Instagrammer's little black book

Every month we speak to interiors and homes Instagrammers to get the inside track on what to buy where. This month, we chat to interior stylist, Kay Prestney, to get the scoop on her top shops

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Have you discovered our #sorealhomes Instagram community (if not, check it out @real_Homes, it's fab)? Just one of the way we're expressing our Insta-love is by calling on the hottest homes' bloggers and Instagrammers for their insider secrets – from the best hidden gems to find a bargain to how to style every room in your home. 

This month 

Kay Prestney, interior stylist and creator of kinship_creativedc gives us the scoop on her favourite shops...

THE BEST SHOPS FOR LAST MINUTE HOMEWARE PROPS

You can’t beat foraging in the garden, park, woods or hedgerows. Look for fallen branches to wrap with fairy lights and dried seed heads to put in vintage vases.

KAY'S SHOP TO WATCH 

I love the new PET range of outdoor rugs and cushions from Liv Interiors. They’re recycled plastic yet feel like cotton.

KAY'S FAVE LOCAL SHOP

I fill my basket with props and finds at my local monthly vintage street market in the summer. Vanil in Woodbridge is brilliant for modern Scandinavian inspired homewares. Trinovante Trading is a great vintage wholesaler with a lock up in Essex that you can even ask to visit.

THE BEST SHOPS FOR GOOD VALUE HOMEWARES

H&M, who recently brought out a furniture range. Dutch brand HEMA and France’s Monoprix.

THE BEST SHOPS FOR SCANDI STYLE

Brands such as Tine K Home and House Doctor are very aligned to my Nordic aesthetic.

SHOPS KAY CAN'T RESIST 

Nineteen, and Midgley Green, both in Clevedon in the West Country. They’re creative emporiums full of handmade and vintage pieces. I have to stop myself buying the whole store(s)!

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