Cushion of the week: the OTO cushion by ANIZA

There is sometimes a perception that ethical or socially responsible products are boring, overly bohemian, or just lacking in style. I know, I know, it’s nonsense, right? Well, today’s cushion of the week – the OTO cushion by ANIZA – totally puts that silliness to bed. This cushion is all of the above good things, and none of the above bad things. It’s all…

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Check out Att Pynta’s stunning new furniture range

Just a quick post today to say thanks so much to all of you who participated in my first ever giveaway to win that lovely World Travel poster from Metropolife. Congratulations to Lorna Pearce on being the first NMC giveaway winner! And I also wanted to show you the gorgeous new furniture range that Scandi-influenced UK brand, Att Pynta, have just released. It’s…

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My first giveaway! Win a Scandinavian Poster from Metropolife!

To celebrate NMC being nominated in the Best Newcomer Category of this year’s Amara Interior Blog Awards, I’m running my first giveaway! Of course there’s a bribe involved. If I am to get into the final five, I need your help. I am up against some seriously stiff competition, so to alleviate my feelings of inadequacy, and to sweeten the deal of…

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Why you should visit Plovdiv, Bulgaria

I am lucky enough to regularly spend time in the beautiful country of Bulgaria. With a Black Sea coastline for the summer months, impressive mountain ranges for winter skiing (or off-season hiking or horse-riding), and cosmopolitan cities boasting ancient history and wonderfully restored architecture, it’s a country that has something to offer everyone. If you get to go (and you…

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Swiss Inspiration: Top 5 Modern Cuckoo Clocks

My next getaway is a short break to Switzerland exploring Basel, Zurich and Bern, and, hopefully, fitting in a day trip to Vaduz in Liechtenstein. I’m already excited by the thought of the cool design shops I may stumble upon whilst I’m there. And I’ve taken a look online and noted down a few that I think will be worth…

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