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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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3 Ways Cleaning Can Keep You Sane & Give You Direction

1.5 hours of cleaning helped me reach a conclusion I couldn’t see clearly before. Bit of a dramatic title there, wouldn’t you say! But I’m totally serious! Stick with me to the end to see why you should trust me on this… I can honestly say that cleaning is one of the coping mechanisms that […]

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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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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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My Top 5 ‘Intense Dark’ Paint Colours by Little Greene

A few weeks ago I posted on Instagram about receiving the latest colour cards from Little Greene. Although their arrival has basically meant I want to redecorate the entire house (there are so many delicious colours!), I am all about the intense and dark colours right now. So, I thought I would share my top […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Bedroom Fit for a Perfect Night’s Sleep

With the Festival of Sleep Day coming up next Saturday, and the likely sleep deficit we all have after the New Year festivities, what better time to talk about your bedroom and your sleep than right now! There are so many factors that contribute towards your ability (or inability) to sleep, so here are 6 […]

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The Bathroom Project – Studio at 17

Our rental home bathroom has been neglected since we moved in – that’s soon to change! Check out my plans to turn our tired bathroom into an opulent haven. I’ve called this blog ‘Studio at 17’ because The Mister and I live at No. 17 down a little street in a Historic Town in Yorkshire. […]

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