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Counting Sheep
With a myriad of options available to us - soothing meditations, calming music and supplements - your relationship with sleep is important. Like any other relationship, be open to exploring, and learn what works for you. Here are a few ways to help you find your well-deserved rest…
What’s Cooking This Summer
As we head into the warmer, balmy months, we’re craving a little more celebration and zest in our lives. On trend this summer will be dishes that create a luscious palette of colour and promote sharing and abundant connection. We speak to two inspiring chefs…
Why Less is More
Clutter clearing is like present-day alchemy. It has the amazing ability to transform every area of your life. Learn little-known secrets to profoundly heal your life simply by clearing your inner and outer ‘stuff’.
Plain Tiger Curates: The High Tea Edit
If you’ve ever experienced the social phenomenon we fondly refer to as “high tea,” you’ll probably have all kinds of whimsical images etched into your memory. Whether you’re off to high tea or looking for any excuse to dress up and turn heads, here are some of the high tea essentials you’ll find on Plain Tiger.
Written in the Stars
It’s fascinating how our star sign can play such a key part in driving our home decor choices. Small yet significant influences allow us to express ourselves in ways that feel honest and authentic in our own space.
How Feng Shui can work for you in 2022
2022 is a new new year in so many ways. Practices from numerology to astrology are predicting that it will be full of transformational personal breakthroughs, innovation, lightness, prosperity, and expansion. There is a lot to suggest that 2022 will bring us the treasures we have craved now more than ever.
The Slow Flower Movement
In short, the question, ‘who grew my flowers?’ will soon become as ubiquitous as the question: ‘who made my clothes?’ And it’s up to conscious consumers to turn a trend into real transformation.
Holiday Dining
The holidays are almost here - and it is time to get festive! I encourage you to let your hair down, have some fun creating beautiful holiday tables when entertaining family and friends. Of course, it’s essential that the table setting looks impressive but is environmentally conscious. Happy holiday shopping!
The Minimalist Edit
Minimalist design is a popular interior design choice, but there’s no reason it should be flat & cold. Careful layering of varying shades, contrasting textures and incorporating key investment pieces that create a statement, one can achieve a space that is uncluttered and calming yet still luxe and rich in character.
Selecting art for your home
Art is a powerful, emotion-evoking medium - man has used it in its various forms to adorn their homes and spaces for as long as we can tell. There is no right or wrong when choosing pieces for your home as long as you love them. Herewith are some guidelines to keep in mind when hunting for that perfect piece.
Petite Gardens
City living doesn’t mean you have to be surrounded with bricks and concrete- bring nature into your urban space with plants on your balcony, rooftop or atrium- no matter the size of the space, there is a creative gardening solution to bring in some greenery and create an urban oasis.
Clean Green
Think you've got cleaning covered? Perhaps not- there are several spaces in the home that are often overlooked and are germ hotspots! Now is the perfect time to switch to an organic, non-toxic product containing all-natural ingredients that will leave your home clean & fresh and won't harm you or the planet.
Greer’s Decor Edit
My selection of Plain Tiger decor and homeware pieces that tick all the boxes when it comes to a stylish yet practical and conscious home.
A Blooming Marvellous collaboration
Plain Tiger X House & Leisure have curated a collection of homeware pieces inspired by their Spring Issue: Bloom. All pieces are locally designed & made and uphold the sustainability criteria that Plain Tiger advocate, offering customers the opportunity to enjoy a luxury shopping experience that is kinder to the world.
Holistic Home and Beauty Rituals
Ever wondered how the tides and moon cycles affect our mood and when (and how) to incorporate essential oils into your home and beauty rituals? We chatted to Nicole, the founding owner of Petrichor Oils about this and you might be surprised by her answer.
Why Old is Now New
As the saying goes- one man’s trash is another man’s treasure- and this is so true with upcycling which re-uses materials in a creative way to create modified products and extend their lifespan. Now more than ever, brands are finding innovative ways to elevate this trend to a stylish new level.
The Boom of the Global Wellness Industry
Long gone are the days when eating 5 fruits & vegetables per day were good enough to set you up for life in the contemporary world. The wellness industry has made significant shifts to cater for our changing needs, to the tune of almost $2 trillion. Here are the latest trends in health, nutrition, beauty, sleep, mindfulness and fitness.
How to obtain the Danish trend - Hygge - in your home
Hygge, pronounced "hoo-gah", is a Danish trend that has seen a lot of airwaves of late and with good reason. It's a movement encouraging you to create a calm space promoting cosiness, sharing between friends and family and a space that speaks of tranquility and the simple pleasures of life.
How Green is Your Screen?
We, as digital natives, digital nomads and digitally-conscious beings, need to remember that everything comes at a cost. Building a digital economy is no exception.
Functions with a conscience
With the rise in conscious consumerism, and drive to minimize impact on the environment, there’s a move towards events that are designed to minimise their carbon footprint. From corporate events to weddings, you can find ways to do this, from making use of technology to greener venue choices, without compromising on luxury.
6 reasons to love florals
There’s just something about floral designs that appeals to us. They represent nature and the natural world, being on trend means they are increasingly accessible and they tend to evoke a sense of calm and familiarity which is especially attractive in times of stress and uncertainty.