Tag Archives: Home Accessories

Interiors: Gucci Launches New Homeware Line – Gucci Décor

Posted on August 29, 2017

Hi Guys!

Though my wallet doesn’t allow it, I’m still a massive fan of high end fashion, especially accessories such as shoes and bags which I can’t get enough of when window shopping – if only I had the money my wardrobe would be full of so many wonderful brands! One of the designers that has caught my eye recently is Gucci, their latest collections are just so amazingly colourful, fun and eclectic, with endless amounts of contrasting prints and colours. The phrase ‘more is more’ definitely applies here.

So when I heard Gucci were unveiling their debut homeware line, Gucci Decor, I couldn’t wait to see what they’d come up with. Described as “an eclectic collection of items with which customers can dress their own spaces.” this collection is everything I’d imagined and more!

I was excited to find out that the designs are inspired by Gucci’s current fashion collections – there’s clashing colours, bold prints, and animal head motifs a-plenty. Gucci Decor’s initial launch includes a wide range of home accessories – there are practical and functional items such as chairs, tables and screens, as well as smaller home accessories including candles, cushions and trays.

As I’m sure you can imagine, these products won’t come cheap – starting from the bottom end of the scale, a candle will cost £150, up to an eye-watering £23,000 for a printed silk screen, gulp! In all seriousness though, I think these prices are pretty much to be expected, as with any high fashion house that offers home decor, you’re paying for the design, quality of materials and of course the name.

Gucci have also created four new scents for their candles and incense products –

  • Inventum – a delicate note of ancient damask rose, blended with voluptuous and distinctive Taif rose.
  • Fumus – the dark and intense scent of birch, mingled with orange leaves and beeswax.
  • Herbosum – the fresh, intense scents of tomato leaves and aromatic plants, mixed with the fragrance of long grass peppered with basil and lemongrass.
  • Esotericum – the bitter aroma of Seville oranges, intricately intertwined with notes of jasmine, leather and salt.

I’m really into scents with orange notes at the moment, so I’m loving the sound of Fumus and Esotericum especially. Hopefully I’ll get to give these a sniff when the range has launched in store.

So what do you think? Will you be treating yourself to anything from the Gucci Decor collection? At the moment I’ll just be lusting after the candles and cushions 🙂

The Gucci Decor collection will be available from September online and in selected stores.

I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

A Few More Last Minute Gift Ideas…

Posted on December 23, 2015

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Hi Guys!

It’s Christmas Eve Eve!! I’m so excited 😀 This afternoon is reserved for tidying and cleaning the house, eating mince pies and wrapping presents… so to put off doing the cleaning, I thought I’d put together a few last minute gift ideas for you – enjoy!

Diego Dalla Palma Merry Red Christmas Gift Set – This gorgeous gift set is perfect for beauty lovers this Christmas, it contains a signature red lipstick and nail polish, with a deep black lashes booster mascara and glitter silver clutch bag – it’s also now half price at M&S!

Diry Works Vanity Bag – Dirty Works have some fabulous affordable gifts available for Christmas, and this Vanity Bag is just the right size for keeping all your beauty essentials together. It’s only £6.50 from Sainsburys and also contains a Body Wash and Body Butter too!

Kiko Cosmic Starlets Brush Set – You know how much I love Kiko products! This gorgeous Cosmic Starlets Brush Set contains four professional brushes: a Face powder brush for applying and blending powder products, a Foundation brush for applying liquid and compact foundation, a Conical eye brush for applying concealers, cream eye shadows and highlighting bases, and an Eyeliner brush for easily outlining the eyes and creating graphic make-up. Presented in a satin bag embellished with a star charm this set is ideal to give as a present (or to keep for yourself).

Kiko Cosmetics Temptress Lip Set – More Kiko! They have some gorgeous gift sets available for Christmas, and this Temptress Lip Set comes in four different shades, to suit fans of nudes, reds or pinks. The set contains a lipstick and lip pencil that comes in a stylish packaging in line with their Cosmic Starlets collection.

001 Skincare Hydro-Sensitive Replenish Duo – I’ve recently been trying this 001 Skincare set which sounded spot on for my skin type. This is one of three targeted mini sets that would make fantastic Christmas gifts for those looking to try out new skincare products that really work. Each set contains 001’s best-selling multitaskers expertly blended to regenerate cells, hydrate and boost radiance. The Hydro-Sensitive Replenish Duo includes a Rosa Damascena Essence Mist (30ml) and and Active Marine Power Concentrate (15ml) which are perfect for sensitive and dehydrated skin types. All three kits also come presented in a sparkling gold sequined clutch within a Black 001 London luxury gift box.

L’Occitane Pamplemousse Rhubarbe Tantalising Collection – One of my favourite skincare brands, L’occitane have a fantastic amount of beautiful gift sets on offer this season, and the Pamplemousse Rhubarbe Tantalising Collection is just stunning. The signature L’Occitane gift box contains a beautiful collection of products made with a grapefruit essence, blending crisp, green top notes with a sensual heart and a woody base of cedar and vetiver. This is the perfect luxury gift!

Ted Baker Mini Pen Set and Christmas Crackers – Ted Baker make some of the best gifts ever, and if you know a stationery lover, I’m sure they’d appreciate this sweet little pen set! Or maybe some luxury Christmas crackers? Each of these crackers contains a different mini 10ml TB fragrance and a nail polish.

Umbra Prisma Copper Wall Decor Set – Another recent discovery, I love the geometric shapes that Umbra come up with. This set of stunning prisma wall decors can be fixed to the wall, hung from the ceiling, or displayed on a table – and whatever you do with them, they look great! I’ll be fixing these up over the Christmas holidays, so I’ll show you what they look like on my wall early next year 🙂

I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

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Oliver Bonas Home Accessories Haul!

Posted on November 29, 2015

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Hi Guys!

I hope you’re having a great weekend?

I must admit I have gone a little bit crazy lately with buying home and photography accessories. I’ve been hitting my favourite online stores like a woman on a mission – and I haven’t left anywhere empty handed! I also still have most of my Christmas shopping to do too, oops!

I live not far from Norwich in a small town, and unfortunately we don’t have many decent shops at all, so I always do my shopping online. One of the first online stores I hit was the fantastic Oliver Bonas. I absolutely love this store, their aesthetic is just so me. They sell a massive range of products including home accessories, stationery, jewellery and even clothing.

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So firstly, how could I resist these copper wire 3D letters, to spell out TSNC!? I thought these would make fantastic background accessories for my photos, I’m over the moon with them! And I know copper is everywhere at the moment, but I love it!

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I also picked up a gold framed hanging glass terrarium, just because it was so pretty. I’m not gonna lie, I had to google what a terrarium was… so for those not in the know, it’s basically a glass container, traditionally used for displaying minature plants inside. One side of the terrarium has a space left free of glass so you have easy access inside. I wasn’t really sure what I’d put in it until I saw some copper string lights on the site – yes I know more copper! I thought I might play around with these as a photography accessory, putting them in the terrarium and wrapping them round things. I’ll see how it goes.

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And you know how I feel about stationery… well I bought two more notebooks that I don’t really need. They’re just so awesome and bright! I also grabbed a lovely set of three coloured washi tapes – I’m not sure what I’m going to do with it yet but at least I have some now for when I’m feeling creative!

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And lastly, I also picked up a multi coloured paper chain, this is such a simple yet effective idea for adding a bit of colour to a wall, shelves or anywhere you like really.

I’m over the moon with all my goodies, and if you haven’t heard of Oliver Bonas before, I suggest you check their site out now as they have a sale on 🙂

So what do you think? I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

Cult Furniture Wish List!

Posted on February 7, 2014

Hi Guys!

Today’s post is in association with Cult Furniture – they sell some amazing and quirky furniture and accessories, I’ve put together a little wish list of some of my favourites 🙂 I’d love to have multi-coloured Eames style chairs around my white gloss dining table (I currently have white ones with wooden legs) and I think this bird house key holder is super cute!

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  1. Love Birds Cushion £49
  2. Eames Style Pink DSR Eiffel Chair (Black Legs) £59
  3. Yellow Sparrow & House Key Holder £10.99
  4. Handmade Wooden Mini Radio – By Magno £95
  5. Jielde Style Green Loft Desk Lamp £89
  6. Square Felt Ball Pouf £149

I hope you enjoyed my post 🙂 xxx

Rockett St George

Posted on February 27, 2013

I currently have a wish list as long as my arm of items I want to decorate my home with. I keep mentally adding to it all the gorgeous things that I come across on my internet travels. There is one shop that I keep coming back to though, if I could afford it I would actually buy one of everything this store has to offer. Rockett St George has the most fabulous mix of contemporary homewares and gifts. I want my house to look like Rockett St George has exploded in it. Do you need a faux budgie to accessorise your living room? Or maybe tattoo print kitchen towel? No, you probably don’t. But they look totally awesome, and if eccentric and eclectic is your style, then you’d better check out their site!

Here are some of my favourite items –

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www.rockettstgeorge.co.uk