Behind closed doors


I’m a real sucker for architectural salvage (I can spend hours on eBay scrolling through brass taps, Bakelite light switches, chipped marble fireplaces and rusted metal grilles) and love seeing innovative ways of turning functional cast-offs into decorative objects. I think that’s why the recent trend for using doors as wall art, headboards and cladding… 

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Decorator’s Notebook on Flickr


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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Join The Room Debate!


Welcome back to the Decorator’s Notebook Room Debate. I have something that might be a little controversial for our perusal today. As always, it’s easy to take part. Just have a good look at the room photo below and leave a comment with your answers to these two questions: One thing I like most about… 

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You should put something really great here


Oh, how I smiled wryly to myself when I came across this photo last week: {via Murray Mitchell} You see, this is exactly what I think every time I walk into my living room. I present to you, Decorating Dilemma #1… {Decorator’s Notebook} Don’t get me wrong, I like this room a lot but I… 

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