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Give Your Home the Detox Treatment

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

It's January so many of us are full of aspirations of healthy living and exercise.  It's well documented that gym memberships rise by approximately 12% in January and I wonder how long you will keep to your new regime.  I too have set myself some eating and exercise goals and committed to stick to them long term.  I even made an avocado and kale smoothie this weekend and before I hear the roars of - yuk! it was actually very delicious.  Some experts suggest that visualisation is an excellent way to achieve your goals, so it got me thinking, if I added a touch of detox treatment to my home would it aid my commitment?  Well one thing is for sure it couldn't hurt.  So out are the biscuit cushions, cupcake accessories and in are coming healthy interiors for my home. For the Kitchen There are so many wonderfully healthy accessories for your kitchen, bursting with colour they will certainly not go unnoticed.  Start your morning with your favourite tea in one of these beautiful nostalgic yet contemporary mugs.  They do have a 1970's feel about them so you couldn't get more on trend for 2015. [caption id="attachment_4440" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Koloni Stockholm Apple & Pear Mugs, The Scandinavian Shop £9.50 Koloni Stockholm Apple & Pear Mugs, The Scandinavian Shop £9.50[/caption] This Pear plate is just simply gorgeous, I love its simple monochromatic design.  Made from Bone China the Blimey O Riley Plate will complement any kitchen. [caption id="attachment_4437" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Blimey O Riley Pear Plate, Swanky Maison £20.00 Blimey O Riley Pear Plate, Swanky Maison £20.00[/caption] From pears to apples, add some fun to cutting up your vegetables with this apples glass chopping board. [caption id="attachment_4424" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Apples Green - Glass Chopping Board, Beyond the Fridge £14.00 Apples Green - Glass Chopping Board, Beyond the Fridge £14.00[/caption] Citrus fruits always bring a sense of clean to a kitchen, especially lemons.  So add a refreshing touch with this lovely tea towel with a message - "when life hands you lemons make a gin and tonic". [caption id="attachment_4431" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Lemons Tea Towel, Maiden £11.00 Lemons Tea Towel, Maiden £11.00[/caption] I am sure you will agree that all good regimes deserve a treat from time to time.  So next time you decide to reach for your favourite vino, add this wonderful bottle stopper and maybe the blatant fruit message will stop you from over indulging. [caption id="attachment_4430" align="aligncenter" width="265"]Banana Wine Bottle Stopper, Maiden £7.50 Banana Wine Bottle Stopper, Maiden £7.50[/caption] And don't forget the oven gloves... [caption id="attachment_4433" align="aligncenter" width="620"]egetable Oven Gloves, One Brown Cow £19.00 Vegetable Oven Gloves, One Brown Cow £19.00[/caption] Just because you are giving your kitchen the detox treatment doesn't mean that you have to forgo a sense of style.  I adore these artichoke and leaves salad servers, they are elegant and perfect for adding a touch of class to your dining experience. [caption id="attachment_4426" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Fall Harvest Salad Servers, Set of Two, INSPACES £25.00 Fall Harvest Salad Servers, Set of Two, INSPACES £25.00[/caption]   Soft Furnishings Our first two cushions are funky and bold but are you brave enough to add them to your home?  How committed are you to giving your home the detox treatment? [caption id="attachment_4428" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Tomato Collage Cushion, KICO Products £19.99 Tomato Collage Cushion, KICO Products £19.99[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4427" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Strawberries Small Cushion, KICO Products £11.99 Strawberries Small Cushion, KICO Products £11.99[/caption] Straight from their Spring/Summer 15 collection is this wonderful Pineapple cushion from Tesco.  Perfect if you want your fruit accessories to be more discreet. [caption id="attachment_4438" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Pineapple Cushion, Tesco £8.00 Pineapple Cushion, Tesco £8.00[/caption]   Furnishings Keep track of your goals with this fantastic mini chalkboard wall sticker.  How about sticking one on your fridge then there is no getting away from what you want to achieve as you reach inside to grab a tasty treat - or do you? [caption id="attachment_4435" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Mini Apple Chalkboard Pack, Spin Collective £6.00 Mini Apple Chalkboard Pack, Spin Collective £6.00[/caption] Show your love for pomegranates with this wonderful bright print for your home. [caption id="attachment_4432" align="aligncenter" width="514"]Pomegranates limited edition silkscreen print, Mengsel £29.00 Pomegranates limited edition silkscreen print, Mengsel £29.00[/caption] A print perfect for your kitchen would be this great set of 3 vegetable canvases. [caption id="attachment_4423" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Kitchen Veg Set Of 3 Canvas, Arthouse £9.99 Kitchen Veg Set Of 3 Canvas, Arthouse £9.99[/caption] Again the artichokes bring in a air of classical elegance in the form of these decorative sculptures, they are just too good to resist. [caption id="attachment_4425" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Artichoke Decorative Sculptures, INSPACES £172.00 Artichoke Decorative Sculptures, INSPACES £172.00[/caption] If you need that extra push of motivational inspiration, here is a little something extra for where you Eat Sleep Live. Eat [caption id="attachment_4434" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Gardening White China Mug, Sophie Allport Limited £9.50 Gardening White China Mug, Sophie Allport Limited £9.50[/caption] Sleep [caption id="attachment_4439" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Pineapple Lamp, The Kid Who £60.00 Pineapple Lamp, The Kid Who £60.00[/caption] Live [caption id="attachment_4429" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Apples Photo Clock, KICO Products £18.99 Apples Photo Clock, KICO Products £18.99[/caption]  

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