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Beautiful Rooms: Monday Inspiration

12th October 2020
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Black kitchen cabinets, large windows with natural linen curtains and wooden dining table and chairs by Neptune.

A round up of pictures that have caught my eye over the last week. And one of the things that struck me, after I had decided on the final five, was that three of them are product shots and so I got to thinking… you know the rest but actually if you like SATC you…

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The Househunter: White Beachside Decor

9th October 2020
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Now it was only when I was deciding to include these two houses this week (yes a double treat) I realised that it might have been a subconscious design to create a contrast with yesterday’s post which was all about colour. Never let it be said that this blog doesn’t try to cater for all…

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How To Get The Storage Right

6th October 2020
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It’s the one thing we all want more of. And yet it’s also true that the more storage we have the more we expand to fill the space. I can think of at least three large cupboards in my house which are filled with junk and stuff I/we no longer need (children’s books, old cuddly…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

5th October 2020
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pink and wooden kitchen design by studio duggan and 202 design photo by mariell lind hansen

Focusing on kitchens and bathrooms this week as these are the hardest to get right, the most expensive and yet the most important rooms in the house. The key to both of these rooms is not to treat them in isolation. They are part of your home and, as such, must reflect and link with…

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The Househunter: The Fashion Stylist’s House

2nd October 2020
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I’m excited to show you round this house belonging to fashion stylist Siouxsie Dickens, and also to have discovered a new estate agent with lovely houses to browse. Coming in? It’s on the market with the Unique Property Company for £1,750,000 and has five bedrooms, five reception rooms and two bathrooms. And having that many…

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Seven of the best small tables

1st October 2020
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ribbed bedside table from soho home

Small tables are tricky. There are so many to choose from and so many of them are no good; they are fragile or cheap-looking or wobbly. It’s a real opportunity to add a statement to a room and often the cost can be far outweighed by the impact it will have. But it also needs…

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My Home Office Plans

29th September 2020
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home office makeover plans by madaboutthehouse.com

After the 10th conversation about what I would do to the kitchen if we had the money and the justification for doing so, I heard the Mad Husband say to a friend: “She’s got that look in her eye. I know that look. She needs to decorate something.” Turns out I have a recognisable decorating…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

28th September 2020
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A bumper post for you today as it’s a mix of househunter and inspirational rooms and that’s because the house of top interiors stylist Marianne Cotterill is on the market and I thought, since it’s a top location house as well that you might fancy a look. Located in north west London, this six bedroom…

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The Househunter: A stunning warehouse conversion

25th September 2020
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Time for a full on fantasy Friday I think. If the week’s news has got you down then come on over and let’s go for a poke around this fabulous, huge warehouse conversion and you can imagine filling it with all your fantasy furniture and family as well. And speaking of being down, I found…

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