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10 Beautiful Rooms

5th September 2016
black and white apartment by Laura Lakin photographed by Juliet Murphy

Morning and welcome back to the new (school) year and the first full week of fresh blogging since the August holiday. It’s Monday, so 10 Beautiful Rooms is back to start you off and (hopefully) ease those morning blues. We’re kicking off with this rather lovely kitchen below. The first thing I love is the…

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Mad About… Black Kitchens

14th August 2014
black kitchen from paperblog.fr

Black kitchens may not be for everyone but I find I am increasingly drawn to the dramatic in interiors. I do love a simple white painted wooden kitchen. I have one. But then I painted my shelves black – well dark grey and suddenly the whole room looked better. The black accent created a fantastic…

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365 Objects Of Design

Save or Splurge: Graphic Monochrome Rug

4th June 2014
black and white rug from westelm.jpg

Week two of the new series: Boom/Bust and this week we are looking at monochrome rugs. Black and white is still a strong colour combination and will be a continuing trend next season. Of course for some it never went away no matter what the fashion forecasters say. The joy of monochrome is that you…

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365 Objects Of Design, March, Volume III

The Paper Bag

12th March 2014
the paper bag by be-poles provides useful storage available from peastyle

I don’t know about you but I have always loved the American habit of using large brown paper bags to cart things back from the supermarket. Leaving aside its eco-friendly credentials, it’s much easier to carry a heavy bag under one arm rather than having several plastic versions cutting into your hand. These bags, which…

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Monochrome Magic in Holland

17th April 2013
VOSGESPARIS_STUDIO

On the recent blogtour trip to New York, I met Dutch blogger Desiree, of Vosges Paris and she has kindly allowed us to have a nose around her fabulous home in Amsterdam, which like Desiree herself, is dressed almost entirely in black and white. As fellow lover of monochrome, I am delighted to welcome her…

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Mad About … Dark Bathrooms

4th February 2013

The black and white bathroom is a true classic. It works in both a contemporary and a traditional setting and always manages to look fresh and clean. In addition to this, you can dress it anyway you want with the addition of brightly coloured towels in yellow or orange. Keep it feminine with pops of…

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