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Amara Interior Blog Awards nomination

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

'AMARA Interior Blog Awards' bannerSome very kind person has nominated us in the Amara Interior Blog Awards in the Best Organisation Blog category.
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It was truly unexpected and we’re very chuffed at our work being recognised.

Voting is now open and runs until Friday 3 October.

There’s going to be a swanky awards ceremony in that there big London town and we’d love the opportunity to go; so please vote for us here – it will take you less than a minute!

Best of Houzz 2014

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

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H is for Home doesn’t collect awards every day so when it does happen, it’s very exciting! This month, we we voted one of the Best of Houzz 2014.

The Best of Houzz award is given in two categories: ‘Customer Satisfaction’ and ‘Design’ (which is the category in which we were included). Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as ‘Houzzers’. Houzzers from all round the world saved more than 230 million professional images of home interiors & exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz website, iPad/iPhone app and Android app.

And now for our teary-eyed acceptance speech… We’d like to thank Houzz and all the Houzzers who made this possible!

Happy Valentines Day

Friday, February 14th, 2014

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vintage red enamel coffee jugdecorated with little white hearts

We love you vintage enamel coffee pot

Easter Treats

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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collection of Easter themed homewares and foodstuffs

Easter is all about spring birth, rebirth and renewal. That’s why it’s celebrated with animal motifs such as eggs, chicks, rabbits, lambs and spring flowers. Here’s our pick of Easter-themed delights!

  1. Duck Timer, kitchen timer -£34, Alessi
  2. Cottage Delight Simnel Cake – £4.50, John Lewis
  3. Hop to It! Paper Cups – £4, Fortnum & Mason
  4. Personalised Solid Silver Egg Cup – £65 (spoon extra), Not on the High Street
  5. Sunshine in a Bag – £11.99, Nigel’s Eco Store
  6. Free Range Tea Cosy – £12, Ulster Weavers
  7. Clockwork tin collectables – £6.99, Culture Vulture

You’re All Heart!

Friday, February 1st, 2013

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selection of alternative Valentine's Day gifts

I’ve never really been into Valentine’s Day – unimaginative boxes of chocolates, flowers and lacy undies… and all those tables-of-two in jam packed restaurants.

Here’s my top ten selection of things that could get me into the Valentine’s swing of things!

  1. Sweetheart Shape Sugar – £6.95, Fortnum & Mason
  2. Personalized Carved Heart Engraved Wood Cutting Board – $45 USD, Etsy
  3. Heart Mirror – £12, Urban Outfitters
  4. Mulberry Valentines heart key ring £70, Selfridge’s
  5. “home is where the heart is” Mug – £9.50, Oliver Bonas
  6. Double Heart Silicone Mould – £3.99, Lakeland
  7. Diana F+ Love Letters with Flash – €99, Lomography
  8. Heart Snow Globe – £10, Paperchase
  9. Vitra Heart Cone Chair by Verner Panton – £1900.60, Heal’s
  10. 12 Mini Heart Silicone Cases – £5, Marks & Spencer