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How to choose kitchen flooring

I have a confession to make: I have a thing about floors. Which is lucky, given the scale of the home renovation project we’ve undertaken! Joking aside, I do feel that flooring, in particular kitchen flooring, can often be overlooked. Think, for example, how much time most people spend choosing paint. The shopping trips, the samples and agonising over shades. (It’s…

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Instagram marketing tips

If you were one of the many people who thought Instagram would never take off, then you were wrong. Instagram hit 1 billion users worldwide in June 2018, with 23 million of those being in the UK according to statista.com. This means that Instagram is an essential part of your marketing strategy that you simply cannot afford to ignore. At Christchurch…

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London Design Week highlights

For me, London Design Week is synonymous with international design flair and individual creativity. It’s all about pushing design boundaries within the realms of the luxury interiors market. So, this year, we hot-footed it to the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour on day two (of six) for this fabulous event. As a result, I managed to explore just a snapshot of the latest…

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How to choose your kitchen worktops

Be careful what you wish for, so the saying goes. And I’m starting to realise why! I have always loved a good home renovation project. So, when we purchased an Edwardian house 18 months ago, I can honestly say I looked forward to all the necessary repairs and redecorations. So, the kitchen, utility room and cloakroom were first on my…

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Let’s celebrate Pancake Day 2019

Pancake Day (5th March) is fast approaching – and I am a serious fan. In fact, I am always looking for ways to make my batter better. After all, it’s one of my favourite foodie days of the year! Pancake Day is, on many levels, a moveable feast. Also known as Shrove Tuesday, the exact date changes every year. This…

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Eating disorders: causes, prevention & treatment

The NHS defines an eating disorder as having an unhealthy attitude to food, which makes the sufferer ill. However, it’s a relatively simple definition for a complex problem. Eating disorders control the lives of those who suffer from them. They can involve eating too much or too little, or being obsessed with weight and body shape. As this week marks…

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15 mins with…Simone Suss of Studio Suss

Interior designer Simone shares how she entered the fabulous world of interior design. Simply read on to discover her top decorating advice, some of their high-profile, interior design projects, how they source luxury furniture and high quality art for clients and more.

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How to create a romantic dinner setting for Valentine’s

One of the most romantic days of the year is fast approaching (that’s February 14th, in case you’ve forgotten!). But chances are, you’re either short on ideas for Valentine’s Day or you’ve not yet had the chance to plan anything elaborate. Don’t panic – I’m here to help with my guide to creating a romantic dinner setting for your loved…

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The 7 beauty essentials you need right now

Investing in the right beauty products can take time and patience. But, like the best of us, you might occasionally slip up and splurge on beauty essentials, which don’t deliver. Luckily, with the right know-how, it’s very easy to revive your beauty regime without any fuss or bother. From life-changing skincare to make-up cult classics, here is my comprehensive guide…

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