Sustainable Saturday: The Best Places to Shop for a Plastic Free and Zero Waste Lifestyle

Hello friends! Ever since the second season of Blue Planet aired, there have been some major changes being made in laws regarding the production and sales of single use plastics across the United Kingdom. Supermarkets and huge brands are having to look at other ways to keep their products fresh without these singles plastics, and all establishments that sell food or drink are starting to use paper straws instead of plastic ones. It is amazing that this one programme hasRead more

5 Ways to Update your home without breaking the bank

Spring has most definitely sprung (the weather this week has been gorgeous!) and you may be thinking of decluttering, spring cleaning and sprucing up your home for a little refresh. However, if you’re like me, you haven’t got the budget to do a full refurb! Fear not! Whether you want to follow the trends or inject more of your own personality and style, below are some budget saving tips and tricks for updating your home. Soft Furnishings (Image credits: Cluster-Cluster,Read more

A Trip Back In Time: How The 70’s Are Making A Come Back

Have you found yourself being drawn to circular, more rounded styled furniture, textile wall hangings and ochre coloured paints and textiles lately? That’s possibly because the glamorous style of the 70’s is now back in fashion and infiltrating the Interior world. (Image credit: Vincent Leroux) This New 70’s Glam has a more polished, contemporary feel to it. Everything is a lot brighter, more opulent and streamlined, but with some textural, natural pieces to help keep it grounded and bring inRead more

Surface Design Show 2018: My Top Picks

Last week I went to the Surface Design Show 2018 in London at the Business Design Centre. I like going to exhibits or trade shows to see what companies and manufacturers are creating in the interior and architecture worlds, to see what is in trend, to find out about new materials, inventions and technologies, colours, textures, and I also love to see how they display these wonderful surface designs and ideas! Surface Design Show inside the Business Design Centre, Islington,Read more

Sustainable Saturday: Patterned Plants

Last year we saw a huge increase in the number of house plants everyone was keeping in their interiors, due to the colour of the year being Greenery but also due to consumers becoming more consciously aware of what they are putting in to their homes and about what is going on in their environments. That trend and thoughtfulness hasn’t stopped there, although it has taken on a more aesthetically pleasing turn: Patterned plants. (Image credit: Lonny) Pinterest has seenRead more

BEHR’s Colour of the Year 2018: In The Moment

If you haven’t heard of Behr before, they are an American paint company and they have announced their first ever Colour of the Year predication for 2018! The colour Behr have chosen is one of their own called In The Moment, a beautiful blue/green/grey combination. (Image credit: Pinterest) The inspiration for this colour is taken from nature and evokes relaxation of the body and mind, a place to go and recharge our batteries in our busy day to day lives,Read more