House tour: The secret Paris apartment of Madame de Florian

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The story of Madame de Florian’s home seems almost too far-fetched to be true, but the discovery of her glamorous Paris apartment – which has been locked behind closed doors since 1942 – is evidence of a life and style too fabulous to be fiction. {Getty images via AnOther} The apartment belonged to Marthe de… 

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CLOSED Last chance to enter our screen print giveaway!

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Our fantastic giveaway to win a hand-pulled A2 Campfire screen print (worth £60) ends at 10pm tonight so don’t miss out! Designed by illustrator Double Merrick exclusively for Decorator’s Notebook, this is the perfect present for adventurous types. To be in with the chance of winning just CLICK HERE TO ENTER plus there’s a BONUS… 

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CLOSED Giveaway! Win our exclusive Campfire screen print

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UPDATE This giveaway is now closed – good luck to everyone who entered! The winner will be contacted by email later this week. It’s one whole month since the Decorator’s Notebook Shop opened its virtual doors and to celebrate, we’re running a fantastic giveaway! In a slightly tenuous nod to bonfire night we’re giving away… 

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Surprisingly fabulous Frome!

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I have to admit to being a tad depressed this weekend as my brocanting chums began posting photos of heaps of vintage wonderment at this year’s Braderie de Lille. However, on Sunday I picked myself up, wound on my scarf (it was the 1st of September after all) and drove over to Frome where the… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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Friday again… how time flies when you’re having fun / working your arse off! Today’s pick for our Room Debate has quite an unusual style so I’m intrigued to know what you make of it. I suppose it’s two rooms really, so there’s double the choice of elements to love or loathe! If it’s your… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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Happy Friday everyone! I hope this light and airy room captures the mood of the moment for you and has plenty of elements to discuss for The Room Debate today. Everyone’s welcome to join in of course. If it’s your first time, simply take a good look at the photo below then head to the… 

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