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Monthly Archives:: October 2015
I love a good bargain and no more so that at this expensive time of year. Not only do we have Christmas hurtling towards us, but I have a ton of birthdays in November and December to cater for too. Total bank balance, racking-my-brains for ideas nightmare.
These little mounds of chocolatey goo, scattered with pink and white fairy fluff are fantastically easy and fun to make and dangerously delicious.
This week’s Instahome highlight? Cara’s spookalicious skull cushion.
So we’ve finally been fully infiltrated by all things American. As if the food, television series and slang and were not enough, festivals and holidays from the other side of the pond are now being celebrated with just as much verve and vigour here, as they are over there.
Whether you are looking to add instant contemporary glamour and elegance to your home this autumn/winter or for the perfect homeware gift, look no further than Artisanti.
Instead of trudging into work on this cold, wintry morning, what would you give to be heading to a luxurious spa? A blissful retreat from the world, where you can unwind, shed your woes and recharge your batteries.
As the mornings darken and the evenings draw in, take a step onto the dark side with this season’s trend for gothic glamour.
I’ve been wittering on for weeks now about how to spruce up our spaces ahead of the festivities. But let’s face it, it’s another story when it comes to splashing the cash. That’s why I’ve waved my wand to offer you all a fantastic 20% off Artisanti products, starting today.
This week on Instagram, the beautiful bunch gave us cheeky glimpses into their spaces.
Hands-up whose starting to tire of mega-store domination? As the world’s giant chains increasingly seep into every sliver of our sphere, we’re pushing back. We want to buy local, support local.
With research strongly suggesting that mobile devices are bruising our sleep, we need to start being mindful of our bedrooms and how we can turn them into techno-free zones of soothing calm and serenity.
There’s nothing more relaxing than curling up by candlelight. And nothing more zen than the fresh smell of fragrance. I’m a huge fan of Branche d’Olive candles, so in keeping with this month’s zen and magic theme, I asked them to give us a flavour of their fragrances. Read more »
They’re just like us really.
We’re fast approaching the start of the season of fun, and I’m beyond excited. Last week we focused on waving a little magic into our lounges. This week we’re going to zest-up our eating spaces, the other important hub for entertaining.
Weave calm and peace into the home as well as restore your energy and recharge ahead of the festive season.
Today Spotdeco is launching its weekly Instahome round-up, where we spy on celebs in their natural environment (aka home).
Through October, I’m going to be running a series of blogs every Monday that discuss how to spice up your home for the festive season. Let’s face it, there’s nothing worse than that mad ol’ rush as more and more weekends start being blocked out of the calendar, so let’s get organised and start now.
September and October are funny months. They half herald a new year as we return from holidays, the kids trudge back to school and the students flock to university, and they bridge the transition from sun-soaked daylight-drenched days into darker, damp and chillier climes.