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The September Hot List

This September we have everything to entertain you from lazy days at home to dazzling days out to fill your weekends. Plus, we will be sharing some amazing home styling tips and much much more!

As the kids go back to school and life starts to feel more normal, there are so many reasons to have fun and get creative in the month of September. Whatsmore, with plenty to do in the last of the summer sunshine and otherwise, we have put together our favourite places to go, things to do and things we love. Even better, we have teamed up with The Little Botanical to offer you a totally glorious prize bundle that anyone will adore for their home! Finally, however you are spending this splendid September, we hope that it is a totally joyous one.

With Love,

Team RSG x


Win: The Little Botanical x Rockett St George Houseplants Bundle

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The Little Botanical x Rockett St George Prize Bundle | See Below To Enter

September is the perfect time to refresh your interior! So, what better way to elevate the look of your home than with some spectacular plants?! Whatsmore, we have teamed up with The Little Botanical to curate the most marvellous prize bundle. With a shared love for glorious greenery, The Little Botanical have a fabulous range of indoor and outdoor plants as well as amazing accessories. Your one-stop-shop for pretty plants small and large, we simply adore The Little Botanical.

If you want to know more about plant care and styling, check out our How To Keep Your Houseplants Happy With The Little Botanical blog post!

The Competition

The Little Botanical x Rockett St George Prize Bundle

The Little Botanical x Rockett St George Prize Bundle

What's included? One lucky person will win:

Click Or Tap Below For Your Chance To Win A Rockett St George x The Little Botanical Houseplants Bundle this September!

Click/tap to enter the competition here

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Shop: Outdoor Essentials For The Last Of Summer Entertaining

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Image featuring the Vintage Floral Parasol, Beautiful Cane Seated Sun Lounger, Dahlia Flower Round Velvet Cushion & Helichrysum Flower Round Velvet Cushion

Although it's September, that doesn't mean to say you can't spruce up your garden! With the hopes of some late summer sun, we have put together some of our favourite pieces for garden entertaining. Moreover, these boldly beautiful accessories will bring joy to any outdoor scheme. See below to discover more...

Pretty Picnicking

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The Pretty Picnicking Edit | Rockett St George

Products Featured:

  1. Gold Metal Bamboo Corkscrew
  2. Dahlia Flower Round Velvet Cushion
  3. Olive & Lilac Carousel Stripe Parasol
  4. Bite Me Tray 
  5. Set Of 5 Star Print Glass Bowls With Plastic Lids
  6. Lobster Glass Chopping Board 
  7. Glass Tumbler With Bamboo Lid & Stainless Steel Straw Due back in stock approx 3rd of September. 
  8. Round Aztec Design Reversible Outdoor Garden Rug

Shadebathing & Entertaining

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Shadebathing & Entertaining Edit | Rockett St George

Products Featured: 

  1. Acacia Wood Tapas Board
  2. Palms Round Velvet Cushion
  3. Vintage Floral Parasol
  4. The Vintage Cocktail Glass With Gold Rim
  5. Vintage Martini Glass 
  6. Set Of 6 Twisted Bright Pink Candles 
  7. The Set Of 6 Assorted Coloured Apero Bowls
  8. Beautiful Cane Seated Sun Lounger
  9. Fernando Black & White Cotton Throw

Evening Soirée

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The Evening Soirée Edit | Rockett St George

  1. 16-Piece Gold Cutlery Set With Black Handles
  2. Round Marble Owl Grey Chopping Board
  3. Black Parasol With Gold Coins
  4. Garden Party Metal Sign Wall Art
  5. Set of 6 Twisted Nude Candles
  6. Gold Octopus Candle Holder 
  7. Vintage Champagne Glass With Gold Rim
  8. Woven Glass Cocktail Shaker With Gold Lid
  9. Antique Brass Morrocan Solar Lantern
  10. Dusky Pink Sakura Cherry Blossom Dinner Plate 
  11. Set Of 4 Stripe Napkins

Do: Craft Classes To Spark Your Inner Creative

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Grace & Thorn Florist | @graceandthorn

If you're looking to take up a new hobby or do something fun for a special occasion, why not try a craft class? Moreover, going to a creative class is a great way to get away from your phone, learn a new skill and enjoy yourself! So, see below for some totally divine and artsy classes that will spark your inner creativity...

Poppy's Papercuts

Specialising in papercutting workshops for festivals, events and special occasions, Poppy's amazing artwork is creative, quirky and ultra-cool. If you want to get your friends together or you're interested in learning this clever and wonderful skill, this is a totally unique activity. Additionally, combining papercutting and collaging, you can see Poppy's stunning work over on her Instagram. Finally, if you're interested in doing a workshop with Poppy, you can enquire about upcoming events.

Print Club London

Selling limited edition screenprints, Print Club London also holds plenty of exciting workshops for beginner to deluxe packages. If you want to learn how to screenprint for a profession or as a hobby, this is the perfect place to go! Even better, once you have taken a class you can also sign up for a studio space membership to take your work to the next level. I mean, this sounds simply fabulous!

The Social Pottery

With a cafe in North London, Milton Keynes, The Social Pottery is a great pottery painting activity for all ages. Whatsmore, you can throw your own party at one of the cafes or buy tickets for the BYOB sessions. So, if you want to get creative with family or meet friends for drinks and fun, this place is an excellent choice. Finally, if you can't make it to a class there are virtual events and plenty of quirky home kits you can buy online to try this activity out yourself.

Grace & Thorn

Grace & Thorn is a wonderful florist that offers weekly classes in their flagship store in Hackney. So, if you want to learn how to create your own statement flower arrangement, this is the perfect place to get into the art of floristry. Whatsmore, you can book group events for a special learning experience with friends too. It doesn't get much better than having a boldly beautiful bouquet in your home does it?!


Go: Dazzling Days Out To Fill Your Weekend

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Dazzling Day Out Ideas | Rockett St George

Whether you are looking for something a little different to do with the whole family or friends, we have some great ideas for a day out. We could all do with something fun and fabulous to do this month, so see below to find something to brighten up your weekend.

Dog Fest

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Dog Fest | @dog_fest

Taking place in Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire and Cheshire during September, Dog Fest is the ultimate festival for your furry friends and dog lovers! A cute and exciting day out for all, there's plenty to get involved in at Dog Fest. Whatsmore, you can enter your dog into various competitions such as agility, obedience, hay bale racing and more. There's also some great food, drinks and doggy shopping stalls to discover. So, for a unique day out, why not head to Dog Fest?!

Amy In The Light Exhibition By Phil Griffin

Amy In The Light

Amy In The Light | @brownsword_hepworth

Paying tribute to the legendary singer Amy Winehouse, the Amy In The Light Exhibition in Chelsea celebrates the jazz singer's life and ten years since her tragic death. Open to the public until the 14th of September, this exhibition showcases unseen photography of the world-known star. Moreover, these amazing photos were taken on the shoot of her iconic album 'Back To Black'. So, if you have always been a fan of Winehouse, this is a great exhibition to visit. Additionally, if you're planning a day out in London, don't forget to visit us in Liberty London on the 3rd Floor!

Alice: Curiouser & Curiosuer + Afternoon Tea

Left: @secret.london | Right: @vamuseum

Fancy a quirky Alice & Wonderland day out in London? The Franklin Hotel has partnered with the V&A to offer a quirky afternoon tea which comes with a ticket to this extraordinary exhibition. Curiouser & Curiouser at the V&A is an immersive journey into a magical world that showcases plenty of artwork that spanning 150 years of the iconic Alice in Wonderland. Exploring artistic adaptations of 'Alice's Adventures' across time, tumble down the rabbit hole with this visually joyful exhibition. Even better, you must finish your day with the imaginative Afternoon Tea at The Franklin!

Surrey Gin Fest, 11th September

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Surrey Gin Fest | @surreyginfest

A delightful day out with live music, food and plenty of drinks, Surrey Gin Fest is the UK's biggest outdoor gin festival! So, if you still need your summer festival fix, get yourself a ticket to enjoy world-class distillers, artisan food and all-day entertainment. Whatsmore, you must try one of their glorious gin and tonic sorbets whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery of Loseley Park.


Eat: Fun Home Baking Kits To Try On A Lazy Sunday 

Home Bakings Ideas | Featuring the Lazy Rabbit Cupcake Plate

Bringing back the joy of staying at home, there are so many simply delightful baking kits you need to try! So, for a lazy Sunday afternoon, why not bake something delicious for the whole family to enjoy?! Additionally, some of our favourite bakeries are offering some glorious baking kits each with unique goodies, so see below to order yours for some sweet treat fun!

Mint Chocolate Macaron Kit, Honeywell Biscuit Co.

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Mint Chocolate Macaron Kit | @honeybiscuitco

Honeywell Biscuit Co has the perfect letterbox baking kits, ideal for a gift or treats for yourself! Featuring eco-friendly packaging and pre-weighed ingredients, this Mint Chocolate Macaron Kit is utterly delightful. Whatsmore, there are so many creative and unique kits from Honey Biscuit Co. So, get yourself something fabulous to make with friends and family to brighten up your week!

Bake At Home Cinnamon Bun Kit, Gails

Gails Buns

Cinnamon Buns | @gailsbakery

Ready rolled to prove and bake, the Gails Cinnamon Bun kit is super easy and delicious for any occasion. Even better, these beautiful buns come frozen so you can bake them all together for guests or throughout the week for yourself. There's nothing not to love about a classic cinnamon bun!

Baked Doughnuts Kit, Mon Dessert

Baked Doughnuts kit

Baked Doughnuts | @mondessert

A lighter take on a classic fried doughnut, Mon Dessert's Baked Doughnuts Kit makes twelve irresistibly sweet treats. With sugared cinnamon and a chocolate glaze, these baked doughnuts are super easy to make with two fantastic flavours. Whatsmore, this kit comes with everything you need plus a reusable doughnut mould! On top of this, Mon Dessert has a range of gorgeous home kits to choose from, so check them out for more baking ideas!

Stuff Yo'Self Kinder Bueno & Rolo Cookie Kit, Blondies Kitchen

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Kinder Bueno & Rolo Cookie Kit | @blondieskitchen

For all the chocolate lovers, the Blonies Kinder Bueno and Rolo Cookie Kits are truly brilliant! Ideal for a thoughtful gift or a pick me up treat for yourself, these indulgent cookies are just the thing to make anyone's day! In your kit, you'll receive delicious premade cookie balls a piping bag for filling your cookies plus plenty of toppings. Yum!


Discover: Eco Home Tips For Second Hand September

image of the Square Sustainable Side Table with a goblet of water sat on top of the table.

Product Featured: Sustainable Side Table - Square, made from recycled pallet wood and coffee grounds. | Made in the UK

This month it's Second Hand September, so we thought we'd share some eco-tips for the home! Whatsmore, there is so much you can do to give your home a refresh whilst reusing and recycling. So, see below to find out what you can do to be sustainable in the home by resuing this September...

Ditch Plastic

It can be easy to overlook how much single-use plastic is really in the home. But, you need not worry by making a few simple switches to ditch single-use plastics for good! Our Beeswax Food Wraps are perfect for saving food for later or meals on the go, instead of cling film. On top of this, use the Soap Dispenser Bottle for your shower or kitchen washing up products. Whatsmore, you can take these bottles to a local refill shop so that no unnecessary plastic is used for your wash products. Finally, the Glass Bowls With Lids are ideal for keeping leftovers or holding your everyday condiments.

The Wonders Of Wallpaper

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Left: Random Metallics Ukiypo Wallpaper - Gold | Middle: Archive Wallpaper Pimpernel - Bay Leaf & Manilla | Right: Wonder Aurora Borealis Wallpaper - Nude

If you are an interior lover with lots of wallpaper samples lying around, there's so much more that can be done with these spare pieces. For example, why not reuse your old samples by lining your chest of drawers with them for an ultra-quirky look. Moreover, wallpaper samples make for the most gorgeous wrapping paper. This will give any present a luxurious edge whilst never having to buy new wrapping paper. You can shop our wonderful wallpaper styles and samples here.

A Lick Of Paint

Is there a piece of furniture that you feel needs a new lease of life? We have some amazing eggshell emulsion and paint effects that are perfect for painting wooden furniture. Moreover, this is an ideal way to upcycle an existing piece whilst uplifting your interior scheme. If you, like us, love a DIY project, by simply shopping for some dazzling colours, you can make something totally unique with a lick of paint!

The Beauty Of Repurposing

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Spode Creatures Of Curiosity Set Of 3 Printed Votive Candles | Click To Shop

Your everyday homeware pieces can be so much more versatile than you think! For example, we love to reuse candle containers as stylish planters and utensil jars for makeup and trinkets too. Whatsmore, these boldly beautiful Spode Printed Votive Candles are perfect for repurposing in any corner of your home once you're finished with them. Even better, the gorgeous gift box can be used to hold everyday knick-knacks from a shelf in the bathroom to your dressing table in your bedroom. What's not to love?!

Out With The Old, Make Room For The New

If you are planning to declutter, one of the best things to do with old items of furniture is to resell them. This way, you know that what you are getting rid of will not go to waste. Additionally, something that you feel doesn't fit with your interior, someone else will be super pleased with for their home. When making room for something new, don't forget to offer it to friends, family or sell it on eBay or Facebook Marketplace! On top of this, the Rockett St George eBay page features seconds and furniture with slight imperfections, which is perfect for Second Hand September. Finally, check out our Sustainable Funiture Collection to buy consciously. Our sustainable wood furniture is made from upcycled wood palettes and reused coffee grounds.


Edit: Kids Bedroom Styling Ideas For A Back To School Refresh

As the kids get back to a normal school routine, now is the perfect time for an interior refresh. So, if you've always wanted to elevate the look of your children's bedrooms, see below for some functional and fantastic ideas for any kids room. These design ideas can be used anywhere in the home and are not specific to just kids rooms! 

Fun Feature Wall

Whether it's above a desk or to fill an empty space, feature walls are a great way to inject some fun into your kid's bedroom! We adore the Sunrise Art Print, it's sophisticated yet playful and perfect for a quirky bedroom scheme. On top of this, you can pair it with additional monochrome pieces such as the Fun Palace Metal Sign Wall Art. Finally, the star of the show has to be the Jute Giraffe Head Wall Decoration. All three of these pieces together displayed at different heights makes for an effortlessly stylish wall display that both you and your child will love!

Back To Work Zone

Whatever the age, everyone deserves a work zone that they will enjoy working in. For this reason, everyone needs a Cool Cherub In Sunglasses Statue as a unique study mascot by their side! On top of this, the Dark Mango Wood Desk With Cable Gap is perfect for laptops, desktops and schoolwork alike. Moreover, the Stockard Leather Dining Chair will look marvellous in this work corner. Mixing practical use with dazzling design, this desk and chair combo will look lovely amongst any scheme.

Serene Reading Corner

Everyone needs a corner for chilling out, reading, gaming or relaxing! So, why not create one that is ultra-inviting and all-around amazing?! Moreover, for your kid's room, it's a chance to choose some fabulously fun and quirky pieces that make a statement. The Suave Velvet Armchair is a bespoke piece that is a sophisticated yet modern piece that is ideal for your hangout corner. Whatsmore, you can choose from a range of striking colours for this Bespoke Armchair so don't be afraid to go all out! You can pair this with the Dare To Be Different Embroidered Brown Cushion for a magnificent mantra for your child's room. Finally, the Squirrel Ceiling Pendant Lamp is the most charming little character perfect for a reading nook. I mean, what's not to love?!


Enter: Facebook & Instagram Competition 

Extraodinary Interiors In Colour By Jane Rockett & Lucy St George

Image via Extraordinary Interiors In Colour By Jane Rockett & Lucy St George | Click To Shop

Want to win a £50 e-voucher to spend online at Rockett St George?! If so, all you need to do to enter the Instagram and Facebook competition is take a picture of your fabulous space using the hashtag #rockettstgeorge.

To enter the competition this September, simply follow the steps below:

  1. Firstly, take a picture of any curated corner of your home that you'd like to share with us.
  2. Next, head over to Instagram or Facebook and post the picture to your feed. You'll need to tag us using our @rockettstgeorge.co.uk handle and hashtag #rockettstgeorge to make sure we get your entry.
  3. And, that's it! Don't forget, you have until midnight on Thursday 30th of September to enter. The winner will be announced on the October Hot List. Good Luck!

August's Winner

August's Winner | @i_fucking_love_decorating

August's Winner | @i_fucking_love_decorating

We are so pleased to announce that this month's winner of the Facebook & Instagram Competition is @i_fucking_love_decorating!

This show-stopping feature wall paired with quirky accessories is simply stunning in every way. Featuring our Bronze Effect Ostrich Head Wall Display styled to perfection, Lesa's marvellously maximalist corner of treasures is ultra-striking and unique. Moreover, we absolutely love how this eclectic display is accentuated by the clever use of gold frames. Fab-u-lous!

Congratulations Lesa (@i_fucking_love_decorating) - You have won a £50 e-voucher to spend at Rockett St George. Wahoo! 


Inspiration: Characterful Charm 

This month, we've been lusting over the characterful charm of our Co-Founder, Jane Rockett's marvellous mood boards! For endless inspiration, dreamy vibes and new product releases, head over to Jane's Instagram @rockettstgeorge for a fabulous flow of design ideas.

image of 2 x Jane Rockett Moodboards

Jane Rockett's Moodboards - Discover here.

black and blue moodboards

Moodboard Inspiration by @rockettstgeorge


Playlist: Chilled Out Tunes

For a hangover cure or a lazy afternoon, sometimes Chilled Out Tunes are just what you need! Whatsmore, we love listening to this playlist blissfully sitting in the French Style Swinging Garden Chair...simply perfect! So, if you want a set of songs to relax in your garden or do your housework with, then you will love the Chilled Out Tunes Playlist!

The Chilled Out Tunes Playlist

  1. Weekend - Jorja Smith
  2. The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars
  3. Lovely Day - Ben Withers
  4. I'm A Mess - Ed Sheeran
  5. Your Power - Billie Eilish
  6. Slow Down - Maverick Sabre, Jorja Smith
  7. Hey Soul Sister - Train
  8. Only Love - Ben Howard
  9. I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
  10. Last Request - Paolo Nutini

And more...with the Chilled Out Tunes Playlist!


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