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8 Tips To Arrange Furniture

28th March 2019

Today I thought we would have a look at arranging furniture because it’s not just about where the sofa goes but if you are planning a new room – from scratch – you need to know where the furniture will go before you can work out where the lights will go. And your builder will…

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Monday Inspiration: Best of Instagram

25th March 2019

Last week for the Beautiful Rooms post we spoke about the Red Thread and how you can use it to create a cohesive theme in your house. This week, the houses are all very different and while I’m certain they will all have their own red thread, I am choosing to look at little more…

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Monday Inspiration: The Red Thread

18th March 2019
wooden kitchen via stadshem

Some weeks ago I wrote about The Red Thread – used by the Swedish to describe something that follows a theme. The idea of the red thread isn’t new; Theseus followed a red thread given to him by Ariadne to find his way out of the Minotaur’s cave in Greek mythology, and it has been…

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An Interview With Kelly Hoppen

6th March 2019
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For the last month I have been working with Houseology, a brand founded by a team of interior designers, to make series of four films for their Brit List series. It has been fascinating to learn more about four chosen brands – from Kelly (who needs no introduction) – more of which later – to an…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

4th March 2019
pink and green kitchen via wattleanddaubhome

Good Morning and welcome to Monday. We start this week’s room inspiration with a visit to the house of Philippa McFarlane, who has featured on these pages before. I love her house and these brass-lined blue kitchen cabinets are definitely on my “to steal” list if I ever redo my kitchen. Philippa (and I urge…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

1st March 2019

I really wanted to find a Queen Anne house for this week as I just managed to see the film before Oscar night and have been obsessively researching the truth of the matter ever since. It seems, from a few google searches, that while all the characters certainly existed and the power play between them…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

25th February 2019
via stadshem.se styling by annica clarmell, image by janne orlander

Spring may not actually be in the air but it really does feel like it doesn’t it? So we’re going to start this week’s beautiful rooms tour with a window flung wide in this gorgous Stockholm kitchen below. It’s for sale (click picture caption links for details)and billed as somewhere you can add your own…

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