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The Reading Nook After Picture
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The Reading Nook – The Finished Article

So…. it’s finished… *takes a deep breath of satisfaction* It has taken so much longer than I expected and originally planned for, but yes, the Reading Nook is finally finished. The ceiling has been freshened, the walls have been painted with 3 coats of Tuxedo Blue and the seat in the Nook has been built […]

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Gloss Kitchens – The Pros and Cons

Gloss kitchens are synonymous with modern-style homes and sleek interiors. They give a streamlined, cool and contemporary look. That being said, there are benefits and downfalls to having a gloss kitchen, and just like I did with Shaker-style kitchens in my last post, I’m going to share the pros and cons with you. Now. Here. […]

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Shaker Kitchens – The Pros & Cons

The Shaker Style Kitchen is a popular choice. It’s a classic door style and my personal favourite. Take a look at some of my favourite shaker kitchen designs here. But, as with everything, there are benefits and downfalls to the shaker door. It has its own idiosyncracies. Which is why I have put together a […]

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The Reading Nook Project – The Final Design Sketch

In the third instalment of the ‘Reading Nook Series’, I’m going to share with you what I do before every interior project… I doodle. This isn’t revolutionary. But it is helpful in picturing what the end result of the project is going to look like. And I figured, what’s better than me just telling you […]

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The Reading Nook Project – The Moodboard

So last week I shared my super exciting up-coming project in the home… the Reading Nook! If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here – go read it before you come back to look at this gorgeous moodboard. Check out the linked Pinterest board too! Today I’m going to share my moodboard […]

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The Reading Nook Project – Studio at 17

It’s a very exciting time! After months of wishing I could start working on projects around the house, but having to wait due to circumstances, money, time and all that fun ‘adulting’ stuff…. it’s finally time to start working on the first house project!! Of course, I’m starting off small…. with BIG plans. The first […]

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The Perfect Escape- How to Style a Relaxing Bathroom

We all love that feeling of deep relaxation, where all worries have been washed away for a while and you can unwind and allow yourself to chill. Spas and salons are amazing at creating an environment that helps us feel like this, with beautiful spaces, chilled out music and an overall feeling of zen. But, […]

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Valentines Bouquet Romance
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8 Ways to Bring a Little Romance into Your Decor

It’s been a cold January with post-Christmas blues, back-to-work funks and dark nights. As we move into February, with Valentines Day ahead, it is the time to lift your mood through your interiors. Brighten up your decor with a little romance for February’s ‘Day of Love’. The Mister and I don’t really go crazy for […]

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4 Ways to Tell Your Story In Your Home

The inside of your house offers the perfect opportunity to tell your story. Your home is an extension of you and your family – it sees you through the ups and downs, trials and joys of life. Just like your hobbies and fashion sense, your home can give great insight into your personality. For example, […]

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4 Shaker Kitchen Designs I LOVE – Creativity Month

Did you know that January is the month of Creativity? It’s a time to think outside the box, in life and in your occupation – to find new, creative ways to do things. Pretty cool, huh? I love kitchens. As a Kitchen Designer, I spend a lot of time looking at the way kitchens are […]

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