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The Househunter: A reinvented Victorian House

4th December 2020
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We’re off to Ramsgate this week, a coastal town in Kent, which isn’t perhaps the first place you’d think of for groundbreaking architecture, but we have a brilliant reworking of a traditional Victorian house and it’s worth a look.. coming in? Especially as it’s well under a million….. It’s not an entirely typical Victorian house…

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15 Brilliant Subscription Gift Box Ideas

1st December 2020
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book subscription box from reposed

It’s that time again…. and what could be better than getting a present every month, or every three months? This is my idea of the perfect present and I’ll take any of the below. Below are 15 of the best ideas I have found based largely around reading, stationery,  beauty and eco including both small…

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The Househunter: Warm Neutrals

27th November 2020
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Fancy coming for a look around this two bedroom ground floor flat in north London today? It’s on the market with Mr and Mrs Clarke for £749,950 and is the first completed project of a new design studio, Studio Hallett Ike. I love this view from the garden where you can see into the kitchen…

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Why The Worktop Is The Most Important Element of your Kitchen

25th November 2020
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This week for the Wednesday Ad Break we’re going to talk about worktops as part of a collaboration with Caesarstone who make engineered quartz worktops. I posted a friend’s kitchen which has their rugged concrete tops the other day and it was my most liked Instagram post ever (see below) Which wasn’t at all miffing…

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Monday Inspiration: Six Rooms

23rd November 2020
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internal black framed glass doors through to living room with soft neutral tones. by frank & faber

Last week a friend emailed to ask for advice about her knock-through sitting room. An idea which had seemed good at the time (two small children, too many small dark rooms) was proving irritating in the new lockdown life of 2020 with two adults and two larger children all at home all at the same…

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The Househunter: A Two Bedroom Flat with South-facing Garden

20th November 2020
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Surely the dream first time buy is a two bedroom flat with a south-facing garden, although this isn’t really first time buyer prices, but, be that as it may, it’s a great example of open plan living and squeezing a lot into a small space. Coming in? It’s in Brackenbury Village, in west London (explains…

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