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10 Beautiful Rooms

12th December 2016
osvaldo tenorio home

I write this under the influence of quite a lot of panadol. And beconase. And almost anything else I have been able to get my hands on over the last 48 hours to fight the sinusitus which attacked me so viciously as I slept last Thursday and which has taken root in my head. Still…

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My Top Ten Interior Design Tips #2

8th December 2016
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IT’S TME TO GO GREEN This is a recent addition to the top ten, but it’s a fad that has become a trend and is actually, like grey paint, here to stay for the foreseeable future, so it deserves a place in the list. Yes, it’s time to go green and I don’t mean put…

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My Top Ten Interior Design Tips #1

6th December 2016
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SOMETHING NEW SOMETHING OLD SOMETHING BLACK  SOMETHING GOLD This little mantra for my top ten interior design tips came about after I realised that this is, in fact, something I tend to do in every room and I think it works. Something new: there’s always something new, just make sure it isn’t everything. In my…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

5th December 2016
dark grey bedroom with wooden floor via entrance makleri

Good Morning and Happy Monday to you all. Or any other day of the week that you happen to be reading/scrolling through on your way to something. We’re going dark and cosy this week because it’s that time of year and because I, like – I suspect – many of you, love looking at these…

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My Top Ten Interior Design Tips

2nd December 2016
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Yesterday I gave a talk at the madepresents event in East London. It was great to hang out on their armchairs – I have now sat in most of them –  and I can also tell you that their cushion game is STRONG. Look at these gorgeous ones by Emily Humphrey. I might have to…

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Mad About The House: A House Tour

28th November 2016
bedroom-neisha-crosland-wallpaper

When we last spoke on Friday, I left you poking around two very different houses; one old and one new. Then on Friday evening I put my glad rags on and went to the Vuelio Blog Awards where The Mad House was nominated for best interior design blog. I wasn’t expecting win anything as, er,…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

21st November 2016
kate18

The bedroom saga continues. Hang on, if you’re new this isn’t that kind of blog. Sorry, we’re going to be talking about paint. In the bedroom. If that’s not your thing then your google search has led you here by mistake. We shan’t mind if you want to slide out quietly. No, no not at…

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Grape Pendant Light

15th November 2016
grape-pendant-dark-wall-via-etsy

I am indebted to Jenny of Seasons in Colour for today’s post as she tweeted a link to this Etsy seller yesterday morning. As those of you who follow me on instagram will know there was a photographer in The Mad House all day yesterday shooting in preparation for the launch of my capsule furniture collection…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

14th November 2016
pale-pink-via-nordic-design

If you were in The Mad House on Friday you will remember there was talk of painting the bedroom. Himself was strongly in favour of pale grey. Myself was strongly in favour of pale pink. There was, I’ll be honest, a little bit of gentle argy bargy along the lines of him refusing to sleep…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

7th November 2016
inferno by houseofhackney

Well it’s a week since the clocks went back and it feels very wintery all of a sudden. So, for this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms we’re going cosy.  Dark walls, luxurious wallpaper and nine reasons to embrace the new fashion for dark neutrals. I’m not so keen on the House of Hackney palmeral…

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