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ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS: THE COUNTRY LIVING ROOM

In this Essential Elements series, we are looking at the iconic elements that make up a country look in your home décor. In my last Essential Elements post, we looked at the key items to include in a

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10 WAYS TO BRIGHTEN YOUR DARK ENTRANCE HALL

The entrance hall is the first room that welcomes you home at the end of the day, and it is the first room that your guests come into when they visit. The room needs to make a good impression, and showcase

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SPOTLIGHT ON LIGHTING #2: DECORATIVE CHANDELIER

In my last Spotlight on Lighting post, we looked at the difference between ambient, task and decorative lighting. Today we're going to turn that spotlight onto one form of decorative lighting, with a run-down

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GET THE LOOK: A COSY COUNTRY LIVING ROOM

I don't know about you, but I often look at images in magazines and on websites and wonder how on earth they create such beautiful rooms. As much as we love the pictures, when we come to re-create the

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INDULGE IN A ROLL TOP BATH

When you think of iconic country bathroom style, the roll-top bath springs to mind as a key piece for the room. Originally the preserve of the super wealthy, roll top baths were introduced by the British

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ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS FOR A CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY KITCHEN

Planning a new kitchen is an exciting time. It’s one of the biggest investments you can make in a property, and making sure that you plan it out from the start is essential. There are some key elements

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5 QUICK AND SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE THE KERB APPEAL OF YOUR HOUSE

  We spend a lot of time and effort making sure that the interiors of our homes are beautifully designed and welcoming to visitors. But sometimes, we neglect to pay the same attention to what lies outside.

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SPOTLIGHT ON LIGHTING #1: The 3 Types of Lighting for Your Home

Getting the lighting right in a room can be a tricky thing; it can make or break a scheme. If you get it right, it can create a cosy atmosphere, supply you with sufficient lighting for you to work, and

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IDEAL HOME SHOW, LONDON 2016

If you follow me on social media, you’ll know that I went along to the Ideal Home Show last week. One of the biggest events in the home interiors calendar, I was pretty excited to be going along,

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