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Househunter: Room by Room

22nd June 2018

Good Morning and Happy Friday everyone – that is if you are reading on a Friday. Technically this post has to last all weekend so that may be a totally inappropriate greeting. Shall we just go with Hello and I hope everyone is well today? And on with the post –  an interesting house for…

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The Urban Cabin by Mini Living

21st June 2018
mini living LA urban cabin

So in contrast to yesterday’s public service announcement, today is a sponsored post, as I wanted to tell you about my trip to LA to visit the latest project by MINI LIVING, which is exploring the concept of modern city living through a series of urban cabins. Each one is designed in partnership with a local…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

18th June 2018

This week I was sent a press release about a new Bed & Breakfast in Belgium and the pictures were so pretty I wanted to share them with you for 10 Beautiful Rooms. And then I noticed they were from Vipp, the bin people. At least they started out with pedal bins in 1939, but…

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15 Beautiful Rooms: Mad About The House

11th June 2018
pink bedlinen by @around_houses

I hope you will forgive me a little indulgence here but I am constantly blown away by gorgeous pictures featuring the book and I thought that this week, it would be fun to do a 10 Beautiful Rooms post featuring it. I always said I wanted it to be a pretty book and, only half-jokingly,…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

4th June 2018
Striped walls by EJ Palin for Revamp Restyle Reveal

Happy Monday and welcome to this edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms. First up is a pair of pictures by the very talented Karen Knox, of Making Spaces. Karen has written for these pages before on how to plan your decorating budget and I think she’s extremely good at her job so I wanted to show…

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What is the UK’s Favourite Colour?

24th May 2018
DFS baileys sofa styled by Kate Watson-Smyth, image by Chris Snook

It turns out that while we may be a nation of grey lovers, behind our sensible neutral façades lurks a beating heart of colour that is dying to get out. New research by DFS, who sell one out of every four sofas in the UK, found that while 39 per cent of us choose shades…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

21st May 2018
blue modern rustic kitchen by @a_prettier_interior

Well wasn’t that heaven? No not the wedding, although actually that was as well wasn’t it? I may have watched it twice (well three if you count the news and the highlights) and I may have shed a tear or two, but I was actually talking about the weather. In this corner of north London…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

14th May 2018

Morning and Happy Monday – or happy day depending on when you are reading this. A mixed bag of beautiful rooms for you this week, starting with the newly decorated Pink Cabana bar at the Sands Hotel and Spa in California’s Coachella Valley. This was designed by Martyn Laurence Bullard as a fresh take on…

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