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Mirror, Mirror

I guess we will never know who really is the fairest of them all but we can keep filling our homes with mirrors in the hope that one day we might find out. Light reflecting surfaces in any form are the (second) best way to bring light to a room and make it appear more spacious. Continue reading “Mirror, Mirror”

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Dinner is served

Having people over for dinner is always more fun for the people who aren’t hosting, right? Well I’ll try and take one stress away and provide some top tips for making your table look great… having a good looking table might mean you can get away with those ‘caramelized’ carrots, no one will notice!

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Light it Up

The secret to life is putting yourself in the right lighting’ Susan Cain, author of The Power of Introverts.

I couldn’t agree more. However, when those words were said I don’t think the intention was for people to consider actually changing the lighting in their room. Anyway I’m going to roll with it. Lighting is very important and these days it can cost very little to change the mood of a room through light… after all daylight is free! Continue reading “Light it Up”

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Pattern Perfection

Everyone loves a print and I’m not one to shy away from the boldest and brightest of them all. When it comes to home furnishings a print of any variety will instantly bring life to a room. Whether it is a graphic stripe, a geometric shape, a floral burst or a simple polka dot, there is something to suit all tastes. Continue reading “Pattern Perfection”

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Why Beyond the Bricks?

On what I like to call my second official ‘working in the corporate world’ anniversary I was in India…not actually working in the corporate world. I spent two weeks out in Kolkata supporting a great business called Pollinate Energy. I loved every second and met some great people. While I was there a lot of things were put into perspective and a lot of questions brought to light; Continue reading “Why Beyond the Bricks?”