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22/10/2019
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Halloween Decoration Ideas

It’s that time of year again… Halloween! and here at We Love Linen we are getting ready in style. Whether you are taking the children trick or treating or hiding from those knocking at your door and watching Hocus Pocus with all the sweets, hosting a Halloween party or just wanting some elegant winter decorations for your home…these ideas are bound to get you inspired! Decorative Pumpkins First off think where you would like to put the decorations that you want to place (not hang) and arrange them by room. Pumpkins... Read More

16/10/2019
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Mindfulness To Help You Sleep

We are now an ‘always on’ culture and find it hard to switch off. Do you lie awake at night, struggling to switch off and get to sleep as your mind is racing with thoughts and worries from the day? Mindfulness can help you to quieten the mind, restore some peace and improve the quality & quantity of sleep you have. Using the practice of mindfulness can help to reduce stress, anxiety and insomnia. Mindful Breathing By focusing on your breathing and being fully present in the moment, it helps... Read More

07/10/2019

How To Declutter Your Home

Your home should be a space that you can enjoy, relax in, and an environment that supports your wellbeing.  A disorganised and untidy home can deplete your energy levels and a mess can leave you feeling stressed. If things are chaotic at home, then the chances are that you are not taking care of yourself either. Getting rid of any unnecessary clutter and getting organised will leave you feeling happier and more in control.  Decluttering will give you space in your life and bring calmness to the mind too.  Follow... Read More

30/09/2019

5 Tips For A Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is the foundation of your wellbeing and is a vital indicator of overall health.  Just like you plug in your mobile phone every day to charge up, the body and brain also needs charging up on a daily basis to regulate, repair and ensure plenty of rest. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults need between 7-9 hours sleep per night.  It is essential for your mental health and a lack of it is linked to negative thinking, low mood and poor concentration. Regular poor sleep puts you at... Read More

12/09/2019

The Student Guide For Moving to University

Moving to university can be scary yet very exciting. September is here and you’re starting a new course, moving to a new city away from home with new people, making plenty of new friends and of course partying! Luckily you have a week to get packed and organised before the hard work really starts. The Essentials  At We Love Linen, we have your back when it comes to decorating and packing the essentials for your new room. To get started we have a handy university check list below this post.... Read More

30/09/2018

Bedding Guide: The Difference Between the Oxford Pillowcase & Housewife Pillowcase

Choosing the right bedding is one of the most important steps when adding the finishing touches to making your house a home. But sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what you’re looking for when it comes to browsing for interior inspiration and making the right bedding choices to suit your needs. Take pillowcases, for example. A pillowcase is just a pillowcase, right? Actually, there are two main options for you to choose from with subtle differences that create a totally different aesthetic: the classic Housewife design and the fancier Oxford... Read More

17/08/2018

Summer Breeze: How To Create A Cool Bedroom

While we’ve been enjoying a glorious heatwave by day, the night time heat has certainly played havoc with our collective bedtime routines! No doubt restless nights, total abandonment of duvet covers and partners heading to the spare room in search of cooler temperatures will have been the story in many households recently. Perhaps you’ve been sleeping with a fan on in the bedroom, or the window has been cracked open all night in a desperate attempt to get some air circulation for more restful sleep. At We Love Linen we... Read More

13/08/2018
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Make Your Halls Home: Decorating Your Student Room

So you’ve got your A-level results and now it’s time to take the next big step; moving to a new city and starting university. One of the major aspects of going to uni (besides the never-ending excuse to party) is moving into halls of residence, gaining independence and whole lot of new friends on the way. Your student room can be a haven away from hectic university life or a buzzing social hub; either way it’s a blank canvas waiting to be transformed. At We Love Linen we believe that... Read More

22/09/2016

Journey to the Past: Vintage Bedroom Makeover

Vintage interior design is all about embracing the past. Whether it’s an ode to old Hollywood glamour, the Victorian era or the classic French countryside, vintage design can bring a touch of nostalgia to a room. Here’s a look at ways to bring the design elements of the past into your future bedroom designs. Throwback Styles When it comes to designing the bedroom, vintage is a popular look as it emulates elegance and classic style. Some may hear the word vintage and automatically think of their grandmother’s china-filled cabinets but “granny-chic” is pummelling... Read More

16/09/2016
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How To Feng Shui Your Bedroom

What is Feng Shui? Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese practice based on the art of placement. The belief is the way we arrange our physical environment can affect our harmony and well-being. From a room’s decor and furnishing they all have a certain energy (chi) and their arrangements can affect our lives either positively or negatively. The main aspect of Feng Shui is creating a balance between the Ying and Yang energies, and there’s a variety of steps to bring this practice into your bedroom. Colour Palette Focus on... Read More