The lowdown: West Elm’s imminent Arnotts arrival

Waiting for the opening of US homeware mecca West Elm has been like waiting for Christmas morning. Interiors addicts like myself will have had the date quadruple circled in their diaries for weeks but there are plenty out there who have yet to experience the wonderfulness of West Elm. Hoards of instant converts ripe for the … More The lowdown: West Elm’s imminent Arnotts arrival

Trending: Flamingos

What an amazingly sunny weekend we just had. I can only hope that it’s the start and not the end of a beautiful summer to come. But even if the rain does arrive to spoil the summery vibes, it looks as if the Retro Tropicana trend will be sticking around for some time to come, … More Trending: Flamingos

The lowdown: New Ikea STOCKHOLM 2017 collection

A new collection from Ikea is always something to make my bank balance quiver in fear and the new STOCKHOLM 2017 range is doing just that. Inspired by light and nature, the new 47-piece collection was designed to tie in with your existing interior set up rather than replace it entirely. The pieces are to freshen up a … More The lowdown: New Ikea STOCKHOLM 2017 collection

The weekly glaze: Some woman for one woman, Happy Mother’s Day

Panic not, there are still two full days to go until Mother’s Day and sure it doesn’t matter whether you turn up with petrol station flowers or a voucher for a spa weekend, provided you turn up. All she really wants is to spend time with you. Though I wouldn’t advise banking on that justification if … More The weekly glaze: Some woman for one woman, Happy Mother’s Day

Trending: The cactus

In my opinion, you know you’ve made it as a home accessory of the moment when you become a candle so it’s fair to say that the cactus is the new pineapple. Before, the cactus was the choice of greenery lovers  with no obvious green-fingered abilities. Easy to care for and almost impossible to kill, cactus … More Trending: The cactus