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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HOME DECORATING STYLE AND A THEME

 A while ago, I wrote a blog post about "themed" rooms - the sorts of rooms that you used to see on corny decorating programmes from the 1990s, where a big room reveal would display a pirate

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WHY PIGEONHOLING YOURSELF TO ONE DESIGN STYLE IS A DISASTER

 In last week's post, we looked at all of the different decorating styles that are out there. We learned about the key elements in styles like shabby chic, farmhouse, mid-century modern and more.Undoubtedly,

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HOME DECORATING STYLES 101

How did you get on with last week's home decorating style quiz? If you haven't taken it yet, be sure to take the quiz before reading on: The first step in your journey to creating a cohesive home is about

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HOW TO DEFINE YOUR HOME DECORATING STYLE

Confession time.Back before I trained in interior design, I was pretty useless at decorating my home.I'd have an idea in my head, and I'd start to decorate, buying new things and bringing them home, painting

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SETTING HOME DECORATING GOALS FOR THE NEW YEAR

I have to admit that I used to be awful at setting goals. Not just goals for my home, but goals for anything. Goals for my business, goals for my family life, financial goals. You name it, I would avoid

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HOW TO DEAL WITH UNWANTED HOME DECOR GIFTS

OK, look, I know, I know. Some of you might think I’m being a bit miserly writing about unwanted Christmas gifts right before Christmas. It’s hardly in the Christmas spirit, and we should all

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TABLE SETTING IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS

Setting the table for our Christmas meal is one of my favourite tasks of the festive season. We are lucky enough to have lots of guests joining us for our Christmas meal every year, which means that there

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide for Home Decor Lovers

If you're not like all of the Smug Ones who loudly and proudly announce that all of their Christmas presents were bought and wrapped before September was out, the thought that there are now less than 3

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CHRISTMAS COLOUR TRENDS

A few years ago, I had redecorated our living room to include lots of pale pinky- purples. I had replaced curtains, soft furnishings and even bought a lovely dusty pink-purple loveseat from Sofa.comI was

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5 of The Best Outdoor Christmas Lights

Now that the clocks have gone back, the dark winter nights can seem to go on for a long time, especially if you are leaving the house in the morning and coming home at night in the dark. But

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