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Off the Wall – wallpaper for girls

By | 23 August 2012

I often find that little girls fall into a desire for pink, even if their own mothers are dyed to the core rock chicks or seen only in edgy designer […]

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Off the Wall – Wallpaper for Boys

By | 16 August 2012

I have a well-documented love of lighting and vintage here on hearthome but in recent months my new sourcing obsession has been nursery furniture and accessories. One of the most […]

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Bambi-lamp by Koko Kids via notonthehighstreet

Night Night daylight – kids lamps

By | 26 July 2012

It’s a common feature across the land that Nursery and Children’s rooms include a night-light.  As any parent will tell you night-lights are invaluable when it comes to getting little […]

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Melt down lamps by Johan Lindstén Form

Coloured lights; naff, nasty or nice?

By | 19 July 2012

Coloured glass lighting has been around for a very long time. There are plenty of examples of murano glass chandeliers that have included colour and the highly collectable Tiffany table […]

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Fill your summer with vintage hunting

By | 12 July 2012

The weather still hasn’t decided its summer and your “staycation” might now seem a little ill advised but that’s no excuse to stay indoors. In the coming weeks there is […]

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Wall Lights

Light Love – Wall Lights

By | 5 July 2012

Wall lights are an often over looked lighting source. I think this is often due to the fact that retro fitting them can mean a little more work than say […]

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Light Love – Unusual Materials

By | 21 June 2012

I’m always fascinated when unconventional materials and surfaces are used for products. Finding qualities that can be exploited and enhanced. Benjamin Hubert recently released the Quarry light as part of […]

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Garden Essentials for all weathers

Wishful thinking and making your garden “weather” proof

By | 14 June 2012

Being outside in the sunshine is something that’s hardwired into us Brits. I “blame” my parents thrusting me out into the garden with “why are you indoors? Go play outside” […]

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Salvage treasure and WIN tickets to the Salvo Fair

By | 31 May 2012

Following on from my post last week about where to source vintage, I want to dedicate a whole post about the Salvo Fair. My love of salvage is as well […]

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Midcentury vibe at Lords

By | 24 May 2012

If Midcentury design is your thing then there is a real treat in store for you this Sunday if you’re in London.  Lords’ Cricket ground is playing host to Midcentury […]

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