Monthly Archives: March 2017

Design Tips | My Secrets for Painting a Room Professionally Yourself

March 31, 2017

Painting and decorating tips from an interiors blogger, tips and tricks for new decorators

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There’s no doubt about it, it’s the time of the year when we’re all thinking about changes and modifications in the home (or so I reassure my husband so that he doesn’t feel unfairly shackled to an interiors obsessive, not sure how successful I’ve been at duping him on that one) but this is about the time of year that large d.i.y companies start trying to lure us in to their barn like stores Read More

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Design Trends | Crushing Over Cork

March 22, 2017

Cork table and kitchenalia, , cork interiors trend ideas, uses and inspration in interior design and home decor

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Cork?! Did you say cork? Oh dear. No. Definitely not. That’s been the reaction of a few people I’ve mentioned cork to recently. Reactions are a bit like Marmite,Read More

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Styling| How to Style the Perfect Surface in Your Home

March 13, 2017

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I’ve spent a lot of time recently moving trinket-y objects around the house, partly because I’m trying to style the house properly for photo shoots (which I’m sure will be re-styled on the day!) and partly just to shake things up a bit,Read More

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Colour: Farrow & Ball’s shades of 2017 (and how to use them in your home)

March 10, 2017

Farrow and Ball colour forecast 2017 Studio Green

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Walking along the road from Parsons Green station yesterday, passing my old school, which I haven’t seen for 18 years, I was struck for the first time not by feelings of panic, dread or rebellion (though I’m sure they’re buried there somewhere) but by how much I had enjoyedRead More

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D.I.Y: How To Make A Simple Spring Wreath

March 6, 2017

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It’s very nearly Spring. Hurrah to that, in two weeks time official British Spring time will be upon us and I am so ready. I love the change of seasons, all of them, the contrast always jolts me into thoughtful mode as I anticipate the months to come. And, like many of you, there’s no new season I love more than the start of Spring, especially this year after an especially dark and overcast winter, I love the fresh colours stirring after a long sleep and the interludes of bright clement weather.Read More

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