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  • Casa
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    casa is a great affordable French interior shop. I discovered it as a student living in Avignon. Like a lot of affordable shops, it was worth a regular visit to search out…

  • Antoinette Annie Sloan

    How to Marie Antoinette

    A few of you lovely people have asked how I come up with my room designs so I thought I would talk you through the creation of the Marie Antoinette tween bedroom. Like all good…

  • M&S Dovecote Melamine Tesco Navy Pattern Melamine
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    In 1997, my Big Granny died. (I had a very tall granny and a short granny aka Big Granny and Little Granny.) My uncle asked if I wanted anything of hers. I…

  • Pantone Pale Dogwood

    Pale Dogwood

    Pale Dogwood? No I haven’t gone mad, it’s a Pantone colour for Spring 2017. And like Greenery – the Pantone colour of the year – you will see this pink influence all things…

  • Annie Sloan

    Chalking it up

    My love of interior design is definitely inherited from my mother. By the time I met my husband, I had lived at 21 different addresses split between England and France, and 12 of those…

  • M&S light collection
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    Oh chandelier!

    My mum is currently looking for a chandelier and I need very little excuse to browse the internet. Now I came across the new M&S lighting collection and I was amazed! So…

  • Maisons du monde top picks
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    Maisons du Monde

    Having grown up in France, I am a huge fan of Maison du Monde. They have a great collection of worldly items which can make your decor unique, generally at affordable prices…

  • grey paint colours

    My 50 shades of grey

    For the last month, I have been all about 50 shades of grey… not the novels but paint colours! If I had had this blog when I decorated my first home in…

  • Ikea with a twist

    I’ll take my Ikea with a twist!

    I don’t want to jinx it but there’s a chance we have found our future family home, and as the only thing we’ll be able to keep in it is the parquet…