Category archives: Home

Stylish Stocking Fillers: Editor’s Picks

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There’s nothing more exciting than waking up on Christmas morning to find a stocking filled with surprises just waiting to be discovered. From luxe beauty products and snugly accessories for her, to quirky gadgets and stylish knitwear for him, here’s our edit of stocking fillers - the little extras that make all the difference. Often left to the very last[...]

Guest Blogger: Make your Home Magical this Christmas

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As Christmas draws ever closer, we are delighted that the brilliant Jen Stanbrook behind the award-winning interiors blog, Love Chic Living, has offered to share her top festive interior tips with us. From the baubles on your tree to how to dress your Christmas table, read ahead for the ultimate Christmas interior inspiration.  Christmas, by its very natu[...]

How to Stock Your Guestroom for Christmas

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With the holidays approaching, most of us are inevitably going to receive a guest or two. To be a good host, it helps to think beyond just covering the basics. There’s an immense amount of pride to be felt from ensuring that your guests have an extra restful space to recharge after all the celebration - which tends to get overwhelming even in the best fe[...]

Mid-Century Modern Design

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Fashion is all about the swinging sixties right now but don’t think this trend is just limited to your wardrobe as mid-century modern interiors begin to emerge. Interiors writer and enthusiast Rachel Humby explores how you can make this growing trend work in your home. When it comes to style, the word ‘retro’ can strike fear into many a design-conscious h[...]

Guest Blogger: Alina Isaev’s interior tips

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For our latest home post we've managed to get hold of Alina Isaev of The Fairytale Pretty Picture, the winner of the Best Interiors Blog Award at Cosmopolitan’s Blog Awards 2014. We've asked her about her fabulous blog and she's kindly given us some top interior tips along the way. Read on for Alina's advice on styling your own space and her favourite win[...]

What's Your Bedding Style?

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Thinking it’s time to makeover your boudoir into a cosy sanctuary, where you can lounge, read and finally have that Pinterest-worthy breakfast in? Discover your personal design style to find the perfect new bedding to suit you. As the weather gets colder, and if you, like us, prefer to spend more time in bed, the mood will inevitably strike to upgrade you[...]

Baby, it's (getting) cold outside

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“Life starts again when it gets crisp in the fall” said literary legend F Scott Fitzgerald, and we’ve taken the quote to heart. With the recent unmistakable chill in the air, there's an undeniable need to reinvent your home décor to make it extra cosy and welcoming.  The nip in the air that invaded the UK the past few days officially announced the start o[...]

Vignettes: How to create artful home displays

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Seeking an easy way to give a room in your home a look that's straight out of an interior design magazine? Create a vignette.  In terms of the decorating world, a vignette basically means creating artful displays around small spaces in your home. These arrangements - typically consisting of small decorative objects and mementos - create a  lived-in look a[...]

The Bloomsbury Set

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For those who imagine themselves something of an 'arty type', perhaps a blooming Virginia Woolf or a modern-day E. M. Forster, we suggest you embrace the style of the Bloomsbury set; a key home trend for AW14... A well-known group of esteemed writers, philosophers and artists, the Bloomsbury set were so-called due to the fact they all lived in the London [...]

Home Twee Home

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Pondering over the Sunday papers at the weekend, dipping into Vogue, flicking through many a page in The Sunday Times ‘Style’ mag, we couldn’t help but notice the return of all that’s sweet, quirky and chic, with good ol’ fashioned twee right on-trend. The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens, after all... A few years back saw a huge surge in p[...]