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Trendy bold Gustavian interiors

Originating from Sweden, the Gustavian style has become one adopted throughout Europe with its palette of light greys and whites. It was originally brought to Sweden by King Gustav III who, during his reign, adopted

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Botanical in vogue

Botanical patterns are not only in vogue these days, they also happen to be my personal favourite! There’s something about the combination of white and green that just works and creates a fresh and exotic

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Scandinavian shopping guide in London

Scandinavian furniture and home accessories are not always easy to track down in this big city. ‘Nordic’ and ‘Scandinavian’ seem to be words used rather loosely these past few years as they have become very

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Orange is cool

Orange has never been my favourite colour until recently. I often thought it didn’t mix well with other colours. Guess what, I have changed my mind! Combined with pale blue or light gray, it really

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Top 5 Scandinavian style trends of 2013

What defines Scandinavian style this year? We have identified 5 top style trends that we would like to share with you: 1. A white base – walls and often floors are painted in a stark

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50 shades of Blue

Whether you are looking for a light and airy feel or a rather dramatic and masculine look, Blue is the colour you need. ‘Borrowed Light‘ from F&B, a subtle shade of Blue, will help you

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‘La casa de Klara’

Here are a few inspirational photos from my sister’s old flat in Malmo, Sweden. She has a very bold style, using lots of black and white, which, mixed with the kids’ toys gives it a

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Skandihome in House & Garden – May Issue

Bang for your buck! ‘Gabby Deeming proves that budget needn’t constrain style with a striking scheme that won’t break the bank’ This is precisely our motto and we’re delighted to have our blue Alva pichets

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Dara – j’adore!

The latest collection from Manuel Canovas is pure joy! The beautiful bright colours transform this classic pattern into a perfectly contemporary fabric and makes it ideal for bringing a colourful scheme together. Combine it with

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How has Ikea changed British life?

It’s 25 years since Ikea landed in the UK, with a store in Warrington. How has it changed British life? Since Ikea opened its first UK store in Warrington a quarter of a century ago,

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