Megan Murray

Megan Murray is a senior digital writer for stylist.co.uk, who enjoys writing about homeware (particularly candles), travel, food trends, restaurants and all the wonderful things London has to offer.

  • MADE sale: 10 best pieces to buy
    Home and interiors

    10 of the best homeware pieces to buy from Made’s latest end of season sale

  • Christmas decoration collage
    Homeware

    21 of our favourite Christmas baubles and decorations to make your tree shine this year

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Home and interiors

“How I used DIY paint hacks to transform my Victorian townhouse”

...and painted everything from the sofa to the office chair in the process.

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Homeware

Starting to plan your Christmas tablescape? These 15 buys are here to help

From starry champagne glasses to mistletoe-covered tablecloths.

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Best restaurants in London: 32 of the coolest dinner spots in the city to book now
Food and Drink

Get ahead of the crowds and book these chic London venues for your Christmas party

Snap up these effortlessly cool restaurants now.

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10 eco-friendly (and stylish) gift wrapping ideas for a sustainable Christmas

From foraged decorations to fabric gift bags, a sustainable festive season has never been easier.

Young woman choosing baubles at xmas festival in Hyde Park, London, UK
Food and Drink

The most festive Christmas markets and fairs in London

Pull on your woolly hat, grab a chai latte and enjoy an evening of pure Christmas magic.

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Travel

Bonfire Night: Five fun ways to watch the firework displays in London this weekend

Grab your mulled wine and your sparklers.

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Life

This is how often you should be washing your bed sheets

We asked an expert so you don’t have to.

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Events

London Cocktail Week 2021: best bars and restaurants to visit in October

From hotel bars to hidden hot-spots and Instagram worthy venues, this month-long event is worth adding to your calendar.

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Things to do in London: the best things to do in the capital this weekend, without spending a penny
Travel

14 brilliant (and free) things to do in London this weekend

From seeing landmarks to visiting museums, these places and events are all free this weekend.

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Have you been soft ghosted? Here’s how to tell

The disappearing act is back with a vengeance.

Stylish coffee table books
Home and interiors

11 visually stunning coffee table books you’ll want to show off every day

Bright and beautiful book covers on art, travel, fashion and food.

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Beam Irwin's DIY pastel home renovation
Home and interiors

“I gave my kitchen a pastel makeover using only paint and stick-on vinyl”

Interior stylist Beam Irwin shares her DIY renovation tips, from ombre-painted walls to homemade geometric floor tiles.

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Summery cocktails
Recipes

34 fruity and delicious summer cocktails to make this weekend

Get your shaker ready.

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Interior design

“These are the DIY hacks I used to renovate my Edwardian terraced house”

Ever seen a gold-leaf kitchen worktop? Neither had we, until this creative renovation.

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Dinner candles: long, tapered candles in every colour you can imagine
Home and interiors

12 colourful dinner candles to take your tablescaping to the next level

In every hue you can imagine, from striking jade green to burnt orange.

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Dr Geraldine Tan's (@littlebigbell) victorian home renovation with pastel colour furniture and wall paint
Interior design

“How I refurbished my Victorian property with pastel colours and retro patterns”

Dr Geraldine Tan gives us a peek into her glorious home renovation.

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10 colourful and one-of-a-kind handmade cushions from independent makers

From re-worked salvaged sequins to vintage fabrics, these cushions deserve a spot on your sofa.

Embroidered picnic blanket
Life

18 stylish accessories for the most picturesque picnic ever

From the wine everyone's sharing on Instagram to monogrammed blankets.

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