• Modern christmas living room

    by  • December 16, 2014 • 1 Comment

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    One christmas, when I was very little, I suggested that we should only have pink and silver decorations on the tree and that all the presents underneath should also only be wrapped in pink or silver wrapping paper.

    No-one else thought this was a good idea. So, we went for our usual collection of shop-bought, inherited and handmade decorations in a riot of colours and stuck our pile of badly wrapped gifts in cheap, colourful wrapping paper underneath. Well, it was the 70s after all.

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    Tips for Christmas

    by  • December 8, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Most of the women I know are suffering pre-Xmas anxiety, centred around the fact they feel they are behind with the present buying. While strangely (or not), all of the men I know are as chilled as a Christmas Day trifle. An upcoming cause of stress in our house, I suspect, is

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    Marbleous

    by  • December 8, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    This classic scheme oozes luxury, but it also boasts a contemporary edge, thanks to the inclusion of a perfectly formed, smooth egg-shaped bath. Marble is used both on the floor and walls to enhance the cool, coordinated look, and useful and stylish shelving has been created by carving neat sections out of the stone. This a bathroom for grown ups who want to feel like a celebrity, a rich one, if only for a while. http://bit.ly/1yN6rbf

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    Making a grand entrance

    by  • December 2, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    As my hallway is small and dark I’ve tried to make it appear lighter and bigger with a pale carpet and a large mirror. It kind of works, however a pale carpet is not a good idea in an area that gets so much traffic.

    However, if you are fortunate enough to have a light and bright hallway, you can afford to go for dark colours and bold designs.

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    It’s (nearly) Christmas

    by  • November 25, 2014 • 1 Comment

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    Now you may think it’s far too early to be thinking about christmas, after all, it’s still 31 days away. However, according to new research we start thinking about christmas earlier and earlier each year – in fact this year our thoughts turned to turkey and tinsel on August 19th, to be exact.

    So when we should traditionally be complaining about the heat (or the torrential rain) and moaning that the school summer holidays are far too long, we’re actually wondering what to buy our sister-in-law and how we’re going to squeeze everyone around the dining table.

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