French Chic For Less

I’ve moved on from phase one of our renovation now and am taking a little ‘building’ sabbatical pending phase 2. Of course, that means engaging in the more enjoyable pastime of ‘dressing’, or finishing, our home. It’s only the very … Continue reading

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Summer at Home – Get Ready

The summer is almost with us once again. Its time to get the garden in shape, clean the barbecue and put a bottle of sparkling wine on ice. We may be trying to spend as much of the summer enjoying … Continue reading

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What Did The Romans Ever Do For Us?

Exhausted by my recent endeavors with the ceilings (see my previous blog) my builder forced me to turn my attentions to the next looming problem – the kitchen floor. Not lucky enough to have acquired a house with a lovely … Continue reading

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Chalking Up Lessons in Decorating

This month I have been mainly painting. I can assure you that this phase of a renovation project is not to be underestimated.  Of course, I’ve painted many a room given my profession, so did not feel daunted by assuring … Continue reading

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Can We Bounce Some Great Recycled-Rubber Ideas Off You?

No need to bemoan that spare tyre! Old rubber is getting a guilt free second life as flooring, paving, sinks and even furniture Read more…

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Want a Clear Decorating Conscience? Try Recycled Glass

Choose recycled glass for worktops, splashbacks, accessories and more – this material is as durable as it is eco-friendly Read more…

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Hemp: Out of the Haze And Into Your House

Its hippie days behind it, hemp could be the practical, durable, eco-friendly fabric you’ve been searching for Read more:

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Discover the Unstoppable Advantages of Cork for the Home

Look beyond wine stoppers to see cork’s eco-friendliness, durability, fire resistance and antimicrobial nature for all kinds of home products. Read more…

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Bamboo Products – Earth Friend or Foe?

The eco-friendliness of this grass for wall coverings, flooring and furniture isn’t cut and dried. Get the facts here. Read more…

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Warm Up to White All Around the House

Explore the many ways to design a white kitchen, bathroom, dining room or bedroom that’s far from stark and sterile Read more…

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