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The Househunter: Room by Room

6th April 2018

Welcome back to the Househunter. The housebuying season is officially open – not that it ever goes away but this time of year tends to be the start of the busy period. Last year television presenter Amanda Lamb kindly guest-blogged a post on how to sell your house – sound advice which is always relevant,…

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365 Objects Of Design

Black Speckle Vase

4th April 2018

At the time of writing the clocks have gone forward and the weather has gone backward. There was a brief moment when it looked like Spring which, given that we had just moved into British Summer Time, wasn’t a moment too soon. Then the heavens opened and dropped about three days of rain before breakfast.…

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365 Objects Of Design

Reupholstering the Chaise Longue

3rd April 2018

Those of you who follow me on instagram will be familiar with my sitting room and, more importantly, the chaise longue in there. I bought it for The Mad Husband as a 40th birthday present from the local junk shop. It cost £250 and we have both always loved it. When we moved here and…

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365 Objects Of Design

Best Round Mirrors

29th March 2018

The great car manufacturer Henry Ford, founder of the eponymous car company, famously said: “Any customer can have a car painted any color (sic) that he wants so long as it is black.” He said a great many other wise things too but it is this which concerns us today. Only today we’re not talking…

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365 Objects Of Design

Five Easy Pieces: Easter Bunnies

28th March 2018

So I don’t normally get all cutsie and Easter about these things but these are, as the song goes, a few of my favourite things and they just happened to have bunnies on and one of them was for a good cause so it seemed appropriate for the time of year. If you’re trying to…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

26th March 2018
something new something old something black and something gold image by leo holden

Happy Monday to you all. Or Tuesday if you were doing something else yesterday and are reading this on catch up as it were. Not going regional this week but just featuring some of my favourite rooms that I have seen round and about. First up is the newly decorated bedroom of photographer Leo Holden,…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

23rd March 2018

Good morning everyone. Full of the joys of Friday? Ready to hit the streets and find a property to splash that fantasy cash on? Walk this way to a warehouse conversion overlooking the river – that’s me sold already. It has one/two bedrooms and is on the market with The Modern House for £825,000. It’s…

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