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Sunday 8 August 2021

House of Calm the Podcast- Episode 3 - I am Nomad

In episode 3 of the podcast I speak to Claire Johsnton form I am Nomad, a carefully curated home and shop featuring beautiful homewares and furnishings.

Claire regularly opens her house to the public allowing you to purchase art, decorative items and furnishings ina  real home setting. Her style is colourful and instantly recognisable yet unique. 

Here are some of my favourite items from Claire's shop.

1. Black Stairs cabinet - I love this modern twist on a classic glass cabinet - perfect for displaying vases and trinkets.

2. Large grey vase - Beautifully shaped grey ceramic vase made by a swedish family business. Perfect vase staple, classic shape and beautiful colours.

3. Tealight holders in nude shades - looks amazing stacked and used as a vase.

4. Abstract print cushion. This cushion aslo has a japanese floral print on the other side, super versatile as I get bored easily!

5. Steel Curved bench - perfect for the end of your bed. I love the softeness of this piece, super stylish

6. Stunning table lamp with a ribbed base and dome. The sand colour is lovely matched with nudes and pinks.

7. Christina Studio art, beautiful original art from a Glasgow artist. I love this painting - the colours are perfect mixed of nudes and oinks with a touch of teal.

8. Incense sticks, handrolled in small batches using traditional methods. My favourite scent is beloved, it just feels like being cocooned- if that's makes sense!

9. Fibre clay side table - chunky and eathy. Beautiful as a side table.

If you haven't had the pleasure of visiting Claire's house, she just re-decorated a couple of rooms in the house (listen to the podcast to find out which ones!) and it looks stunning. I love the coloured ceilings and the main bedroom is my favourite- I dont know if you have noticed but I am a sucker for oinds, nudes and earthy tones.

If you havent already - listen to Claire's episode here:

Sunday 18 July 2021

House of Calm the podcast - Episode 2- Emma Carberry



In Episode 2, I chat to the super cool Emma from the blog and instagram page Form and balance. Emma's style is effortlessly cool, combining strong colours beautifully. She also has one of the prettiest bathroom around!

Emma believes in taking the time when it comes to renovating and decorating, combining vintage items, supermarket bargains and more modern pieces. 

Her eye for finding a good bargain in second hand shops has led her to starting her own pop shop on instagram curating beautiful vases, decorative objects and trinkets.

If you love her style here's how to recreate her current bedroom:

1. Lichen paint by Farrow & Ball, Bivouac paint by Valspar

2. Chest of Drawers from West Elm

3. Ceiling light from Bhs

4. Arched mirror by William Wood Mirrors  

5. Jute blend rug by H&M 

6. Hospital style black metal bed from Feather & Black 

7. Brass wall light from Spark & Bell (pictured) or for the exact ones Emma has from Lights & Lamps

8. Cushions from H&M


Sunday 30 May 2021

House of Calm the podcast - Episode 1 - Hege Morris



In this week's podcast I speak to the lovely Hege Morris from the blog Hege in France. We talk about her job as stylist and of course about her home renovation. From the 70s slopped ceiling to the her beautiful kitchen. Just like Hege, her house is calm and cool, filled with soothing neutral colours stylishly paired with black elements.


1.  Shadow White paint by Farrow and Ball

2. 265 Wall Lamp by Flos

3. Wi-Fi Small Speaker by Transparent

4. Broken print by SOOuk

5. Pampas by Hestia

6. Grey Collar vase by Cooee Design 

7. Outline Sofa by Muuto

8. Table Bench by Carl Hansen

9. Cover Armchair by Muuto

10. Soft Oak Light laminate by Quick Steps

11. Ravi Wool Rug by Urbanara

Listen to the podcast here.