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Book Club

Spring Clean Reads 

by Francesca Stainer 

Francesca Stainer

There’s nothing quite like a bit of spring cleaning – whether it’s a wardrobe shuffle, or a lick of paint to a tired wall – it’s a real mood booster.  So this month, we’ve been scanning the new releases to find the best books for spring décor.  And, with everything from garden party inspiration to great ideas on updating your home, our March Book Club is jam packed full of visually beautiful and creative reads that won’t fail to inspire.

House of Hoppen

House of Hoppen

By Kelly Hoppen

MBE certified Kelly Hoppen is renowned for her expertise in interior design and her new book gives the ultimate guide to stylish living.  With an insight into her latest projects, along with some of her unseen designs, Hoppen will take you on a design journey with stunning photography that won’t fail to get your creative juices flowing.  We particularly enjoyed her exploration into the fusion between Eastern and Western cultures, and how to use metallic – this is the true encyclopaedia of interior design.

Publisher: Jacqui Small


By Max McMardo

This is the perfect read for anyone thinking of giving their home a sense of newness without having to spend a fortune. Max gives us top tips and simple tricks on how to ‘upcycle’ the things you already own and turn them into something fabulous, trendy and new.

Full of inspiration, this hands on book gives you all the ideas and tools you need to get creative with at home. Make sure you have a tool kit before delving into this read because PVA glue and scissors will not do!  From sanding, waxing, doodles, and outstanding colours, you’ll find yourself rolling up your sleeves and having a go yourself in no time.

Publisher: Jacqui Small

Decorate Party

Decorate for a Party

By Holly Becker & Leslie Shewring

This gorgeous book is bursting with niche, touching and creative ideas to transform a simple dinner or garden party into a full blown event. With everything from lighting and playlists to menu suggestions and wall décor, it’s a real must for any hostess.

Highlights include opulent gold painted hurricanes, stylish name cards and beautiful soft lighting that will make your house and party look like a page out of a magazine.

Publisher: Jacqui Small

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