Hoping to start the year with a more holistic, yet stylish foot forward? Take a cue from the #WayfairHappyHouse, the ultimate sanctuary perfectly curated with Wayfair’s wide range of homewares and furniture – creating a serene, natural abode sure to help you relax and unwind.

To provide insight into the trends for the year ahead and offer a hands-on approach to holistic living at home, FOCUS invited key media and influencers to step away from the hustle and bustle of their daily routines filled with glaring screens and looming deadlines, and whisked them away to a London sanctuary – the #WayfairHappyHouse. A beautifully styled collection of six rooms across three floors, the #WayfairHappyHouse provided a one-stop destination filled with tips and tricks to help create the ideal setting to unwind, along with tailored workshops hosted by guest influencers to provide expert know-how on how to curate a more mindful home.

Although a one-day exclusive showcase for media, FOCUS and Wayfair share with you the inside scoop on what went on behind doors.

Delving into a more mindful outlook with Wayfair’s Happy House – Colour Me Happy

Bouquets of bursting colour will be the talk of the town and the Happy House living room was not one that could be missed. Decked out in colourful accents and Iberian-themed pieces set to boost moods, pops of vibrant floral buds also reigned supreme. On hand was florist Selina Kerley from McQueens, teaching the art of complementing freshly cut flowers with splashes of green foliage to create beautiful centrepieces sure to lift dispositions in any room.

Key to producing valuable work for anyone this year is a work space that encourages motivation and productivity. Wayfair’s solution? A ‘Power Up’ Home Office featuring motivational typography art prints, streamlined furniture and a monochromatic palette in order to stay focused and on track for the 2018 #goals ahead.

Delving into a more mindful outlook with Wayfair’s Happy House – Colour Me Happy

Lining tummies with happy food is no small feat, but balancing the right food with the right accessories can be just as hard a task. Serving up feel-good food on feel-even-better accessories was Eat Happy author and cook, Melissa Hemsley, in the hub of the home – the kitchen. Dressed with blond wood furniture, woven fabrics and natural earthy accents (with the odd pastel pops of mint, peach and sage), the kitchen and adjoining dining spaces – paired with glorious greenery – provided a perfectly balanced centre for 2018 balanced eating plans.

For media to take a moment for themselves to reflect on the Wayfair-adorned townhouse, the Snug provided the perfect setting. Plumped cushions and plush textiles filled the room for guests to sink into, and the mood was set with an array of lighting fixtures from the extensive range on the online interiors website.

Delving into a more mindful outlook with Wayfair’s Happy House – Colour Me Happy

Heading upstairs, the bedroom enchanted with calming lavender scents, muted tones, dreamy knits and a sleep-enhancing palette of dusky mauve, perfect for turning the lights down low, cutting down screen time and preparing for a mindfulness meditation workshop hosted by wellness warrior Michael James Wong discussing the benefits of taking 10 minutes out of a day to unwind, relax and ‘just breathe’.

For the ultimate in relaxation, recharging and unwinding, Wayfair’s Pamper & Polish bathroom proved to be the ideal escape with its spa-worthy touches, from glimmering scented candles to luxurious (yet affordable) linens.

In other words, Wayfair’s Happy House provided its guests with the solutions and tools to create their very own happy house.

Delving into a more mindful outlook with Wayfair’s Happy House – Colour Me Happy