I recently updated my own living room and I have thought it through very carefully.  Fundamentally, I decided what I wanted to keep and what I wanted to renew to help get the look and style I wanted.  Along with, of course, considering my budget. I mentally, ran through all the questions that both Lynn…

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A Room For All Seasons – Summer

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Continuing our theme of ‘a room for all seasons’ we’re now focusing on Summer and hopefully looking forward to a long, hot, sunny one  . . . Following on from the lively, light, cheerful and freshness of the Spring we’re moving into the muted and hazy colours of Summer. Think of a hot Summer’s day…

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7 Tips for Preparing your Home for Viewings

PREPARE A ‘TO DO’ LIST AND USE IT . . .     Tidy away personal belongings from rooms, floors and surfaces (put in cupboards that you don’t plan to open during the viewing). Make beds. Empty waste bins. Wash and clear away dishes and tidy surfaces. Hide away Pet accessories. Consider the senses (ie…

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A Room For All Seasons – Spring


Spring is already upon us and as I said previously, I’m passionate about the effect colour has on our mood and behaviour, so after the dark winter months it’s nice to present the ‘Spring colour palette’.  As the Spring look promotes, liveliness, simplicity and light, maybe you would like to brighten up one of your…

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A Room For All Seasons – Winter

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 I have a personal passion for using colour effectively in a room . . .  Angela Wright (colour psychologist) would say “Colour is energy and has a physical affect on our behaviour and mood”.  Have you ever wondered why you start moving things around in a room, feeling something’s not quite right?   You start tweaking…

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