Press & Mentions

Extra! Extra! These are the lovely sites that have featured or mentioned Boreal Abode on the web. From expert round-up posts to online interiors magazines. I’m proud and grateful to have been featured on all of them.
Show them some love and check them out!

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Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018 winner  – Hello Peagreen

Mary Middleton won the coveted Best Written Blog at the Amara Interior Blog Awards. In this blog post Mary shares a little bit of her professional background and the story behind her blog. Other winners, including myself (!) are also mentioned.

Top UK blog for interior design inspiration  – The Design Sheppard

Stacey Sheppard from the award-winning blog The Design Sheppard wrote a detailed post about her experience at the Amara Interior Blog Awards ceremony. It was a highlight to finally meet Stacey that night!

10 Best Modern Pendant Lights  – Utility

Utility Design’s blog put together a round-up of the best modern-inspired pendant lights. The blog post showcases some amazing examples as well as a mention to my blog post Why You Should Choose A Low Pendant Light Instead Of A TV.

Realise your home fantasies with the help of the 2018 Amara Interior Blog Awards winners  – The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times featured some of the Amara Interior Blog Awards winners including Karen Clough from Well I Guess This Is Growing Up and Vikkie Richmond from The Carpenter’s Daughter. The article also mentioned other category winners including myself!

The Amara interior Blog Awards: the best interiors blogs to follow for home design inspiration  – Evening Standard

I was delighted to discover this blog won Best Newcomer Blog UK at the Amara Interior Blog Awards. The Evening Standard covered the news featuring all the winners accross the different categories. It’s an honor to be featured alongside such talent!

What Is a Vignette? The Interior Styling Term You Need to Know and How to Style Them  – The LuxPad

The luxury and home fashion news blog The LuxPad asked me to share my top tips on how to style the perfect vignette. Also featuring expert advice from fantastic bloggers and designers. Curious? You’ll have to read the blog post to find out!

Top 25 Interior Blog Posts of August – Amara IBA Blog

My long-awaited living room makeover might have taken months (even years!) to complete. And the lovely team at Amara IBA kindly picked it straight away to be one of their top 25 interior blog posts of August.

10 Bedroom Decorating Ideas from the Experts – Hello Peagreen

Interiors journalist Mary Middleton from Hello Peagreen asked a number of design experts and bloggers for their best ideas to decorate your bedroom. Among the top tips, you’ll find my space-saving Poul Cadovius shelving unit.

Interior Design Tips to Improve Balance and Wellbeing – Natalie Holden Interiors

Interior Designer Natalie Holden curated a selection of expert tips on wellbeing at home and biophilic design. An interesting read with tips from Mary Middleton (Hello Peagreen), Phoebe Oldrey (Smartstyle Interiors) and Donna Ford (Skirting boards and Chandeliers) amongst others.

10 Instagram Interiors Accounts to Watch in July – Hello Peagreen

Interiors writer and trained designer Mary Middleton from Hello Peagreen kindle picked my Instagram account (@BorealAbode) as “one to watch” alongside established industry-leading bloggers like Jenny Kakoudakis from Seasons in Colour, Jen Stanbrook from Love Chic Living and Dan from Miller Grey amongst others.

Top 25 Interior Blog Posts of May – Amara IBA Blog

I was delighted when my wellness post made it to Amara IBA Blog’s top interior blog spots of the month. It took me weeks of research and writing. The result? A 4,000-word guide to make your home your happy place. It’s time to find your happy at home!

Trend Talk Feature – 4 Magazine

Honoured to be one of the four interior experts in the first issue of 4 Magazine. Edited by designer and award-winning blogger Victoria Jackson. In the feature, I discuss my absolute favourite trend of the year. Make sure you subscribe to receive your monthly copy for free.

Home and Away: An Interiors Lover in Barcelona – Skirting boards and Chandeliers

Interior designer and blogger Donna Ford went on a short but style-intense trip to Barcelona. Don’t miss the amazing hotel, the breathtaking architecture and the atmospheric restaurants (including some of my old-time favourites!). A must-read for design and travel lovers.

The Secret to Fabulous Interior Style – Audenza Blog

What is the secret to fabulous interior style? Ah, the million dollar question. But the answer may surprise you. In this expert round-up post you will find tips from author Kate Watson-Smyth, designer Phoebe Oldrey and interior influencers Lisa Dawson and Nicola Broughton among others.

Top 25 Interior Blog Posts of January – Amara IBA Blog

My love for architecture clearly showed in this 2,000-word Casa Vicens blog post. A complete interior and architecture guide of Gaudi’s first residential project. It didn’t go unnoticed as the lovely team at Amara IBA blog picked it as one of their top interior posts of the month!

Ultra Violet: Why Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2018 Isn’t Light Years Ahead – Forward Features

When ultraviolet was announced as Pantone’s Colour of the Year we all looked at each other with awkward smiles. Award-winning blogging duo David and Mark from Forward Features compiled some of the reactions to this intense colour. From love to hate and everything in between.

Styling IKEA: The Best Budget-Friendly Faux Foliage on the High Street – Design Soda

Ruthie Matthews is the blogger and stylist behind the popular blog Design Soda. We had a chat about eucalyptus and faux plants. Do you know how many eucalyptus varieties are there? Read the blog post to find out, and don’t miss the styling tips that won her the coveted Pinterest Interior Award.