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The Enduring Allure of Scandi Style

Scandinavian interior design, also known as ‘New Nordic’ on Pinterest, has remained popular since its arrival in the mid 20th century. Celebrated for its sleek and functional approach to home life, Scandi design has proven itself an enduring style that suits all lifestyles. Here, I explore why its popularity continues. Simple, Practical Elegance Image source:…

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What Makes for Good Interior Design?

Today I’m tackling a hotly debated topic; what makes for good interior design? Like any art form, design is subjective which means one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. It’s highly divisive, and I’d argue that good design should be highly divisive. If you create something that engenders strong feelings in anyone, you’ve created something…

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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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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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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…