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10 Beautiful Rooms

16th October 2017

For this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms we’re staying restful with soft muted colours against monochrome backgrounds. It’s a scheme that easy to change as you can swap the accent colours while leaving the rest the same and you don’t have to redecorate the whole room. And it’s a good way to start the…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

9th October 2017
designed by Beth Dadswell of Imperfect Interiors and photographed by Chris Snook

A treat for you this week as we are going to take a proper look around the home that was featured on last week’s Grand Designs. Those of you that watch the programme may relish a closer look and the rest of you will, I think, enjoy seeing it for the first time. It belongs…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

2nd October 2017

Hopefully you see before you the blog as usual with nothing amiss. Perhaps a faster loading time, but otherwise it should all be as normal. The weekend involved some maintenance and updating and as I write this before it has started, all being well it should be done by the time you read this on…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

29th September 2017

Ready for this? Let’s go. There’s quite a lot to say about this one so we’re going to have a good old look round and hopefully get some ideas. It’s on with The Modern House for £3.85m (say it fast it might hurt less) and is a five bedroom house in North London. It has been…

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Interior Trends for 2018 Guest Post

28th September 2017

Welcome to today’s guest blogger Kimberly Duran of Swoonworthy, winner of the blogger’s choice award at last year’s Amara’s Interior Blog Awards event. She wrote a post on interiors trends for 2018 – what’s coming in and what’s dropping out – for next year and it chimed so well with what I also feel is…

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Colour of the Moment: Turmeric

27th September 2017

Sometimes things all come together at once in a way that might at first seem mysterious but probably isn’t and in my case it was yesterday’s massive (I mean massive) spillage of a jug of turmeric milk all over my white floorboards that led to this post. And as I was mopping and swearing and…

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10 Beautiful Rooms: Extraordinary Interiors

25th September 2017

I’m very excited to bring you a special edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms featuring images from the new book by Rockett St George, aka Jane Rockett and Lucy St George, Extraordinary Interiors. I have known both of them for years and first met Lucy about a week after I had featured their site in The…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

22nd September 2017

So you weren’t thrilled about last week’s houses then. Still at least you’ve still got a full fund of fantasy lottery money to spend this week. And this one below is going to soak that up right away. Let’s see if we can tempt you with this. It has two bedrooms, it’s in Brixton village,…

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Joined + Jointed: Handcrafted Affordable Furniture

20th September 2017

One of the purposes of writing a blog is story-telling. Of course I want to show you where to buy lovely things for your homes and give you advice on tips on how to find your style and and things you should know but sometimes it’s important to know the story behind your purchase and…

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