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  • Dulux Spiced Honey Home Made Productions
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    Spiced Honey

    Last week Dulux announced their colour of the year 2019: Spiced Honey. It’s a lovely warm colour which makes you want to snuggle up at home. Quite apt as it seems the…

  • About HMP
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    One off production

    As an interior designer, I can work in lots of different ways to suit your budget and involvement. You can hire me the old fashion way, in person, to work on a…

  • Fab Hab Kilimanjaro Outdoor Rug
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    Outdoor rugs

    As part of my deck project, I researched outdoor rugs so I thought I would share my favourites with you – and they are all well under £100. I was looking for…

  • Deck grey and yellow styleboard
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    Deck inspiration

    When we lived in Canada we really discovered and fell in love with deck living. It’s been on the house to do list since we moved in 18 months ago but as…

  • Smart Garden Offices
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    Garden Room #3

    Following on from my Garden Room #2 post explaining how I wrote a brief for our garden office narrowed down my choice of companies to Smart Garden Offices, I wanted to share with you…

  • Before Title
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    Garden Room #2

    Following on from my Garden Room #1 post interviewing Woody from The Garden Room Guide, you should now be armed with all the online research you need to start on your garden room…

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    50 shades of blue

    A few weeks ago I co-wrote a post with Sarah Johnson from Tuck Sleep – a non-commercial community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free…

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    Garden Room #1

    When we moved from Canada to the UK 3 years ago, my husband wanted a better work life balance and was keen to find a new job with a great company that…

  • Pantone colour postcards
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    The science of colours for the bedroom

    So when Sarah Johnson from Tuck Sleep – a non-commercial community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources – got in touch…

  • H&M conscious home collection
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    H&M conscious home

    A week inside due to the Beast from the East weather, has had me dreaming of warm dinner parties and earth tone bedrooms. Well the new H&M conscious home collection has all of…

  • Sugru
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    Sugru

    I discovered Sugru on Instagram last year. I watched a video of it’s inventor Jane describing it as “if superglue and playdoh had a love child this would be it” and I knew that…

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    Pink and green

    I love Frida Kahlo – her art and her strength which is such an inspiration – and my eldest now shares this love. I grew up with my mum saying: “Blue and…