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in Interiors

Finish a room with lighting accessories

One thing I already look back on with our renovation (which we only did 2.5 years ago) and regret not spending more time on, is lighting accessories. I never really took the time to fully design each room, right to the point of how we’d finish a room with lighting accessories (bulbs, switches, lamps etc). I’m now working back through each room, readdressing the lighting and finishing touches that are so important to make a room feel complete…

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i have this thing for ochre roseandgrey velvet couch
in Interior Inspo, Interiors

I Have This Thing for Ochre

We’re in the stage of our home renovation project that’s technically the fun bit, but possibly the most confusing bit too!…the decorating and furnishing! I’ve always been into interior design and as I’m in the blogging world, have lots of interiors insta-blogger friends…this is part of the problem. They’re all so blimmin’ cool, with such amazing houses and style. I have influences from all sorts of interior design – from scandi, to art deco, dark and opulent, to bright and clean…but one thing I keep coming back to is the fact I have this thing for ochre…

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our blue kitchen island space hollygoeslightly
in Interiors, The House Project

Our Blue Kitchen – A House Project Update

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything about our home renovation on here, mainly because we’ve been busy in Italy and with work and certainly not because the work has stopped! In fact, 6 months into our total home renovation, we’ve still got plenty of work to do! But one of the spaces that is 95% complete is our lovely blue kitchen.

So I thought now would be a good time to reveal the new look of our kitchen space and talk a little bit about how we got there and which suppliers and brands we’ve used. So grab a cuppa, put the House & Garden magazine down and have a read…

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