With the recent introduction of our new Instagram hashtag #designupscotland, I’m on a mission to raise the profile of Scottish Interior brands within the thriving interiors scene. Recently I wrote a blog dedicated to sourcing luxury Scottish Interiors to create a home with hygge. We chatted sheepskins from Skyeskyns and best fabrics from Bute Fabrics! For those who missed it – you can check it out here.
And so on this same thread, and with Scottish interior brands at the forefront of my mind, we’re talking ‘fabulous ways to turn your home into an artisan interior’. Specifically, 5 top products that together will help your house to sing artisan from the rooftops! We’re talking bespoke, luxury, quality finds that will act as long term treasure for your home. Inspired? Read on to find out more!
Home Decor Product Number One
Introducing ‘Sunburst’ by Wendy Morrison. A 100% Wool & Viscose rug that will grace your floors with a ray of beautiful opulent colour and warm your feet. A stunningly beautiful focal point for any living space. This is one of a wide range of wonderfully designed rugs available by Wendy Morrison, who alongside her current range, also offers a bespoke design service. All rugs carry a ‘GoodWeave’ label, I strongly recommend you check out the full collection!
Home Decor Product Number Two
If you’re searching for a fabulous feature wallpaper which oozes charm, textural details, originality and a subtle Scottish vibe, then I have it in one. Introducing our Mairi Helena Bronze Flush Thistle Wallpaper, a nod to Scotland with a hint of creative luxury for those seeking something a little different. With touches of a light yellow ochre in the Mairi Helena Bronze Flush design, the wallpaper sits beautifully with Wendy Morrison’s golden Sunburst, a floor story continued by the walls! Printed in the UK and inspired by Scotland’s flora, fauna and textures, it’s a form of art for the walls!
My recommended paint choices from Farrow and Ball:
For something warmer…
For something darker…
Home Decor Product Number Three
Be Original Be Beba. Check out this stunning Stark Chair by Beba Home. I just love their clean lines and contemporary look, making it so versatile to fit into any living space. The wooden frame is sustainably sourced and the upholstery can be tailored to suit your requirements – you could even get it upholstered in matching Mairi Helena Bronze Flush thistle fabric, well that’s a thought!
Home Decor Product Number Four
Yes…I might be slightly biased as this is the light we have in our kitchen sourced from Lifestory Edinburgh…but it has to be the best light ever. This loop light, which comes in copper or brass, (and in not just one but FIVE amazingly sophisticated outer colours from the ViJ5 range) is truly fabulous. It must be these slick lines again, allowing it to glide in elegantly into any living space. It allows you to have fun with mixing the more modern with traditional. I love ours!
Home Decor Product Number Five
I’ve found the very Bergamot scented candle to set the perfect mood from Curious Egg. A gorgeously crisp but aromatic scented Tatine candle, it’ll leave you feeling all fuzzy inside. All natural and hand poured, made with pure perfume oils….this is luxury. Plus did you know Curious Egg are the only UK stockist -grab them quick!
Oh and there’s this beautiful Kora Vase too, a textural delight with it’s bubble like holes on the neck design. Ahh Curious Egg, you’re a constant source of intriguing home accessory delights!
So what do you think? I think it’s a haven of luxury, a fusion of contemporary and stylish products for your home. All sourced from interior design brands, retailers and online platforms based in Scotland. All with a passion for introducing something a little artisan into your home. I hope it’s got those design fingers itching to decorate!
Fiona and I feel passionately about supporting Scottish interiors talent, whether emerging or established,and would like to introduce the tag #designupscotland to raise awareness of the best of Scottish interiors among our readers and followers.
If you’re a designer, retailer, publisher, influencer or interiors addict living or working in Scotland, and your work or interests represent fresh, expressive, contemporary Scottish interiors, please do follow Fiona (@around_houses) and myself (@mairihelena) on Instagram and tag your interiors posts #designupscotland. Please do help us to spread the word!
Or alternatively, just get in touch by leaving a post below or contacting me via my website. I’d love to hear from you! And even feature your products in future blogs!!
Until next time…