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The Pink Sofa

February 8, 2017
The Pink Sofa

In an early episode of Sex and the City, Miranda talks about re-building her bed karma. “I figure if I can make my bed a place I really want to be, others will feel the same” she says. “If you build it, he will come”. I used to feel the same about my own interior design choices. I went from throwing all kinds of fairy lights and flowery decor around when I initially started living without a man, to being…

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A Small Lounge Makeover

December 11, 2015
small lounge makeover

I always thought interior design was something of a finite process. You had a room to decorate, picked a colour scheme, painted, bought cushions and BOOM – done. But apparently that’s not how it works in my world. I moved into this house two years ago as a ‘stopgap’. I’d been living in a Buckinghamshire village which I really enjoyed, and to be frank I thought to move into Milton Keynes proper would be a bit of a step down. I couldn’t…

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The Evolution Of A Living Space

July 8, 2015

One thing I’ve noticed in my rather limited experience of visiting men’s houses, is that they take an overall much more minimal approach to decorating than women do (or at least my friends and I!). Looking around now my home is stuffed full of interiors ‘stuff’: magazines, flowers, lamps, cushions, pictures…. some bloke’s houses look barely moved in to. Some – not all, however. I’ve been in the house of one man that rivalled my own for how clean, tidy and…

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Our New House: The Lounge

February 27, 2013

  We moved house about 6 weeks ago and I wasn’t sure how I was going to feel about it. When we first saw our old house I was totally in love with it. But I was also 6 months pregnant and the landlord of the place we were currently living had just put it up for sale and I didn’t want to end up moving into my parent’s house with a newborn baby. We did that once before when…

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