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The Househunter: A Two Bedroom House

5th March 2021
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A masterclass in the red thread from the outside in this week. This two bedroom house in Brixton, south London, with a private courtyard garden was designed by the Angel O’Donnell studio and is on the market with The Modern House for £775,000. It’s a bold move to paint the outside of a house –…

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It’s Official: Interiors Trends are Dead

3rd March 2021
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101 copenhagen cobra vase white, trent vase, ferm living desk organiser blue stained ash, newgate clock.

It took a global pandemic and a year of lockdown but new research launched by Heal’s today has found that not only do we no longer care about trends but we have gained the confidence to make our own choices of furniture and colours that we want based on what we need from our homes…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

1st March 2021
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tongue and groove panelling with wallpaper by mytinyestate

Well I don’t know about you but I’m in need of soothing calm this week. I wonder if it’s the thought of lockdown ending? Or, if things go wrong  – not ending. You know when you are about to go on holiday and you suddenly feel exhausted or can’t sleep? It’s as if you have…

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The Househunter: Back to the sea, the sea

26th February 2021
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Right we’re all going to need a collective rummage down the back of the sofa for this one because it’s expensive but it’s lovely – at least I think it is although I’m aware that we don’t always agree on these matters. Remember it’s Fantasy Friday and for the eleventy billionth week of lockdown I…

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An Interior Design Masterclass with Nicola Harding

25th February 2021
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The Mitre by Nicola Harding & Co

Nicola Harding is one of my favourite interior designers. It was her work that I referenced when I first noticed the importance (and joy) of bringing a disrupter colour into every scheme and she is also fully committed to being as sustainable as possible in her work. So I was thrilled when she agreed to…

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On My Radar: What’s new in Interiors

23rd February 2021
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dining chairs by pierre greenway

Having started this slot towards the end of last year I missed out January because there was basically nothing on my radar! With the country (and parts of the world) in lockdown it felt like we were all hibernating. Now, as I posted yesterday, the doors are beginning to open at last and my inbox…

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Monday Inspiration: The Doors Are Opening

22nd February 2021
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blue door frame and panelling by katy orme of apartment apothecary (farrow & ball inchyra blue)

As ever, when I began looking to put this post together I had no theme in mind. Then I looked at my most recently saved posts on Instagram and realised I had been drawn to doors this week. And then, because if you can’t become introspective in a lockdown when can you (?) I realised…

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The Househunter: Regency Seafront Apartment

19th February 2021
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Well after last week’s outrage over the narrowest, most expensive house in London let’s try this. Although firstly that post was picked up on by a blog in Italy and secondly I saw on the local news last night that there is now an offer in – from a buyer in Cyprus so if I…

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