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painted floorboards

Mad About . . .

Scandi Interiors

3rd February 2014
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…

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Mad About . . .

Mad About … Loft Spaces

28th January 2013
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,…

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Design Shopper, Your House

Buyer’s Guide To Carpet

23rd January 2013
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…

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My House

The House Is Finished

17th September 2012
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…

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Design Shopper

What Type Of Flooring?

20th March 2012

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…

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