What is it?

Ideal Home’s Style Editor Alice Humphrys’ blog, Home Shopping Spy is an informed yet light-hearted daily dose of news, views and the latest trends. Inspiring and chatty, it’s like having your own personal interiors stylist at your beck and call.

What’s the Style?

Friendly, knowledgeable, quirky, light-hearted and homely.

Why do we love it?

It’s our go-to website for sourcing the latest trends and DIY ideas, as well as keeping us up-to-date on simple shopping solutions, designer and high street collaborations, the best seasonal buys and Alice’s personal selection of her favourite things. This girl has excellent taste.

Our favourite features:

Frankly, we love all the sections from Designer Secrets to Alice’s Favourite Shops. But these deserve a special mention:

Clever wall-mounted storage you have to see!


We love this unique pegboard that ticks the boxes of functional and attractive. Just imagine how good it would look painted... Read the feature

Global Inspired Prints


As obsessed with colour as we are, Alice is always ahead of the game. This month she tells us all about the beautiful prints at Korla. And aren't we glad she did. Read the feature