AUGUST POSTCARDS: Beautiful Rooms planning a colour scheme

This post started off with a lighting plan for the house in Italy and ended up being about planning colour schemes. A perennial subject and one that is always useful so whether you’re currently poring over paint chips or just want some inspiration I hope you will enjoy this look back over some beautiful rooms from earlier in the year. Read more...

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Kate Watson-Smyth

The author Kate Watson-Smyth

I’m a journalist who writes about interiors mainly for The Financial Times but I have also written regularly for The Independent and The Daily Mail. My house has been in Living Etc, HeartHome and featured in The Wall Street Journal & Corriere della Sera. I also run an interior styling consultancy Mad About Your House. Welcome to my Mad House.