home: trend [ colour block ]

home: trend [ colour block ]

Colour block – a trend that comes and goes across the interiors world but with the abundance of strong products on the current market, it’s definitely sticking around for now, is proving popular and is an easy look to achieve and evolve with homewares through the changing season – refreshing with different cushions, throws or artwork. Plus it’s also easy to update with a fresh coat of paint on a single wall.

It’s about picking a few strong colours that sit well together and emphasising with accessories in the same tone. For example -A bright yellow wall, a green sofa with green cushions and then dashes of orange in the curtains or rug. Keep patterns to a minimum and break up with lots of white and wood to ensure the few colours stand out strong and bold.

This trend is really aided by the great selection of bold coloured modern silhouette sofas currently filling high street homeware stores. Head to Made, John Lewis or Ikea for a range of affordable options. There are great options in the perfect colours of the year – emerald greens, mustards and deep rich blues.

Guide to products (main image)

Top row

chair, Made £149 / paint, Wickes £12 / cushion, Heals from £39

Middle row

curtains, Dunelm from £30 / chair, Anthropologie £398 / cushion, Sainsburys

Bottom row

sofa, Maisons Du Monde £394 / rug, Amara £89 / set of bottles, Made In Design £223

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home: featured [ Dunelm ]

home: featured [ Dunelm ]

For a designer look and trend aware furniture and homeware, we’ve headed to Dunelm and discovered some incredible pieces to work with some of the current trends – including jewel tones, traveller, natural textures and midcentury.

Create modern looks for each room on a low budget with Dunelm’s purse friendly prices.

There’s lighting that makes a bold statement, furniture pieces that give you the amazing design style of more expensive stores and on trend home accessories to finish the look perfectly.

home: found this [ cushions ]

home: found this [ cushions ]

New colour palette for the new season? Head to Heals and browse their latest Global Fusion trend collection.

Just replacing cushions can give a whole new look to a room.

We picked four we love mixing pattern and texture – just add to a neutral colour based lounge.

home: trend [ texture overload ]

home: trend [ texture overload ]

We are getting geared up for Autumn and with that comes cosy nights in with comfy cushions and fluffy throws. Tactile homeware is everywhere right now and today we share some of our favourites.

Velvet continues to be the fabric of choice this year on chairs and sofas, along with cushions. Now we are seeing velvet on lighting and lampshades like the ceiling pendant pictured from Rockett St George. [ there is also a table lamp version ]

Layer your room with tassled, fringed and pom pom cushions, throws and rugs. The more layers the better. When we look at colours for Autumn we are seeing lots creams, terracotta, red and grey. This is a lovely pallete to work with and perfect for the season.

For gorgeous textured blankets and cushion check out yonderliving.com ans bohemiadesign.co.uk

Guide:

Top row – rug from trouva.com [ £335 ], cushion from anthropologie.com [ £108 ], pouffe from hm.com [ £79.99 ]

Middle row – sofa from made.com [ £949 ], cushion from trouva.com [ £65 ]

Bottom row – pendant light / rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £60 ], throw from bohemiadesign.co.uk [ £395 ], chair from heals.com [ £2250 ]

home: trend [ pouffe ]

home: trend [ pouffe ]

It seems the home accessory of the season is the pouffe. Firmly back as a key piece of furniture in a lounge (or any other room) and with floral flouncy ones a distant memory of the 80s; the pouffe is now the perfect accessory to add a splash of colour or pop of pattern into a room.

There’s a plethora to choose from across the high street, designer and online stores and whatever trend you use as your styling guide, there’s a pouffe to suit the look.

We’ve picked a selection of our favourites to suit current trends including – colour pop, embellished, midcentury monochrome, maximalist, traveller and artisan.

Picture guide;

Top row

Lux, £69 Made.com / Iceberg £110.00 Maison Du Monde / Falun, £194.99 Wayfair

Middle row

Objects, £427 Skandium / Nala, £97.50 Habitat / Hampton, £229 Made.Com

Bottom row

Woollen, £144.99 Bear & Bear / Stockholm, £195 Ikea / Global Fusion, £129.00 Myakka

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

home: found this [ leaf plate ]

home: found this [ leaf plate ]

Plants, plants, plants; the urban gardener is still as popular as ever.

Bring the outdoors in with leaf ceramics – add a dash of retro, and you get this great plate from HM. There’s a definite vintage inspiration.

It would look great on a dinner party table or use for nicknacks on a dressing table.