B&Q used to be a store that I only visited for paint and hardware such as screws and nails. That was until a few years ago when I started to work on design boards for their in store brochures. Everything for the shot had to be their own product and it was only then that I realised that they sold really quite nice throws, cushions and decorative objects. Since then a few years have passed and their homewares ranges have improved immensely, so much so that I now regularly pop into one of their stores to buy props for other clients shoots.

I was in my local Trafford store last week propping for a scandi inspired shoot. Scandinavian design is often predominantly black and white but the client wanted to bring some colour and warmth into the shots, so i’d decided to use blush pink and metallics such as copper and brass and I’ve had an artist paint a marble effect wall for us to add some texture.

All the above image are from Pinterest

I’ve put together a design board with some of my best finds and favourite pieces currently in store. I hope you’ll be as surprised and impressed as I was at the designs and prices? Let me know what you think?

  1. Tezz gold brushed light -£20
  2. Rosa White light – £25
  3. Rilynn cushion – £11
  4. Tansy Cushion -£9
  5. Cordula Cushion -£11
  6. House Shaped Mirror – £8
  7. Brushed Effect candle stick Large – £7
  8. Grey Marble ceramic vase – £12
  9. Antique copper effect octagonal tea light/lantern -£10
  10. herringbone Dolomite Vase – £9
  11. Marlow gold wire baskets – £10

All words and opinions are my own. This is not a sponsored post.

Last year I was asked to style some shots for Dunelm and I must admit that I wasn’t overly impressed with the product then.

This season however, I have bought so many props from there, many of which would easily sit happily with much more expensive surroundings. If you look closely at what’s on offer you will seek out some little diamonds.

Here are just a selection of my favourite items currently on offer there.

Continuing with our love for vintage distressed rugs as seen above by Westelm, Dunelm have brought out this version below for just £125 for the largest size.


A version of this designer industrial style mirror can be bought for £45.00 from Dunelm.

Another continuing trend which Dunelm have picked up on is for supersize knits.

This Paignton hand knitted chunk throw below comes in cream and grey for just £45.00


A beautifully minimal copper lamp picking up on the scandi design trend is an online purchase only.

Float lamp £110.00



Yellow is one of this seasons colour trends and this felt wool cushion is just £10.00

Also worth checking out are their new furniture ranges.

This coffee table from their Pimlico range picks up on the current trend for brass while the Farringdon range below is a great affordable collection of industrial inspired loft style furniture.

What do you think about Dunelm Mill? Do you shop there or would you consider shopping there now?

All words and opinions are my own. This is not a sponsored post.