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Are 60-inches long enough?

By | 11 March 2013

I love art and when purchasing a new piece I have to decide where and how to hang it: how high should it be mounted on the wall; how can […]

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When the shed is not just for tools.

By | 4 March 2013

Gardening has never been my forte although I realise I live in a nation, where the love for their gardens is almost ubiquitous even though they are used and enjoyed […]

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Let the curtains pool on to the floor!

By | 25 February 2013

Curtains can truly make a room although when wrongly chosen it will have the opposite effect – it’s a matter of colour, fabric, length and lining. Here are some of […]

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Making the most of a small kitchen.

By | 18 February 2013

The heart of the house is the kitchen – hosting dinner parties, family meals, conversations with friends and family, afternoon tea, all of the above and more. Due to the […]

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Small bathroom! Be creative.

By | 11 February 2013

Creating a spacious, functional bathroom while creating a relaxing space can be a challenge. Here are some clever tips for maximizing space and style in your bathroom: Don’t overwhelm your […]

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They say “Size Matters” in the bathroom.

By | 28 January 2013

Let me explain! Before considering colours, take a look at the size of your bathroom. Small bathrooms best suit lighter and neutral colours to create an illusion of a larger […]

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Grey is not a dull choice.

By | 21 January 2013

Grey is one of my favourite colours for the home; it’s neutral and works well as a base for strong colours as well as giving rooms style and sophistication. Here […]

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Interior design and home decor trends for 2013.

By | 14 January 2013

I am a great believer that recession stimulates design and that 2013 will bring its share of creativity to interior design. Here are some of the new trends I see […]

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Things I loved in 2012.

By | 31 December 2012

And here we are at the end of 2012 and while excited about what 2013 will bring  I am reflecting on some of my favourite post’s. Spice up your kitchen. […]

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Wrap me up!

By | 24 December 2012

I absolutely love wrapping gifts and seeing presents arranged under the tree; I spend time and effort choosing a gift so it’s important to present it beautifully with pretty paper […]

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