Safety Pin Lamps

silver safety pin light

Have you ever spent spent an idle moment attaching lots of safety pins together in a vain attempt to convince yourself you’re being tidy and organised when actually you’re just having a bit of a skive? Well most of us, I reckon, string the pins together, drop them in the drawer and then forget about…

Metal Footprints

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Generally speaking, I don’t hold with this mania for personalisation. I know what my initials are thank you very much and prefer my witticisms spoken not emblazoned on my cushions. Having said that, every now and then I come across something I really love. A couple of months ago, flicking through what I think was…

The Househunter 3/10/14

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Oh it’s the start of the month, the fantasy coffers are full and the estate agents are full of promise so where shall we go today? Well, we’re going to start off in Hove, East Sussex, with this little number called Poets’ Corner, which is for sale via The Modern House for £725,00. I know!…

Silver and Grey Leather Rug

grey and silver leather rug from nordichouse

Continuing with the Autumn theme – no I don’t care what the weather is doing. Every time I write about garden furniture it pours with rain, so at least this way if I post gorgeous cosiness at the very least the sun will stay for longer and you can add these to your winter wishlist.…

Brass and Glass Coffee Table

brass and glass table from roseandgrey.com

So suddenly it’s October and we can legitimately start to think about snuggling up and nesting in our homes. It’s time to layer up the cushions, unfold the throws and give in to warmth and cosiness. After yesterday’s brass and glass lights, which will bring a warm glow to your rooms, I then found this…

Glass Pendant Lights

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Now that bulbs have got themselves all sexy again and we don’t have to hide them behind lampshades, the glass pendant light has really come into its own. Even those who find the glare from a naked bulb uncomfortable may be able to deal with these as the glow from an incandescent bulb is so…

Monday Madness: 10 Beautiful Rooms

gold front door via remodelista.com

It’s Mad Monday again and once I had seen this fabulous front door I knew it had to start off this week’s round up of Ten Beautiful Rooms. Isn’t it stunning? I really, really want to paint my front door gold now. Next up, I thought I only loved metro (or subway tiles) and while…

The Home Collection from Malene Birger

chrome lights, taxidermy, black and white

As a longtime fan of Malene Birger’s clothes I was excited to learn that the Danish designer has now turned her hand to interiors. Inspired by her love for African and Asian cultures and influenced by her passion for 1970s design, the collection is full of strong monochromatic themes with an opulent feel. Birger 1962…

Black and White Embroidered Pouffe

bodie and fou cushion

My love of black and white is well-documented. My love of putting my feet up perhaps less so. But then I find the two things can combine in stylish harmony with this embroidered black and white linen pouffe from Bodie and Fou. It costs £125 and, in the interests of fairness, I should say that…