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10 Beautiful Rooms

23rd January 2017
vintage eames chairs photo by Dana van Leeuwen

Hello and welcome to this week’s round up of 10 Beautiful Rooms. Starting off with this studio flat in Sweden which just shows what you can do with a small space. Admittedly, it’s full of fabulous windows, but the owners have had to contend with a sloping ceiling and what is quite a long narrow…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Real Rooms

20th January 2017

For today’s Real Rooms analysis we are off to West London to this five bedroom house which wass on the market for a shade under £3m via Domus Nova (since I wrote this – yesterday – it is no longer available but this site is rammed with gorgeous luxury property so do visit if you want…

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365 Objects Of Design

Pretty Serving Platter in Grey and Gold

19th January 2017
vodina platter from anthropologie

Now I don’t know about you, but I’m not averse to watching the odd cookery programme. God knows I love to eat and I definitely love to know where the next meal is coming from. But I do often find when watching the likes of Nigella and Nigel, Jamie and Hugh, that I get distracted…

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365 Objects Of Design

Leaning Coat and Shoe Rack

18th January 2017
leaning clothes and shoe storage from future and found

Today’s post comes to you from the school of Things I Have Learnt Since Having Children. That is to say boys. That is to say, in particular my youngest. Who is well messy. Yes I know, tell you something you don’t know. They are also, and I say this with love, fully paid up members…

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365 Objects Of Design

Small Metal Armchair

17th January 2017
metal chair from rockett st george

Isn’t this a sweet little chair? And you know what’s good about it – it’s only 55cm deep which means it won’t take up too much room. It’s the perfect occasional chair – you don’t want to spend the evening in it watching telly but for a cup of coffee and a chat it’s great.…

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Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

16th January 2017
via alexanderwhite.se

Aaaand it’s Monday again. Comes round fast doesn’t it? I was drawn to this inside out picture this week. The soft greys framed by the black frames and the olive tree living in the bedroom rather than on the deck. Given that I have now finished painting our bedroom in soft shade of grey I’m…

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Househunter

The Househunter

13th January 2017
soft-blue-kitchen

Hello everyone and welcome to Friday’s Househunting Room Analysis post. Last week, I tried giving you a little more detail as to why I thought certain rooms worked and others didn’t and, judging by the comments, you seemed to like it so let’s do it again this week! What you liked, which I must confess…

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365 Objects Of Design

Colourblock Vases

12th January 2017
colorblock-vases-from-westelm

January. The s0-called Dry month when you’re not supposed to drink, or eat or shop. Or anything that helps those long dark days pass. Hang that I say. On the other hand we’re all so broke that it’s not really a good time to be splashing the cash. But sometimes you just want a little…

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365 Objects Of Design

Deep Pile Rugs from Alternative Flooring

11th January 2017
barefoot ashtanga silk rug from alternative flooring

Just before Christmas, as some of you may know from my constant complaining at the time, I was ill with some hideous cold virus that really knocked me for six. One day as I was lying – Victorian heroine-like on the chaise longue – the phone rang. It was a young man called Alistair or…

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