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Five Quick Tips To Get Your Decorating Started

17th July 2018
enid's house for jjlocations

There are certain things that are the same for all houses/flats/palazzi when you move in and today I thought I would share some of those ideas to get you started if you have a new project involving either the whole building or just one room. It’s about getting the foundations right so the rest will…

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My House Tour

16th July 2018
Enid's House for JJ Locations

Something a little different this Monday as the house has been through some changes since you last saw it and I thought I would show you around some of the updates. I will be writing about the individual rooms in more details over the next couple of weeks so save up any questions you have…

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The Househunter Room by Room

13th July 2018

Leaving the city because he who must not be named is here here and it would be nice to escape, and it’s hot and Bath is very pretty in all weathers. So let’s go first to this gorgeous Regency terrace which appeared in an episode of Sherlock. I haven’t seen Sherlock (one of those things…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

9th July 2018
pavilion grey by farrow and ball

Morning to you all – are you ready for a stroll through nine beautiful rooms and one garden? Seeing as it’s warm (understatement) outside I thought we’d finish up outside for a change. I’m not complaining, but I have taken to leaving the windows open and the blinds down all day to try and maximise…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

6th July 2018

And it’s Friday……I appreciate that not everyone reading this is living through a heatwave but there’s one in London and while I’m not complaining (too much) it’s hard to work in the city in what is essentially seaside weather. So for that reason the first house is a huge empty warehouse conversion that feels light…

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50 Shades of Green – Nearly

5th July 2018
Puck by Little Greene

As the saying (almost) goes you wait ages for the perfect shade of green and then they all come at once. Not quite 50, but 31 from Little Greene, one from Dowsing & Reynolds and, while there are no new varieties from Farrow & Ball, they are due to launch their new colours later this…

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365 Objects Of Design

How To Do A Half-Painted Wall

3rd July 2018
black and yellow half painted wall by Karen Knox

I have been asked about how to do a half-painted wall so many times since revealing the show flat and as it’s a technique that is perfect for modern homes and those with low ceilings, as well as those who want to add some drama and dark paint without going all the way (as it…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

2nd July 2018
dark bedroom image by @stankoolen, styled by @marianneluning for @vtwoven

Good Morning and Happy July to you all. As you stroll through these 10 Beautiful Rooms I want to let you know about a decision I have made re the frequency of blogging – I will be moving to four posts a week for July and here’s why. When I started this blog back in…

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