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365 Objects Of Design

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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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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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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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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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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10 Best Desk Lamps

5th January 2017
jielde desk lamps as seen at madaboutthehouse.com

It’s the first Thursday of the month and so there is a 10 Best for you. This time it’s desk lamps, we have already looked at rugs, armchairs, dining tables and floor lamps. A desk lamp is not to be confused with a table lamp. Unless you want it to be and I have included…

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Planning to buy a Sofa? Read this.

4th January 2017
navy-blue-velvet-marlon-armchair-by-love-your-home

As you know last year I teamed up with Love Your Home to share their advice on how to buy a sofa and other useful tips. In my final post with them I wanted to show you my four favourite pieces from their collection and to point out that sales are now ON. So go…

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Interiors Trends 2017

29th December 2016
sunset interior trends image from design on stock

Earlier this month I went to a dinner with Houzz to talk about trends past and future. We had a fascinating time discussing our ins and outs of 2016 but didn’t really get as far as next year. So I have done a little separate research among bloggers and retailers to find out what they…

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