I’m not hugely into girly pink. So when Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes round every October, I usually try to donate in ways other than buying the deluge of pink items the shops come up with to raise funds. However, this October, I might make a tiny exception for this pink bobble knit cushion from Sainsbury’s, £12. I love a cosy, chunky knit, and the little bobbles look a bit like cherries.…

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As a big fan of Habitat (www.habitat.co.uk), I was very excited to hear they’re having a flash discount day today (26th Sept) – 25% off everything in-store and online until midnight with code EM25. There’s also free postage for anyone spending over £50 on home accessories (smaller non-furniture items). It’s the perfect excuse to treat yourself to something you might not have dared splash out on at full price. My top tips?…

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HIGH CHURCH ON THE CATWALK: Dolce & Gabbana HIGH CHURCH CUSHIONS: Angel sisters £17 Very.co.uk. Oxford damask £19.50 M&S. Peacock £20 Littlewoods.com What’s in vogue interiors-wise is often what’s also in Vogue clothes-wise. Each season, buyers from high street stores scour the fashion shows in London, Paris, New York and Milan for hot new trends they can translate into stylish homeware ranges . The best thing about this? While updating your wardrobe with a new coat…

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While I regularly write about homes for various magazines and love trying out new looks in my own home, I don’t usually get to actually style rooms professionally… until now. I recently completed my first ever styling challenge for Closer magazine (www.closeronline.co.uk). The brief? To style one plain room in two completely different ways in one afternoon, using only bargainous high street accessories. it was a lot of work, but a lot…

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Regular readers might remember I wrote about Trinca-Ferro recently (www.trinca-ferro.com), a fab little company selling all kinds of beautiful yet bargainous drawer and door knobs in every colour under the sun, for around £2 – £3 each. Well, now you can win some of their lovely wares! One lucky reader will get to choose eight knobs (all from the same design or eight different designs, it’s up to you) from the Trinca-Ferro…

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