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  • Local heroes – Ten Degrees of Design

    They've kitted up the Muddy lounge, check this contemporary interior style, straight out of Northants

  • Beautiful black and white tiled steps into front door

    Kerb appeal

    First impressions can make or break a property deal, so here are 10 important things to know if you're planning to sell (or buy) a home.

  • Gotta have it

    Reclaimed wood, it’s on fire (not literally, obvs)! Interior designers and homeowners are increasingly bringing once-used materials into the home and giving them a new lease of life. It’s a trend that ties in with the current drive towards sustainable living, and a look that is less about perfection and more about provenance and style. You […]

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    Time to pimp up your patio? I've just discovered this range of funky deckchairs and cushions that will help your garden get its groove on...

  • A love in at The Furniture Quarter…

    A hidden gem - in plain site - I've driven past this interiors Aladdin's cave a dozen times. Not any more, and my wish list is growing...

  • Muddy hearts Rebecca Blake

    I have a weakness. Not a weakness like Superman and Kryptonyte, but a weakness that has, over the years, made a severe dent in my bank balance...scented candles!

  • Wouldn’t You Though?

    I’m a bit over spending a fortune on candles, but this number by Tom Dixon is so unlike anything I’ve seen I thought I’d put it on the blogaroo.

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