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10 Beautiful Rooms

10th December 2018
black windows for alexanderwhitesthlm

Morning, morning and welcome to a Christmas-free zone this week. It wasn’t a deliberate choice so much as feeling that I’m seeing trees and sparkles wherever I look at the moment and I thought it might be nice to have a little respite from that. Also the recognition that not everyone celebrates it, and finally,…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

7th December 2018

And just like that it’s Friday again. The year seems to start slowly, gather pace around April and then gradually speed up until November when you blink and it’s January again. So this is nearly the end of Househunter for the year as, while I have often moved in December, I’m not sure I’ve ever…

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365 Objects Of Design

Christmas Gift Guide Room by Room: The Kitchen

6th December 2018
faux fern from rockett st george at kws madabouthehouse.com

Now we better get one thing clear before we start on this room. Christmas is about buying things for people that they might want or like but wouldn’t necessarily buy for themselves. And that doesn’t mean hoovers, or mops or, even, oven gloves – and you know who you are and you know you are…

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365 Objects Of Design

Seasonal Picks from La Redoute

5th December 2018
seasonal picks from la redoute

Good Morning and welcome to the Wednesday slot. This week I have collaborated with La Redoute to show you some of the things I discovered and loved on their site. As many of you know, I have worked with this French company before – styling a shoot for them –  and this time they asked…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

3rd December 2018
bedroom belonging to Pearl Lowe

Welcome to this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms and the best of this week’s instagram, and yes we are, so far, resisting the Christmas decorations for another week. Today is all about warm and cosy spaces and, it turns out, quite a lot of fabulous bedrooms. But while you wander through these kitchens, I…

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Don’t Move Improve: London’s Best Home Extensions

30th November 2018

This week we’re taking a different approach as New London Architecture (NLA) has just announced its shortlist for this prestigious design award to find the best home extensions in the capital, and I thought you might like to see some of the entrants as it could give you ideas for your own work. There are…

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Getting Ready for December

28th November 2018

Good Morning and welcome to Wednesday Ad Break. This week I have collaborated with Next on a post about getting ready for Christmas. Too soon? It’s just under a month people, we need to face up to this now. Of course, I’m sure many of you are way ahead with present buying and list-making but…

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