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The Mad House on Houzz

11th December 2015
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Today, instead of having a poke around other people’s properties, we’re going to have a look around mine! I hope that’s all right. The Mad House has had a new set of professional photos done and is being featured on Houzz.co.uk where you can read an interview with yours truly and, if you can be…

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My Kitchen is Painted Grey

22nd May 2013
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Well it was finally time to put my money where my mouth is and after several posts about the joys of grey paint and the acquisition of a coordinating grey kitten, it was time to paint the kitchen grey. Despite the rather sudden arrival of the cat, the idea of painting the room grey had…

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Dream House #No2: Tine K

24th April 2013
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A few weeks ago I showed you pictures of a house in New York otherwise known as Dream House No 1 that had inspired my house renovation and today I bring you another, otherwise known as Dream House No2; The home of Tine K, who owns a shop selling furniture, homewares and clothes to which she…

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The House Is Finished

17th September 2012
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Finally, the house is finished. And here are the photos to prove it. They were taken by Pernilla of House of Locations, who thinks it might earn a bit of a living posing behind actors and models. We’ll see. In the meantime, for those of you who have asked how the renovations are going, here…

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My House

The House Is Finished

22nd May 2012

Finally, the house is finished. And here are the photos to prove it. They were taken by Pernilla of House of Locations, who thinks it might earn a bit of a living posing behind actors and models. We’ll see. In the meantime, for those of you who have asked how the renovations are going, here…

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The First Room Is Completed

17th April 2012
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We decided to do the shower room first as it meant that while chaos reigned around us we would still have at least one nice room to keep us going and remind us of what we had set out to do. And let’s face it; having a good bathroom is very important to one’s psyche.…

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A Cautionary Tale

10th March 2012

So the architect. We had a tricky time with ours and I have to say the experience has left me wary of using one again. Perhaps because I had such very strong ideas of what I wanted. Probably because we didn’t have a very good one. Here’s what happened. I hadn’t realised that, having paid…

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Moving Day

25th February 2012

Moving day dawned bright and early (as the cliche goes). Although actually as it was a December morning in London it was, of course, neither of those things, but it did at least dawn, in a grey and sluggish sort of way. The old house looked like this: The new one looked like this, only…

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The Renovation Begins

7th February 2012

Just over one year ago we moved into our new house. A beautiful London townhouse, it had been divided into two flats and left empty for between one and three years depending on which neighbour you spoke to. The top flat, where we intended to living during the renovations, had three bedrooms and had been…

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