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The Househunter: Cottage Style

18th January 2019

So many of you have asked me to feature cottages and it’s difficult to find ones that are pretty enough to show off but with valid ideas that might inspire those of you who are struggling with low ceilings, small windows and sloping floors. But I have found one. This former village hall may not…

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10 Of The Best Coat Hooks

15th January 2019

Since January is all about all boring stuff like dieting and detoxing and not eating this and not eating, that I thought it would be fun to show you some cool things that needn’t be expensive so you can perhaps have a little treat that won’t cost calories but fits with the general mood of…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

14th January 2019
the tivoli cinema bath by @runforthehillslondon

Starting off with dark and moody since as much as pale interiors are coming back into vogue, I will always love a dark space. This is, believe it or not, the newly refurbished Tivoli cinema in Bath which was been done by incredibly talented Run For The Hills and if I lived in Bath I…

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The Househunter Room by Room

11th January 2019

We end this week as we came in with a property that, while not beige, is definitely at the warm end of the neutral spectrum. Let’s see what you think. It’s a one bedroom apartment on a tree-lined avenue in West London and is on the market with The Modern House for £695,000. The colour…

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Podcast Notes: Series 2 Episode 1

10th January 2019
office in a cupboard by 2lg studio

And we’re back. Series II of The Great Indoors launched this morning and, as usual, here are some notes to what we talked about with any relevant links to help you. In this episode we discussed January Decluttering, the return of Chintz and How to Plan the Home Office. New Year Decluttering Always a popular…

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Interior Trends: How To Do Beige

8th January 2019

Now I think it’s fair to say that of all the 2019 interiors trends I wrote about the other day, the one that caused most consternation was beige. So I thought we’d have a look at that in more detail today and see if we can make anyone feel a little better about it. Firstly,…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

7th January 2019
knightsbridge bed from sofa.com with walls in bone china by little greene paint company

Is that it? Is the coast clear? Have they finally gone back to school? Is the house silent? Are you secretly relieved to be back at work? I thought so and it’s ok to say it out loud. I always used to say that my holidays began when the school term started which isn’t exactly…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

4th January 2019

And there we are right back in it with a virtual visit to our first house for sale of 2019. And it’s a beaut. A converted jam factory in London, it’s a four bedroom maisonette (which means duplex for US readers) and is on the market with The Modern House for £1,795,000. I’m aware that…

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Mad About The House in 2019

3rd January 2019

Happy New Year to you all. It’s perhaps a little late to be writing this but it’s the first proper new post of the year so it seemed like the right thing to say. I start the year, as I so often do, in reflective mood. Wither blogs as they say? I’m constantly seeing polls…

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