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Best Sustainable Interior Brands

For today’s blog post I’ve put together this shortlist of fantastic sustainable interior brands. It’s in no way comprehensive, but it’s a great start if you’re looking to decorate your home mindfully. We’re all aware that the choices we make have a big impact on the environment, so let’s choose brands that help us make…

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Decorating with Animal Print

Animal print has officially clawed its way back into interior design. It’s a difficult trend to get right; use too much and it all starts to look a bit Bet Lynch. While too little can look out of place or like a sad afterthought. Pair it with the wrong colours and suddenly you’re in Austin…

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The Best Art and Craft Workshops in Bath

Image source: The Makery Bath has a really vibrant arts and craft scene with numerous events, exhibitions, fairs and workshops taking place all year round. If you fancy learning a new skill, or brushing up on an old talent, check out some of these fantastic workshops: The Makery The Makery in Milsom Street hosts a…

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Creating Children’s Study Spaces

Encouraging your little ones to sit still and do their homework isn’t always easy. With toys and TV providing an enticing distraction, keeping them focused can feel like you’re fighting a losing battle. The best solution? A dedicated study space, just for them. Whether it’s at the kitchen table, tucked under the stairs, or in…

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How to Take On the Houseplant Trend

Houseplants exploded in popularity a few years ago and it’s easy to see why. Plants are timeless, they’re affordable, they are valuable (some cleanse the air, others reduce stress) and in urban spaces, they give us our much-needed connection to nature. Oh, and of course they look good too. If you’re new to this trend,…

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Four Uses for the Spare Room

Has your spare room become a clutter catch-all? Or is it empty and neglected; the last room in the house to get any attention? Well it’s time to turn that spare room into a beautiful, useful space. Here are some creative ideas… Guest Bedroom / Second Living Room Image source: Hannah Gale I’m a little…

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Design Solutions for Small Spaces

Our homes are getting smaller. According to researchers at Cambridge University, the UK’s new build homes are the smallest in Europe by far. Living rooms and kitchens are smaller by up to a third compared to homes built in the 1970s, and bedroom numbers have decreased. What does this all mean? Well, aside from moving…

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Five DIY Projects to Try This Month

I’m back with another batch of fantastic DIY projects for you to try this month. Here are five of my favourites from around the web. Gather your craft supplies and let’s get stuck in… Concrete Plant Stand This Scandi style plant stand may look high end, but it’s actually homemade. You can make one too, following…

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A Guide to Sustainable Interior Design

Sustainability is no longer just a trendy buzzword; it’s becoming a way of life. Today I’m sharing a recent article I wrote for The Bath Magazine, which shows you how to make your home more sustainable. Save Energy Image source: Sofa.com The first, and perhaps most obvious, area for concern in sustainable design is the…