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Househunter

Objects Of Design #340: Patterned Rollers

3rd February 2013

Now how about this for a clever idea. A paint roller with a pattern on it. Perfect for those in rented flats or for those who don’t feel quite ready to take the leap into wallpaper. Simply choose your pattern, from one of nine available, and paint away. Then you can simply paint over it…

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Design Shopper

From £50 to £50,000 Update Your Home

8th May 2012

If you’ve been putting off decorating because you think you can’t afford it, or the house is feeling a bit cramped for a growing family but you don’t really want to move, perhaps it’s time to think about a small refurbishment. A little refreshing of the current decor. It’s amazing what even a lick of…

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Your House

Which Wallpaper Shall I Buy?

5th March 2012
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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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Design Shopper

Books Maketh The Room

13th February 2012

“Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house,” Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman and sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Thomas Jefferson declared that he could not live without books and managed to create three libraries in his lifetime. When the first burned down, he wrote to…

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Mad About . . .

Mad About . . . Stag Head Wallpaper

9th February 2012

Moving on from hanging a single stag’s head on your wall, now it’s about plastering them all over. This gorgeous teal wallpaper is from the debut collection of Lisa Bliss and you can buy it at www.graduatecollection.co.uk. It comes in plum too and costs £125 a roll. Or, if you don’t fancy the stags, she…

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Design Shopper

How to Hang Wallpaper

8th February 2012

I love wallpaper. Always have. The bolder the better. In every house we have owned, and we are serial movers, there has always been at least one wall of the stuff. From big splashy flowers to flock or metallic and monochrome, wallpaper is the way to bring a room to life. It’s not for everyone…

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