My blogging view (out with the old, in with the new)

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Times are changing. My flat is getting a new owner. I hope she will like it here but it will be hard to say goodbye to this little place of mine. I always sit and write my blog in the same spot on the sofa and this is what I see. I will miss this… 

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How to hang a display of vintage mirrors

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At last, the forest green walls in my bathroom have been transformed into a nice cool grey. Time to finally hang the 1930s mirror collection I’ve had in the cupboard under the stairs for the last five years! Creating a frameless mirror display is harder than it looks so I thought I’d put together a… 

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Tin ceiling tiles: the answer to my living room dilemma?

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So, the dilemma of what to hang above my sofa continues and eight months after I wrote this post the wall in question is exactly the same. Until now. Well, perhaps. {Pale & Interesting} {Gigi & Flo} I’ve seen a few rooms decorated with these lovely embossed panels on Pinterest but have only recently found… 

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The one where I impulse-buy a stripey carpet

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Having a job that involves looking at beautiful houses with amazing interiors every day turns a person into the most annoying kind of decorator. The kind who spends hours boring their friends with their hunt for the perfect shade of grey paint. The kind who blogs and tweets about grand plans for their living room… 

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Light’s up, light’s up

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I’ve lived in my little flat for two years now. For the first six months the living room was lit by a bare bulb in the middle of the room. When I couldn’t stand that anymore, I invested a whole £6.75 in a string drum shade from Wilkinson. Needless to say, this was not quite… 

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Flowers from a friend

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The very lovely Girl About Tech gave me these very lovely coral orange roses at the weekend. The colour looked beautiful against my pale grey living room walls and with the strong Sunday sunlight shining through the petals. {all Decorator’s Notebook} What flowers do you have in your house at the moment? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… You might… 

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Decorator’s Notebook on Flickr

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Just a quick stop by to let you know I’m now on Flickr – if you’re interested I’ve uploaded some ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos of Le Flat that you might not have seen before… plus a few extras I found while going through my laptop, like my living room moodboard. {Decorator’s Notebook} Are you on… 

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