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Inspiration For A Victorian-Style Bathroom

24th October 2012
victorian-style fittings in a cottage room from homeklondike.com

Gill contacted mad about the house to ask for inspiration with choosing a victorian-style bathroom. Q: The room is large and can take colours although I would ideally like to have light tiles on the walls in a brick style. A: The bathroom as we know it now didn’t really come into being until the 1880s…

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Should I Have A Black And White Bathroom?

21st June 2012
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Elizabeth contacted Mad About The House to ask for advice on going monochrome in her bathroom. Q: I am about to move into my new house and it needs everything doing. We are thinking about the bathroom first and I have ordered a traditional Victorian suite with gold fittings! But now I have to choose…

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Should I Have Curtains On My Folding Sliding Doors?

17th May 2012
from housetohome.co.uk

Donna contacted Mad About The House to ask about a giant set of curtains for her new doors. Q: My predicament – we’re in full flow of having a double storey extension built. The lounge will have 5m of bifold doors with a dark grey aluminium frame leading out to the garden, these are something I’ve…

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How Do I Coordinate Patterned Wallpaper And Paint?

23rd April 2012
Harlequin Camille Delphine No 110125

Anita contacted MadAboutTheHouse to ask for help with choosing paint to co-ordinate with her wallpaper. Q: We have chosen Harlequin Camille Delphine Collection pattern number 110125 for two of the walls in our two daughters’ playroom. I love the bright colours and the stripes but can’t decide how to paint the other two walls. I…

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My Daughter Wants Her Room Painted Grey

12th April 2012
from bodieandfou.blogspot.com via Pinterest

Emma contacted MadAboutTheHouse to ask about paint colours for her teenage daughter’s bedroom.Q: My daughter would like her bedroom  painted grey and white. It’s a bright, south-facing room with a black cast iron fireplace, with alcoves either side, and oak floors. One of the alcoves will have a white wardrobe in it. I think we…

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Help Me Choose A Stair Carpet

5th April 2012
hommemaker.com

Deborah contacted MadAboutTheHouse to ask with help in choosing a new stair carpet. Q: We moved into our house nearly three years ago but with three small children, decoration was the last thing on our minds. Now that our youngest is nearly four, we are starting to think about replacing and renewing. I want to…

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Which Wallpaper Shall I Buy?

5th March 2012
wallpaperrange

Emma contacted MadAboutTheHouse to ask about choosing wallpaper. Q: We are looking for some wallpaper for behind the bed in the master bedroom. The walls, floorboards and bedspread are white, and there are accents of canary yellow in the room (bedside tables, photo frames). The vanity unit is black, and the velvet headboard is grey. So…

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Should I Have Hanging Bedside Lights?

2nd March 2012
linxspiration.com (via Pinterest)

Hannah contacted MadAboutTheHouse to ask about lighting in her bedroom. Q: I’m thinking of installing bed-side lighting and the contractor who came round to quote for the job said that in terms of the work involved, it would be a lot easier to suspend lights from the ceiling rather than them have wall-mounted. I have one…

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