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HOW TO TAKE INSPIRATION FOR INTERIOR DECOR FROM NATURE

HOW TO TAKE INSPIRATION FOR INTERIOR DECOR FROM NATURE

There is so much we can learn from the natural world when it comes to design and the harmonious decorating of our homes. Turning to nature for inspiration as one of the simplest and most informative design guides to follow is a great place to start whenever we are in doubt. In this article, we share a few ideas on how to be inspired by the natural world and use it to help us make more harmonies design decisions for our homes.

A SENSUAL HOME AS AN ANTIDOTE TO THE DIGITAL

A SENSUAL HOME AS AN ANTIDOTE TO THE DIGITAL

The experience of being human is an embodied one: we know the world through our sense. But as our digital and virtual worlds predominantly use only our visual sense, a grounding antidote to the flatness of our digital lives is to engage our other sense whenever possible. The way we design our homes can either help or hinder the process of engaging all of our sense daily.

INGREDIENTS LDN How to create a natural home

HOW TO CREATE A NATURAL HOME

The growing number of us living in cities and the resulting communal pressure of city life are some of the reasons why so many of us feel a deep longing to reconnect with nature. Stepping out of the digital and virtual and into the real, tangible and natural offers one of the most revitalising elixirs to modern living. For those who experience the longing to feel more connected with the natural world even when indoors, we have put together a few suggestions for how to create a natural home.

HOW TO CREATE A HOME WE WILL FEEL CONTENTED IN FOR LONGER

HOW TO CREATE A HOME WE WILL FEEL CONTENTED IN FOR LONGER

Designing and creating our own space is a wonderful project. But it can also feel like a daunting challenge on a scale beyond many other things we tend to embark on. One of the first challenges many of us will face is simply knowing where to start. To lend a helping hand, we’ve put together a guide of things to consider if you are about to, or are thinking about, renovating or redecorating your home.
HOW TO CREATE A HOME THAT FEELS UNIQUE AND AUTHENTIC + FREE WORKSHEET

HOW TO CREATE A HOME THAT FEELS UNIQUE AND AUTHENTIC + FREE WORKSHEET

There are two ideas that can provide the guiding principles for creating a home that feels authentic. Using these principals can help to empower us to make big decisions like how to design a new home, as well as smaller decisions like whether a piece of furniture or a decorative item is right for us. We present these ideas and share a FREE WORKSHEET that can help you to identify your own guiding principals for decision-making. 

How to create a comforting home

HOW TO CREATE A COMFORTING HOME

There is no formula for creating a warm and welcoming home but we share three small pointers that are helpful when thinking about how to create a home that feels warm, comforting and welcoming.

Introduction

The Ellei Home Journal is where you can discover the thoughts that drive all that we do – from our product selection to our philosophy on design to a more thoughtful approach to life.