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JUMP ON THE HYGGE BANDWAGON

By INTERIORS

The evenings have drawn in and the weather is showing us all kinds of damp and grey, winter isn’t coming, it’s already here!

At this time of year I have to force myself outside and only then, when truly necessary. I love a lazy lay-about and cosy time at home, but it can be so easily sapped by social media, devices and a general continuation of the hectic ways of day-to-day life.

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DIY PROJECT – BUILD A STUDY NOOK UNDER SOME STAIRS

By INTERIORS

Everyone loves a good before and after, so for our spaces post this week I’m going to share a little home project that has revolutionised my productivity.

A few years ago I started freelancing from home and the kitchen table became my office, but at 6pm every day the design studio turned into a greasy spoon diner and everything had to be packed away before my two small children did their best to smear everything in ketchup for half an hour like a couple of drunk hooligans.

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A BLACK WALL LIGHT OBSESSION

By INTERIORS

Recently I’ve been growing an obsession for black wall lights. I have just moved house into a very different place from my last one, and in our new home there are more period features and opportunities for picture walls. This is very exciting, but I have been looking for ways to introduce lighting on the walls alongside artwork or as a feature on itself.

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RATTAN FURNITURE : BACK IN A BIG WAY

By INTERIORS

I’m not sure, but I think my parents might have had an inkling of my future career when I announced at the age of 8 that I wanted a bamboo hanging chair for my birthday. Like all great parents of a strong minded 8 year old girl they gave in and my Mum only just got rid of it two years ago… Damn how I wish I had stopped her because the latest trend in interior furniture is all about rattan and bamboo.

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ADVENTURES IN BATHROOM TILING

By INTERIORS

I’ve just landed the worst clients ever and I’m doing their bathroom. They are fussy, can’t agree and want all the nicest bathroom fittings but can’t afford them.

Yes, me and my husband are renovating the bathroom and shower room of our new house.

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