The dining room and bedroom can make good cases in their favour but, in my mind, the is no more important room than the living room. The bedroom’s main purpose is to be a place of relaxation, where as the dining room is more of a social meeting place; the living room, however, is a room which has to combine both aspects.  As the physical and social hub of the home, the choices you make in the living room will have quite an impact throughout the rest of the home. What makes the perfect living room? As well and balancing relaxation and sociability, the living room must also blend style with functionality, and your own taste with that of your guests. It can be a [&hellip

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The British are used to making the most of summer. We understand that it could only be a few months or even weeks, so we savour every day. One of Summer’s greatest qualities is its incredible array of different colours, providing an exciting and natural energy to the world around us. The colours of Summer are contagious, and they’re making their way in to our homes. Embrace the rainbow season with this colourful home addition: Ligne Rose Jo Vase – Heals This quirky contemporary vase, from Heals is the ideal addition for any minimalistic interior. The simple modern design, with a bold red accent, is the ideal addition to a light room in need of a colour injection.       Decorative Miniature Green Bike [&hellip

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It’s time for another seasonal self-mailbag! For those of you new to the idea, these are all of the questions that I think need answering, so I’ve asked myself! If you have an extra question of your own, feel free to ask in the comments section below! Q:Which colours are in fashion this Summer? A: The beauty of summer is that every colour is in fashion! Summer is a season in which you can truly express yourself and get creative with some of your favourite colours. Remember to leave enough white or natural space to serve as a simple backdrop; too much colour, without adequate neutrality, can be migraine inducing. Q:I don’t want to re-decorate my entire home every few months, which styles are actually [&hellip

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4 Living are extremely happy to welcome Danish brand, Skovby, into their ever-expanding contemporary furniture collection. Skovby joins Ethnicraft, Bentley Designs, Heathfield, Newgate, Conran, Polo Divani and many others in 4 Living’s range of designer brands. Although 4 Living are an independent retailer, with their own contemporary oriental furniture collections, they believe that a great and vartied collectiion is better than limiting themselves, and their customers, to one or two styles. Where Skovby can really claim to be unique is that they have been making contemporary furniture, rolling with the times, since 1933. Started by cabinetmaker Thorvald Rasmussen in 1933, Skovby has grown and grown through its 81 year lifetime, eventually into the international award-winning brand we see today.     &nbsp

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1. Joseph and Joseph Spaghetti Measurer /£8.10/ Debenhams A spaghetti measurer seems like a step into the world of excessive luxury, but you can’t deny that you want it. If you’re anything like me, spaghetti portions are a completely random guess every single time. For only £8-£10, this little gadget is totally worth it! 2.Le Creusset Cast Iron Casserole Dish/from £76/John Lewis Cast iron casserole dish. Repeat that to yourself and give in to the fact that you absolutely, 100% need one. In all seriousness, a high quality casserole dish is absolutely something worth paying for. Le Creuset are the undisputed kings of cast iron cookware, so look no further. A decent cast iron is going to cost £80 anyway, so it’s worth going for [&hellip

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Wowzers. Talk about a Swiss army home. This Soho Apartment is the creation of LifeEdited, a interior consultancy company who are dedicated to making the most out of small space. In only 420 square feet, they have been able to create what is essentially 1100 feet of actual usable space. Three beds, a 10 seater dining table, kitchen, computer, home cinema, bathroom and buckets of storage make for a remarkable use of space. As always, a few notes! -A lot of the YouTube and Reddit comments were along the lines of “that would be way too much effort to actually use”. My take on it is that this brand is trying to promote a healthy and innovative lifestyle, not a lazy free ride to style. [&hellip

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What’s in the video? Black Lacquer Extending Dining Table – The beautiful contemporary oriental black lacquer dining table is the perfect blend of style and genuine functionality. The option to extend from 180cm to 220cm is perfect for those who like to entertain guests, but don’t necessarily need to seat too many people on a nightly basis. The lacquer has a slightly distressed look to it, which prevents it from seeming to delicate to actually use. Cream Leather Dining Chairs – The subtle cream white tone of these leather dining chairs complements the luxurious black lacquer finish of the dining table elegantly. Cream leather creates a gentle contrast with the black, as opposed the more abrasive contrast created with pure white. The black lacquer legs [&hellip

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