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Inspiration – Schoolroom Chic…

Just because we all rely on our computers for everything these days, doesn’t mean we can’t still yearn for a workspace that brings with it a certain nostalgia for a simpler life. 
Even if we’re too young to remember ink and quills the sight of them can  still evoke…

I Spy – PiP Studios

For anyone not already familiar with PiP Studios, it’s a lifestyle brand based in the Netherlands.  Catharina (PiP) is the founder and designer and her inspiration comes from designing products that she could never find but always wanted.

Colours are bright, patterns are exuberant.

Waking up in these sheets must be…

Inspiration of the Feathered Kind

A whole menagerie of our feathered friends.
Tweeting, flapping and chirping across a cushion near you.

Bag a bird here: 1 West Elm 2 Lorna Syson 3 Natural History 4 House of Hackney 5 West Elm 6 Clare Nicolson 7 Moska 8 SJ Guest 9 Graham and Green

I Spy – Hand Painted Folksy Enamelware

Now this is what I need to cheer me up on a dull day in late January.
This Frangipani enamelware range available from mid March from Fairwind Online. 

Colourful folksy flowers in pink, blue and jade reminiscent of the traditional canal art that you can still see on some barges in the UK.  That tradition…

Interiors UK Birmingham

A few highlights from Interiors UK.

Beautiful floral textiles from Ying Mu, a wall of plates from The New English Company,  hand-drawn wallpaper designs from Emma Cowlam, recycled furniture from Caroline Key.

Wonderful doggy chairs from Jimmie Martin, pastel loveliness from Birmingham City University students who interpreted next years colour trends, a…

That was a week, that was…

2012 has certainly started with a bit of a bang. It’s been such a busy week and it all looks set to continue being hectic well into the New Year.

 Sunday, Monday and Tuesday saw the Heart Home team at the new interiors trade show Home London at Earls Court. …

Home London 15 – 17 January

Home is a brand new trade show for interior accessories that opens its doors for the first time this weekend.   It’s running alongside Top Drawer at Earls Court on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Alongside known and loved brands there will be undiscovered and exciting new products.  It really is a must see!

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And not only that!…

I Spy – Little Greene New Retrospective Wallpapers

Last year Little Greene launched ‘Retrospectives’, a collection of authentic and iconic paint shades from the 1960s and 1970s and following on from the success of that range they are now launching eight wallpaper designs.
These are my favourites.

Reverie: colourway Jadin

Bark: colourway Heath

Poppy Flower: colourway Glacier

Starflower: colourway Peacock
Launching at Maison & Objet, Paris. 20-24…

I Spy – Melin Tregwynt

It might not seem like it at the moment… but the days are definitely lengthening…and it won’t be too long…I promise…until we will be able to do this….

sit outside and just enjoy…the garden…

the view…

and it would be even cosier with a few cushions and throws from the Aqua collection at Melin Tregwynt.