home: featured [ House Curious ]
Launched by Sommer Pyne, and based in London, House Curious is a gorgeous curated collection of homeware, stationary and gifts. If you are looking for something a bit special and unique then you will be love this site.
We love the art prints, furniture and vases amongst other pieces. With so many lovely items it’s hard to choose a favourite.
‘House Curious is the brainchild of Sommer Pyne. Based in London for the last 12 years, Sommer grew up in the sunny climes of Sydney, Australia. House Curious is a coming together of the Australian lifestyle she experienced and the rich creative tapestry of London living. A keen traveller with a passion for food, interiors and design, Sommer wanted to bring all these passions to one place to share with other like-minded people’
Head to the website to explore their blog and workshops, plus keep up to date with instagram.
home: event [ party ]
To celebrate the start of London Design Week and their new and exclusive Morten range launch, Heals are hosting a free party, all welcome.
Shop + party, together with opportunities to do Scandinavian themed creative workshops, gin tasting and nibble on Danish delights. All this in the comfort of their Tottenham Court Road store in central London.
Click the link to find out more
20th September 6-9pm
home: nice price [ floor seat ]
Affordable, aesthetically pleasing, ticks trend boxes and is a practical and useful piece of furniture. Add this triangle patterned floor seat to your home to sit well with monochrome styling, Scandinavian design or in a vibrant mix match patterned room.
Its versatility, great customer reviews and modest pricing make it an excellent investment.
Just £39 from George at Asda. Available from larger stores or online.
home: trend [ dark berry ]
It gets quite dark and opulent-gothic this autumn with bringing dark berry into home interiors. Layering up tones of this shade – think burgundy, port, rose, grape and other deep rich berry-like shades create a warm, inviting interior to see you into colder months.
Keep the look modern with matt tones and matt fabrics, use along side dark woods and allow textures of wool, leather and velvet to work together.
Think to use shades all the way from floor to walls to window covering to give strength to the look and pop in other jewel tones if want the odd highlight to break up the colour.
1 ‘Rectory Red’ Paint / Farrow + Ball
2 Pouffe / Bohemia £78.40 (seconds)
3 Sofa / Sofasworld £499.99
4 Lustre Rug / John Lewis (from) £200
5 ‘Ilaria’ Light / Made.com £29
6 Berry tones used within an interior
7 Velvet Cushion / M&S £25
8 Throw / House Of Fraser £190
9 ‘Radicchio’ Paint / Farrow + Ball
home: nice price [ throw ]
Since there’s the odd day with a chill in the air and autumn is on its way, we are looking for warmth and thinking ahead to cosy nights in. Plus to make the most of the last summer nights, keep throws handy with outdoor furniture to ensure you can stay outside for longer.
Ikea has these perfect VARKRAGE throws at just £4 each. They are machine washable and available in grey or blue.
home: nice price [ rugs ]
Using rugs throughout your home is a great way to break up wooden floors, plus it’s an easy way to update a space. If you are looking for well priced examples then check out H&M.
Starting from £17.99 you can choose from stylish jaquard weave designs through to wool blend rugs. Here we have picked our favourites under £60.
Top row: cotton rug [ £24.99 ], cotton rug [ £19.99 ], green cotton rug [ £19.99 ]
Bottom row: cotton rug [ £17.99 ], tassel rug [ £59.99 ], grey cotton rug [ £19.99 ]
home: favourite thing [ door mat ]
Quirky and welcoming but still in contemporary grey with a lovely detail of typography on it – this great door mat from Argos is a super update for a hallway and it’s only £7.99 or on special offer of two for £15. Great to give as a gift!
Typography is big this year in interiors trends and the italic ‘hello’ is popping up everywhere across highstreet stores – on wall or window decals, prints, cushions and kitchenalia!