Autumnal Treasures

Autumn is a season of transition and we’re all likely to feel a little unsettled by the global chaos going on around us at the moment! Find a little oasis of calm on your high street and, in buying from local shops, peace of mind that you are making a difference in your community. For…

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Focus on Sofas

Interior designer Emma Cross tells us the importance of choosing the right sofa for your home Given the amount of time you’ll spend sitting on a sofa throughout your lives, a good quality sofa is worth spending money on. It’s certainly not a purchase to make lightly, or in a rush. In fact, ask interior…

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Forever Bathrooms

The humble bathroom was once an afterthought – often contained in an outhouse in the garden. But now, after the kitchen, the bathroom is probably the most important room in the house. And, as we seek to make the most of precious downtime, its status has been raised and many of us are renovating our…

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Relight my Fire

The trend for renewable sources of heating has sparked a fireplace revival making a fireplace or stove a must-have for your home. When it comes to the winter there is nothing quite like the heat of a fire to stave off the cold and keep you cosy. Throughout history fireplaces provided both a means to…

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Create a Calm and Organised Home Office

Working from home is a dream many of us aspire to, but a cluttered and disorganised home office can make focusing on work difficult. Why not call in a specialist who can create a bespoke home office space that delivers the relaxing environment you need to get to work?  East Lothian’s Forever Spaces focuses on…

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Welcome the New Neutrals

2019 has seen designers and interiors experts looking to colour palettes with a raw, natural quality that works like a warm neutral – making it adaptable to pairing with different materials and styles of decoration. You might admire super minimal, white, Scandi-inspired homes characterised by simplicity, minimalism and functionality but you are convinced that you…

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Making Spaces

As our homes become even more multi-functional, we require clever ideas to free up much-valued space where we need it most, and innovative solutions to create continuity within our living spaces. But, making clever use of space is best left to professional designers and this is where Haddington-based Forever Spaces can help. Formerly known as…

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Butterfly Splendour

With her magpie instincts and expertise at turning trash into treasure, Allanna Alexander has worked her unique creative magic in both her home and her business. Cocooned half way down North Berwick’s high street you’ll find Madame Butterfly. Step through the door and it’s like stepping into another world. French flea market with vintage aesthetics…

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The Lazy Summer Guide to a High Vibe Life

You’re a heart-centred, spirit-led, light-loving, conscious being that gets the importance of raising your vibration. Or you want to be. Or you have no clue what any of that means, either way we’ve got you, high viber! 1. BEDROOM | Without getting all spiritual, create a conscious space with meaningful things, like crystals. Pop them on…

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