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18 Ideabooks by Rachel Newcombe
Guest Picks: Eye-Candy Knobs and Handles
Sometimes the smallest of changes can uplift, refresh and renew your home, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to changing knobs and handles. Whether you want to add some glamour or glitz, color or design, there are plenty of gorgeous, decorative...
Guest Picks: All That Flutters: Nature-Inspired Ideas for Your Home
If you love nature, especially dragonflies, butterflies and birds, there's never been a better time to bring aspects of nature into your home. Decor products like wallpaper and fabrics are awash with natural images, and there are heaps of inspiring products...
Guest Picks: Decorating With Contemporary Wall Decal Stickers
Would you decorate your home with wall stickers? Gone are the days when decals were purely used for adding interest and character to children's bedrooms or nurseries. Now there are plenty of options for all of the areas in your home, so it's a decorating...
Guest Picks: Get in Touch With Textured-Effect Wallpapers
Mimic the look of fancy paneling, stacked stone or funky scrap wood with new wallpaper patterns on a trompe l'oeil roll
Textured wallpapers are right on trend at the moment, and they offer a brilliant way of transforming a wall in your home. Whether you crave a natural stone effect, wish you had wooden paneling, want ornate metal effects or desire walls that look like...
Guest Picks: Fresh White and Sparkling Silver Home Accents
I'm normally a fan of color in home decor and home accessories, but right now I can't get enough of pure white and sparkling silver. They're both fresh, elegant and timeless colors, and paring back the color depth in a room can be surprisingly refreshing....
Guest Picks: Totally Foxed
It's funny how interior design and home accessory trends start. Wildlife often features, the bird and owl trends have been around for ages, but now it's the fox's turn. I keep spotting brilliant fox designs, from realistic and contemporary to quirky and...
Guest Picks: Contemporary Bookcases and Shelving
I have a constant battle with the number of books in my house, so I am always on the lookout for more bookcases and shelving. Thankfully there are some gorgeous contemporary options out there, many of which add style and artistic qualities, as well as...
Guest Picks: Contemporary Coastal Chic
If you assumed that coastal or nautical interior design schemes only work in shabby chic beach huts or coastal homes, think again. The look translates wonderfully into contemporary homes too. The classic colors of ocean blues, fresh whites and sandy naturals...
Guest Picks: Wild About Robots
Have you noticed the robot invasion? They suddenly seem to be everywhere in home accessories and decor ideas. If your children love robots, they're ideal for kids' rooms, but I've included some robot-themed items here that may also appeal to the young...
Guest Picks: Decorating With Shades of Blue
I love the fresh and bright shades of blue. Contrary to old wives' tales, decorating a room in blue doesn't mean it will feel cold — it can feel decidedly warm and inviting. There are some gorgeous shades of blue in paint, wallpaper, furniture and accessories,...
Guest Picks: Contemporary Garden Ideas
Take your garden design into the 21st century with eye-catching sculptures, sleek outdoor furniture and futuristic features
Hooray! Summer has finally arrived! Now it's time to get outside and enjoy your garden. If you're keen to incorporate contemporary styling and design into your garden, however small or large it is, there are plenty of ways to do so and plenty of products...
Guest Picks: Quirky, Colorful and Fun Lighting Ideas
Home lighting doesn't have to be boring! If you want to add some personality into your lighting, there are some brilliant options available. Here's a selection of 20 quirky, fun and colorful lighting ideas. — Rachel from Fresh...
Guest Picks: Twenty Of The Best Contemporary Chairs
Are you sitting comfortably and in style? There are some stunning contemporary chairs available and great designs that don't skimp on comfort. Here are 20 of my top picks, for both lounging and dining! — Rachel From Fresh...
Inspiration and ideas for the Cox and Kings Indian room Blogger Challenge to create an Indian themed room. #ckbloggerchallenge
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