Tag Archive for painted floorboards

Scandi Interiors

grey kitchen norway

As many of you will know, I’m not the most technologically savvy person around. In many ways it is nothing short of a miracle (and a testament to the genius of Google) that this blog even exists. Anyway, during a meeting at my agent’s office last week (I know, I may never get tired of…

The Househunter is back for 2014

grey kitchen, exposed brick wall, cluster lighting, open shelving, kitchen

New Year, new househunting. Now, as many of you will know already, here at Mad we do not concern ourselves with housing bubbles and economics. We don’t care about the practicalities. Nor really even the price. No, we shun such details. We are, unashamedly, all about the property porn. A weekly dose of what’s yer…

Mad About … Loft Spaces

image from decorativehomeinterior.com

Surely we all fantasise about having more space? About converting that loft or digging out that basement? The reality is that most of us will never do this. Or, if we do, the resulting space, while useful, will never quite turn out to be the large, airy space of our dreams. So, for that reason,…

Buyer’s Guide To Carpet

Zebra-Stairs

A few of you have been asking about carpet recently, so I thought it was time to take the plunge and investigate what’s out there so you don’t have to. Carpet has suffered from a rather poor image in recent years but it’s coming back into favour now. After all it’s warm, natural and soft…

The House Is Finished

the extended kitchen with its tin tile ceiing

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…

What Type Of Flooring?

Choosing the right flooring is one of the most expensive decorating decisions you will have to make. You need to think about maintenance, traffic and durability as well as both the look and feel, and how it will co-ordinate with everything else. Here are some pros and cons about the different types of flooring.  FLOORBOARDS…