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Vintage Grainsacks - creating modern rustic interiors

I've been searching for really good quality vintage grainsacks for a while, so I was excited to discover a few at a local flea market for a reasonable price and just had to get them. A friend of mine has a couple and I've always admired them. They look stylish, add texture and warmth to a room but have a simple design which means they can be matched with other neutral pieces in my house. One of the great things about these types of vintage flour sacks is they come pretty much cushion ready. All I had to do was...

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5 Top Tips for Storage in your Home

Keeping your home tidy, organised and clutter free can prove quite a challenge, especially if you have a large family with lots of clothes, shoes and toys to contend with or alternatively you may have a small living space where you need to utilise every nook and cranny for storage so that you're not tripping over things. We all have issues with storage one way or another, so I thought I'd put together a few storage ideas which can be applied to any home. 1. Keeping hallways clear Hallways often see a lot of human traffic on a daily basis,...

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Rustic Country Homes

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Rustic Country Homes

Rustic Country Homes Creating a rustic country look in your home needn't be hard. It's one of our favourite styles, hence why many of our products are vintage or have been inspired by vintage furniture designs. Here is a list of the main components for achieving the rustic look: * Use neutral hues of colour, stick to a pale palette and use paints from paint supplier such as Farrow and Ball or Little Greene. * Include vintage style lighting, such as ceiling pendant lights in the kitchen. * Add tongue and groove wood paneling to walls. * Incorporate linen textiles...

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Marveling Marble

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Marveling Marble

Marble has slowly but surely been making a resurgence in the past couple of years and it's a wonder why we ever shied away from it. I don't think it's ever been on my radar before, but oh my goodness it has definitely become an absolute favourite. When I day dream of my favourite kitchen or bathroom marble makes a an appearance, of course I would also be dreaming of a large budget to spend. I would have marble tiles, marble splash backs and of course my kitchen worktops would be marble. I have no doubt that it would be...

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The Secrets to Scandinavian Interior Styling 

The Secrets to Scandinavian Interior Styling 

I spend ages perusing through magazines, online blogs and Pinterest to find inspiration for my own home and to identify new trends to share through Loop the Loop. It’s important to make sure we know what’s on trend and it’s without doubt that Scandinavian designs and styling is still as appealing and popular as ever. So, I thought I’d focus some attention on two of my favorite Scandi brands, Bloomingville and House Doctor, whose products we sell here at Loop the Loop. And, I also wanted to look closely at why the Scandinavian style is so desirable and the secrets...

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