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    Anthracite Grey

    For a long time ‘anthracite grey’ or RAL 7016 was my most used search term in google. My husband and I even joked that we should contact Royal Mail to see if we…

  • Garden shed playhouse
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    When we bought our home No 1a, there was quite a considerable shed in the garden. The initial shed had received at some stage, not only an extension to the side and…

  • Dulux Night Jewels 5 master bedroom
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    Fit for a (Super) King

    When my husband and I moved to Dubai, UAE we decided that we would invest in a new bed. Off we went to a Middle East favourite THE One and we fell in love…

  • Pineapple chandelier
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    Pineapple sundae

    Since our youngest was 6 months old, our daughters have shared a bedroom. This is a conscious choice. It has had it challenges at time (but then parenting does!) but seeing them…

  • Rules of play
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    Room to play

    During the summer months in Dubai you can’t play outside much so my girls had a play room. During the winter months in Toronto you can’t play outside much so my girls…

  • Spare bedroom Dulux Sapphire Salute desk mid century chair
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    Bed, Bath and Beyond

    Our home is a 1950s house. At some stage in the 1990s the previous owners did an extension above the garage creating a bedroom and en-suite as seen in the before floorplan…

  • Morland Abingdon
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    No28 is my mum’s house – not her home but a house she owns in the UK. She bought it in July and it was our temporary home whilst we found new…

  • Ikea BOSTRAK built in porch anthracite grey
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    Made room for a mud room

    Whist we lived in Canada, we discovered “mud rooms” or supersized porches to my friends in the UK. We also discovered that they were essential when the snow hit and the whole family…

  • il pleut rain art french
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    Il pleut

    A strange twist of fate meant that our builders left us unexpectedly the day we moved house. We had lined up temporary accommodation for 10 days as I knew the builders were…

  • 55 stained glass window
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    Welcome to my flat No55. I hope you enjoy the tour. When I met my husband I was homeless. My house purchase had fallen through whilst I was on a work trip to…

  • Ikea hack toodstool stool
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    A shared woodland

    As promised in my No36 house post, here are more photos of the girls’ shared woodland bedroom. I had great fun decorating this room: on the beautiful grey base, the black and…