Paint: Neutral Does Not Have to Mean Bland

There’s a lot to be said for using neutral paint colours around the home. They do not shout for attention, they are calming, and they provide a great basis for introducing colours through furnishings, textiles and accessories. They are also the sensible option if you think you may be…

How to Master the Art of the Moodboard

When I create moodboards for this blog they are usually the key components of a decorative scheme, placed together to give a finished picture of how the room will look. But in actual fact that ‘moodboard’ is often the end result of creative thinking and not the start. A…

How to Make a House Smell Like a Home

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I’ve been noticing the approach of autumn in the last few days. Not just in those misty mornings, in the dew laden grass and the faint nip in the air past sundown. But the smell of autumn too. An almost imperceptible whiff of wood smoke, damp earth, and…

Introducing Nordic Mood, A New Online Homeware Retailer

Nordic Mood is a new online homeware retailer founded by Emma and Vemund. It’s based in Emma’s hometown of Manchester (bet you didn’t expect that!) and offers a wide selection of Scandinavian style furniture and home accessories. Everything that captures the cosy contentment of Vemund’s traditional Norwegian childhood in…