One of the coolest and hippest trends that has been around this year (and is still growing massively in popularity) is the Nordic / Scandinavian inspired look, as shown in the above photograph (source). And I seem to be drawn far more to this trend these days, liking blogs that show these designs, and pinning such images on Pinterest.

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Now that I am working from home, as a blogger and freelance writer, my attention in our new home is being drawn more towards creating my dream home office. I am lucky that we have the space downstairs to have an office, for I do love having somewhere that is dedicated to my working area. At the moment it is quite a plain, dull space –…

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We take water for granted don’t we? It is just there. For all of our family needs. And we are very fortunate to be able to have it available for our family life. However, better water can be achieved through some simple steps.

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Next Monday will see the launch of the HomeSense charity campaign, Hang A Bauble. They have teamed up with Action for Children to raise money for the sixth year in a row. Basically, customers are able to buy a Christmas bauble for £1, on which they can write a festive message or their happiest childhood Christmas memory before hanging it on a special HomeSense Christmas tree…

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Okay, so I’m probably telling you something that you already know, (I’m not exactly sharing a well kept secret). But the copper trend is SO hot right now. Metal is taking over the interiors market by storm. And it seems that we just can’t get enough of it.

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After I recently shared our fun and stylish new addition to our family home, the lit star metal art, I have had lots of people asking where it was from and how much (it was from Graham & Brown and costs £70). And so I thought I would have a little look around at more lit wall art, and chic carousel lighting.

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When you come across a website, that makes you browse for hours, and want everything that they offer for affordable prices, it really is so exciting. And with the Italian interiors site Vivendo, I did just that.

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Oak is warm. Solid. Quality. Sturdy. Beautiful. And utterly timeless. It just looks superior in a room. It oozes elegance and class. And it is a wood that I adore, and always have, when furnishing my home.

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This months featured trend, comes from the industrial influence, which has a real focus on raw materials such as brick, wood, concrete and metallics. It works well in city offices and apartments as well as in modern and period homes.

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