Category Archives: Home Design

Styling Tips: how I use Natural history accents to style my home

February 4, 2019

The byline (as you have hopefully noticed) for my blog is colour, pattern & patina. I chose these words early on as I felt they reflected my style in the home.

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Choosing a new sofa for the Design Soda house with DFS

January 23, 2019

DFS Hoxton Sofa in the Design Soda House French Connection Home


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Is it just me that loves the squidge of a brand new sofa?! There’s something about the fact that a cat hasn’t tried to scratch it yet, a child hasn’t smeared jam fingers on it yet (if you know, you know!) that’s very alluring.

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Crushing On: Stylish Pet beds & Accessories from MADE

January 11, 2019

MADE PET BEDS and Accessories

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We all know the old adage about not working with children or pets. So I feel it is my duty to put a disclaimer at the start of this post that not only did my cat not behave for her shoot, but I also knew that she wouldn’t!

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January reflections and intentions

January 7, 2019

A new year, and often the signal for a fresh start for many of us. A bit of time off over the holidays coinciding with the closing of a calendar year brings all kinds of reflections.

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A Simple Candle Garland For The Table

December 13, 2018

Craft How to make a simple scandinavian winter wreath garland for table decoration at Christmas (1) /
I don’t know about you, but everything’s been a bit of a whir recently. So, today I’m just dropping in with a quick post on a simple candle wreath I made a few days ago.Read More