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6 Single-Colour Rooms Done Right

When it comes to decorating a room, most of us avoid single-colour schemes like the plague, and for good reason – it’s an approach that’s very easy to get wrong. Having said that, though, if done right a single-colour room … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: The Yellow House by Vincent van Gogh

One of the world’s best-known artists, Vincent van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose influence on art has extended well into the twentieth century. For van Gogh, colour was his primary mode … Continue reading

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7 Decorating Ideas From Around the World

Interior design styles vary hugely around the world. All manner of factors, including climate, the availability of materials, and culture will influence the decor of a home in a particular country or region. If you’re looking for some new and … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: Red Poppy by Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, animal skulls, and New Mexico desert landscapes. She was an important contributor to the development of American modernism. Perhaps … Continue reading

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8 Things Every Twentysomething Should Have In Their First Home

The days of house sharing are over – no more locks on your bedroom door, sticking pictures to walls with blu-tack, or writing your name on your box of corn flakes. You have a ‘real’ job now and a hard-earned … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: A Bigger Splash by David Hockney

David Hockney is considered one of Britain’s most influential artists of the twentieth century, and in particular the Pop art movement of the 1960s. A Bigger Splash was painted in 1967, when Hockney was living in Los Angeles, and is … Continue reading

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6 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Home

Time to dust off those cobwebs (literally and metaphorically) and give your home a good old spring clean. And that doesn’t just mean getting out the mop and bucket, spring cleaning is your home’s spa day, which should leave it … Continue reading

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Give Your Home A Fresh Look This Spring With These Decor Ideas

Spring is the season of renewal, and therefore the ideal time to freshen up your home decor. If you’re looking to revitalise your interiors this spring, then these decor ideas should inspire you to get started. Botanticals Image credit What … Continue reading

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Decorating With Modern Masterpieces: The Kiss by Klimt

Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter best known for his contribution to and advocacy of the Art Nouveau movement, which was at its most popular in Europe from 1890 – 1910. His … Continue reading

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11 Stunning Home Conversions You Wish You Lived In

Do you dream of living in a beautiful barn or church conversion? A home simply bursting with quirky and original features? Well, these stunning home conversions certainly aren’t going to dampen your enthusiasm for living in such a place. Sorry … Continue reading

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