentine Home ]

home: featured [ Lisa Valentine Home ]

Based in Cardiff, Wales, Lisa Valentine with her love of interiors design and home renovations has established Lisa Valentine Home. A store full of beautifully functional and useful homeware.

‘As William Morris said, have nothing in your home unless you know it to be useful or beautiful. We believe it can be both and we hope you love our products as much as we do

We love the natural colour pallete throughout, and utilitarian feel of the store. Our favourites include the metal shelving, linen cushions and enamel kitchenware.

Head to lisavalentinehome.co.uk and keep up to date on Instagram.

home: trend [ eastern ]

home: trend [ eastern ]

Inspired by interiors of the orient, this eastern trend is chic and now with a modernised edge.

Layer up intricate patterns of flowers, birds and illustrations on cushions and other soft furnishings. Keep the colour palette rich but muted tones.

Image credit ; WallPaperDirect.com

Although busy with pattern and design ensure some larger areas – a wall or two, the rug or the sofa colour is paler and less fussy. Add accessories in lacquered black to add a contrast and richness to the scheme, with flashes of gold and iridescent pearl tones in lighting, ceramics and picture framing.

1 cushion / zazzle £25.25

2 wallpaper / WallPaperDirect £103.20

3 cabinet / Shimu £1125.00

4 chairs / Pamono £928.00

5 wall decor / Wayfair £105.99

6 mirror / MaisonDuMonde £115.00

7 cushion / Kaleidoscope £15.00

8 rug / BuyARug £139.00

9 cushion / WallpaperDirect £8.40