The final part of the ‘Living’ story? Brights! This is the neon of last year re-imagined. This trend seems to be all about injecting a bit of vitality in to your decor- in muted tones and pastels as well as neons.

The Family Love Tree filled out their enticing display with more of those fabulous peacock chairs and re-imagined lamp shades, bed heads and more. It would be a fantastic makeover to find a vintage piece of cane furniture and spray paint it a vibrant tone- but for those who don’t have the time this is where you would go to find what you’re after!

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The displays inside the expo were so captivating.

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More of the hanging moss balls (seen in the Natural trend report above) by Thinkers & Makers Society.

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Lightly is stylish but incredibly playful- a mix that is hard to get right but I feel you can see the balance achieved perfectly with the shot below- great styling skills!

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The Design Farm creates these beautiful candle votives. They caught my eye straight away, and at first look seemed quite simple, but once I picked one up and turned it in my hands like a giant precious stone, I realised that simplicity was actually quite sophisticated! My favourite would be the stout, chunky orange votive second from the front- gorgeous!

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The team at Rawspace produce yet another captivating and joyful piece (more in the Animal trend report). I am constantly dreaming of New York (well- it has stolen some of my best friends you know?!) and would love to add this piece to my home to feel at least one step closer to that crazy city.

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This geometric print baby onesie from Master and Miss could make even the most stylish lady clucky!

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Last but not least- MY gorgeous Sterling & Hyde orange Robin handbag. I saw this the minute I walked in to the show and couldn’t stop thinking of it until the day I left- handing over my cash in exchange for the joy of toting this on my arm every day! It fits my beloved iPad in it like a dream and is so well made- I could not be more chuffed. Add that the friendly face of one Bec Jamison-Jones and the lovely chats we had- and this was the best buying experience I’ve had all year!

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