Mini Moderns – Remix


During this year’s London Design Festival Mini Moderns are mixing it up! We’re very excited to be supporting interiors brand Mini Moderns during their two-week design event, hosted by East London Design Store in their newly launched shop in London Fields. The Remix project sees them team up with a select number of designers and… Continue reading

Spoil yourself with 15% off at Idyll Home

Idyll Home

For the next two weeks the lovely people at Idyll Home giving every reader of The Simple Things 15% off their gorgeous home and garden accessories. You’ve probably spotted Idyll Home before inside The Simple Things as their furniture and accessories are often featured in our ‘Things To Wake Up And Want’, we’ve always been… Continue reading

Things to wake up and WIN

Win over £320 worth of prizes from this month's wake up and want wishlist!

We’re giving away 8 fantastic prizes from this month’s wake up and want wishlist inside Issue 7. Read more about the prizes below or enter here now! Leaf impression plate | £13 | Yaela Studio Impressed by hand with a grape leaf before another speckled texture was added, this plate is beautiful to look at…. Continue reading

Things to wake up and want: the Valentines edition


This 14th February treat your Valentine to something extra special whether it be homemade chocolates or a simply stunning scent… Light bulb vase by London Garden Trading (available on Not on the Highstreet) Mini heart-shaped bowls by Golemdesigns Rose 31 by Liberty London Follow your heart coin Big Love Valentine timbergram Anthropologie Hazelnut macarons… Continue reading

Christmas cheeses: How to serve a Stilton video tutorial plus our expert's five festive favourites!

The Simple Things Issue 4 Stilton video

Learn how to care for and serve Stilton cheese in the video tutorial from the iPad/iPhone edition of Issue 4, plus our expert’s top Christmas choices…

Christmas project: Framing your own photos – a great gift idea!

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When it comes to giving a really personal present to a friend or family member, not many things will give them as much daily pleasure as a framed photograph of a special moment or place.

Shop Love: White Stuff – making Christmas shopping a bit easier!

White Stuff Cardiff dressing up

White Stuff get our vote as the high street chain who are doing the most to take the heat out of festive gift shopping, with their in-store cinemas, Christmas grottoes and free mince pies & mulled wine…

Roddy & Ginger: Q&A with Virginia Armstrong – fabric, wallpaper and so much more…

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With its Lucienne Day, Scandinavian and Spanish influences, Virginia’s range of furnishings, stationery and other household essentials is one of our favourites. Here she chats about her influences, design obsessions and also offers a 10% discount via her webstore and Etsy shop – enjoy!

Simply Crochet: Check out our brand new sister magazine!

Simply Crochet Issue 1 cover blog

Packed with inspiring designs, easy-to-follow projects and much more, the first issue of Simply Crochet came out on January 10th! Click to read all about it…

Best of British: Vivien of Holloway – vintage style for Christmas and beyond…

Vivien of Holloway Christmas featured image

Want to dazzle like Marilyn Monroe, make like you’re in Mad Men, or dress 1940s-1950s vintage to impress at the ball, bar or party? Step right this way, as affordable and wearable glamour awaits…