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10 Beautiful Rooms

10th July 2017

Starting off this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms with this fabulous kitchen from Devol. I’m not sure I would ever have the courage to paint my own in this colour but I could stare at it all day. Am seriously wondering if I need to just have a print made of this and stick…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

7th July 2017

I am indebted to reader Annie Keddie for this first property as she found it and suggested it might be suitable, and she was right as I think you might agree when you come inside. I should also add that if any of you spot anything suitable on your travels then do let me know as…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

3rd July 2017

Gooooooood Mooooorning everyone and I’m very excited to bring you this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms which is a house tour that I think you are going to love. It’s the home of Reena Simon, who lives in Cardiiff *, in Wales, and I’ve followed her on Instagram for a while where she shows…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

26th June 2017

This week the 10 beautiful rooms is another house tour. Not, sadly, of a client of mine, but of an interior designer who has no need of my help for his home. It is the gorgeous flat of Oliver Thomas, who may be familiar to some of you as the runner up on The Great…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

19th June 2017

Last week I promised you a full tour of this house which belongs to a client of mine who I helped a couple of years ago. I don’t tend to show you their homes that often, partly because often there are no photographs and also because the way I work is that I made a…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

12th June 2017
black kitchen with shiplap board walls white via shoot factory

Well good morning. I feel like I’ve been saying this a lot over the last year, but if you need a retreat from the outside world and its (I was going to say madness but I’ll just stop there) … a retreat from the outside world, then come on in here where it’s the opposite…

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Five Ways To Add Wow Factor To A Room

6th June 2017

This month I’m delighted to welcome to the position of Guest Blogger Jane Rockett, one half of uber-stylish store Rockett St George. Their signature style of cool and funky pieces set against a dark background to give the all-important wow factor has become familiar to us all over the years but their decision to go…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

5th June 2017

So here we are again. In all senses. I debated about publishing and then I realised that stopping our normal lives is exactly the desired effect, so I understood how important it was to carry on as normal. That some people might just want do drop into The Mad House and stroll through some lovely…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

29th May 2017

Hello on this Bank Holiday Monday. I can only assume that the storms clouds have gathered on the horizon and if it’s not already raining it will be about to do so – all the more reason so settle down with a cup of coffee and a stroll through this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful…

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Vintage French Wine Carboys

17th May 2017
vintage french wine vessels

We have been talking recently –  in the Five Ways to Revamp a Room series – about how little things can make a big difference. One of those little things being accessories. Now I’m not advocating you rush out and buy a load of meaningless stuff but the odd piece – often vintage – can…

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