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Ideas for a Breakfast Table

In 2012, Lloyds TSB Home Insurance took a survey of 2000 people revealing that home owners are opting for more “open plan living” and creating social areas within their homes. Rather than designated dining rooms and kitchens, typical of the traditional layouts from the older generation of house architecture, home owners are breaking barriers and redefining the rooms within their

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Upholstered Dining Chairs vs Solid Dining Chairs

Can’t decide between an upholstered dining chair or a solid dining chair? With the huge range of styles out there for both, it can all boil down to upholstered or solid at the end of the day.
Upholstered Dining Chairs

A selection of Frances Hunt’s upholstered dining chairs.
Upholstered dining chairs can look quite plush in a lot of

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Choosing Furniture for a Small Bedsit or Studio Apartment

Shoebox Room by Martha W McQuade
Bedsits and studio apartments (or flats) usually seem like a nightmare for furniture layout and decoration. The tiny living spaces, affectionately known as “shoebox apartments” often combine the kitchen, living room and bedroom all in one single room – with a private or shared bathroom outside of the room or elsewhere in the building.

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What Room Does An Ottoman Go In?

The Versatility of the Ottoman
An ottoman (also known as a tuffet, hassock, footstool, pouf or pouffe) is defined as a “deeply upholstered seat of any shape, with or without a back” and, considering the name, unsurprisingly originates from the Ottoman Empire. The ottoman furniture piece was introduced to Europe in the late 19th century where it became a central domestic

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Chalkboard paint – When is it okay?

Chalkboard paint is an inventive way to bring a little fun (and maybe even some childish mischief!) to your interior design. Depending on how you decide to use the chalkboard effect, there’s an entire range of interesting visualisations that you can create to suit your home design. From classy chic to shabby chic, you’re only limited by your imagination…
How

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Inspiration for Using Black in Interior Design

The colour black has all sorts of negative connotations that go along with it, and it’s certainly not the first choice for most people when contemplating colour schemes for their home. Even when people “like the idea of it”, most eventually never go through with it in fear of getting it wrong – one of the many reasons people are

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