Renovating a Nightmare | Interview

Have you ever renovated a house, or is renovating or designing a house something you just daydream about? Renovating a home always sounds glamorous. Getting to chose all the tiny details of your home while working around the history of the house… but it is something that can also be a little bit of a nightmare. We spoke to the Allens about their beautiful but troublesome renovations. Read more

4 ways to incorporate the wabi-sabi trend into your bedroom

Finding beauty in imperfection, the new wabi-sabi interior trend is perfect for those who like leading a slightly off-kilter lifestyle. With the two Japanese words referring to simplicity and accepting natural lifecycles respectively, this design style finds value in the weathered and well-loved.

So, forget stressing over every mark and inconsistency on your wooden bedside tables and glass vases, and start making these a priority during your homeware shop. If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to transform your bedroom with wabi-sabi influences, read on to find out more. Read more

Coastal Rooms | Interior Blog


Inspiration

Inspiration for a coastal interior can come from a variety of places and resources. Magazines such as Coast Magazine , a trip to the coast, or something you have seen on social media. We have come up with a few ways to add a coastal feel to your home: Read more

How To Add Pastel to a Room | Interiors

 

We love pastel! Used properly it can lighten a room and add character. Using pastels with neutrals can create a beautiful light room. Interiors can also look gorgeous with a mix of pastels. Lilacs, blues, greens, yellows, pinks and more. Colours that can be used in any room in the house. Here are a few ways to add pastels to a room.

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How to Add Florals | Home Decor

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We love flowers! But florals can be an intimidating thing to add to the interiors. But it doesn’t have to be flowery wallpaper on every wall. Here are a few ways you can add florals to your home… mostly suitable for renters as well as home owners: Read more

How To Start Your Day Right

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Nour Luxury


Waking up right can settle you in for a good day. Having a good nights sleep is important too, but when we start our day right it sets the tone for the whole day. We have asked how you prefer to spend your mornings and had some wonderful answers, which has got us thinking about ways to start the day in a positive way. Here are a few of our suggestions, and we would love to hear more of yours: Read more

In Conversation with Ara Living – Organic Bed Linen

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Rann Bedding Set

Each May we concentrate on the things that make us (and you) happy. One of these things is a good nights sleep. Everyone feels better when they wake up after sleeping well, and one of the things that helps you sleep well is a comfortable place to lay your head. Sleeping well is even easier when you know you are laying on bedlinen which has been fairly made from natural, sustainable cotton. Ara Living are a relatively new brand with beautiful, modern designs who have wonderful ethics surrounding the production of these wonderful pieces. We were lucky enough to catch up with one half of Ara Living’s leadership team, Himanshi.  Read more

In Conversation with 91 Magazine

We have always loved magazines. They are beautiful places to find inspiration, stunning images, wonderful writing and escapism. One of our favourite magazines for all these things, is 91 Magazine. It’s beautifully bound covers holds a wonderful collection of articles and images that do all of the above. We were very lucky to catch Olivia from 91 Magazine on the run up to the latest edition being released. Here is what she had to say:

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Fair Trade Fortnight – Interview with Aura Que & Kaffe Fassett

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Fair Trade Fortnight

Fair trade fortnight was started to spread the joy and knowledge of fair trade, and why it is important. And you can’t find anything much more joyful than the homeware and accessories produced by the collaboration of Aura Que and Kaffe Fassett. And made fair trade in Vietnam. We were lucky enough to be able to ask them a few questions about their collaboration, and why fair trade is important to them. Read more

Autumn New Items & The People Behind Them

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We at Home of Juniper believe the story behind things bought as gifts or for your home are important. The people who make them, or the way they are made. So we thought we would let you know about some of our newest pieces and the stories behind them.

The jewellery shown above is from made in Cornwall by the lovely Victoria and her small team of helpers. Victoria started making jewellery while on maternity with her first child… a lovely new member was introduced into the family this summer. Read more