• Archive for February, 2014

    Colour inspiration: Earthborn claypaint spring colours

    by  • February 27, 2014 • Living • 0 Comments

    After a tough winter of storms and floods it’s about time to focus on the gentler weather of Spring and these beautiful shades by Earthborn are just the ticket for bringing a fresh, optimistic feeling to your home. Becuase they’re claypaints as rather than regular emulsion they also have a beautiful matt finish and are as kind to the environment as they are to your home.


    earthborn paint pastel shades The Relaxed Home



    All images: Earthborn

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    One Perfect Thing: Afternoon tea

    by  • February 21, 2014 • Living • 0 Comments

    Threre’s only one thing to do when the weather’s this gloomy. Bring out your most colourful crockery and throw an afternoon tea party. Your family / friends / office colleagues will thank you and spirits will be lifted all round. I’m not talking cucumber sandwiches and plates of minaiature cakes – just a packet of chocolate digestives and a pot of PG Tips will do the trick. The main thing is to take time out of your day to enjoy the simple pleasures of sugar, caffeine and conversation. These mismatched pastel cups from Oliver Bonas are just the ticket for adding some colourful spring style.


    Image: Oliver Bonas

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    New magazine preview: 50+ Decorating Ideas

    by  • February 18, 2014 • Living • 2 Comments

    Today i’m excited to bring you a sneak preview of a brand new magazine called 50+ Decorating Ideas. Wondering why you haven’t heard of it before? That’s because it’s is a special one-off treat, packed full of stunning rooms,  inspirational images and interior-design secrets and tips from the experts at Britain’s best-loved homes magazines. I’ve got a few sneak preview images below to give you a taste of what’s inside. If you like what you see you can click to download it here.




    Housetohome Dream Rooms Magazine | The Relaxed Home

    All images: IPC Media

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