fbpx
Mad About . . .

Why Every Room Needs Some Vintage Wood

27th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links
dining nook design by @aliecgraceinteriors

Goooooooood Mooooorning (afternoon or evening) I hope you are all full of the joys of summer (winter in Australia) and ready to bounce into a new week and a new dose of Monday Inspiration. The other day I mentioned to you my mantra of adding Something New, Something Old, Something Black and Something Gold to…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

The Househunter: A pretty two bedroom London house

24th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links

Ok stop all the clocks and cut off the telephones and all that – this is the one. It’s a two bedroom house in east London and while it’s more expensive than last week – and sadly the lack of space means we won’t be sharing it – it’s so pretty that I think a…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

Five Ways To Make Your Recycling Easier

22nd June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links
how to make your recycling easier via madaboutthehouse.com

This week I have teamed up with Beyond The Box, a campaign dedicated to promoting the benefits of cardboard in response to growing consumer concern about packaging. I don’t know about you but while some companies are getting better there are still way too many that seem to include plastic for the sake of it.…

Read More...

Design Shopper, Design Storey, Mad About . . .

Latest drop at Design Storey

21st June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday to you all. If you’re stuck at home with no way of getting to work thanks to train and tube strikes then perhaps you can distract yourself with the latest products to drop at Design Storey: Woven teak bench, Zara Home There are some pieces of furniture that once bought…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

20th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links
pantry by @mygeorgian home image by @joeykendalbrown

A sightly random selection for you this week although is anything ever really random? Bit early in the week for an existential discussion on the natural of randomness (although if you’ve ever tried to lay tiles without the brain forcing you into semblance of a pattern I’d be interested to hear) so while, on the…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

The Househunter: An 18th Century House set in 7 acres

17th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links

Right that’s it. I’m moving to Lincolnshire to this supremely elegant five bedroom house set in seven acres with a kitchen garden and a wild swimming pond. It’s on with Inigo for £1.1m and it’s the perfect place to hide away from the world and grow vegetables which you can then cook in your outdoor…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

How To DIY – A New Lampshade

15th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links
lampshades by the haines collection

HOW TO MAKE A LAMPSHADE I have written before about how changing the lampshade can totally freshen up a corner. And, if you’ve painted a few walls but don’t want/need a new sofa then swapping the cushions about and changing the lampshades will have a huge impact. You can also change lampshades seasonally – paler…

Read More...

Design Storey, Mad About The House

New arrivals at Design Storey

14th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links

Time for this week’s newest additions to Design Storey Shop and this week there’s a slight emphasis on outdoor living with a very comfortable chair and a pretty watering can but some good finds for indoors as well. First up: the chair: Shona chair, Made The key to garden furniture is making sure it’s as…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

13th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links

As ever a random selection of rooms which have caught my eye in the corridors of the internet this week. Starting off with this pretty table and chairs in what I think might be the image that first sparked my concept of the importance of a disrupter colour. As you can see this kitchen is…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

The Househunter: Anouska Hempel’s House

10th June 2022
AD / May contain affiliate links

A treat for you this week as we take a peek around the house of the interior designer Anouska Hempel, known all over the world for her hotels, gardens and homes. She is often credited with the invention of the boutique hotel – an informal style of hotel intended to be as relaxed and comfortable…

Read More...

This website needs cookies to work correctly. Click the ACCEPT button to use cookies or click Read More for additional info.