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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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10 Things I Hate About You (My House): The Ugly Tiles

5th May 2020
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geometric painted floor tiles in pink and orange with yellow frame dining chair and round black table. Image by Annie Sloan

One of the things I am often asked about is ugly tiles – particularly in rental homes where it isn’t always possible to replace them. It can also be hard to change tiles on fireplaces without ripping the whole thing out and even if you own a property it’s an upheaval to rip them off…

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365 Objects Of Design

Reclaimed Tiles from Bert and May

14th December 2014
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vintage cement tiles

I love patterned tiles and reclaimed and vintage are among the best. Now, obviously the tile you choose can be dictated by how many are in stock and how big an area you need to tile but, having said that, there is a certain vogue for patchwork tiles at the moment so they don’t necessarily…

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Mad About … Metro Tiles

16th August 2014
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The trend for metro tiles, brick tiles, even subway tiles if you will, remains perennially popular. Obviously I prefer them in monochrome shades of grey and white, but these days they also come in bright jewel colours, made from glass or even with a crackle glaze finish. If you’re planning to retile anywhere soon, take…

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Tile Inspiration

22nd July 2014
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I was helping a friend with her kitchen redesign the other day and as she showed me the samples for her cupboards, worktops and splashbacks and asked me to advise on floor tiles, it occurred to me that without the injection of some colour or pattern, it was just a collection of surfaces. Very beautiful…

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