I'm never not in the market for a new, old rug. So you can see how after stumbling upon interior designer Veronica Hamlet's collection of vintage Moroccan rugs, pillows and baskets, I know I'm in trouble. The vibrant colors and distinctive patterns . . . be still my heart and be kind to my
Block Printed cotton rug, French Connection, £75. Lovely cotton rugs are less expensive than woollen ones, but you will need to get a thick underlay for them to make them feel cosy and stop them slipping.
Tech-filled homes certainly aren't going anywhere, but more and more families are opting to keep their family rooms unplugged in order to facilitate more family time. This stunning digital-free living room is proof that a house can look smart without being full of gadgets.