6 Modern Ways To Refresh Your Bathroom

The thought of refreshing your entire bathroom can be daunting. It is not an easy task to turn your space into a sanctuary – but you can achieve it if you are in the right direction. Surprisingly, doing a full blown renovation in your bathroom is not a compulsion when you are looking to turn…

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Handcrafted décor made in London UK

Hi I’m Marlène, the editor of this blog. I wanted to share with you my recent new found passion of making handmade home décor! I’ve started playing with the water-based resin called jesmonite during the 3rd lockdown and this month I created the website http://www.brumnes.com to share my creations! Please see below a few of…

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How I Started an Etsy Shop during lockdown

Lockdown, An Opportunity For Change ? One thing I’ve never really thought about when I started an interior blog was that I would become a home and lifestyle designer, maker, and retailer (micro and independent but still!) I had been more focused on creating content for the website talking about my home renovation, products I…

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2021 Monthly Calendar – Printable

Hello! The 2021 Minimalist Calendar is here! This year you can download it straight from my new Etsy shop! During lockdown, I needed a creative outlet so I set up my etsy shop also called my mindful home, like this blog! Ive been selling items for Home Decor and things that Ive come to love…

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5 Beautiful Designer Modular Sofas

What is a Modular Sofa ? A Modular Sofa is a Sofa composed of seating elements that come together to create your perfect Sofa arrangement. It can be an L-shaped Sofa, 2 or 3-seater bench, Footstool, 1-seater and they all can be added to each other to create a larger Ensemble. I’m always looking for…

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Making Your Home “working friendly” [Collab w/Muji]

The Spring 2020 lockdown reshuffled our home habits in many ways.  One of them is having two people working from home with different working styles. For instance, I like a quiet working area as my creative work is heavily computer-based requiring attention to detail.  Whereas my partner needs to be on the phone or videocalls for most…

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What does FF&E stands for in Interior Design?

FF&E stands for Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment in the world of Interior Design, construction, and Architecture. Some companies are using the term FF&A which stands for Furniture, Fixtures, and Accessories. They are all the items that refer to any “movable decoration” placed in a room after the building works are completed. These items are not…

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Working From Home Tips: How to create a Productive Space

Depending on your line of work, you may be able to work from home and your employeer may encourage you to do that. Here are a few ideas to reorganise your home to fit your new working style. Sorry to disappoint but no, working in your pyjama or from the couch is not one of…

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Cat-proof Decor – 8 Beautiful Flower Vases That Won’t Break

Do you have a cat or a pet that has a passion for knocking off your beloved glass or ceramic vases? Well I do to. In about 18 months, I think my cat has broken about a demi-dozen vase. I honestly don’t understand why he is so obsessed with it, my other cat has zero…

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8 Ways to Styling Around Wellbeing for Outdoor and Indoor Spaces – With Habitat (ad)

Today’s blog post is focused on styling around wellbeing at home and I’m sharing a few ideas to decorate your space with your mental health in mind. In collaboration with Habitat. This blog post is focused on styling an Outdoor/Indoor space and its own positive qualities when it comes to contributing and balancing our mental…

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