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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

21st September 2020
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via wanderinginteriors @lumikello__’s apartment

Never never never would I have thought to paint the ceiling of a pale pink room in pale blue, but the the other day I was lying on our bed in our pale pink bedroom looking out of the window of the blue sky and thinking how pretty it was and then this turned up…

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Lockdown Decorating Tips

20th May 2020
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gold ceiling at madaboutthehouse.com

Morning and welcome to Wednesday’s Ad Break. It’s been a while since we had one of these, but this week I have teamed up with Barclays Mortgages to put together a list of easy things you can do at home during this period. This has come about following research* carried out by Barclays which found…

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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

21st October 2019
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A look of some favourite beautiful rooms with Kate Watson-Smyth. This bedroom has a black painted ceiling but, in a clever touch, so is the coving all the way round. This has the effect of softening the hard line you get when the wall hits the ceiling at right angles and also bends the ceiling slightly down over the walls making it look higher. The black vanity unit is softened with some cane detailing and gold accents. #bedroom #blackceiling #madaboutthehouse

After the last few weeks of finding a theme to this regular Beautiful Rooms post I decided to just pick some great spaces this week. There is a loose connection, if you want to look for such a thing, in that all of them have one or two great stand out features that make them…

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365 Objects Of Design

Don’t Forget The Fifth Wall

20th August 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth advises not to forget the fifth wall, also known as the ceiling. Her office ceiling in gold adds interest and bounces light around the room - the ideal backdrop for her large statement pendant light. #madaboutthehouse #homeoffice #goldceiling

Throwing it back to some statement ceilings in honour of a spread in Grazia earlier this summer which included two of mine. And, coincidentally, today’s issue of the magazine includes their first ever interiors special for which I wrote a four page special on the seasonal updates you can make now.  It’s not that walls…

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