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10 Beautiful Rooms

17th December 2018
image of @mizzknits tree via @comedowntothewoods

So we’re still not quite there yet but it feels like the build-up has been going on for so long doesn’t it? Imagine what it feels like if you’re five. It must be unbearable. In that spirit I have decided not to show you 10 more beautiful Christmas rooms but to revisit some of my…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

14th December 2018

Welcome to Friday – we made it. This has been a fantastically busy week with a trip to Brighton to see Sophie and do podcast planning, a visit to my mother near Worcester and a shoot with Trinny London. Today there is a shoot in the house which is very January-based so I’m all over…

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Podcast Notes Episode 6: Is Expensive Paint Worth It?

13th December 2018
pink and blue hallway by Sophie Robinson

And here it is. Episode 6 is up and ready to download and here’s a summary of what we discussed. In this show, the last of the series, we spoke about how to plan the hallway, whether expensive paint is worth the money, and three interiors books that would make great Christmas presents. Is Expensive…

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Mad About . . .

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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Mad About . . .

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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