The World in Cushions Blog — Inspiration

Dark brown sofa living room ideas

6 ways to really rock your brown couch. Although we often associate the colour brown with a bygone era, it’s making a comeback. Along with copper, brown is returning to our living room in various hues and shades.   The colour brown conveys a sense of cosiness with its warm earthy hues. It summons feelings of stability and being grounded. Reminiscent of roots and nature, a brown sofa can have a comforting and centring effect in a home. Interior designers using the Japanese art of Feng Shui might utilize a brown sofa to create contentment and peace. Some say that a brown sofa can even inspire a heart-to-heart chat.   Forget your memories of brown from the 70s, the flares,...

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Dreams of far off places

This is a story of following your dreams regardless of where they take you, of finding the connection and cultures that envelop the world. That are woven into every country’s fabrics and tales.   This is my story.   At school I was bullied, I spent miserable years being the uncool kid at the back of the class. I wear glasses, have fussy curly hair and was dressed in hand me down clothes, acceptance from my peers was unlikely! I would spend my days wandering around alone disappearing inside the stories of my imagination, dreaming of the far-flung places I would go when school was but a distant memory. A few days after leaving school I was on a plane...

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At ‘The World in Cushions’ we love meeting new friends with inspiring tales to tell, here is our ‘Hug a Cushion’ Interview with Demi –

Demi Taylor is a writer, Director at Approaching Lines and Co-founder of the London Surf / Film Festival. She lives in Cornwall with her partner Chris Nelson.   What was the journey that lead you to start the London Surf / Film Festival? Chris and I met on a press trip – he was a magazine editor and I was managing the PR for the world’s largest surf brand – and the rest is history! We fell in love, packed in our desk jobs, packed up our Winnebago and headed off on a year-long road trip documenting the Atlantic coastline of Europe. We came home, scored a publishing deal, wrote our first book and we’ve been writing partners ever since....

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